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The Old Bakery


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Cafe, British
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All reviews scones cream and jam cake sandwich national trust tea room well worth a visit friendly service lovely cream tea closing time beautiful building lovely walk village hall sunny day tables and chairs local crab helpful staff
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had Tea and Cake before taking a walk to the coast. Unfortunately after following the path out the back the old bakery we took the wrong turn and found ourselves on a step climb. Our mistake was not going left at the Mill house...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jeffsmith321
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited on a sunny day and sat in the garden. Ordered a scone which was totally collapsed over to the side. Did comment it looked like the leaning tower of Pisa but got no response. Should have known it would be a disaster as every...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank catcatcher
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Visited this place after reading reviews on Trip Adviser which were all true. We visited this on the 13th Sept in the afternoon when the sun was out and had a superb cream tea in the garden which was one of the best I had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roger C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We visited late afternoon and ordered 3 cream teas between a family of five. The scones were huge and the best I have ever tasted! Staff were polite and helpful. I was provided with a bag and pot to take the remaining scone etc away,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kathy Q
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had originally headed to Sidmouth for the day but hadn't realised the folk festival was on and it was too busy so we drove away. Past a sign for Branscombe and decided to visit knowing nothing about it. Saw a sign for the bakery...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NAB9292
Reviewed 7 August 2018

5 of us called in for coffee, cake & icecream. All seating is outside & not all tables have sun protection so very hot in this unusual weather. Range of local ice creams & sorbets, tea, coffee, cakes, scones, jam & cream. Lunch also available....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Remains a lovely tea room in pretty setting. Great cream teas! Shame about the numbers of wasps this year though.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MandyCullimore
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst at Branscombe should visit the old bakery teahouse. Perfect light and fluffy scones with clotted cream and intense strawberry jam. Pot of tea and payed a little extra to get Earl Grey. Just the right thing for a summer afternoon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank annabel609
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The surroundings are beautiful and picturesque with tables and chairs in the garden. You get a proper cup of tea and we took our cream tea home to eat........absolutely fab!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Darcytt
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We came here on a Monday afternoon, half an hour before closing time. The staff were friendly and helpful and had no problems with us arriving late in the day. We had a cream tea. The scones were homemade and delicious and the clotted cream...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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