9 Of The Best Cream Teas Near Newquay

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Newquay, on the North coast of Cornwall, is a popular holiday destination especially for those with a keen interest in surfing and offers plenty of choice for where to go for a traditional Cornish cream tea.

Café Cloud


Cafe Cloud Newquay Cream Tea


54 Fore Street, Newquay, TR7 1LW

Situated close to Newquay Harbour, Café Cloud is a café with a vintage twist.  They have lots of gluten free options on their menu.  Wheel chair and dog friendly.


Cornish cream tea (gluten free also available)

1 large fresh baked scone, strawberry jam, Cornish clotted cream and a pot of tea for 1 £4.25

Cream Coffee – same as Cornish cream tea but served with an Americano, Latte or Cappuccino £4.75


TripAdvisor 5.0, Google 4.7

This is a well decorated friendly café with a warm atmosphere.  There are many positive reviews on TripAdvisor ‘scones are to die for’ and many comments referring to the beautiful china tea cups. 

Hawkeys Café


Hawkeys Café Cornish Cream Tea


St Mawgan, Newquay, TR8 4EP

Hawkey’s Café is situated opposite the church entrance in the beautiful village of St Mawgan.


There is certainly a lot to choose from at Hawkeys Café.  The selection of cream teas is amazing, from a traditional Cornish cream tea, savoury cream tea, Italian cream tea and plenty of other varieties.


TripAdvisor 5.0, Google 5.0

The extremely positive reviews all refer to the delicious fresh food, whether it’s a traditional Cornish cream tea or a full English breakfast the reviews do not disappoint. 

The Garden


The Garden Tearoom Newquay


Trenance Cottages, Trenance Road, Newquay, TR7 2HW

The Garden Café is set in the middle section of Trenance Gardens with beautiful scenery, perfect for escaping the beaches.


Cream Teas are served all day

Cornish Cream Tea £6.25

2 scones (fruit or plain) served with jam, Cornish clotted cream & a pot of loose tea for one

Savoury Cream Tea £6.75

2 cheddar scones served with chutney, a wedge of locally sourced cheese and a pot of loose tea for one.


TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.5

 Very positive reviews, delightful location, friendly staff, fresh food and lovely décor.

Fistral Beach Hotel


Fistral Beach Hotel Afternoon Tea


Fistral Beach, Newquay, TR7 1PT

With some of the best views in Cornwall at Fistral Beach Hotel what better place to come and enjoy an afternoon tea.


‘Storm in a teacup’ afternoon tea £18.00

‘Storm in a teacup’ afternoon tea with a glass of Prosecco £24

A selection of savoury sandwiches, quiche, scones, jam, cream, cakes and sweet treats.  Gluten free is available on request.


TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.5

Delicious afternoon tea, friendly staff very professional and attentive, excellent facilities and views to die for were a few comments left by previous customers. 

Paulines Creamery


Paulines Creamery Newquay Cake Counter


20 Bank St, Newquay TR7 1AY

Paulines Creamery is a family run tearoom centrally located in the pedestrian area of Newquay.  Split over 2 floors, ground floor being a takeaway and first floor being a tearoom and bakery.


Cornish Cream Tea £5.50 (Jan 2020)

Two scones, Rhodda’s clotted cream, jam & pot of tea for one.


TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.7

Great value for money, delicious scones, friendly staff, plenty of options to choose from and dog friendly. 

Cosy Nook Tea Gardens & Restaurant


Cosy Nook Tea Garden Crantock


Langurroc Rd, Crantock, Newquay TR8 5RB

This lovely tea room is a family run, dog friendly tea garden in the lovely village of Crantock.  As well as serving delicious fresh food there is a gallery where five local artists show their work.


A selection of breakfasts, sandwiches, Ploughman lunches, Cornish cream teas, Callestic ice cream and also Cornish Pasties are available.


TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.7

Pretty courtyard setting as well as seating inside, delicious cream tea, idyllic village, very relaxing and welcoming. 

The Atlantic Hotel


Atlantic Hotel Newquay Afternoon Tea


Dane Rd, Newquay TR7 1EN

Built in 1892 this waterfront hotel is a 7-minute walk from Fistral Beach.  The views are stunning and are definitely not to be missed.


Cream Tea £6.95

Afternoon Tea £16


TripAdvisor 4.0, Google 4.2

The staff are very helpful and friendly, gorgeous hotel, spotlessly clean.

Gwenna Teahouse


Gwenna Teahouse Newquay Cornish Cream Tea


Porth Beach Rd, Newquay, TR7 3DR

A Lovely family run tea room by the sea.  Locally sourced ingredients and produce.  Friendly dogs welcome.


Cream Tea £5.75

Two warm homemade plain scones with strawberry jam, Rodda’s clotted cream and a pot of tea for one.


TripAdvisor 5.0, Google 4.8

Delicious cream teas, great views and very friendly staff were a few of the very positive comments about Gwenna Teahouse. 

Pentire Hotel, Sixty Bistro


Pentire Hotel Newquay Cornish Cream Tea


Pentire Avenue, Newquay

Sixty Bistro is on the Pentire Headland just outside of the Pentire Hotel.  Take in the amazing views with Fistral Beach on one side and Crantock Beach to the other.


The Cream of Afternoon Tea for 2 £23.95

Pot of tea for 2, sandwiches with a choice of 2 fillings, 2 homemade scones, strawberry jam & Rodda’s clotted cream, 2 chocolate cannoli, 2 lemon or chocolate tartlets, 2 macarons, 2

Chefs lemon posset

There are also 5 other cream tea options at Sixty Bistro.


TripAdvisor 4.5, Google 4.4

Lovely setting, large portions, professional and polite staff, friendly atmosphere.

See also where to go for a cream tea in Padstow and St Ives.


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