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Buttercross Tea room

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Market Place, Somerton TA11 7NB, England
+44 1458 273168
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is another little gem of Somerton. Freshly cooked food with the addition of some gluten free cake and scones!!! The staff will bend over backwards to help. The chef also makes wine which can be sampled on the premises, they are delightful! I would highly recommend.

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Thank salsal0u
Godalming, United Kingdom
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417 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

First time in Somerton, passing through the ancient county capital en route to the Quantock hills. Buttercross tea room is a lovely, unpretentious place with good, honest fresh local food and friendly service. I thought I'd try something appropriate for Somerset, so went for the savoury afternoon tea - warm crumbly cheese scones, local cheddar cheese and a freshly homemade... More 

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Thank AndrewMorris53
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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795 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a good, traditional tea room, serving traditional tea room type of things. Tables inside, plus additional tables out in the market square add to the atmosphere. Well worth a try if you need a cup of tea and a bun when you're in Somerton.

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Thank OlderGuy1956
Oxford
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Visited this little tea room during a recent stay in Somerton. Food was nice and the scone I had in my mini cream tea was fabulous.

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Thank Andrew S
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Having been stuck indoors for over a week without seeing a soul except my husband I had "Cabin Fever" so talked him into going out for a Saturday Drive. Going through Somerton we saw the tables and chairs outside a Tea Rooms in the Square, so we decided to stop and have a tea/coffee. There was a very chilly breeze... More 

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Thank ChompingEatingArmy
Waterford, Ireland
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499 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Somerton is one of the prettiest villages. Having gone for a walk around Somerton we wanted to get a cup of tea and decided to have a cream tea. The staff were very nice and we sat outside. We had the Most delicious scones with equally delicious strawberry jam and the best clotted cream. The tea was Taylor's Yorkshire tea... More 

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Thank ShaneMcDonald
Worthing, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Mum and I came here when we were staying nearby. Nice pot of tea and some lovely bread pudding; yummy!! Staff are lovely and friendly and smiley. A super little tea rooms and well worth a visit.

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Thank Pinkiepinkielady
Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had afternoon tea here a little while back. The staff were excellent, nothing too much trouble. As the weather was lovely we had our tea outside. I went in to place my order and was overcome with the wonderful smell of fresh baked scones. I couldn't resist buying some. A very busy little cafe and I am not surprised.... More 

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Thank Somersetbrie54
Milton keynes
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped off on a long distance cycle ride from Milton Keynes to Torquay. They were just opening up as I arrived but were friendly and chatty. Sat outside in the sunshine with a full English breakfast and mug of coffee. Food was excellent, with a special mention for the local sausage!. Price was very reasonable. Excellent little cafe in a... More 

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Thank Mkrover
SA
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The caramel milkshake with a shot of coffee is to die for, and staff so accommodating and friendly. Situated in the village square you can sit in the sunshine and people watch for hours. Highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Somerton TA11 7NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Somerton
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 273168

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