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Mother Meldrums Tea Room & Garden

Garden Lodge Lee Abbey, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JL, England
+44 1598 753667
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (27 reviews)
“minced meat” (8 reviews)
“cherry pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Garden Lodge Lee Abbey, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JL, England
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

While visiting the valley of the rocks my daughter and I decided to visit Mother Meldrums and were greeted by a lovely lady and some amazing cakes and pies.They tasted as good as they looked and will definately make a point of visiting again when...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diane W
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I visited this delightful tearoom situated near the Valley of Rocks. I just had coffee but the range of food on offer was quite comprehensive. Friendly staff.Good service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan T
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Called here whilst visiting Valley of the Rocks. Lady serving was very helpful and friendly. Even adapted my milkshake to incorporate a double shot of coffee in. Her husband was also extremely amiable. Stunning location and excellent pie served with clotted cream.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Teddy1967
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We went to the tea rooms for the first time on Sunday 18 September. The woman serving had a very bad attitude, and seemed hostile from the moment we walked in. she grudgingly took our order for breakfast, but when my husband asked if his...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank teresajoy14
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went for a walk in the valley of the rocks near Lynton and on our return found other Meldrums Tea Room. Fantastic scones, cream and jam among other delicious looking fruit pies, slices and tasty bits. Service was fast, staff were friendly and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AvidtravPerth
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here after a beautiful walk in the valley of the rocks. We both ordered the steak and potato pasties and we weren’t disappointed! The pasties were home made, large, the filling was really tasty as was the pastry. They kept us going...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Willwood8
Reviewed October 1, 2018

So much choice of fresh pies, cakes and goodies, great service and a beautiful setting. Ideal spot after a long walk

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lizylou2018
Reviewed September 21, 2018

The cafe was busy which is always a good sign. Our food (1 x crabcakes, 1 x lasagne) was delicious and plentiful. The location has stunning scenery, the outside seating is sheltered and the inside seating area is pleasant. Yes, you do have to carry...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank barbie545
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Love this place after a long walk. Cherry pie amazing we came last year and nice to see they still make it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank minnie78Cornwalluk
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Poor service, need to take and return your tray. Apple tart not that tasty. Really nice view though.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Anna A
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July 5, 2018|
Response from Steve E | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
August 16, 2016|
Response from Joyfull69 | Property representative |
We are open from April 10-00am
August 14, 2016|
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Response from JanT1958 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753667
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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