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Rose Cottage Tea Rooms

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Rose Cottage Totnes Road | Cockington Village, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England (Formerly Rose Cottage)
+44 1803 606607
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Every time we visit the area we make a bee line for Rose Cottage, the cream tea is to die for. The ambience of the pianist in the garden and the whole setting is quite idyllic.

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Thank Golftaffy
Bruton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We always enjoy our choice of food and drinks at Rose Cottage Tea Rooms. We were very lucky with the weather in October, which adds to the taste of our food eating outside in the very beautiful gardens.

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Thank Mandy G
Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Late September, sun shining, still a super place to visit. Cream tea, freshly cooked scones plentiful jam and cream, excellent service, great value.

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Thank cedric_chapple
Yorkshire
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our group of 8 booked a table for 2 hours ahead on the way past as we visited the Country Park. The staff were very helpful and reserved a table then and there. We were not disappointed. The food was fresh and very well presented. I personally tried the fish cakes. They were very nice and the chips were to... More 

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Thank Mixreview
Winchester
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely, peaceful, tranquil spot for a nice pot of tea in the immaculately kept gardens listening to a man play the piano. Cockington is well worth a visit and Rose Cottage is a must.

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Thank Mike_K_1976
Bourne, England, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this quaint village and decided to visit the tea rooms for a bite to eat! Plenty of seating and the pianist in the bandstand was magical. Baguettes and scones were delicious. Would definitely recommend this place for a relaxing lunch or cream tea. Will be visiting again when next in Torquay!

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Thank hew81
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Location couldn't be more idyllic, piano player is superb, but unfortunately the food consistently lets this place down. Given the location this place should be a Mecca for cream teas but it just does not deliver. The menu is uninspiring, the food is poorly presented and bland. The scones didn't even taste homemade. Shame as it has so much potential.

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Thank kat666
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Lovely tea room set by a stunning old thatched cottage and set in lovely large manicured gardens. Cream tea was superb (but would have preferred fruit scones to plain), scones were huge and there was plenty of jam and thick clotted cream. To cap it all there was a pianist playing in the garden. Lovely experience and good prices too,... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

An excellent place to eat if you are visiting Cockington. Very reasonable prices. Lovely garden to sit outside on a lovely day. The portions are extremely generous and the staff friendly and helpful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch whilst in Cockington. The food was OK, what you're really visiting here for is the amazing setting. Eating outside in beautiful, tranquil gardens.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rose Cottage Totnes Road | Cockington Village, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England (Formerly Rose Cottage)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 606607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?