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The Ploughcroft Tea Room

1215 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1801
+1 434-832-7467
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (27 reviews)
“cottage pie” (9 reviews)
“victorian tea” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1801
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We had read the recommendation to make a reservation for Afternoon Tea but since we weren’t sure how long we would be hiking, we had not. We took a chance and called from our hotel and snagged a last minute reservation for the first seating...More

1  Thank DONNAandJANET
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Several of us stopped by this adorable tea room for afternoon tea. The tables are set with miss-matched tea cups and cutlery. It as busy as there were several tables taken when we arrived. The tea choices are excellent and the restaurant was accommodating to...More

Thank ShenandoahBabe
Reviewed January 1, 2018

My husband and I had been road-tripping round Virginia but started missing home a bit. The Ploughcroft was a wonderful respite and felt like we were back in Canada for a little while. We LOVE coffee but we miss our tea when visiting the States....More

Thank St_Belmont
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Brit, Patricia Hutto, serves up delightful Victorian tea and a hearty lunch menu that is fresh and good. I visit here often. Daily soup special, desserts, hot tea. Love the chicken and mushroom pie and the steak and ale pie.

Thank Q919AClisad
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

I come here once a week with my friends and it is a delightful treat. They have a wonderful staff and great business!

Thank Sarah Elizabeth J
Reviewed October 12, 2017

When I find myself overwhelmed a telephone call goes to dear friends from England who live in Forest, Virginia...and soon we are on our way to the Ploughcroft Tea Room. Pat, the owner is such a wonderful person to talk to and service is great...More

Thank George W
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I am not a tea aficionado but I am married to one. After dragging her to historic sites for years I felt the need to tame my "mansplaining" ways and go where she wanted. Her choice was this teashop. I thought "Ok, I'll go and...More

1  Thank REintheworld
Reviewed September 27, 2017

The Ploughcroft Tea Room has a very warm atmosphere. Antique furniture and dishes make the experience very special. All the dishes they serve are very authentic and tasty, though a bit pricey. When you order tea, you order the whole pot so you can control...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Back in Virginia for a few days visiting family and friends but wanting to try something new, a friend suggested lunch at the Ploughcroft Tea Room. As luck would have it, we were only a couple of streets away and went there straight away. We...More

Thank LPurnell
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

I have come here with 1 one friend. I've come with several friends. But my all time favorite experience was doing my bridal shower here. Everything about Ploughcroft makes you feel as you're in England. The owner, she's from England, and just hospitable, she's fantastic....More

Thank Brianne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-832-7467
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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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