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Lily Mays - CLOSED

1 Castle Hill, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JA, England
+44 1598 753972
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“scones” (16 reviews)
“custard” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Castle Hill, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JA, England
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Reviews (230)
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11 - 20 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2016

We popped in here for a cup of tea and a teacake. They were promptly served and really good value for money. A nice cafe in a good location in Lynton, on the edge of the town.

Thank Ann G
Management response:Responded 26 September 2016

Thank you Anne for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your visit to Lily Mays Hope to see you again. Best regards Sue and Gordon

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great cafe in a good location. Was really busy when we arrived but we were seated promptly. Good selection of food on the menu, I had an egg mayo sandwich on wholemeal bread and my wife had a bacon and egg sandwich. We shared some...More

1  Thank RJ30-AC28
Management response:Responded 13 September 2016

Thank you for your review we are very please that you enjoyed your lunch at Lily Mays yesterday. Hope to see you again. Best regards Sue and Gordon

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are spending a few days break in North Devon ( Lynton & Lynmouth area ) and really wanted a good Sunday Roast ! Roast Lamb was our target and we asked at several places in Lynton only to find no one was offering lamb...More

Thank Nigel D
Management response:Responded 6 September 2016

Thank you Nigel for your review we are very please that your visit was an enjoyable one. It was lovey to see both you and your wife, sorry I couldn't spend more time with you both but we were a tad busy :) . If...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Atmosphere and service very good, very popular and were lucky to get in Asian food and choice was first class, book early..

Thank Richard W
Management response:Responded 2 September 2016

Thank you for your review but we do not do Asian food I think you have made an error here.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very friendly however wasn't impressed with the place. the carpets were disgusting the coffee not much betterMore

Thank 49teresab94
Management response:Responded 30 August 2016

Sorry to hear that your visit to Lily Mays was not to your liking. Did you mention to the staff regarding your dislike of the coffee?? This is such a surprise as we have compliments all the time regarding the quality of our coffee. With...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I had a cream cheese and cucumber sandwich with a tea and it hit the spot. My wife and daughter tried the scones which they said were very nice. Very pleasant view from front of cafe.

Thank BILLYDEREK
Gordonsue1963, Manager at Lily Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thank you Billyderek much appreciated that you have taken the time to send a review. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards Sue and Gordon

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great afternoon drink, great service, lovely location, staff friendly and efficient. Pricing was reasonable would happily recommendMore

Thank Lee L
Gordonsue1963, Owner at Lily Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thank you Lee for taking the time to send a review regarding your visit to Lily Mays. Both Gordon and I are very pleased we were able to make your visit an enjoyable one. Thank you again hope to see you again Best regards Sue...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, great service, reasonably priced. Nice location with good views of Lynton. Good selection on the menu, would definitely visit again.

1  Thank Lullabel86
Gordonsue1963, Owner at Lily Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Hi Lullabel86 Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent visit to Lily Mays in Lynton. We are very pleased with your review it is much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards Sue and Gordon

Reviewed 19 July 2016

This little cafe was a blessing in a time of need. My partner and I had a terrible night camping this night before with a storm leaving us with no sleep. We came to this friendly little cafe and had the best pot of tea...More

Thank StephanieLouise24
Gordonsue1963, Owner at Lily Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thank you Stephanie for taking the time to review your visit to Lily Mays in Lynton. We appreciate your comments and are very pleased that your visit was enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again if you visit Lynton in the future. Best regards...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very friendly welcome and a superb Teacake!.As we had done the Valley of the rocks walk early on a sunday,we found that Lily Mays were open when the other cafes were shut. A good find and will now use it as our usual stop!

Thank andrew t
Gordonsue1963, Owner at Lily Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Lily Mays in Lynton. We are very pleased your visit was an enjoyable one and we look forward to seeing you again. Best regards Sue and Gordon

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Castle Hill, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753972
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