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The Dwelling House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

popped in here after a long walk around the Coast Path into Fowey. The Cream tea was an absolute delight with tasty warm, Aga cooked fresh scones, unlimited cream and a variety of jams ( raspberry was great). We also visited on another occasion for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommended cafe for the best cream tea in Fowey. Lovely traditional cosy tea rooms with large kitchens at rear where staff are preparing warm scones or a delightful selection of mouth watering cakes to go with your large pot of freshly made tea, hot...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jennie k
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Had a really lovely lunch here last week. I had cheeses on toast which came with extra bread and I had salad extra really was very tasty and very well presented. My husband had a full English breakfast again very tasty and was able to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank liz l
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We’ve not been back to Fowey since our honeymoon in 2007 and we knew that when we came back we’d have to check out The Dwelling House again and it’s still amazing! Such lovely people, wonderful food, great tea and just a scrummy place to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 916mattb
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Lovely, cosy tea rooms. Nice decor, lovely staff, great food and reasonable prices. Almost never noticed the place but spotted the blackboards outside. So glad we did and we will be back again soon :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zbj2015
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Wide choice from menu, with options to add on items. Veggie friendly. Cornish rarebit and poached egg highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank notfoodforthought
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We enjoyed a yummy afternoon tea yesterday. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Great excellent of cakes and loose leaf tea.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SweetpeaSouthDevon
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Lovely building and really nice cafe with lots of home made cakes Great selection of teas. Service was good and the staff were helpful about a particular allergy Nice place to visit to avoid the normal pubs

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EssexPianist
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The staff are so friendly and helpful. We had a cream tea, fabulous, the scones were so light and the local grown tea was delicious. You are spoilt for choice, The cosy surrounds give the café such a great ambience. Excellent customer service in resolving...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Cosy charming & welcoming. Excellent selection of food, cakes and teas. Very pleasant and attentive service. No request is too much trouble. Appreciative of visiting there.

Date of visit: October 2018
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