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Periwinkle Tea-room

68 Selworthy Green | Selworthy, Holnicote Estate, Selworthy TA24 8TP, England
+44 1643 863341
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (40 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
68 Selworthy Green | Selworthy, Holnicote Estate, Selworthy TA24 8TP, England
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Monday lunchtime. Although it was just a bit too cool to sit outside, we were very happy sitting indoors and made use of the free wifi. The food and service was good. We had 2 sandwiches, one beef and horseradish and...More

1  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The setting was lovely, as was the food and value for money, but unfortunately the service let the visit down. First I was nearly overcharged for one of the drinks I ordered at the till. Then the coffee and walnut cake, of which there were...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Came across this gorgeous tearoom whilst walking around Selworthy. The whole village is beautiful .The homemade cakes were scrumptious and a very large piece of carrot cake and a pot of tea ( 3 cups worth ) was a very reasonable £4.50 .Dogs are welcomed...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife and I have visited Periwinkle Cottage in Selworthy very many times over the past 25 years and we visited again last week. Although the ownership has changed recently the quality of the food has continued to be excellent. On this occasion we had...More

Thank Colinalbon
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Possibly the most beautifully situated tea-room I've been too. Random stop on the way home from Exmoor as just caught the sign on the A39 out of the corner of my eye. Sat in the garden, out came the sun, a plate of lovely warm...More

Thank Classic-car289
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Set in the National trust village of Selworthy . The tea rooms are under new management and we spent a lovely hour chatting to the new owner who was very friendly and welcoming, over a cup of coffee and an excellent slice of cake. As...More

Thank cruiselady88
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Back in 2015 I reviewed Periwinkle Tea-rooms giving it the title “Perfect Cream Tea Experience“ I knew that Periwinkle opened this season under new management so I thought I‘d re-visit to see how it faired. Well the good news is that thankfully the new team...More

1  Thank J R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Some years since we were last here, then it was always busy. Today it was not busy at lunch time, although the tea and coffee were both hot and served at the same time as the food which was very nice. Did think that some...More

2  Thank Mike V
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Went to periwinkle tea room on a Sunday as a treat and I have to say it definitely was a treat great food, great shop and fantastic staff. Definitely be coming back. Well done

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Called in at lunchtime for a toasted sandwich which was delicious. Cakes looked good but we didn't have time to indulge in a cake as well. This is no longer a NT tea shop but very nicely appointed and there is a garden to sit...More

Thank Somersetgirl
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you make homemade wholemeal scones ?
15 April 2017|
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Response from darcher1 | Reviewed this property |
yes all home made
Do you have soya milk?
2 March 2016|
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Response from PeriwinkleTeam | Property representative |
We do indeed have Soya Milk.
what is included in the brunch. is it just crossiant/pastrys & juice? what time to do you have to take it with a visit from 10am-2pm thank you,
12 November 2015|
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Response from Anne-Marie1963 | Reviewed this property |
...but you can have the cream tea at any time. Why would you want anything else??
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Selworthy Green | Selworthy, Holnicote Estate, Selworthy TA24 8TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Selworthy
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 863341
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