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Dolly's Tea Room & Wine Bar

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Wine Bar
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21 Church Street, Falmouth TR11 3EG, England
+44 1326 218400
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The decor is fab, food is tasty (bit of shell in crab sandwich), soup nice, other sandwiches are good. Scones fresh. Teapot cocktails tasty, bit pricey. slow service lets it down and wait staff don't check back enough, we would have had at least another round if we had been asked more, sat with empty glasees for a long time(enough... More 

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Thank fayfleming
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ❤️ Popped in for coffee & cake with my fabulous friend 👭 xx Chose the pecan brownie, delicious. A great start to our 'friend day'. Thank you xx

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Thank Tracey S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to go for a drink with a twist. Excellent choice of drinks. Atmosphere is chilled. Service was amazing.

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Thank Sophie B
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited following a recommendation by a friend and was disappointed. Genuinely believe that the scones were undercooked and politely pointed this out. Got a gruff response from 'Dolly' saying 'so you don't like my scones!?!'. To be fair she agreed to remove the scones from the bill, but didn't have the courage to point out the tea cup was dirty... More 

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A unique and quirky little tea room tucked away above Falmouth Bookseller. Delicious lunches and handmade cakes during the day and cocktails in the evenings. We have not made it in the evenings yet, but usually stop by for lunch whenever we are in Falmouth. We are always made to feel very welcome by the owner, staff and dog. A... More 

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Having been here before we knew that we would get a nice cup of tea and good cakes. Sure enough we got our order and everything was fine. Neither of us is a dog lover but we don't object to others fascination with them. We did however feel that the dog belonging to the establishment would not cause us grief.... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you love gin and Cornish cream tea this is an essential place to visit in Falmouth, the gin menu is excellent and the staff and service is wonderful

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Thank ISJW101993
hereford
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Fab extensive gin menu! Look forward to sampling some more next time. We had tapas too, which was yummy. Definitely recommend.

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Thank cspanks
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lovely little coffee shop, especially loved the scone loving shop dog in the pearls. Delicious traditional Cornish high tea and highly recommended.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I was recommended this cafe/restaurant by friends & it more than lived up to expectations! A gorgeous setting - cute window boxes with flowers, old school jazx music and vintage furniture really set the scene. The gin menu is extensive & they have a good range of food for all times of the day. I had a cream tea, which... More 

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Thank Sophie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Church Street, Falmouth TR11 3EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 218400
Description
Dolly’s is a tea room and wine bar in the centre of Falmouth which opened in July 2011 in one of the most beautiful rooms in town. During the day it is a traditional tea room serving illy coffee, teapigs, cream teas and cakes. It then transforms in the evening to a candlelit wine bar serving delicious tapas, wine by the glass, jug and bottle. Cocktails are served in teapots and poured into vintage teacups with ice cubes in sugar bowls. Furnished with chapel chairs and reclaimed tables it has a very relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. It is also dog friendly and Hebe, Dolly’s yellow Labrador, is a permanent fixture.

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