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Locks Victorian Tea Rooms

18C High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
+44 1643 822001
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ginger scones” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
“cake” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18C High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during the Christmas Dunster by candlelight. A group of us just wanted a warm drink and a snack and we were not disappointed. The food was good and the service, even on a buisy evening, was very efficient. Will certainly make another visit if...More

Thank Mjvhav
Reviewed 1 November 2017

after visiting here last year we had to have the ginger scones with honey, and we were not disappointed. The home-made mushroom soup was very good to, as was the ham/cheese door step sandwiches. Amazing value and in a converted Victorian school, the gardens are...More

Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Dunster village for the day whilst staying in Minehead. Someone had recommended this tea room to us and their wonderful cream tea. We had a lovely lunch outside then went back for afternoon tea. The ginger scones with honey were something we've never...More

1  Thank Amyoakes
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We wanted to visit Dunster for the day. My family lived there briefly when I was a child. I looked on line and chose the Tea Rooms for our lunch. We were very pleased with everything. The setting is charming and the staff were very...More

1  Thank FionaKingMclaren
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good quality and good choice of food is accompanied by a great environment. Service is quite quick, and the staff are friendly.

Thank Gryke
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you go to Dunstar, go to Locks! Nice setting in the Victorian school house, friendly staff, great food, but watch the size of the portions! Inside tables if wet, but the outside setting are lovely in the sunshine. The prices are very good and...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We always stop here when in dunster as it has a lovely cobbled courtyard to sit and enjoy your lunch. The cream teas and cakes are delicious - I'd recommend them! A plus for us was that there is a garden that leads straight back...More

Thank Maz H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I wrote a review of the Locks restaurant a couple of years ago and wasn't too complimentary BUT this last week we visited the tea rooms on two separate occasions - lunch and cream tea. On both occasions our experience was very pleasurable. The food...More

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 18 September 2017

After a visit to Dunster castle, we called into our favourite tea room for a late lunch. This time we sat in the sunny courtyard, as we had our dog with us. It was very nice that the tearoom outside areas are non-smoking, a big...More

Thank horseymum_11
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A pretty cobbled tea garden (with indoor area). Friendly staff. They understand gluten free e.g. have the right bread, and looked on the label to identify which milk shakes were gluten free.

Thank Rose2009_9
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22 August 2015|
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Response from Pez130 | Reviewed this property |
Had a look on Google and it said 10am - 5pm daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18C High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Dunster
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 822001
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