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Southern Cross Tea Rooms

High Street, Newton Poppleford EX10 0DU, England
+44 1395 568439
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cream and jam” (10 reviews)
“scones” (35 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
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High Street, Newton Poppleford EX10 0DU, England
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2017

A really quaint place. My husband and I were in the area to meet up with some friends who booked us in for a cream tea during our visit. There were 7 of us in all. 2 had the eggs and salmon meal which looked...More

Thank Jayem1952
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review we are really pleased you enjoyed your cream teas we'd be happy to let you know the recipe

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Came to the Southern Cross as an American student in 1981 and remembered it so well I wanted to return on my next visit. Unfortunately, it took 36 years to get back to Devon. The owner is new (since 10 years) but he has kept...More

Thank hansenjimidaho
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you very much, glad we came up to expectations; we really enjoy meeting people who have visited in the past and listening to their tales of previous visits

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

30 years since having our first Cream Tea at the Southern Cross and was pleased to find that the quality and quantity was still as good if not better. Highly recommend.

Thank Valerie S
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review glad you enjoyed your cream tea, hope you enjoyed the rest of your day

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We've used these tea rooms for nearly 40 years and although ownership has changed the cream teas are consistent. Great garden setting if the weather is good. A little taste of heaven in Devon

Thank merlin03
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Enjoyed a delicious late lunch, followed by cream tea. Scones were delicious, with dishes of cream and jam plentiful. We were even given pots to take our left over jam and cream home( or in our case back to the caravan to be enjoyed the...More

Thank magicOldham
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your review ,glad you enjoyed your cream tea sorry about the weather the garden is'nt getting used much this year.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Absolutely wonderful cream teas, we have become regular visitors this summer taking all of our friends here! Scones are always wonderfully light, you get loads of jam and cream! Would highly recommend :)

Thank Porkinsthepig
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review ,hope you can sit in the garden next time you come

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at this lovely Tea Room about 3pm and were able to sit out in the pretty garden where there were about 6 tables with many more covers inside. We ordered two half cream teas plus a chocolate cake slice and clotted cream with...More

Thank steveprotheroe
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you glad you enjoyed your cream tea and the garden

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Friendly owner, large dining area for lunch and cream teas. Room okay, facilities need some updating but served the purpose. Breakfast was very good, choice and service.

Thank alastair n
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is THE BEST cream Tea ever !!. Freshly baked,warm scones with huge dishes of real clotted cream & strawberry jam + big pots of fresh tea. If you don`t come here for a cream tea--don`t bother with anywhere else !!

1  Thank Ray H
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you very much really pleased you enjoyed your cream tea

Reviewed 11 May 2017

The garden at the Southern Cross is the perfect setting for a cream tea. The interior is a little dark and dreary so if you have the chance visit on a sunny day. There aren't many elements to a cream tea so everything has to...More

1  Thank Ian H
Timothy F, Owner at Southern Cross Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you; really pleased you enjoyed your cream tea in the garden

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startrek592017
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Response from Timothy F | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry,we do allow dogs in the tea room
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
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Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Newton Poppleford EX10 0DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Poppleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 568439
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