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Polreath Tea Room

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Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
+44 1720 422046
10:30 - 16:30
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic and popular Tea Room well worth a visit. Beautiful setting with dog friendly gardens in which to rest your weary bones and soak up the atmosphere on St Martin's. The owners and staff are really friendly and welcoming. We went there in the afternoon to enjoy our first cream tea of the season and, as usual, were not disappointed.... More 

Thank JeremysPaws
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe and the owner was lovely, excellent service She was very gracious when a couple rather embarrassing was 50p short and said to just leave her a good review! Food was excellent and the ambience was stunning Highly recommended

Thank Juhi V
London, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lovely walled garden allows you to find a sheltered spot on a windy day. Just spend time with your Cornish tea working out if its cream or jam you put on first

Thank m4ttieh
Somerset, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had the most delicious (and huge!) bacon baguettes here, followed by scrummy cakes. Thoroughly recommend

Thank Nelly M
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Cosy tea room and fabulous lunches, cake, scones. Spoilt for choice. Gluten free choices too. Beautiful gardens with tame sparrows and even a nosy thrush. Well worth a visit

Thank mag1e_10
Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have recently spent a wonderful holiday in the Scilly Isles, staying on three of the islands. One of the b&bs was at Polreath tea rooms on St. Martins. This was particularly good due to our lovely hosts, wonderful food, the good situation with great views and lots of choice of places to chill out be it in the lovely... More 

Thank suzie2427
Chichester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a charming tea room with a lovely sheltered garden to sit out in and plenty of seats inside if the weather isn't so good. We had coffee and flapjacks in the morning which were delicious. We returned for lunch and had the home made mackerel pate which was really tasty.

Thank Julian H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited whilst staying on St Martins in May Marvellous choice of lunches and cakes Book for the curry night as soon as you can as very good & popular

Thank woolcockfrenchay
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and cakes are served here and my favourite are the cream teas served with homemade strawberry jam.

Thank Hildabyoung48
St Austell, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Really lovely little tea room, with lashings of homemade fayre. Long may it succeed, doing the simple things extremely well. Good food, good value, great location.

Thank Phil B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Martin's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 422046
Visit our family run tea room for delicious homebaked cakes, freshly prepared lunches, afternoon cream teas or just a local beer. A warm welcome awaits you in our conservatory, plantsman's garden or traditional Scillonian glasshouse. Open April to September, Sunday to Friday, 10:30 to 16:30. Lunch served from 12:00 to 14:00. Cream teas available from 14:30. Located next to Polreath Guest House.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?