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The Merchant Tea Rooms

Merchants House Market Place, Colyton EX24 6JR, England
+44 1297 552455
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  • Very good20%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
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Merchants House Market Place, Colyton EX24 6JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Under new ownership Food very good The scones are light and tasty Some of the best I have had Had a muffin yesterday light and very nice New owner is such a nice lady Everyone very friendly Lovely garden at the back Not been out...More

1  Thank Tyars123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a lovely relaxed atmosphere in this tea room, where we could sit and take a refreshing break and watch village life tick away outside the window. The décor was olde-worlde, the service was friendly and this was obviously a favourite for locals as...More

1  Thank Acorn_Fairy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous Tea shop and the home- made cakes are truly delicious. The service was excellent and the owner is very helpful with her great knowledge of the local area. Colyton is a very special and charming town, most people don’t know it...More

1  Thank Peter - Hungry ... S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked the mile or so from the tram station to this town with an interesting history of rebellion. As we had to wait longer for the tram we arrived at 1.55. Both pubs stopped serving at 2.00 p.m. well it is a small picturesque...More

1  Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent quality victoria sandwich, tea and scones in an interesting medieval building Old style China and cutlery in a homely tea room setting

1  Thank Airyfairy7654
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visited whilst after arriving on the tram from Seaton. We called for a coffee mid morning. Hot food available, snacks or cakes - a good variety, plus plenty of drinks to choose from. Service was swift. Pretty china and table clothes, lots of little pots...More

1  Thank wendy p
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A quaint little tea room in the traditional style with bone china tea pots and tea cups. Lovely cream tea with home made scones.

1  Thank PaulGsy
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were staying in a holiday let just outside the village, walked in one day and called for lunch. Nice little tea room with good service. Both the cheese platter and ham platter were very tasty and great value for money. The cakes looked amazing...More

1  Thank NicholasB2038
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Called in here after catching the Tram from Seaton. The village was very quiet for a Saturday afternoon, think everyone was hiding from the heat. Had a lovely cream team, home made scones and large portions of cream and jam, no plastic containers here as...More

Thank Matty07uk
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We stopped by for coffee and cake before going to explore the rest of Colyton. They have a good selection of cake and also are happy for dogs to visit. Friendly staff and easy going.

1  Thank Eric P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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
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Traditional tea rooms serving a selection of homemade breakfasts, morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea and homemade cakes. Lunches are freshly cooked ad use locally grown produce wherever possible. Served in pleasant surroundings using vintage crockery and table linen. A selection of homemade chutneys and takeaway cakes are available. Lovely garden. Dogs welcome.
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