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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (106 reviews)
“cake” (49 reviews)
“club sandwich” (35 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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1 - 10 of 441 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Cosy charming & welcoming. Excellent selection of food, cakes and teas. Very pleasant and attentive service. No request is too much trouble. Appreciative of visiting there.

Thank shahsampler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have visited here every year for the last 5 years and it has never let us down. A Lovely and friendly quirky little find which is dog friendly (bonus says Teddy!!) Lovely food to ;-)

Thank Helennurse1980
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely cafe on the main street. Great decor like an old fashioned living room. Wonderful menu, so many cakes to choose from, as well as cream tea options. Lovely breakfasts too. Friendly and attentive staff. The first occasion we had a cream tea out in...More

Thank BristolNightingale
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, food and drink at fair prices for the quality. Extensive tea range and also great to see Cornish Orchards soft drinks being stocked. Would highly recommend the Cornish Rarebit and Chocolate Cake, which when warmed and served with ice cream becomes a chocolate...More

Thank Owain S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Visited this lovely little tea rooms twice when we were staying in a nearby village. We had the cream tea on the first occasion. It was probably the best one I have ever had and very reasonably priced. The scones were warm with unlimited...More

Thank Pippamoore
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a week in Fowey we managed morning coffee, afternoon tea and breakfast in this fabulous cafe. The choice was great and the scones were the highlight. Excellent Cornish Tea, too. The staff were very friendly.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere and fantastic home made food. Amazing crab sandwiches and soups and definitely a great spot to have scones, jam and clotted cream. We stopped in for a light lunch and sat in the lovely garden area at the back. Had to then come...More

Thank M-R632018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a Sunday afternoon to find the little property buzzing. The cream tea was wonderful, fresh local jams, excellent clotted cream and the best warm fresh scones. Use the toilet before you leave, very quirky!

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm and traditional tea room set up, with several rooms. One being reserved for use with pets or outside in the garden. Service is really good The crab sandwiches are the best we HV had. Ditto the fruit Scones with a selection of 4...More

1  Thank peweestan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Fowey when the weather was a bit hit and miss. Sat outside in the courtyard garden and it was lovely and sheltered. Had the traditional cream tea and savoury cream tea. Both delicious and warm scones from the range were scrummy. Nothing was too...More

Thank Sandra G
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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