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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (70 reviews)
“plum jam” (8 reviews)
“bacon roll” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for an afternoon tea. This was served beautifully, fresh scones. Plenty of lovely jam and lashings of clotted cream. Lovely staff too

Thank Cragg1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have a late breakfast and having been turned away from several establishments we happen upon The Dwelling House and they we more than happy to oblige. As we had a dog we headed for the garden which is wonderfully...More

Thank KernowIsHome
Reviewed 1 week ago

I called in The Dwelling House for lunch today. The greeting was very friendly and I asked to be seated in the small but cosy garden room. Service was attentive without being overbearing, and was carried out by all the staff at some stage. Each...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a busy Sunday afternoon and was lucky enough to bag a seat in the courtyard. They have can amazing selection of teas and coffees including Tregothnan, grown in Cornwall. The set cream tea was gorgeous, with raspberry jam (they have a choice of...More

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here one Saturday afternoon. It looked quite busy and as it was sunny we sat out in the courtyard. There were no sea views but the enclosed courtyard was full of plants and a few tables. The scones came straight out of the...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you fancy a bowl of soup, a hearty sandwich or the traditional Cornish cream tea you should absolutely visit the Dwelling House - we loved it.

Thank William J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best scone had for ages. Friendly service. Sit inside or out - small quirky garden a rear. All great!

Thank Ely-Macs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quick bite for lunch in the courtyard is well worth it The variety of teas is extensive and they are loose leafs in quaint tea pots. We shared a lovely ciabatta filled with creamy goats cheese and chilli jam and ample salad. The scones...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fowey is disappointing from a culinary point of view so it was a relief to stumble on this place. It has a faded gentility about it which is very soothing after travelling all the way from London. You know a good place from the lists...More

Thank Wharfgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on a visit to Fowey as sitting in a tea garden for lunch on a warm sunny day appealed. If you're a tea lover then I am sure you would appreciate the array of teas on offer. I ordered a grilled goats...More

Thank weshpenguin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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