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Mother Meldrums Tea Room & Garden

Garden Lodge Lee Abbey, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JL, England
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (22 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Garden Lodge Lee Abbey, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had cream scones and they were so tasty we actually finished the two scones each provided! A lovely place to visit with stunning views. Very friendly. I wish it was nearer home but I'm sure we'll be back.

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit here if walking The Valley of the rocks route. A good tea room, plenty on offer and a lovely seated garden area to rest a while and enjoy your adventures by ending with a yummy treat and drink here.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped for a brief snack here on a rainy day after having walked around the Valley of the Rocks. My wife had a pork bap and I chose the beef bap - both were fabulous. Plenty of good quality meat with a nice side...More

Thank GBS148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choice of food, aware of dietary needs, but the indoor tearoom needs some tidying, updating and more attention generally. It felt very tired. Staff friendly and accommodating.

Thank petals1234567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this tea room, especially the fact that it stays open later in the day, so that we can call in for tea after walking. The food is excellent and we were given a massive bowl of chips to share, even though only one...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cafe situated near the valley of the rocks. Massive scones and still warm. We sat here for over an hour drinking tea and eating pie. There are little goats on the hillside and the tea garden is beautiful , would highly recommend

Thank Southeyab
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Have been to this tea room many many times, and I recommend it to everyone! Its a welcome break during inclement weather and beautiful to sit in the glorious gardens during the summer. Our last visit was in June. My husband had the homemade Apple...More

Thank KarenG1165
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This tea room does not open until 10 am, so it’s perfect for a mid morning visit afte4 a few hours of walking. We visited today and were impressed by the variety of cakes and sweet pies on offer as well as a decent selection...More

3  Thank MM2H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Having walked from Lynton along the coastal path to the Valley of the Rocks we rewarded ourselves with a superb pie with clotted cream (Blueberry for me and Cherry for my wife) and a high quality coffee. Sitting in the garden enjoying this treat was...More

Thank Malcolm1501
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were glad to rest after a long walk to the valley of the rocks. Had tea and cake here. The portions were huge and delicious. All homemade. Very friendly and very clean. Lovely to sit outside on a sunny day. Would recommend.

Thank SallyofSomerset
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016|
Response from Joyfull69 | Property representative |
We are open from April 10-00am
14 August 2016|
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Response from JanT1958 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Mike R
18 October 2015|
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Response from Joyfull69 | Property representative |
Yes until 1st Nov
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garden Lodge Lee Abbey, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
Beautiful location and gardens in The Valley of the Rocks Lynton offering Great lunches home made cakes & deserts cream teas and excellent Tea and coffee
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