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Harbour Light Tea Garden

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The Harbour | The Harbour, Boscastle PL35 0HD, England
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic food for lunch time such a varied choice and reasonably priced even the choice of refreshments is good staff very friendly and service is very efficient

Thank CJ4666
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited last week for a drink and cake! We sat outside as we had our dog and it was a warm day. Superb coffee and good selection of homemade cakes. I had tiffin and hubby had a cheese scone with cheddar and chutney, both were devoured with great gusto and throughly enjoyed. Staff always so polite and helpful. A must... More 

Thank furryboo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A cosy harbourside tea garden - Always a pleasure to visit - and to be able to indulge in a Cornish cream tea with gluten free scones.

Thank Nickinoo K
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149 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in here for a mid afternoon drink on a visit to Boscastle. Ok, so we ended up having a cake as well or scone to be precise. The scones were excellent as always in Devon clotted cream and jam are never far away. The staff were friendly and despite it being busy we found a table easy enough.... More 

Thank Johnathan M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this lovely little cafe after finishing our walk down into the quaint village. So pleased we stopped here. It was an extremely hot day but we were fortunate enough to sit outside with our pooches under a parasol. A young chap came and took our order and even though I asked for a sandwich filling that wasn't on the... More 

Thank Rebecca M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend first visited the Harbour Light Tea Garden 4 years ago, and on our annual holiday to Cornwall we are always drawn back. Excellent food served by polite and enthusiastic staff making the experience even more enjoyable. We will be going back next year!

Thank Laurie C
Brackley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a light lunch. The tea garden was a lovely find. You have to go off the main route and walk down the river a little way, just past the Witchcraft museum. The staff were very friendly and helpful and pots of tea and lunch was served quickly and efficiently. The food was lovely, it was a... More 

Thank itriedit2015
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice little cafe in Boscastle, only had drinks but decided to revisit and have lunch there. Arrived on a Friday to find it closed! In August!

Thank ClaireTTTT
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to Boscastle. What a beautiful town. Quaint one end and rugged the other. Harbour Lights Tea Garden is clean, with helpful and friendly staff. the Cornish Cream Tea was wonderful and nicely priced. Cheeers.

Thank David T
Bath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been travelling around Cornwall for a week now sampling lots of cafes and cream teas. This one gets my vote as "Cafe of the Week". We had a simple cream tea which was scrum my. The scones were perfect and slightly warm. The team here are young and enthusiastic. They provided an excellent service even though the place... More 

Thank jon_p_taylor
Claire B, Owner at Harbour Light Tea Garden, responded to this review

Hi Jon Thanks for the great review and naming us 'Café of the Week'! I'm glad you enjoyed your cream tea and my staff provided you with excellent service. We hope to see you again soon! Claire More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour | The Harbour, Boscastle PL35 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: 441840250953

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