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The Singing Kettle

6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
+44 1803 906068
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (102 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (6 reviews)
“cake” (33 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
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1 - 10 of 535 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good home made food and pleasant service. Run by a local family. Did not feel rushed at all. Options for gluten free which is nice. It is worth locating this establishment down a side street and supporting it rather than opting for one of the...More

Thank Appledor
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We are very pleased to see that you are supporting us in our “ happiness is homemade “ moto . Hope to see you back soon. P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this tea shop just off the road, it already had a trip advisor sticker for 2017, So the menu looked really good, we knew we wanted to go in for afternoon tea. The kids had tea with us. And scone! And my other...More

Thank laurastringer31
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. It is always nice to see the younger generation involve themselves with the traditional serving of our special loose leaf Tea Blend . We are also pleased to say that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Queen of tea and scones. Fantastic portion size, tasty and friendly service. Cannot fault, highly recommend and remember Jam on Top in these parts.More

Thank eyer72
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. As you have rightly pointed out we love to offer generous portion size = value for money 👍 . It is always a big talking point as to which of the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent meal, very good service, homely atmosphere. Most enjoyable occasion, would visit again and again.

Thank bobabel
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We are always proud to read lovely comments such as being homely and that you would visit again and again 👍. Hope to see you back soon. P&A

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Called here to get out of the wind & the rain. Luckily managed to get a seat near the window. Great service as we were seen straight away for our order. Impressed with the speed of clearing & cleaning tables. Great! They do decaf tea...More

Thank sandraH84
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. Being impressed by our service, food and drinks is always something we love to hear about. Hope to see you back soon. P&A

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a find. Popped in for coffee and cream tea and had a pleasant surprise. We we're welcomed by friendly staff and given a wonderful cream tea. We will return. Many thanksMore

Thank keith s
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We take great pride in reading that good folk like yourselves mention us as being welcoming and friendly 👏 and of course it was nice to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018

This was the best ever cream tea! My husband and I made the mistake of ordering one each, we could have got away with sharing one between the two of us. Not the cheapest but definitely the best.More

Thank WhatAnotherHoliday
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We always strive to be the very best with our signature cream teas and it’s always a welcoming read to see that you see ours as the Best . Hope to...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018

The Singing Kettle exactly as you imagine a tea shop slightly twee beautiful crockery lots of nick nacks etc etc The service from the greeting to the bill was very friendly However it was the food that was the star attraction The cream tea with...More

Thank Journeyman2331
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. Nice to see that you were well fed and watered here at The Singing Kettle. We look forward to seeing you back soon!

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We always visit this cafe when we visit Dartmouth. Since our last visit it has changed hands. The owners were pleasant enough,but the food was distinctly average. I had Welsh Rarebit, which seemed to consist of cheap cheese mixed wthe mustard. Also the toast was...More

Thank juditholiver4
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Poster, Thank you for your review. We are all very disappointed here that you considered us as distinctly average especially following on from our recent good food award 🥇. On your food comments, I can assure you that our Welsh rarebit recipe is exactly...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Lovely surroundings 2 big pieces of toast with scrambles egg and salmon. Lovely cream tea soft scones (so many places serve dry hard cakes) these were perfect. Lovely loose leaf tea with strainer. Really good. Friendly staff all round nice experience in Dartmouth.More

Thank Shirley B
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We are always proud to say that “Happiness is Home Made “ and we would like to share with you our great news received today at Winning a 2018/2019;Good Food Award...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 906068
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Description
Serving high end cream teas, high teas, light meals , cakes, pastries and an extensive variety of hot and cold drinks .
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