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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had coffee, tea, cakes and lunches here when on a short break in Dunster, so good didn’t look anywhere else to eat. Service very fast, staff pleasant, friendly and efficient, vegan and vegetarians catered for. Would strongly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having made an extensive study of afternoon cakes (and tea), we can honestly say that this is the best tea room we have ever been to. All the cakes I have ever heard of where present and several I hadn't heard of. We enjoyed it...so much so that we had one lot of drinks and cakes, and promptly ordered another round. Lovely garden at the back to eat , nice and quiet away from the main road. Staff faultless, owner lovely. Top quality cakes, without playing a fortune. Loved it.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a cream tea in the lovely rear garden. Scones were excellent, as was the service and we really enjoyed the lovely enclosed rear garden. Highly recommend a visit

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in for coffee - in the intimate rear garden, protected from the rain by ample umbrellas. Decided to try toasties, three different fillings for our group of three. Fillings were delicious and very imaginative, accompanied by a delicious, varied and substantial fresh side salad....Service was discreet and professional. Coffee was also excellent. We were very pleased we came, and will definitely return.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch whilst visiting Dunster. The interior was beautifully done and the food was amazing! I had the pulled jackfruit burger which came with a really tasty salad! It was lovely! Overall, the food was so nice and came quickly. Would definitely...recommend when stopping on Dunster!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here twice on our visit to the area. The food was fresh and delicious. The service was excellent all very clean. We had Scrambled eggs on Soda Bread, Brie & Cranberry Toastie and Chicken & Wild Mushroom pie it was yummy. The today...we had to return to have the Stack of Pancakes and the certainly did not disappoint us they were lovely too. It will definitely be a place that we will return too when we visit next and recommend to friends.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some lunch after a visit to Dunster Castle, charming little village and Tessa’s looked lovely with its blue colour scheme and bunting. We sat in the rear garden, plenty of socially distanced space, very pretty. Nice varied lunch menu including cream teas,...toasties etc. Couldn’t resist the scones again, very good value with a pot of tea and 2 scones, which were warm and delicious. Kids went for a toastie which keep with a generous salad. Pastie went down well too. Staff were quick and friendly, did have to resist the temptation of the homemade cakes when we went in to pay. Would highly recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two large scones, jam, cream and a pot of tea for £6.00 - what's not to love! Little outdoor area at the back with a mixture of sun and shade depending on what you wanted.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good selection of lunch options with good vegan selection including delicious cakes! Obvious care and attention to detail - from garnish on savoury dishes to extra hot water with tea. Garden seating area behind shop was very pleasant.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little tea rooms .sat in the lovely gardens great food.awesome ploughman's .in the lovely village of Dunster.think you can stay here too

Date of visit: May 2021
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Helen607
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Response from PhilTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
They serve several dishes specially made for gluten free menu. What you get varies depending on the chef but I have never been disappointed. The gluten free menu is on display and you can always ask for assistance in... More
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15 June 2015|
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Response from 947steveL | Reviewed this property |
This happened to us a couple of times too. We took 'pot luck' and the last time we went they were open! Sorry if this isn't very helpful.
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Yes, Tessa's Tea Room offers takeaway services.

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Tessa's Tea Room is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4