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Time for Tea

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8 Cove Street, Weymouth DT4 8TS, England
01305 777500
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a curious little place run by a Frenchman who has been here for years. Light lunches have a slightly French flavour and are matched by the background music which was playing French chansons when we visited. The cassoulet however is more like baked beans with sausage. The Tartiflette, a sort of melted cheese and potato bake, is fairly... More 

Thank Hilary V
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Weymouth is hardly short of places to eat, and we found this one purely by chance. But what a really good place it turned out to be. Great atmosphere, very tasty food, and excellent friendly owner and waiter. Go for it !

Thank Robert W
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exactly as the Cafe's name says you can get an excellent cup of tea (and coffee) here and some delicious homemade cakes too, but the café's name is a bit of a misnomer as there is so much more to be had here. Try a light lunch. The owner is French and adds his own Gallic twist to some of... More 

Thank eaglesclan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food lovely atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit. This is somewhere I visit often. The ambience is just right. .

Thank Robbie D
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a little cafe by the harbour that does the most lovely crab sandwiches ever! It is quite a small menu but everything is freshly cooked and prepared. I am looking forward to trying an evening meal there which I understand they do a couple of days a month.

Thank 591jen
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We came initially just for a drink and ended up having lunch and it was exquisite. The trout and leek crumble just melted in the mouth. The crab sandwiches were excellent. The tartiflette was extremely good. Pascal is a great host and always so charming. The cakes are really good and well worth trying, especially the Dorset apple cake with... More 

Thank LizbetLondon
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178 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Having enjoyed sandwiches here in the past, we returned to try their cooked food. A main course of Duck Confit was a little dry and would have been so much better with some form of sauce, perhaps with lentils. Nevertheless, at £8.95, it still offered excellent value. The high point of the meal was certainly the Tarte Tatin. It was... More 

Thank UkAlwaystravelling
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Have visited three times this week whilst back in Dorset on holiday. First time my partner and myself had breakfast. My partner had the large breakfast beware it is enormous and everything was cooked perfectly. I had eggs benedict which were very good. Next time we both had crab which is always good value. I've also had the goats cheese... More 

Thank jtull73
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Disappointing because they don't open in the evening. We arrived here after walking out of the Gallery restaurant next door. Greeted by a nice smile and chose our seats. Run by a French chef there is quite a small choice that's because he cooks virtually everything onsite to a high standard. We both had seafood soup which was a dark... More 

Thank GreyTrippers
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We had a cup of coffee here and noticed the food menu looked interesting so went back the following day. No complaints about lunch I had a generous portion of smoked mackerel on lentils and my husband had salad Nicoise.so pleasant to have different food and a change from most of the surrounding places offering chips, fried fish and pub... More 

Thank ElizSouthampton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cove Street, Weymouth DT4 8TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305 777500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?