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The Captain's House Afternoon Tea

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1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
+44 1598 753369
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Nr Bristol
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a cream tea on Easter Sunday at 5o'clock. Rang the bell and were greeted by a not very helpful gentleman. It was cold outside and we asked if we could eat inside. 'Sorry we are laid up for dinner." 'May we use the toilet.' 'Sorry they are all ensuite, you can use the public ones across the... More 

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1 Thank eigriffiths
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long trip to Lynmouth I stopped off to have a pot of tea and cake. The host welcomed me with warmth and he took my order. I had coffee and walnut cake which melted beautifully in my mouth. The garden I sat in was quaint, definitely recommend this tea room.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wecoming and helpful.good with local history and places to visit.clean warm accommodation , again after first visit to this Area.nice people will return when able.

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I don't usually write reviews but I felt compelled to after my family's experience at the Captain's House. During a pleasant morning strolling with Lynmouth, my family and I were seeking a quiet, outdoor place to have lunch under the sun and thought the Captain's House's would be ideal with their beautiful garden and located close to the river. As... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

At the end of our Two Moors Way walk we celebrated with a Cream Tea in the garden. The scones and tea were good as was the setting - away from the busy side of the river. However it was let down by the service which seemed brusk - maybe because we were a group of 8.

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1 Thank PeterNorris
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What an awful place! The garden is very pleasant but unfortunately that's where it ends at the captains house. There are no menus and the only one outside has no prices (he friend saying the rain had washed them off) however other reviewers have had the same problem, I think he needs some new chalk. I've never encountered such a... More 

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3 Thank Paul A
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Never thought to check TA before heading here, we went for a lovely walk along the river and then saw this sweet little place with s beautiful garden. We arrived and rang the bell, we sat down and he cleared or table and asked what we wanted and we asked for menus. He told us to get up and look... More 

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1 Thank CharlotteAndrews94
Somerset
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

What attracted us in to here on our walk was the very pretty garden. The cream tea was fine but would be better if you were given a choose of 2 scones each as it was fair too much there was 2 children in our group and they were also given 2. But was nice for them to be offered... More 

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1 Thank internetgay
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stopped for a cup of tea...ended up with x 2 cream teas and an ice cream for my daughter - £12.50. My wife wanted to use the toilet, but had to cross the river bridge to use the toilets in the public car park....... The cream tea was good to be fair but we only wanted a cup of tea.....hard... More 

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1 Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic riverside setting, a perfect guest house in beautiful old Lynmouth. We Had a super holiday, nice spacious bedroom, light and airy, with views to die from our window. We love The Captain's House and can't back to return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753369

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