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The Cosy Tea Pot

13 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NH, England
+44 1395 444016
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (37 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
13 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we only went in here for some take away teas, the staff were very friendly and did not ignore us when we explained that it was too far for our 88yr old mum to walk and could we get some teas to take out....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Whitten101
Reviewed 7 December 2018

This is a delightful tea room at the bottom of the High Street in Budleigh. The welcome is warm, the tea and coffee hot and the cakes are even hotter. Our visit was during a very wet week in November and this was a haven....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lambiguity
Deborah G, Co-Owner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to The Cosy Teapot and appreciate you taking the time to let people know about us, I hope you will visit us again if you are in the area again...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here and had the cream tea which was fabulous. The service and food were excellent; lovely staff and delicious scones. This place is definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this absolute gem by accident and it was clearly our lucky day. We received a warm welcome, excellent tea, cake and hot chocolate and service with a smile. The waitress was very helpful and everything was reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend popping...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Deborah G, Co-Owner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Cosy Teapot and hope that you will visit us again when you are next in the area Deborah and Tony

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this afternoon. As per previous visits food and service was bery good but we found ourselves surrounded with 4 dogs. Nothing against dogs but to eat our food in these circumstances was not very nice experience in such a confined area.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Colin D
Deborah G, Co-Owner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your review and for the positive comments regarding the food and service, we try very hard to ensure the tearoom provides quality food and service, we are sorry to hear that your visit was blighted by the presence of the dogs, we...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in after walk along the beach, first place we cane across open for a drink. Place seems nice and welcoming. Asked for 3 hot chocolates at £2.60 each to takeaway, pretty much going rate EXCEPT.... the drinks were freshly made right in front of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KatieT886
Deborah G, Joint Proprietor at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

We are sorry to hear that your experience at The Cosy Teapot was not safisfactory, we pride ourselves on the quality of the food and drinks that we serve. The member of staff that served you yesterday was still in training and I was monitoring...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

This cafe offers teas, sandwiches, baked potatoes etc. I had a crab and prawn 'open' sandwich consisting of a single slice of unbuttered sliced bread, with a small salad at the side. It cost just under £10. Not particularly tasty, and expensive. Interestingly, in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeremy B
Deborah G, Owner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit and the food that you selected, firstly I must point out that we are a traditional tearoom and not a cafe, to make a comparison to a Lebanese restaurant is unfair as the...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

After a windy walk along the beach stopped here for coffee and cake Drinks and food ok, But very surprised (had to go to cashpoint) that this cafe only accepts cash(sign inside saying no debit cards)and does not have a customer toilet Always try to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Deborah G, Partner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We are sorry to hear that you felt compelled to leave a poor review following your visit to The Cosy Teapot, but are pleased that you enjoyed your food and drinks. Our customer toilet is situated at the rear of the tearoom, which is indicated...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Very friendly tea shop with lovely Devon cream tea and lots of other meals to choose from, new owners and I would like to wish them all the best 👍 Still nice to sit outside in the sunshine in late October! 🌞

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank J-J6x
Deborah G, Partner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Cosy Teapot and we look forward to welcoming you again if your in the area again Deborah and Tony

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We called in for lunch whilst staying in the area. This is a cosy little cafe with nice friendly and helpful staff. They use chintzy bone china which is a nice touch. On our lunch visit, we had crab sandwiches, lovely, thick cut brown bread,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Deborah G, Owner at The Cosy Tea Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cosy Teapot and we look forward to seeing you again if you are in the area 😀

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Hello we are dog friendly and we can accommodate a wheelchair thank you Deborah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:30
Monday
10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:30
Thursday
10:00 - 16:30
Friday
10:00 - 16:30
Saturday
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Budleigh Salterton
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 444016
  • E-mail
Description
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT FROM MONDAY 7TH JANUARY 2019 RE-OPENING ON FRIDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING CUSTOMERS OLD AND NEW Unique Cosy Tea Room providing a variety of Tea's and Coffee's, Hot and Cold food, Cream Teas and Selection of Cakes, Gluten Free options available, all served in the traditional manner on Royal Albert bone china tableware. Friendly table service with a welcoming smile, pleasant outside seating area. Please note that we do not accept credit/debit cards but there are several cash machines in close proximity Afternoon Tea available (please telephone to pre-book) Well behaved Dogs welcome (A Dog free zone is available for our non-dog owning customers)
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