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The Merchant Tea Rooms

Merchants House Market Place, Colyton EX24 6JR, England
+44 1297 552455
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“crumpet” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Merchants House Market Place, Colyton EX24 6JR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went into merchant tea rooms not realising it was so late for lunch at nearly 2.30pm but we were offered 2 very nice lunches and a pot of tea for £17.75very helpful as i am disabled

Thank liviasmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we are in Devon on holiday we just have to visit this wonderful tea room,we look forward to it so much,we have had breakfasts here bacon and perfectly poached eggs on toasted muffins,light lunches cream teas and homemade cakes all absolutely delicious I can...More

Thank margaret j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With my wife, two friends, and my large German Shepherd Dog, we tentatively entered this traditionally laid out tea room, set in a historic building. The two ladies who greeted us pulled two tables together to give us all room, and made us very welcome,...More

Thank raytravers164
LouiseaT2015, Owner at The Merchant Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to seeing you again and your beautiful German Shepherd.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

As we were in Devon, we decided to indulge in afternoon cream tea. Attracted by the delightful interior, with displays of tea pots and bone china crockery, as well as medieval features, we ventured inside. We were greeted by two very friendly ladies, who offered...More

Thank MandyH2604
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

After a long drive to pick up my daughter I was welcomed by one of the best bacon sandwiches and coffees I have ever had and of course lovely service!

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were house hunting in the area and popped in for a cup of tea. Ended up having lunch. the ham platter and quiche weer superb and the cakes! Fantastic choice, all home made and simply fantastic

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely tea rooms in a characterful medieval house in the small centre of colyton. We had a very refreshing pot of tea and a lovely (three) cheese platter: swirly cut veg and a delicious warm roll. Really tasty and filling. Good service (to the strains...More

Thank TheHappyEeyore
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I visit sometimes and are always made very welcome, it is so lovely to see a traditional tea Room with nice cakes and tea.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Taking a step back in time but with delicious decaf coffee, beautiful homemade cakes and tea cakes served with butter and jam. Lovely table cloths fresh for each customer and kind staff. A joy to find and already looking forward to popping back for lunch...More

Thank TheAngeM
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

On a cycle ride with friends we stopped off for tea and the most delicious selection of cakes. Warm welcome and cosy happy atmosphere. Ive also had a simple but delicious lunch here.

Thank timtomy
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merchants House Market Place, Colyton EX24 6JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Colyton
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 552455
Traditional tea rooms serving a selection of homemade breakfasts, morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea and homemade cakes. Served in pleasant surroundings using vintage crockery and table linen. Lovely garden. Dogs welcome.
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