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The Dwelling House

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6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
09:00 - 17:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a cheddar ploughmans and tea here. Huge chunk of cheddar, doorstep bread, lovely salad. To get a score of 5 it just needs a second pickled onion and at least twice the rather meagre amount of chutney. Other half enjoyed his cheese platter. Big mix of different teas to be had. Nice atmosphere. Would go back!

Thank Lou M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely warm welcome from the owner/manager and her dog Frank. We were looking for late lunch where we could also take our dog and baby and we felt really at ease here. It was also really refreshing to have some great dairy free options automatically available including dairy free bread, scones, spread, mayo and soya milk. Gluten free options also... More 

Thank Rustyadventures
Pontefract, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived just before closing with two tired hungry kids and 4 tired thirsty adults. We weren't sure what to expect however we were bowled over by the service and thoughtfulness of the staff especially as it was so late in the day. Massive thumbs up and would recommend a visit. We will definitely be back when next in Cornwall. Also... More 

Thank LE2201
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crab sandwich fab, as was the cheese & chutney followed by yummy warm scones. Always had a lovely welcome & great friendly service here, very cosy place

Thank gypsy064
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just can't stop myself popping in here when I'm in Fowey! This time we all ate bacon sandwiches with our coffee but next time I'm back on those delicious scones! Pretty little place with a welcome for doggies in the garden and very friendly staff. I love it!

Thank MumsTheWord57
Nether Stowey, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little cafe, gorgeous food, wonderful cake and a wide selection of teas. Good for gluten free, wife was in her element

Thank Countryciderman
Lanivet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Excellent food but at a price, inflated prices for tourists. 4 people small pot of tea each and light snack came to 40 pounds. Crazy prices. Ordered a Brie and Bacon bap which at nearly 8 pounds came out on its own on a small plate. No garnish, nothing but a plain white roll...

Thank PeacefulWarrior71
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Sat in the charming garden for tea and scones, extensive tea menu and fresh warm scones which are excellent. The resident blackbird family are very sweet, with the parents feeding their young, made it a special visit. Highly recommended.

Thank twisty31
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Sat in the garden with the sun shining,it was lovely. Staff are always very friendly here and food is delicious. Never had a bad experience at the tea room. We all had a latte and a Brie,bacon and cranberry roll. Could not fault it. Will be back again very soon.

Thank lwearne
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

First time to Fowey and was attracted by having lunch in the garden which was lovely. Food was great and staff were very friendly. It was busy and the service time did reflect that.

Thank Cheryl B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
The best Tearooms in Fowey. Ask Nigella Lawson she goes there.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?