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The Singing Kettle

6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
+44 1803 906068
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (89 reviews)
“kiwi fruit” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Attractive little tea shop in Dartmouth. I went for toasted crumpet with cheese which was very nice. The tea was served in a Royal Albert tea pot with a strainer and egg timer to show when the tea has brewed. Service was quick and the...More

Thank gazzah2015
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for helping us get back on track with our normal excellent reviews here at The Singing Kettle. We are all pleased to hear that you had a a great visit and experience which we all pride ourselves on . P&A

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for a cream tea while visiting Dartmouth. Was kept waiting for over 15 minutes before our order was taken which was poor. Thought that charging over £8 for a cream tea for one person was outrageous. It consisted of two scones, jam and...More

Thank davidjJ2393WX
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Poster, Sorry to see that you did not enjoy your experience here at the Singing Kettle. Please allow me to defend your quote regarding slow service . We are a very small but quaint Tea Rooms with just 30 covers . Sometimes we can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first visited this cafe/tea room last summer (2016) and it was absolutely fabulous, so I can't deny being a little disappointed on this return visit. I can only guess that it is under new management - certainly, the serving staff were different and although...More

Thank CriticalCritc
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Sorry to see that you are our very first negative review since we reopened The Singing Kettle in June , here in Dartmouth . So far up to this point we have received nothing but wonderful and positive comments , but I guess...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How delighted I was to see a gluten free menu with the words 'scones available' in the window of this small tea room. Under new-ish management I think, the lady in charge and her team were lovely. I was chuffed to bits to finally be...More

Thank Tinkerbell013
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. We have had great feedback since we introduced our new Gluten free Scones and it's nice to hear you were one of the many satisfied customers. P&A

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth hunting out this gem of a tea room. Tea and coffee were very good and the scones were lovely. You get so much cream it is a challenge to finish it which is great as in some places you feel like you are...More

Thank JenlouS
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for writing such a great review. We do pride ourselves on offering ample Cream and jam to accompany our home made scones . P&A

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find as recommended by family local Tucked away up off main area but its worth it The cream tea was the best we have had in a longtime and the homemade cakes look just devine. The new owners are putting in the effort...More

Thank goodtime22
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Big thanks for posting such a fabulous review. We here at the Singing Kettle are very proud to be receiving such great comments . P&A

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little café serving things like cheese on toast and welsh rarebit as well as the more traditional pasties and crab sandwiches. tea served in charming old cups and tea pots. A great stop for lunch.

Thank David C
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 favourable review . P&A

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Singing Kettle in Dartmouth for the first time following the positive reviews on this site. When we arrived it was very busy but the very friendly and efficient owner found us a table and served up a home made cream tea how it...More

Thank 124G
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for such a great review and recognising our efficient , friendly and hardworking staff 👏 P&A

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our 2nd visit to Dartmouth and we again sought out the singing kettle and was pleased to see it still going strong. Popular little tea room. Not the cheapest but worth a visit. Traditional tea is served (with leaves and strainer), you can easily get...More

Thank Clare P
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Poster, Many thanks for rating our carefully presented Cream Teas so highly . We all here take a lot of pride in our presentation and quality and it's always nice to get recognition for our concerted efforts . P&A

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor we decided to pay a visit to this little gem of a tea shop. We had the high tea and were very impressed with everything that we had . A quaint little tea shop which is definitely worth a visit. The...More

Thank Dawnster13
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Poster, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a valued review. It's always nice to know that Trip Advisor is working well for us in spreading the good word . P&A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
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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