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The Old Forge Restaurant on Dartmoor wins best Afternoon Tea Award

The Old Forge Caffè and Restaurant in Chagford, Dartmoor, has had lots to shout about recently. The Old Forge was judged as having the best cream tea in Devon by independent cream tea reviewer Ditch Townsend, who has tasted over 250 cream teas in the county. The Old Forge Restaurant - Best Cream Tea in Devon! In September 15 the Daily Telegraph coined the Dartmoor-based café as "Britain's best cream tea" whilst The Times wrote "the cream of Devon teas". Now the Café Life Awards has crowned the Old Forge Caffè & Restaurant the winner of the Afternoon Tea Experience...

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Independent cream tea reviewer Ditch Townsend shares his latest finds!

A guest blog from local cream tea expert Ditch Townsend on his top 5 finds from May... They begged me not to eat their cream tea. “Come back after 2.30pm,” they said, “the scones will be freshly baked,” they said. That’s Exeter’s Tea on the Green for you. Too fastidious, by far. I ploughed on in my quest; now or never! It was large. It was hot. Could extra freshness have improved the buttery shortbread crunch as the scone’s glazed crust succumbed to me? Might not the dense and delicious cake-biscuit core be better for having matured overnight? My saliva...

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Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge

About the Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge The cream tea challenge is a route across Dartmoor that incorporates 16 great tearooms and hotels that sell Devonshire cream teas. With its stunning scenery Dartmoor is the perfect place to enjoy a cream tea, or 16! Its open expanse makes Dartmoor perfect for walkers, with the most well known trek being the ten tors adventure where students hike between 35 and 55 miles across Dartmoor on a route that takes them between 10 Dartmoor tors. How the Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge Works The Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge is a fun on-going event that can either be walked, rode or driven....

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50 Of The Best Cream Teas In Devon

Cream Teas in Devon Full Size Map   The Best Cream Teas in Devon by Region Exeter and East Devon Cream Teas Torbay, Plymouth and South Devon Cream Teas We hope you find this guide to some of the best cream teas in Devon useful and don't forget that we deliver Devon cream teas by post as gifts for those wanting to enjoy one at home from anywhere in the UK. North Devon Cream Teas 1 - Nelly May’s Parlour, Ilfracombehttps://www.facebook.com/nellymays1/ Nelly May’s is a new tearoom opened July 15 serving cream teas daily to Ilfracombe and North Devon. They’re fast building...

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