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Top of the class cream tea

Visited Hele Corn Mill in search of a traditional Devon tea and we were not disappointed. The owner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Best cream tea ever!

We had the best cream tea with freshly baked scones and big pots of tea. We had cheese scones with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
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CASH ONLY. SEASONAL: Opening 24th March, 25 and 26th and then everyday from Friday 31st March til Monday 17th April for Easter. Then Friday, Saturday, Sunday and BH in rest of April, May, June, September and October. Everyday EXCEPT Saturdays in...more
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Watermouth Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
+44 7554 310176
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Hele Corn Mill in search of a traditional Devon tea and we were not disappointed. The owner is a wealth of knowledge and educated us on the Devon split scone. We enjoyed these as well as plain and fruit scones which were all excellent....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best cream tea with freshly baked scones and big pots of tea. We had cheese scones with cream cheese and onion chutney as well as the traditional scones with jam and clotted cream. Great way to soak up the late autumn sun!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You wouldn’t know that this lovely tea room was even there ! The cakes were lovely and the owners really friendly ; they gave the children games and puzzles to keep them amused and were very keen to please . I’d definitely go back for...More

1  Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A must see whilst visiting hele bay, lovely friendly staff, beautiful cakes in the tea room very dog friendly!

1  Thank Carlyann P
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Located establishment by pure chance off beaten track. Very quaint establishment and completely unique owner was very friendly and informative .Soup and food was delicious all family commented on excellent tasting food a pure gem.

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We stopped at this pretty, quaint little tea-room, as we had heard good things about it, and had a lovely lunch of homemade soup and home-baked bread roll. We then, of course, had to try the cream tea and shared one Devon split scone and...More

1  Thank shl6379
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited twice and were made to feel very welcome, as were our dogs. Amazing cakes, friendly welcome and great service. The chocolate orange cake was a firm favourite!!!

1  Thank andreawb
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The best Devon cream tea and cakes ever. Took family and friends celebrating my birthday. Very friendly owners and pretty tea room. The garden and corn mill are lovely too.

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Very pleasant tea and cake break with the lovely couple who run the tea room. Very helpful with suggestions of places to go.

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The Miller and his wife do the best afternoon tea. Go. Try the cakes. The devon split scones are amazing. Will be back again soon I hope.

1  Thank Ceri M
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Mark H
29 October 2017|
Response from Helemill | Property representative |
We are now closed until spring 2018 while we undertake renovation works starting with the Mill roof and then on to redecoration. Hopefully see you next year Regards the Miller
25 July 2017|
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Response from Helemill | Property representative |
If you were to walk it takes about 35 mins by road as we are the other side of Hillsborough (big rock by harbour) so walk round harbour and keep hill to your left and stay on main road by Thatch Pub at top of slope and we... More
26 March 2017|
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Response from Hele_Corn_Mill | Property representative |
There is no parking in the mill or Cornmill Close but you may be able to park in Watermouth Road which has no restrictions. The large public carpark is in Beach Road (to the left of Hele Bay pub). Parking is reasonably... More