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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (91 reviews)
“cake” (47 reviews)
“plum jam” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were advised to pop in here by a local establishment as our little girl was asking for an ‘egg’ at lunch. A really quirky tea room that I think we have walked past numerous times over the the years. There was a great choice...More

Thank Champman1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off here for an authentic, traditional cream tea experience. There was a small wait; but it was an experience worth waiting for! There was a very large selection of black tea, white tea and green tea to choose from for a little bit...More

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after having fond memories of the scones 7 years ago and I was not disappointed! Lovely little place, friendly staff and the best scones. Try to sit out in the garden as inside is v.hot

Thank kimorg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On of the best places for lunch or a cream tea. Food is good and tasty. With a wide range of real tea or coffee. The food menu is large with a good range of options.

Thank Audioman96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped for lunch at the Dwelling House after seeing the most delicious looking cakes in the window. We were given the warmest welcome by Adam and Teresa (the owners) and the serving staff were all really friendly and accommodating. It was...More

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here twice whilst on holiday in the area. First time managed to sit in the lovely garden at the rear of the cafe - such a tranquil spot to enjoy a crab sandwich and a piece of chocolate cake!! Staff are welcoming and friendly...More

Thank Ewok6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little tea shop, wonderful home baked cakes and a great selection of unusual teas. Well worth a visit

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had not read any reviews before going in so was a random visit. I thought the waitress said a cream tea was £3.25. Maybe I misheard as it was more. Fabulous though. Had to wait approx 10 mins for the scones then I was informed...More

Thank 15Tina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was perfect for the proverbial Cornish Cream Tea, unlimited clotted cream and jam was heaven for me, and you get two scones as well.if you go to Fowey then this is a must and don't go anywhere else because you will be dissapointed

Thank Clifford P
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

An amazing coffee to start off flowed by a great gluten free mackerel pate sandwich add that too dogs allowed and they have created heaven

Thank Adrian W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
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