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Locks Victorian Tea Rooms

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18C High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
01643 822001
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Lindfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely day so sat in the pleasant garden courtyard. Quick table service. Both had cream teas, my wife conventional mine ginger scone and honey. lovely light scones more than enough jam/honey and clotted cream and absolutely delicious. If you have a sweet tooth try the ginger version.

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Horsham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was blown away by the ginger scones with honey and clotted cream. So different and absolutely delicious. Lovely tea room with plenty of outdoor seating but also a nice indoor tea room which was most welcome given the rain on Saturday.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stopped off here (within Dunster Castle grounds) and been highly impressed. The menu choice is very full and the food served is just superb, especially the ginger scones. Cheese scones are also excellent, according to the wife! Gluten free foods are also available, to make it even more attractive.

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Chillaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this tea room on several occasions and it is so lovely to sit out in the beautiful cottage garden and enjoy their wonderful ginger scones with honey and clotted cream. The staff are friendly and efficient and the ambience delightful. It Is small but I really love it here.

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Thank Christine R
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents and teenage son and I enjoyed lunch outside on a sunny day. A limited choice of food, but we thoroughly enjoyed what we ordered. A jacket potato with bacon and Brie for mum - lovely crunchy potato skin, soft on the inside; tuna on granary for dad which he demolished; chicken pie for my son which was moist... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off at Locks for a late lunch, sat in the very scenic and sunny courtyard, food homemade and very fresh, hubby had wholemeal cheese and broccoli quiche and I had a gluten free ploughmans, place was busy and waitresses apologized for the wait but I thought the service very quick, friendly and efficient. Food was great and our dog... More 

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Locks yesterday afternoon, fancied a cream tea and what I great choice my wife and I made. Beautiful scones and masses of cream and jam applied in the Devon way (cream on first) the only way really and a super pot of tea with hot water and an extra tea bag. Totally amazed when we ordered and got... More 

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Thank Peter H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tearoom was easy to find. Good food with good customer serivce, the back garden looked great. Toilet was available.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes when you visit somewhere that is really busy, the staff seem to be stressed and you can really tell. Not here! Visited today and although it was busy, staff were lovely. Food was tasty and service was fast. Lovely hidden garden at the back too which was nice to find and sit in to enjoy the sun. Will be... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Dunster regularly and have been to Locks a number of times. We went again on Friday 5th August and my wife and I shared the afternoon tea for two. Really disappointed with it to be honest, sandwiches were lovely, very fresh and tasty but the cake wasn't the greatest, the cream in the cake was very stodgy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18C High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Dunster
  • Phone Number: 01643 822001

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