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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (97 reviews)
“cake” (48 reviews)
“plum jam” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place has a cavern quality about it as one penetrates further and further to reach the small lush courtyard. One passes the serving counter and can eye the sweet treats available before sitting under tropical trees on english garden furniture. The range of hot...More

Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in here on our last day in Cornwall as we realised we hadn't had any scones yet and needed to rectify that. The scones were lovely (and warm which was a nice suprise), and the jam and cream were nice too. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Zoë N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Dwelling House a few times before, once in Autumn, once in Winter, and now in Summer. For the first time we sat outside in their lovely back garden, which is a welcome shady spot in the hot afternoon sun. The staff...More

Thank TimothyF5
Reviewed 1 week ago

very friendly staff, scones are 'out-of-this-world!' the local Cornish tea was a bonus and gooseberry jam was a nice change

Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff and warm and welcoming. The surroundings are lovely and cosy. I had a golden needles tea which was lovely. I also had a tuna and lemon mayonnaise sandwich which was delicious and a huge portion. I also had a delicious Clementine, almond and blueberry...More

Thank CitigirlLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem the boss stands by the coffee machine looking good (his words) crab sandwiches tea soft drinks what a treat all fantastic the staff are very helpful this is very busy I would highly recommend this place

Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some lunch. Very happy with the friendly service and cleanliness of the establishment. Ordered cold and hot drinks aswell as toasties sandwiches and savoury tea. Presentation aswell as taste was spot on. Would highly recommend. Also if you like character this has...More

Thank tracygeach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this cafe 3 year's ago and it's still as good, Essentially it's a traditional tea shop consisting of two rooms, with a very pleasant little garden at the back. Excellent service and delicious food, especially the home made scones. We shared a set...More

Thank Elizabeth1558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tea room. Best scones in Cornwall. Quirky and friendly. Some of my family are vegan and they went and purchased a vegan loaf while we were there to make them a sandwich. Also had a vegan fruit cake which was delicious. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank FunkyMoira
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super tea rooms with home made cakes and savouries and an extensive range of teas and coffees to satisfy the most discerning drinker . Charming outside seating area where I enjoyed a completely delicious high tea , fresh ,filling and fabulous 5* service from super...More

Thank H3ELO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
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Description
The best Tearooms in Fowey. Ask Nigella Lawson she goes there.
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