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Sandleigh Tea Room & Garden

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Moor Lane, Croyde, Braunton EX33 1PA, England
+44 1271 890930
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We always call here after doing the Baggy point walk. How kind they were to welcome us even though I think they were officially closed or closing. Carrot cake 3 times which we all enjoyed with a huge pot of tea and hot water to top up. Not rushed and had a lovely chat - that's just how it should... More 

Thank DGD3020
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Cute, cosy and beautifully styled this lovely little tea rooms serves the freshest, fluffiest and largest scones with jam, clotted cream and a large steaming pot of tea- absolutely perfect after a drizzly walk on Croyde beach! The walled gardens and the oyster catcher shop are perfect too!

Thank Joanna H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So we travelled here after researching highly rated cafes in the area for a nice lunch for my Birthday lunch. After paying £4 to park (and being assured by the attendant that this was 'cheap' because their peak season charge is £7) we went into the cafe and thought it had a nice feel and a nice menu. Unfortunately they... More 

Thank Charlotte and m... P
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11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Slow service but stuff are very friendly and easy going. Small space on the inside which isn't ideal when the main door keeps opening and closing every 2 minutes on a busy day letting the draft in. Would be quite nice outside on a sunny day I think.

Thank Matt P
Yatton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best cream tea I've ever had, hence the return visits, fresh PROPER strawberries amazing light and fluffy scones, beautiful walled garden setting. defo worth a visit, including the wonderful little onsite shop, buggy friendly in most areas

Thank Pinkniccy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A unique Tea Room with a very personal feel. We have enjoyed many fabulous lunches in the beautiful tranquil garden. Scones with cream, jam and strawberries were the best we have ever tasted. If you're visiting North Devon - it is well worth a visit.

Thank Melanie M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After a gorgeous walk over Baggy, its always good to sit in the Sandleigh with a cup of tea and a fresh warm scone with home made jam and clotted cream . Devine. It does get very busy as its only small, and not many places to sit. Sandwiches and pasties seem to be quite expensive , but the pot... More 

Thank AGManchester
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot with a beautiful garden nice tea and cake but very slow service and only about one table inside so you need a warm and still day as we got quite cold and wind blown.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Found sandleigh after walking from woolacombe, was the perfect place for a much needed fuel stop before walking back. Could hardly eat the prawn sandwich as there was so much filling. Cream tea lovely too. Nice garden setting.

Thank Takkamm
Worcester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After our walk to Baggy Point we found the Tea rooms perfect for a relaxing drink and cake. Excellent staff and a comfortable setting helped to make our visit momorable

Thank Ivor P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moor Lane, Croyde, Braunton EX33 1PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton  >  Croyde
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 890930
Sandleigh is a National Trust property which opened its doors as a tea room & garden in May 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?