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The Captain's House Afternoon Tea

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) #6 of 6 Coffee & Tea in Lynmouth #20 of 20 Places to Eat in Lynmouth ££ - £££, British
1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
+44 1598 753369
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good3%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible61%
1 week ago
2 weeks ago
“Rude - definitely should not be in the hospitality industy!”
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££ - £££
1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appalled with the attitude we were met with today. We visited part way along our walk (4 adults and 3 children) before we had even sat down a man was pushing cream teas on us even though we only wanted cold drinks for us and...More

1  Thank leannemitchell1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early in Lynmouth so before booking into the hotel had a quick walk round and unfortunately happened across The Captain's House. Rang the bell and waited for the 'owner' to grace us with his presence. He was rude, unhelpful and wants as much money...More

1  Thank paulinespens2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid at all costs it's a rip off! Again as previous people have written apparently prices had washed off board. Ordered 2 X Welsh rarebit and pot of tea for 2. We got one piece of toast with cheese on smothered in mustard, so basically...More

2  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Called in for a cream tea on Easter Sunday at 5o'clock. Rang the bell and were greeted by a not very helpful gentleman. It was cold outside and we asked if we could eat inside. 'Sorry we are laid up for dinner." 'May we use...More

3  Thank eigriffiths
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

After a long trip to Lynmouth I stopped off to have a pot of tea and cake. The host welcomed me with warmth and he took my order. I had coffee and walnut cake which melted beautifully in my mouth. The garden I sat in...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wecoming and helpful.good with local history and places to visit.clean warm accommodation , again after first visit to this Area.nice people will return when able.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I don't usually write reviews but I felt compelled to after my family's experience at the Captain's House. During a pleasant morning strolling with Lynmouth, my family and I were seeking a quiet, outdoor place to have lunch under the sun and thought the Captain's...More

7  Thank Hao T
Reviewed 11 September 2016

At the end of our Two Moors Way walk we celebrated with a Cream Tea in the garden. The scones and tea were good as was the setting - away from the busy side of the river. However it was let down by the service...More

1  Thank PeterNorris
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What an awful place! The garden is very pleasant but unfortunately that's where it ends at the captains house. There are no menus and the only one outside has no prices (he friend saying the rain had washed them off) however other reviewers have had...More

4  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Never thought to check TA before heading here, we went for a lovely walk along the river and then saw this sweet little place with s beautiful garden. We arrived and rang the bell, we sat down and he cleared or table and asked what...More

2  Thank CharlotteAndrews94
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  • Address: 1 Tors Road, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753369
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