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The Singing Kettle

6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
+44 1803 906068
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (91 reviews)
“kiwi fruit” (5 reviews)
“cake” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here today and it was lovely. It's up a little side street and only found it on a recommendation. We only popped in for a snack. I had apple pie and custard, it was delicious. The others in our group had a cream...More

Thank Marie W
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post another great review. We are very proud to offer only the finest Bradley Apples in our Pie as well as a favourable sultana free Carrot Cake . P & A

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find the tea rooms were. We visited last week whilst in Dartmouth and were more than ready for an afternoon cuppa, but after seeing the menu ordered apple pie and cakes. Everything was well presented and the food delicious, tea was loose...More

Thank Ann M
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Poster, Well what can Mr & Mrs Kettle say, other than to thank you endlessly for such a heart warming review. P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find! We were looking round Dartmouth for a tearoom later in the afternoon and were disappointed to find some already closed. We saw the tearoom sign from the bottom of Smith Street, investigated and went up to find such a great place. Two...More

Thank skilli15
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a fabulous review. P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best cream tea in Britain - lighter than light scones, beautifully presented on bone china tiered plates with oodles of cream and jam and fresh fruit decoration. Angie and Peter and their young staff could not have been more welcoming. A lovely traditional tea...More

Thank Olive S
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a delightful review . P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to visit the singing Kettle and were welcomed with open arms by the very friendly staff and owners, the food and drink was amazing, and the prettiest cream teas I have ever seen, highly recommend going in to see Angie and Pete,...More

Thank _suerobertson3
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, It is always great to see familiar faces returning here at The Singing Kettle, Dartmouth. Glad to hear you were well fed and watered on one of my very few days off 😩 P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find, its like stepping back in time not only was the milkshake the best i have ever had with cream and marshmallows the cakes all looked delicious and i was spoilt for choice I eventually chose the fruit cake and it was...More

Thank Ann W
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Big thanks for taking the time to post such a fabulous review. We always try to offer many guilty treats here and it's always great to hear back from those that have been truly treated . P&A

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent cream tea served with fresh fruit decoration, good tea and quaint china tea set. Service was definitely with a smile. This tea room is a gem, deserves high praise and return visits.

Thank GCS47
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, What a great description you have pointed out ! an afternoon delight is something we all aim to deliver here at The Singing Kettle. P&A

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to search this place out as I was looking for a cream tea. I hit gold the best cream tea of the trip by far. Scones were nice and fresh and lots of cream (not the little pots where there is not quite...More

Thank Rick H
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for taking the time to post post such a favourable review. We hope to see you back here anytime soon . P&A

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attractive little tea shop in Dartmouth. I went for toasted crumpet with cheese which was very nice. The tea was served in a Royal Albert tea pot with a strainer and egg timer to show when the tea has brewed. Service was quick and the...More

Thank gazzah2015
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Many thanks for helping us get back on track with our normal excellent reviews here at The Singing Kettle. We are all pleased to hear that you had a a great visit and experience which we all pride ourselves on . P&A

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a cream tea while visiting Dartmouth. Was kept waiting for over 15 minutes before our order was taken which was poor. Thought that charging over £8 for a cream tea for one person was outrageous. It consisted of two scones, jam and...More

Thank davidjJ2393WX
Peter L, Owner at The Singing Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poster, Sorry to see that you did not enjoy your experience here at the Singing Kettle. Please allow me to defend your quote regarding slow service . We are a very small but quaint Tea Rooms with just 30 covers . Sometimes we can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Smith Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 906068
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Description
Serving high end cream teas, high teas, light meals , cakes, pastries and an extensive variety of hot and cold drinks .
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