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The New Forge - CLOSED

6 The Square, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AB, England
+44 1647 433226
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
28 Nov 2017
“shopping day”
2 Jan 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, British
6 The Square, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AB, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

last visit was with previous owner so was delighted to see it was as enjoyable as before . excellent service with a really interesting menu ,smoked salmon with scrambled eggs served on a croissant how good was that for a light lunch . hope to...More

Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great coffee and chat with the owner. Recent of several visits. Highly recommend it for all forms of meals and refreshments. Brought how Devon coffee and Devon Red cider for friends. Thoroughly deserves its accolade of best Tea Rooms given by Telegraph. Will visits again...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 18 March 2015

One of our party was in search of the quintessential Cream Tea. Since she was only going to be having one, it had to be perfect. Consequently she turned down Liberty of London's offerings, and myriad others. On her last day in the UK, we...More

Thank rosemalmaison
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

Was in Chagford yesterday, we have visit this cafe twice. We just had a pot of tea for two ,loose tea in a pot just gran would do. The food looked good,would go back next time and have a cake with the tea.

Thank plugger man
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Called in for tea and cake but opted for the cream tea instead. Sorry to say after waiting 25 mins, presumably while the scones were baked, they arrived still slightly raw in the middle and very heavy. Jam was tasteless and thin. Cream was good...More

Thank Charlotte I
Reviewed 26 September 2013

It was a wet day on the moor so we headed into Chagford for a wander round and a well deserved cream tea. We were not disappointed. The scones were home baked, warm, large, fresh and with generous servings of clotted cream and jam were...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 25 September 2013

They'd stopped serving lunch when we arrived at 4.30! so we enjoyed coffee and cake. The lattes were excellent - good flavour, milk steamed properly and not scalded! The chocolate cake served warm and the almond tart were divine.

Thank lowcarbon2013
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Spent a great day meeting friends at nearby Fernworthy reservoir, then felt the need of a cream tea. Arrived in beautiful market town/village of Chagford late afternoon as a large group of 3 families but were accomodated and well looked after by friendly staff. Lunch...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We went in with the intention of ordering a cream tea and had a very friendly welcome. The lunch time special menu was still on offer up until 3.00 and it was made clear this was still available, even though it only wanted a couple...More

Thank SwordMaiden
Reviewed 15 August 2013

I always visit here when in Chagford, for lunch and tea. It is the place to go if you dont want a heavy pub lunch. I've enjoyed their great salads, and lovely cake. Also they always have the paper to hand, and people are having...More

Thank MrMaitland
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 16
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Square, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Chagford
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 433226
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The new forge is a bright, airy café with a welcoming atmosphere in the middle of the bustling Dartmoor town of Chagford. Chloe and Lei share a passion for cooking and offer freshly prepared, imaginative food using local ingredients. We try our best to welcome everyone; locals, visitors, families, couples, walkers....we have childrens colouring equipment, daily newspapers, wifi internet access and books on Chagford and Dartmoor. Join us for breakfast, coffee, lunch with daily specials and soups, scrumptious cakes and afternoon teas with homegrown jam and local clotted cream - everything is homemade and freshly prepared.
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