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5 Paddons Row | Brook Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0HF, England
+44 1822 612888
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (14 reviews)
“granary bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Paddons Row | Brook Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0HF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indulgent warm fruit and plain scones, plenty strawberry jam and thick cream plus large ‘endless’ pot of Tea £5.20. Spot on.

Thank Stellajhemmings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had had several recommendations for Donella's so gave it a go on a chilly Saturday morning. A pleasant and airy café which is obviously well used to dealing with a high throughput so the service was very brisk. Good coffee and will try the...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tucked away up an ally, this place deserves seeking out. The menu is interesting and unusual, but the wait for simple food was far to long, good job the weather was good. Nice basic food but different, well presented (mine was a cold meal so...More

Thank scimitarss1
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely experience... food and drink great, only disappointed by the guy working there who asked not to use bin in the bathroom as it had only just been emptied. In addition as we had a pram and had moved a couple of chairs around (mindful...More

Thank flex666
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The coffee here is good, snacks are a bit ordinary, but tasty nonetheless The guy who runs it is more like a camp commandant who doesn’t mind dressing down his staff in front of clients. I really think it’s time he packed it in, he...More

Thank miltonkoi
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We stopped in for a coffee and a cream tea, because my daughter said she had never had a cream tea [we are from New Zealand]. The cream tea was fantastic, with fresh scones and tasty cream. But the thing that really pleased me was:...More

Thank Pete_Katikati
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Everything time we are in tavistock we always head to Donellas for lunch or coffee. Tucked away in the little precinct, you can sit inside or out if the weather is good Food, coffee and service is always good If you are in the area...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This cafe is up a little side street but is well worth finding. Excellent home made food and gluten free options. We will certainly be returning. Room for a couple of cycles outside.

Thank rufousanded
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped for afternoon tea. Good service, great cakes and good selection. Quiet, clean and perfect spot

Thank debponeskis
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Been her many times always great coffe and drinks, to day excellent ham sandwich, with a generous portion of ham , lovely , just one very slight problem today, one in our party has Welsh Rarebit, I would say to make it even better toast...More

Thank Buxtonbelle07
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Fran R
30 May 2017|
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Response from Lesley S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I would think so They are keen to serve everyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Paddons Row | Brook Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 612888
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