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Penygawse Victorian Tea Room

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12 High Street | Penygawse Guest House, Llandovery SA20 0PU, Wales
+44 1550 721727
Wed - Mon 09:00 - 17:00
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a lovely place to take some time out...lovingly restored tearoom/ cafe serving great food and cakes. We chose toasted teacake, bara brith and coffees...absolutely superb in lovely comfortable surroundings, and with superb, friendly service. We were there at wrong time of day for breakfasts but would certainly want to give them a try next time we're there. A lovely... More 

Thank peter h
Belfast, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Was just ok. Feel it's half hearted now to how it used to be. Waitress was a bit off maybe tired as it was end of the day. Cheese and bacon roll but not much bacon. Prob won't go back as there is other places in town

Thank btwoshoes
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Just went in for coffee and were not disappointed. The owners care passionately about the quality of their offer and were happy to share their experiences. Their Americano cup of coffee was excellent; can't think of many places where I've had a better one.

Thank Elspeth P
Pencoed, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

After lunch we called into this lovely tearoom for coffee and cake. Please tell staff lovely cakes with lots of talk and laughter

Thank Helen T
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had afternoon tea here. Lovely staff, amazing cake and lovely strong coffee and tea. Advise parking near the castle ruins as parking on the road is dangerous. Heavy traffic.

Thank Julie G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

En route to West Wales coast, popped in here for a drink and a bacon sarnie. Tasty and good service. Cakes looked delicious and they are generous with the cream!

Thank Toosoups
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my Cream Tea at Penygawse tea rooms. £3.95 for a fruit scone, clotted cream and jam, plus your choice of tea. You can't really go wrong there! They also do lunches and a number of other cakes etc. I would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for something sweet!

Thank Haylesl
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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202 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A delightful stopover on our way through Lampeter on a scenic drive on the R482. We stopped for a cup of coffee and cake. We had very nice service. The coffee and cake were delicious. We noticed that they serve breakfasts and lunches as well. Lovely outdoor seating and warm comfortable seating inside. Simple decor. A really happy stopover for... More 

Thank Jenny H
Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Popped in here for breakfast. Sat outside on busy main road due to having the dog with us. Not Thr best view but they have tried hard with hanging baskets. Friendly and prompt service. How good is it to have freshly cooked food; well done.

Thank Kim11052011
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I do love a good Full English Breakfast and I had no complaints about this place. The service was quick and friendly and the quality of the food was outstanding.

Thank steve W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street | Penygawse Guest House, Llandovery SA20 0PU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llandovery
  • Phone Number: +44 1550 721727

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