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“Expensive but what a view!”

National Trust Tea Room
Ranked #4 of 12 Restaurants in Corfe Castle
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Amazing Tea Rooms with a stunning view of the castle. Run by National Trust
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Just had cake and coffee in the garden on a very sunny weekend in early March. It was a bit pricey but the view of the Castle was stunning. I could have sat there in the sun for ages! Service was good and the atmosphere was also sunny!

Thank loutwt
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

It is very pleasant to sit out in their garden overlooking Corfe Castle. We had sandwiches, tea and cakes and it was all good. The service was also prompt.

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Thank mary r
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Reviewed February 25, 2014

Up to the usual National Trust standard with good service provided by caring staff.
We enjoyed our cup of tea and cheese scone.

Thank MandSExeter
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Very friendly staff even though they were totally rushed off their feet. Excellent tea with extra hot water and the best scones we've ever had eating out. I can imagine that they get really busy and by the time we left (15.00) they had run out of scones. Thank you :)

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Thank Palph
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

We popped into the tea room for a light lunch on a chilly rainy day, the room was quite cold, no attempt at any heating so not cosy at all, no atmosphere either. We were politely received and our orders taken, we chose to have the soup of the day which was mixed vegetable. We were brought a slice of whole meal bread on a plate with a small butter, then the soup arrived,the bread was in fact rather doughy supermarket type, the soup had absolutely no flavour at all, and didn't seem to have adhered to the rules of making soup by sweating off the veg to to concentrate the favours, it was just some boiled veg which had been blended so that the thick purée of the veg sank and the watery part was at the top of the bowl, as it didn't have much taste they had over done the black pepper and thyme, so that it was a tasteless medicinal peppery separated soup and not nice. We also had an elderflower presse each. The bill for four soups and four elderflower presse was £27!!!!!! This seems like robbery for such low standard. This place is such a lost opportunity it's in the best position but is not a professional set up, seems like resting on its laurels waiting for tourists only, let's hope they have a re think and get their act together, it's 2014 and people expect more!!! Especially for the price.

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