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The Ploughcroft Tea Room

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1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
+1 434-832-7467
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How can one not like this restaurant? My wife and I like to have lunch here after a busy morning of shopping at the Community Market and area shops. The environment is calming, the food is terrific!

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Thank GlennyB58
Faith, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My son and I were visiting Liberty University for a couple days and stopped in the Tea Room for afternoon tea. It was FABULOUS! The finger sandwiches and scones were amazing as well as the tea! Hoping he decides to go to school there just for this place!

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1 Thank Sandra W
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Ploughcroft is so charming, and the food is wonderful. I'd recommend the chicken & mushroom pie, along with any of the desserts.

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1 Thank WhitneyAroo
Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Cute place for tea and chatting. The chicken mushroom dish is very good. The place settings are eclectic and it's a nice step out of the ordinary.

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1 Thank cutiedeer
Lynchburg, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I went to Ploughcroft for tea and lunch for afriend's birthday. The tea is wonderful. The decor and mismatched China are charming and warm. The service was attentive. The bangers and mash were fabulous. It was a little expensive.but worth it for the experience. Lunch truly felt like a special experience and that is hard to find these days

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1 Thank Hope2heal
Danville, Virginia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

What a great little English tea room. I called mid week to make a reservation for 12. Pat and all the staff (sorry terrible with names) were fantastic. It was like meeting an old friend upon arrival. We had afternoon tea in the family room as a celebration for a 70 year olds birthday. The tea was plentiful, with a... More 

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1 Thank Harris S
Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I fell in love with Afternoon Tea on a visit to London and still daydream about it. I started seeking out tea houses when I'd visit New York City, and then I was overjoyed to discover a spot for tea right in my own town. I've been a regular ever since. Owned and run by a true Brit -- you... More 

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1 Thank Pandandrum
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Lovely place with antique decor with a heavy British influence. Everything from the tea to the soup and the scones are delightfully delicious.

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Thank Jacob M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Absolutely love coming here! Quaint, lovely atmosphere! A little bit of English right here! Onion tart is the best! And the trifle is luscious when they have it!!! Going to be taking my 4 yr old granddaughter soon to have her first real tea party!!

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1 Thank LuvToTravelWithHubby
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was my first time at Ploughcroft, and they do it right! My daughter and I came in the afternoon and ordered the Victorian Tea, which serves two. Compared to other tea rooms I've been to, it was a great price. Then we tasted the sandwiches and pastries-- absolutely delicious! I asked about the recipe for one of the cookies,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-832-7467
Description
Located in downtown Lynchburg, VA, this exceptional, authentic British tea room offers both lunch and afternoon tea. Open from Monday - Saturday from 11 AM - 5 PM. Now open on Sunday's for Brunch from 11 AM - 2 PM. Reservations highly recommended

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