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Polreath Tea Room

Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
+44 1720 422046
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“scones” (14 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of us stopped here for lunch on our visit to the island. We had homemade bread with soup and a cheese plate, with coffee and elderflower cordial. It was busy at lunchtime, but they coped very well. They keep the menu simple and...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a quick pre-lunch visit to Polreath. Time for a couple of coffees and a shared slice of delicious carrot cake. Sat outside in the sunshine, sheltered from the blustery wind and admired the immaculately manicured garden. Food and drink great as always and...More

Thank PeaEmm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, what an experience staying at Polreath our first ever visit to the Isles of Scilly, the hosts Sarah, Jason and Neil where so welcoming from the start and nothing was a problem as far as they were concerned. It was a home from home...More

Thank sylviawilsher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely welcoming tea rooms just a gentle stroll from where the boat from Tresco arrived. Delicious cakes, coffee & tea served in the beautiful gardens.

Thank BarbaraMNottinghamUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again we visited here if only for the ginger biscuits ! No disappointment there Seer you next year,,,,

Thank philipEastbourne
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Had the nicest cream tea here. Warm scones, nice clotted cream and strawberry jam with a lovely pot of tea. Sat in a beautiful garden. Faultless.

Thank Rachelhelenlewis
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the st Martin's campsite and we booked into the polreath.....we had a thai green curry and we have to say it was stunning....friendly staff greeted with a smile ....we sat out side having a drink and the chef bought us out...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Gorgeous setting in the garden, with the birds and trees. Food and drink here is mid range price (it is Saint Martins after all) but was tasty - I think we had the bread selection and some sort of cheese and chutney baguette. I remember...More

Thank Cazzachameleon
Reviewed 18 October 2017

After walking around the island, which included a stop at the distinctive, massive white and red day mark, we had lunch at this restaurant. It is very poplar so expect some delay at the ordering counter. However, the food is wonderful and worth the wait.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Polreath's famous Monday Curry evenings are a must when staying on St Martin's - but do be sure to book well in advance, or you will not be able to get a table. Delicious light lunches, too. Quality personal cooking and service with a...More

Thank Jeff T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Town, TR25 0QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Martin's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 422046
  • E-mail
Visit our family run tea room for delicious homebaked cakes, freshly prepared lunches, afternoon cream teas or just a local beer. A warm welcome awaits you in our conservatory, plantsman's garden or traditional Scillonian glasshouse. Open April to September, Sunday to Friday, 10:30 to 16:30. Lunch served from 12:00 to 14:00. Cream teas available from 14:30. Located next to Polreath Guest House.
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