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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” (108 reviews)
“cake” (49 reviews)
“rarebit” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a yummy afternoon tea yesterday. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Great excellent of cakes and loose leaf tea.

Thank SweetpeaSouthDevon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely building and really nice cafe with lots of home made cakes Great selection of teas. Service was good and the staff were helpful about a particular allergy Nice place to visit to avoid the normal pubs

Thank EssexPianist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are so friendly and helpful. We had a cream tea, fabulous, the scones were so light and the local grown tea was delicious. You are spoilt for choice, The cosy surrounds give the café such a great ambience. Excellent customer service in resolving...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 741owains
Reviewed 11 October 2018 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 8 October 2018

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 4 October 2018

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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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