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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (57 reviews)
“cake” (40 reviews)
“plum jam” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking for a light lunch in the shade, noticed the garden at the rear so we grabbed a table. I had the savoury tea which consisted of two warm cheese scones, butter, grated cheese, chilli jam and a very fresh side salad with separate dressing...More

Thank Ken-Jayne
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were visiting Fowey and looking for a place to have a late lunch. We walked in a café where they said they'd finished serving but recommended the Dwelling House. They have a great variety of options on their menu both for lunch, cakes or...More

Thank Goringblessed
Reviewed 5 days ago

By all accounts, this is the place to have afternoon tea in Fowey, however we were there for lunch! We had beautifully fresh crab sandwiches with nicely dressed salad. It was a particularly hot day and the outside seating was a real treat! Very friendly...More

Thank SevernBites
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this place last in 2014 and it was just as good this morning.Friendly staff,and a fair few gluten free options,I opted for a BLT it was delicious the salad was fresh and the bacon was cooked to perfection.My partner had scrambled egg and smoked...More

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for a true Cream Tea and was not disappointed. Everything you would expect including a choice of jams and teas. Scones were warm and fresh. We were also offered more jam if needed. Only a small cafe so you may have to wait...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd been to The Dwelling House a few years ago and enjoyed it then (we sat out in the garden that time). This time I had a crab sandwich with a side salad - which was more than just a few leaves on the side...More

Thank reviewbypaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a local shop, we tried The Dwelling House for a cup of tea. Fabulous range of loose leaf teas. Tempted by the cream tea as the scones are fresh and arrive hot from the Aga. Excellent choice of jams for your scones too....More

Thank BeethovenMozartBudgi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tea rooms provided a wide range of loose leaf teas, delicious scones and a plethora of cakes, along with unlkimited jam and clotted cream.We also had a very tasty fresh crab sandwich.

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dwelling House had been recommended to us by several people and we were not disappointed. The tea room had lovely china with mis-matched cups, saucers and plates. Our scones were served on three tier cake stand and were lovely and moist, with ample jam...More

Thank lindylou601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a cheddar ploughmans and tea here. Huge chunk of cheddar, doorstep bread, lovely salad. To get a score of 5 it just needs a second pickled onion and at least twice the rather meagre amount of chutney. Other half enjoyed his cheese platter. Big...More

Thank Lou M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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: 6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
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