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The Museum Tearoom

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4 The Warren, Polperro PL13 2RB, England
+44 7772 340056
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Rhayader, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Now, I'm a smiley person, and can normally get the sternest of folk to engage in a brief conversation, but the two women in this establishment during our visit were unbelievably cold. Nothing other than single word offerings, and that felt like they'd been dragged out under duress. No please, no thank you, no eye contact. No customer service what... More 

1 Thank Bamber72
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really nice cafe to relax and soak in the view. Lovely view over the harbour. Good quality caje and coffee!

Thank Simon D
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great little tea room. Hot savouries, cakes and coffee all ok and not amazing, but worth it purely for the location and harbour views. Always stop off here after our walk.

Thank Button99
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I popped in here with the family after a visit to the museum next door. The decor was lovely and it seemed very cosy. Since we were away, I decided to treat the family to a couple of Brownies to share. We don't usually have cakes. The bill was a tad eyebrow raising, but I figured that with cakes, that... More 

3 Thank Diana G
Poole, United Kingdom
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833 reviews
477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Whilst walking around Polperro we came across this tea room and as the weather was still nice we sat at an outside table although there was seating inside too. You order and pay at the counter and they make your drinks. You add your own milk and sugar which ar available at a separate station. The tearoom is right next... More 

Thank AngieP49
Fareham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stopped off here for refreshments after a few hours walking around this charming village; we were just looking for a drink but could not resist the cakes - & they tasted as good as they looked!! The tearoom is very small, although there are some tables outside, but is placed right above the harbour so is really nicely situated for... More 

Thank Gary F
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134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Frequently popped in for a lovely morning latte sitting in the sun, what could be better. Well lunch, actually - my partner had home made soup which was great, I had home made mackerel pate with toast, I have to say Thanks as this was the best mackerel pate I have ever eaten, beautiful. Staff and service was great too,... More 

Thank Victoria1719Cottage
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

harbour side tea room with the added attraction of having a museum on site. Whilst we didn't have any food on our visit what came out for other people looked absolutely stunning. The sandwiches were packed and the cakes looked home made and totally delicious. Heard people around me say that they were excellent!

Thank michelleaross05
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We found ourselves heading into Mevagissey on the only really wet day of our Cornwall holiday. And when we hit the harbour the heavens did really open. Across the harbour I spotted the banners for the Museum Tea Room, so we dashed through the narrow streets to get some shelter and that oh so important cup of tea. The cafe... More 

Thank Silverwitch71
Frome, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

What more can I say! fantastic cake, lovely cup of tea and a fantastic location. The only down side was that we had to sit on the benches rather than a table. Would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 The Warren, Polperro PL13 2RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 7772 340056

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?