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Nelly May's Parlour

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Nelly May's Parlour, conveniently situated on The High Street, is a traditional tearoom oozing with olde worlde character and charm - part of the tearoom dates from Tudor times so why not take a break and soak up the atmosphere. A perfect choice for an exquisitely scrumptious breakfast, lunch, coffee, cream or afternoon tea or homemade cake. We use organic flour to make our Artisan bread which is made daily on the premises, all homemade cakes and scones are made with organic flour and free range eggs and our jams and marmalades are also homemade. We try to source our produce locally and use fresh quality ingredients where possible. Nelly May's is licensed and is a perfect venue for Birthdays,
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $15
Special Diets
Vegan Options
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
Soups, Cafe, British, Healthy
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here for their cakes and ended up having lunch and repeat visits. The cakes are gorgeous and the other food is also outstanding. The service is lovely and it is a hidden gem.More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Richard P
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to Nelly May's. We are very pleased that you came more than once during your stay and enjoyed the food and service each time :) Please come again when next in the area...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Nelly's for brunch with two adults, a nine year old and a very well behaved dog. It's traditional decor was contempirised with its stone wear crockery and stainless cafetiere (great coffee as well!) A cute tea pot with cosy and outstanding food. Home made...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Southernskylark
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for mentioning our homemade sourdough. We look forward to your next visit - many thanks :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scones and quiche all homemade. They make their own sourdough bread No need to go anywhere else you won't find a better tea room.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank glennr610
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for mentioning our homemade scones, quiche and sourdough. Please come again when next in the area - thanks once again:)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this lovely little parlour about a month ago for a cup of tea and again just last week when we had the cream tea which was delicious and beautifully served. I would add too that you get a decent cuppa there - not...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ladyhawker123
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to Nelly May's. We are delighted that you were able to make a second visit and are very pleased that you enjoy our tea:) :) . Please do come again when next in...More

Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Great food for lunch and very accommodating staff - family lunch with 2 babies and 2 three-year twins!! Thank you for heating up baby food for us! Highly recommend

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ALH83
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review of your visit to Nelly May's. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your lunch and we do hope that you had a lovely holiday. Thanks once again :)

Reviewed May 4, 2019

Found Nelly May's Parlour whilst wondering Ilfracombe. Had a great breakfast served by friendly and polite staff in clean and quaint surroundings. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Catweazle1664
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast and our tea room surroundings. Thanks once again :)

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We popped in on a wet day for some lunch after reading the good reviews and the food didn’t disappoint! We both had soup which was delicious, and tea which was beautifully presented. The owner was very attentive and couldn’t do enough for us! Possibly...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Milly C
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Nelly May's Parlour. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you so much for mentioning our homemade soup. We try to give a warm welcome to people of all...More

Reviewed April 26, 2019

This has become our place to go during the day. You can just have a coffee or go for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. The food is just lovely and homemade. We can never decide what to have as we know everything is just scrumptious....More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank J P
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your visit. We are really happy that you enjoy popping in for whatever you fancy and do hope to see you again in the near future - many thanks :)

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

I'd strongly recommend anyone staying locally to pop in an try the cream tea! Welcoming owner, beautiful decor and a lovely calming smell of lavender as you walk in. All the relaxation you need on a break away.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank D H
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and do hope that you will come back soon - many thanks :)

Reviewed March 8, 2019

Walked the coastal path from Hele Bay to Nelly Mays and boy was it worth it, I had the smoked Salmon and scrambled egg on their own homemade sourdough bread, Becky opted for eggs benedict and a cream tea for one! The food was fresh...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank pculbert23
NellyMaysParlour, Owner at Nelly May's Parlour, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind and positive review of your visit. We are very happy that you enjoyed everything you ordered and we do hope that you will be able to make a return visit in the...More

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Eleanor B
August 22, 2018|
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Response from NellyMaysParlour | Property representative |
Hi yes we do allow well behaved dogs :)
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MillyVanilli2015
March 9, 2017|
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Response from NellyMaysParlour | Property representative |
Hi Sorry no, all of our cake contains egg
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179nickym
January 31, 2017|
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Response from NellyMaysParlour | Property representative |
Hi Nicky, Yes we do allow dogs both big and small.
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