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The Cliff Top Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, British,
Lee Road, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6HW, England
+44 1598 753366
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (37 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Lee Road, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6HW, England
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment.. Doorstep sandwich on the menu but didn't have any!! Well had one!! an ordinary white bread, sandwich was available. No egg... Thick doorsteps were so dry you needed a drink to wash it down! I am sure it was yesterday's bread as...More

Thank brains15
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are currently reviewing our menu options for next season including the Doorstep Sandwich. We would agree, if indeed the sandwich was as you describe, that this shouldn't have been served. We apologise for not meeting your...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Situated right nect to the top of the funicular railway this is a lovely place to either wait or just to take in the views and fresh sea air. Well presented, clean and a joy to visit.

Thank CotswoldsMidge
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for visiting the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Top Cafe - it was great to read your review and glad that you enjoyed the visit.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

I remember us sitting in this tearoom 5 years ago and loved the views. We stayed in Lynmouth 3 weeks ago so just had to go back. It didn’t disappoint. First visit we just had chocolatey eats with coffee......it was by far the best cup...More

Thank Elaine F
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for reviewing us Elaine. We are so pleased that you came back to the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Top Cafe and found us as welcoming as your last visit 5 years ago. Yes, that stunning view is still there and good to know that...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We popped in for a soft drink before going down on the Railway, unfortunately the Staff were chatting to each other and not welcoming. The cleanliness was poor especially under the Coffee Machine, window sills,Toilet doors,and pipes so needed a deep clean, just don't mention...More

Thank fryspro
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank for visiting and bring these points to our attention - I apologise that your visit was not up to your expectations but rest assured that we will be taking these comments on board. thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

had a lovely hour here with a lovley young lady serving us , clean cafe and toilots, good service nice produce, we had a brew with a view thank you

Thank wendymay150
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

A brew with a view ... we're using that! - glad you enjoyed the visit and thank you for taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Nice views over the Bristol channel, Lynmouth. you got the tram to go up or down the hill. Very nice town

Thank station c
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to review us. We agree, not a bad view to share your tea and cake with is it...

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Having travelled up from Lynmouth on the cliff railway it was pleasant to get a tea with a stunning sea view here. Right next to the cliff railway station theservice is good and friendly. there are inside and outside tables - the inside tables next...More

Thank LightAleCavalier
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for the review - yes, grab that window table for probably the best view from any cafe window in the South West! - glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic views of the harbour and coast line,the rain stayed away for a while .The cliff top cafe was very well priced with homemade cakes and pastrys. Didn't go on the train to the top as the gentleman in the box was very rude and...More

Thank Donna S
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for the review - we will take your comments on board

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The service is dismal to say the least, with unhelpful staff, very slow service and none of the food on the menu available. We ordered a doorstep sandwich, they said they didn't have any doorstep bread, 5 mins later my son decided he wanted a...More

1  Thank Malcy L
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Hi Malcy, thanks for the review but we are sorry to hear that your expectations were not met.

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A perfect spot for lunch in glorious sunshine with a fabulous view too! Friends and I ordered Doorstop sandwiches, scones and toasties...all delicious.Served with a smile.Would definitely recommend to others.

Thank Gaynor E
Cliff Railway L, Cliff Railway at The Cliff Top Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for the review - we agree, not a bad view to stop for a drink and a Cream Tea... hope to see you back soon.

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Tony F
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Response from jodycav | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea on café times we went mid day so no problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 8
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lee Road, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753366
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Description
Refreshments served with a side order of spectacular views across Lynmouth Bay. Our Grade I listed building perched high on the cliff top above the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway is perhaps the most beautiful location for a Cream Tea in the Westcountry. We also offer a range of freshly prepared sandwiches, homemade cakes, light lunches and vegetarian options to eat in or take away; and of course we do drinks and freshly ground coffee too. To find the cafe use postcode EX35 6HW.
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