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“MARVELLOUS BAKING IN TEAROOM IN SOU'WEST SCOTLAND”
Review of Penpont Tea Room

Penpont Tea Room
Ranked #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Thornhill
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Scottish
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Penpont tea room We visited this small village tea room at the end of a river walk on a lovely spring day. The walk starts just down the road from the tea room, passed the garage, over the bridge and the path starts just to the left. Follow the path next to the river and then turn right at the end and right at the T junction. It takes around 2 hours. The tea room is shared with the village Post Office and run by 2 ladies that make all their own cakes. Prices were very respectable and they're very used to walkers, even keeping cold bottles of tap water in the fridge. Generally a great little find.
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“MARVELLOUS BAKING IN TEAROOM IN SOU'WEST SCOTLAND”
Reviewed 30 October 2012

The Penpont tea room , in the small village of Penpont , near Thornhill , is well worth a visit . Superb baking and savouries make it a tasty treat in Bonnie Galloway . You can also conveniently post your letters or post cards in the post office section which shares the floor space . The Penpont tearomm is a real find just for the quality of its baking and cakes .

  • Visited October 2012
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3 Thank Angus L
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A real friendly place”
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Stopped in for a snack and found one of Scotland's gems. Honest, home made food, great coffee, and all made fresh on the premises by someone who knows how to cook, and just loves to feed people.
Excellent value for money. Thank God there are still places who use real food rather than serving things out of packets.
A proper village tea room, worth deviating off the A76 for.

  • Visited October 2012
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4 Thank KRittick
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“drop in cuppa”
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Was looking for a place to a cuppa and found the Tea room. Excelent staff, very friendly, great cakes and well worth a visit again

  • Visited September 2012
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4 Thank PeteThePod
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Kippford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great little find”
Reviewed 3 August 2012

This is a simply little tea room/cafe, trying to be nothing else (other than the local post office in the corner!!) but it was a great find.

Nice food, good prices and everything we ordered appeared to be cooked completely from fresh as it took a little while to arrive but was so worth the wait. We all ordered cooked breakfasts, which were perfect.

The staff are friendly and courteous.

  • Visited July 2012
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3 Thank justDAJ
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“scrumptious lunches”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Small but perfectly formed! A lovely find in a beautiful village. The collection of local history stories is an interesting read as you tuck into all that home made cake.

Visited April 2012
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2 Thank Miriam K
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