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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (82 reviews)
“cake” (45 reviews)
“plum jam” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

gem of a place for a lovely cream tea made a visit every day of our holiday had a great breakfast also not just cream teas they also have a great menu to choose from what ever time of day you go in, my first...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is is a real find! Just as a tea shop should be - cosy and slightly chintzy. Staff friendly and efficient but the star of the show is the cake! Homemade and really yummy! Also an excellent selection of proper teas but with a tea...More

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were four in the party with two men who have good appetites. The beautiful selection of sandwiches and cakes and fancies was absolutely gorgeous and the tea delicious. We couldn't eat every single treat, but almost. This was a wonderful treat!

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dwelling House had good reviews on TripAdvisor so decided to try for myself. It was pouring down with rain and a long walk from the car park but it was well worth getting soaked for as my cream tea was absolutely divine. Will definitely...More

Thank mariaQ4183KF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to this gorgeous character-filled restaurant by Ali, our host at our AirBnB in Fowey. We visited one afternoon and it was very busy, but the wonderful staff found us a snug table near the window, and we enjoyed a delicious late lunch...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Freshly baked scones done on site in the range. Unlimited top ups of jam, cream, butter and brilliant hands on owners for whom nothing is too much trouble.

Thank notfoodforthought
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on our last morning in Fowey for a cream tea, and although it was the nicest we had in Cornwall by far, we got the impression it could be made a lot better.

Thank Maddie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without doubt one of the best cream teas in Cornwall. Outstanding value and excellent customer service

Thank alan g
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We only had about an hour in Fowey but we stopped here for tea. It's a wonderful atmospheric place - straight out of Jane Austen. Tea was lovely and the cake was delicious. Staff were really friendly & welcoming & there is also a nice...More

Thank Fromeperson
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst holidaying in Cornwall wanted to have a nice Cornish cream tea. We were heading back to Looe from a day out and checked on trip advisor this place came up. Wow!! absolutely gorgeous scones, jams and clotted cream we were very pleased to found...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
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