In this blog we look at some of the best establishments to enjoy a Cream Tea in and around Penzance, Marazion and Land's End.
Cream Teas in Penzance
This is the most westerly major town in Cornwall and is situated in the shelter of Mount's Bay. Bordered by the busy fishing port of Newlyn it has a thriving community welcoming visitors from afar.
The Quirky Bird Cafe is a friendly cafe in the heart of Penzance service real homemade produce to its customers.
34 Market Jew Street, Penzance, TR18 2HT
A Cornish Cream tea consisting of a homemade scone served with homemade strawberry jam, Cornish clotted cream and a pot of tea £4.95 per person.
TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.7
"We ordered a cream tea & hot chocolate. Portion sizes were huge! Could not fault the price for what you got, loved the freshly warmed home-made scones. This was a lovely little find & the staff very polite & friendly."
The Orangery is a licensed cafe providing a relaxing atmosphere and has a sunny terrace overlooking the park.
Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance, TR18 4HE
Cornish Cream Tea consisting of two scones, jam, clotted cream and a choice of tea or coffee £7.25 per person, (one scone £5.25 per person).
TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.2
"Such a nice space outside to have a cuppa and something to eat".
Marazion Cream Teas
The picturesque town of Marazion lies on the south coast of Cornwall. Half a mile off shore is the beautiful island of St Michael's Mount, where at low tide a causeway links Marazion to the island.
The Copper Spoon serve an array of daily specials which are all freshly prepared, to take away and enjoy nearby.
Fore Street, Marazion, TR17 0AH
2 scones, clotted cream and a choice of strawberry or blackberry jam £4.00. A selection of tea or coffee from £1.90.
TripAdvisor 5.0, Google 4.8
"Takeaway scone with jam and clotted cream eaten with the best view of the Mount just down the side lane of coffee house.. Delicious and would highly recommend."
Set on the beachfront location, guests are able to enjoy the food and drink with views across to St Michael's Mount.
West End, Marazion, TR17 0EN
Two St Ives Bakery scones, Cornish clotted cream and Boddington Berries jam with a pot of tea or French pressed coffee £8.00.
Afternoon Tea is available, and in addition to the above, a selection of finger sandwiches, frittata and a fresh fruit tart is included £24.00.
TripAdvisor 4.0, Google 4.4
"Stopped here for a cream tea and it was exquisite! Service was warm and friendly, we had St Michael's Mount as our view and the whole thing was a lovely experience..."
The Cutty Sark offers a relaxing place to unwind, serving locally sourced produce.
The Square, Marazion, TR17 0AP
One or two Cornish scones, Cornish clotted cream, strawberry jam and a pot of tea or coffee £5.95/£7.95.
TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.6
Cream Teas at Land's End
Famous for its unique location, natural beauty and stunning scenery, the headland is the most westerly point in England. Land's End is a popular visitor destination and many activities can be enjoyed all year round.
The restaurant, with its contemporary look, adds a light and airy feel in which to relax and to take in the spectacular views across the Atlantic Ocean.
Sennen, TR19 7AA
Two homemade scones, jam and Cornish clotted cream with a choice of hot drink £7.95.
TripAdvisor 4.0, Google 3.8
"A great place to sit and eat, with lovely views out to sea".
A family run cafe, offering fresh and exciting menus using predominantly local and seasonal produce.
Trevescan, Sennen, TR19 7AQ
Homemade scones, jam and clotted cream with a choice of hot drink £6.50.
TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.7
"Fab cafe serving delicious cream teas and great coffee".
All prices quoted are correct as of June 2023.