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Charlotte's Teahouse


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here for afternoon tea whilst holidaying in the area. A lovely little traditional tea shop along the lines of Betty’s in Harrogate. We were made to feel welcome and the staff were friendly and polite. We had the Charlotte’s high tea (£16 pp) -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BertieK_75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlotte's Tea Room in Truro is a delight, a treasure of an institution. It's genteel, with waitresses in pinfaores; it's politely old-fashioned; and it's somewhere where you feel you want to linger. If you nab a table in the window bay, you get a wonderful...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nigel s s
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Beautiful historic tea house with views of Truro. Would recommend visiting for a late lunch when it's not so busy to get a good table. Service was friendly and scones were amazing.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nsalman2017
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Very traditional tea room with very good service and food. We only had sandwiches and cake, but they were very good. Lovely place away from the hustle and bustle.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 376gordonh
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We were so looking forward to visiting here as many friends had told us about it. Unfortunately our experience was not good. I would imagine the food was nice but no one came to take our order !!!!!! We waited and at first we assumed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

It seemed a little disorganised when my Partner and I visited. We were seated quite promptly and given menus. We had chosen and waited while waitresses flitted between three tables around us and finally took our order. There did not seem to be a designated...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MummyBear03
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely quiche and the best crab pate I've ever had . Lovely waiting staff , great ambience , first class fresh home made baking and food . Excellent .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank susanwF1196LP
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

I came here today and was very welcome dressed in old fashioned uniform in a very nice surroundings overlooking the town lovely cakes and teas with a antiques in the same place just across from pound land upstairs very relaxing place to visit

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 806ChrisC
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Tucked away in an historic building in the centre of Truro with wonderful views up and down the main shopping street is this gorgeous tea shop manned by well informed and truly helpful waiting staff. Great tea and homemade cakes and a menu of light...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank max7654
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a enjoyable lunch here while in Truro shopping. The toasted sandwiches were very good made with good quality bread and plenty of filling. Service was good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 376gordonh
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August 25, 2016|
Response from Lawsos | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of their rules on pets, but remember there are three flights of stairs with many antique and antiquarian items on the landings. Hope this helps.
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