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“Great couple & amazing tea and scones!”

Hele Corn Mill and Tea Room
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 8
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: SEASONAL ONLY: Please see website. April, May, June: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, BH Mondays and Whitweek. JULY AND AUGUST: EVERYDAY EXCEPT SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER - 26 OCTOBER: Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Opens 11am, last orders at 5pm. Winner of the Devon Life "Best Tearoom in Devon Award" 2013 and 2014. 16th century working watermill about half a mile east of Ilfracombe town centre in Hele (Combe Martin Road, A399). Parking in Hele Public Carpark in Beach Road (by Hele Bay Pub). We are a family business, milling to produce flour for our mill-made cakes and for sale in the tearoom. We serve Devon Cream Teas including Devonshire Splits and Thunder and Lightning, and a wide variety of cakes made on the premises, many made from our flour. Our savoury items are locally made pasties and savoury cream teas. At least one GF cake aways available and we will make GF scones if preordered or not too busy. We do not sell cooked lunches or evening meals. Takeaway cream teas and cake available. We endeavour to entertain our guests with puzzles and quizzes. DOGS WELCOME in tearoom and garden, although not around the Mill itself. See our website for details or give us a ring. We look forward to welcoming you to Hele Corn Mill.
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Me and my partner popped in wondering what it would be like after not doing much research beforehand - and so pleased we did! The Corn Mill was a great visit, very interesting and spent about an hour inside investigating. Afterwards we popped in for some afternoon tea and treated ourselves to tea and scones. The best scones I have ever had! The couple that run the tea room were extremely friendly and chatted to us while we had our tea which was lovely. Infact they recommended us some places to go visit! Well worth the trip there!

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Had thunder and lightning cream tea, absolutely delish, great service, lovely people cant rate highly enouh

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

So glad we popped in! We turned up (4 adults and 3 kids) at 4.30, expecting to be told there wasn't much left, or food wasn't being served (as most places are near closing time) instead we were warmly welcomed, there was even an offer to make more scones, however we were delighted to choose from the great selection available. The kids were well catered for, they had a treasure hunt to complete around the grounds, with a treat at the end! We didn't at any point feel rushed, and had a really lovely time. The owners couldn't have been better hosts, and the cakes were amazing. Will definitely be back on our next visit to Devon.

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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a much anticipated scone.... They were Warm & lovely! Sat outside in the sunshine and enjoyed a nice cuppa tea!

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Found this little gem through trip advisor,four of us called on July 12th a lovely little out of the way tea room,four of us called including one who is a coeliac we had coffee and cake which were all delicious the gluton free cake was as nice as any my husband had ever had,the staff very pleasant and helpful ,overall a lovely experiance pity we don't live nearer.

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