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Duke Street Cafe

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duke street | newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance, England
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We will be closing our cafe in September 2015 as we are starting a family...
We will be closing our cafe in September 2015 as we are starting a family. Thank you to everyone for their custom and support.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best crab sandwich

What a lovely place! Nice decor, friendly staff and a great crab sandwich. You can sit outside or in, they cater for all tastes and have a good range of hot and cold drinks. We had the biggest and yummiest crab sandwiches we've had in Cornwall. You need to be hungry to finish them! Will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have been to this cafe before, but what really struck us this time was the lack of smiling faces from the staff and very somber atmosphere. But the biggest issue for us and many on this day l am very sure, was that the customer toilet was out of order, and on one of the busiest days of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you want standard breakfast/lunch café food (not greasy spoon), then this is fine. But for anyone who is not a general 'eat anything' type, Duke St Cafe has little flexibility to cater for diners such as a vegan. They did not even have soy milk or other non dairy alternative.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

What a lovely place! Nice decor, friendly staff and a great crab sandwich. You can sit outside or in, they cater for all tastes and have a good range of hot and cold drinks. We had the biggest and yummiest crab sandwiches we've had in Cornwall. You need to be hungry to finish them! Will definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great coffee, delicious food! This little cafe is tucked away so don't miss it! The crab sandwich was delicious, and a huge serving size too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Wonderful meal at this cute little cafe. My coeliac daughter is usually resigned to having a jacket potato when we go out. However, today she was so excited to find a whole section of the menu devoted to gluten free food, with options for altering the main menu to suit. The kids menu is also good, not being full of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A lovely little cafe with the best bacon sandwiches ever. The service, coffee and food were excellent. The only thing that lets it down slightly is the location bang next to a car park but apart from that an all round little gem.

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just a quick review of your wonderful ginger, walnut, and cherry cake. I called in for a takeaway coffee on my way through today, saw the ginger cake, and gave in to temptation. I am so glad I did as it was terrific! I scoffed it while waiting for the bus. I wish I'd bought two pieces (like the wise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Newlyn to find the Newlyn Point and failed! Oh well, lunchtime! We parked the car in a small pay and display car park and the Duke St cafe was right there. We sat at an outside table. The menu was interesting and the items on offer had obviously a lot of thought put into them. The specials... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Conveniently situated next to a small car park this is a nice little cafe/restaurant. We sat outside in the sunshine mid morning with a cup of coffee and reserved a table inside for lunch before exploring the locality particularly the array of small and large fishing boats docked in the harbour. After a couple of Gin & tonics in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited after seeing all manner of dishes online the food was so so advertised as toasties but not a breville insight!!! The manager was a very rude unpleasant chap with a silly moustache.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: duke street | newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

We will be closing our cafe in September 2015 as we are starting a family. Thank you to everyone for their custom and support.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?