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The Old Bakery

Branscombe, Branscombe, England
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (24 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British
€€ - €€€
Branscombe, Branscombe, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Bakery is situated in a beautiful orchard next to a stream in the picturesque village of Branscombe. We went there for lunch and had good-value and tasty food, served by very attentive and friendly staff. It’s dog-friendly, and the cakes are amazing! We’ll...More

Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tea was very weak, coffee not much better. I looked forward to my fresh crab sandwich only to be horribly disappointed by two slices of bread smothered to death with margarine and enormous amount of mayonnaise with some crabmeat. The latter also had bits...More

Thank Inus74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visted today and what a lovely place, friendly helpfull staff, I would say award winning cream teas best in Devon

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Really good cream tea served by very friendly staff. Ploughmans served to other customers looked good. Shame the opening hours/days are limited.

1  Thank royaloak2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Old Bakery Tea Room in the Devon village of Branscombe is a quaint little restaurant. We found the service very good, and reasonably priced, in spite of the lack of competition in the village. It's located on the Branscombe Historic Walk, which takes about...More

1  Thank aramis
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely food very friendly staff and helpful food is lovely and wholesome as u would come to expect from national trust great place for all ages

Thank Dunkyt1980
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Wonderful staff, very kind and helpful. Dog friendly (great as it was raining!) and child friendly too. Lovely cream teas, soya milk available for me too, which is essential. Beautiful building, and stunning location.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A cracking cream tea, with scones the size of small planets. The cakes look splendid too. Friendly service, good tea, great location. What more could one ask for.

Thank JulianPeace66
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We discovered the Old Bakery, a little idyllic National Trust country cottage a few years ago, and have to say the food is consistently very good, and the cakes are to die for! We popped in this bank holiday weekend for lunch and although very...More

Thank Broad S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a delightful place and lovely staff too. Easy to find and well worth the trip to get there. A lovely walk too

Thank Kazza53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Branscombe, Branscombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Branscombe
National Trust - Part of the Old Bakery, Manor Mill and Forge in Branscombe.
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