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The Old Bakery

Branscombe, Branscombe, England
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (24 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Branscombe, Branscombe, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The surroundings are beautiful and picturesque with tables and chairs in the garden. You get a proper cup of tea and we took our cream tea home to eat........absolutely fab!

Thank Darcytt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a Monday afternoon, half an hour before closing time. The staff were friendly and helpful and had no problems with us arriving late in the day. We had a cream tea. The scones were homemade and delicious and the clotted cream...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly off the beaten track. Opposite the Forge and village hall in Branscombe. Very quaint. 7 tables outside, more inside. Counter service, friendly staff. National Trust owned property. No entry fee. Lots of historical items on display. Cream tea very popular. Not pricey. Lovely gardens.

Thank 732MichaelW732
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We took the cliff walk from Beer and spotted this opportunity for a cream tea. We were not disappointed. Fresh scones - a little too crumbly - and lots of clotted cream and jam. Tea pot for 2 was ridiculously small but we asked for...More

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The Old Bakery is situated in a beautiful orchard next to a stream in the picturesque village of Branscombe. We went there for lunch and had good-value and tasty food, served by very attentive and friendly staff. It’s dog-friendly, and the cakes are amazing! We’ll...More

1  Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The tea was very weak, coffee not much better. I looked forward to my fresh crab sandwich only to be horribly disappointed by two slices of bread smothered to death with margarine and enormous amount of mayonnaise with some crabmeat. The latter also had bits...More

2  Thank Inus74
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Visted today and what a lovely place, friendly helpfull staff, I would say award winning cream teas best in Devon

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Really good cream tea served by very friendly staff. Ploughmans served to other customers looked good. Shame the opening hours/days are limited.

1  Thank royaloak2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Old Bakery Tea Room in the Devon village of Branscombe is a quaint little restaurant. We found the service very good, and reasonably priced, in spite of the lack of competition in the village. It's located on the Branscombe Historic Walk, which takes about...More

2  Thank aramis
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely food very friendly staff and helpful food is lovely and wholesome as u would come to expect from national trust great place for all ages

Thank Dunkyt1980
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Branscombe, Branscombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Branscombe
National Trust - Part of the Old Bakery, Manor Mill and Forge in Branscombe.
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