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Mrs Jackson's Victorian Tea Rooms

High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PS, England
+44 1643 863400
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PS, England
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Proper old fashioned tea room and probably the best scones we had on the trip. Décor might not be to everyone's taste but it's nicely done.

1  Thank Freybird
Reviewed 11 May 2017

New owner is a cheerful and welcoming host. Lovely china settings perfect for tea. We had breakfast of one full English & one scrambled on toast with scrumptious mushrooms. Assortment of home made cakes looked very tempting. Loved it.

2  Thank 705Lorna
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We just wanted to have a quick coffee before heading to board walking in Porlock and found this place. The place looked like as if we have time tripped back in the Victorian time where there are lots of old furniture and decorations and not...More

1  Thank whoisthatchild
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Set on the high street through Porlock, keep your eyes open as it is easy to miss the tea rooms, (as you go down the hill its about 50m from the church, on the left hand side). The speciality tea rooms to take you back...More

Thank christopherpratt
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this little tea room yesterday for breakfast. We were drawn in by the sign saying we welcome muddy boots and dogs... We were with our 2 boys and dog so this sounded perfect. (My son spotted the sign.) What a beautiful little tea...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've never felt the need to write a review before, but....the other half and I popped in for an afternoon tea on Sunday afternoon and were delighted with our choice - really a cut above your average tea room. Everything from the scones to the...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were blown away when we stepped into mrs jacskons tea room it's only small but definitely has the wow factor. The lady who runs it alongside her husband has thought about every detail it is like being in a sitting room they even dress...More

Thank Talia121
Reviewed 4 April 2017

What a lovely place. All the cakes, crumpets and scrumptious scones are homemade and there are plenty of delights to chose from along with a wide variety of leaf teas. Everything is served up on bone china in a room with a roaring fire. Unlike...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a lovely visit to the tea rooms and was pleasantly surprised. The breakfast we had was superb, great food and the choice of tea's was brilliant. Well worth a visit.

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Muddy Boots and Dogs welcome. Thank you for our lovely meal today! It was rather lovely! However I did have food envy when I saw the tiered plate full of sandwiches and cakes on the table next to us!! Ahhh well I can order them...More

Thank Tagglez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 863400
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Mrs Jackson’s Victorian Tea Rooms provides its customers with a warm nostalgic welcome. The menu is simple home cooked food specialising in afternoon tea. Locally sourced ingredients and a wide range of teas supplied including speciality teas from Miles' of Porlock. The menu caters for everyone. Everything is totally homemade providing healthy light meals with Soups and Daily Specials too. Cream teas, Cakes etc all served on Vintage crockery in a traditional surrounding.
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