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Mells Cafe

Park Hill, Mells, Frome BA11 3PE, England
+44 1373 812251
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“bacon roll” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Park Hill, Mells, Frome BA11 3PE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to call in at the end of a busy day out shopping or visiting local attractions. Home made cake, tea and a good view outside watching the locals go by was very relaxing.

Thank jayneska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be just the village shop and post office, but now there's a cafe tacked on and very good it is too!

Thank TheGoldenhart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly Manager, great Food, you can taste the Region! Delicious. Tell it your friends and come ack again.

Thank hsbw2017
Sherald, Volunteer at Mells Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

I like to research where we are going on holiday. My Wife's nickname is Mell, so when I saw this place I thought we had to go as it wasn't far out of our way to North Devon. It is such a treat to find...More

1  Thank chrisbaillie10
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Had delicious food here yesterday ! Being a veggie good tasty food is still the exception and not the norm ! Would thoroughly recommend it also the carnivores enjoyed their meal too ! Joanna excellent cook , We will return !

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stop here for coffee/tea and a snack ( AM or PM) often. The place is always busy - for a good reason. Fresh cakes and salads made on the premises and all very tasty. Staff helpful and friendly. Attached to the village shop and post...More

Thank fr0mester
Sherald, Chairman at Mells Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for kind review, our cafe manager and many volunteers take great pride in the TripAdvisor ranking.

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Ten of us enjoyed a light lunch here before an afternoon of walking around Mells, and then dropped back in for afternoon tea. Great atmosphere and we all enjoyed the food, despite the challenge of feeding ten of us all at once. This was our...More

Thank clarebear120
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Clever local people have set up this shop/tearoom and post office. Lovely situation and after buying some stamps we enjoyed an ice cream and the lovely view. Great local initiative.

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed 17 April 2017

When I'm cycling in this part of the Mendips I always head for Mells Cafe. The food is excellent, nourishing and very good value; the service is warm and inviting.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful Mells with its pond and lovely walks is then capped by this charming cafe run by volunteers. The cakes are homemade and the drinks good, it has a post office and shop attached; what a delight

Thank barbaraconway53
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27 February 2016|
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Response from Brian-Snellgrove | Reviewed this property |
Alas no, it is not that sort of place. Closure 4 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Hill, Mells, Frome BA11 3PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome  >  Mells
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 812251
  • E-mail
The award-winning Mells Cafe is attached to the village shop and was opened by Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry at Easter 2011 and became an immediate success, serving freshly-cooked food to local residents, visitors, walkers and cyclists , 7 days a week, all-year round.

Accessed through Mells Village Shop, it has become the hub of the village - a popular visitor attraction serving hearty breakfasts from 9am, home-cooked lunches and delicious teas. Come and try our spectacular bacon baps, delicious coffees and teas, hearty home-made soups and salads, crispy, filled Paninis and of course, freshly made cakes and biscuits to die for. All cooked daily on the premises.
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