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Cream tea

Pleasant tea room friendly people, very good cream tea with lots of choice. Enjoyed visiting the... read more

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Peter K
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London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed a lovely morning here

Very interesting place to visit. Lovely coffee shop and the staff were so nice, keeping our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
patweb
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Glasgow, Scotland
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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Watermouth Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
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+44 7554 310176
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Reviewed today

Pleasant tea room friendly people, very good cream tea with lots of choice. Enjoyed visiting the mill on the premises

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting place to visit. Lovely coffee shop and the staff were so nice, keeping our grandchildren entertained.

1  Thank patweb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are staying anywhere near Hele you must visit the Old Mill Tea Rooms. Myself and my wife indulged in Afternoon cream tea to share, with a Cheese & Chuntney sandwiches accompanied with kettle crisps and salad. We decided to have a savoury and...More

2  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a bit hidden away but if you like your cream teas this place is worth finding. Lovely old fashioned tea room with lovely staff and a nice garden area. Best cream tea ever but would recommend just having 1 they are very filling...More

1  Thank wanda073
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely environment to sit and enjoy a lovely afternoon gluten-free cream tea . The service was friendly and efficient. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many times over a few years has become a regular haunt . I don't need to ramble on .it's exactly as it says on the tin. ENJOY!!

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent run by volunteers only all are very friendly and helpful very reasonable prices clean and great to take the kids Tracey very such a nice lady

Thank Marian U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting Hele Corn Mill Tea Room after reading on their website about their award winning cream teas! We walked from Ilfracombe on the sw Coast path so was well ready for some refreshments. I have to say the service...More

Thank LeanneKettle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my parents here for somewhere different to have a coffee and a cake. They cater for all sorts of allergies like dairy, nut and they have 3 vegan cakes too. Brilliant selection of cakes from lovely people. A truly enjoyable experience and the...More

1  Thank sophiewood4d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

between the 4 of us we had both savoury and sweet food, all made on the premises. warm scones , super sandwiches and cakes better than any I have tasted previously. Large pots of great tasting tea and best of all for me was home...More

Thank JaneMRW
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Mark H
29 October 2017|
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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
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Gracetommacsen
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
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ummabdillah2010
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
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