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Polreath Tea Room

Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
+44 1720 422046
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (35 reviews)
“scones” (14 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 4:30 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely welcoming tea rooms just a gentle stroll from where the boat from Tresco arrived. Delicious cakes, coffee & tea served in the beautiful gardens.

Thank BarbaraMNottinghamUK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once again we visited here if only for the ginger biscuits ! No disappointment there Seer you next year,,,,

Thank philipEastbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the nicest cream tea here. Warm scones, nice clotted cream and strawberry jam with a lovely pot of tea. Sat in a beautiful garden. Faultless.

Thank Rachelhelenlewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the st Martin's campsite and we booked into the polreath.....we had a thai green curry and we have to say it was stunning....friendly staff greeted with a smile ....we sat out side having a drink and the chef bought us out...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Gorgeous setting in the garden, with the birds and trees. Food and drink here is mid range price (it is Saint Martins after all) but was tasty - I think we had the bread selection and some sort of cheese and chutney baguette. I remember...More

Thank Cazzachameleon
Reviewed 18 October 2017

After walking around the island, which included a stop at the distinctive, massive white and red day mark, we had lunch at this restaurant. It is very poplar so expect some delay at the ordering counter. However, the food is wonderful and worth the wait.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Polreath's famous Monday Curry evenings are a must when staying on St Martin's - but do be sure to book well in advance, or you will not be able to get a table. Delicious light lunches, too. Quality personal cooking and service with a...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Aa usual we had a fantastic reception from the team. They catered brilliantly with our unorthodox method of ordering, and paying! But we love it there, and they seem to too. Cream teas - got to be done.

Thank mimi A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The ham plate was absolutely delicious followed by barm brack. Perfect. Lovely tea room in a fantastic garden with friendly staff. We needed a longer holiday so we could return.

Thank Buddlejas
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visitors to St Martins will probably know about the curry night at the Polreath Tea Room so unless you are prepared to spend £50 each way on a water taxi to St Martins for this meal you'll need to stay on the island! Booking is...More

Thank Rob G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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
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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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