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Hoe Road, Plymouth, England
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea

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  • 20
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 7
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great view

Great view of the Plymouth sound good food very good salad and lots of varieties of drinks and food amazing to sit up here when the suns out

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Vanderhessan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nice location but the eggs were undercooked, the bacon tasteless and the sausages were cheap and full of gristle. Won't be returning unfortunately.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Having come to trip advisor to write this review, I can clearly see our experience was not a one off... here goes anyway. Ordered two full english all day breakfasts at 11.59am, with a couple of coffees. Sat down and waited, coffee was going cold well before 12:30pm, at which time we asked where the food was and were rudely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great view of the Plymouth sound good food very good salad and lots of varieties of drinks and food amazing to sit up here when the suns out

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Wife and I had tea, coffee and cakes here mid afternoon, a delightful place to stop and ponder over the views of the harbour coffee was very good , cakes though pretty average most of them prepacked, staff were ok but not the friendliest. Would recommend for the views and the venue is quite pleasant, they do breakfasts and lunches... More 

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

Smashing cafe with a fantastic view, had the best Greek salad ever. It is right on the Plymouth sea front & I was suprised at how big the bowl was it was full to the top with lettuce, tomatoe, cucumber, sweetcorn, feta cheese, olives, red onion & a lovely dressing, the staff were very nice & friendly. I felt like... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Love it here, beautiful setting, nice staff, very helpful! Happy to find out they did soya milk coffee and even gluten free cakes. Will be going back soon I hope !

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

lovely breakfast, polite staff, really cleaver, and handsome boy, great view, frendly space, good music. most visit. one of best views in england.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a great spot to stop for coffee or a bite to eat situated along Hoe road tucked underneath so look out for it. Coffee was great , a great place to enjoy the views. Steps leading down, easy to park on the main road, metered

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I noticed this place a while ago and finally decided to pay it a visit. It's in a great little spot with views in to the Plymouth Sound. A perfect location on a sunny day. We ordered two coffee and a flapjack, of which all were really great. The coffee was really nice and was all a reasonable price, I... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Visited this place for a couple years now and it simply has one if the best views in the city, the coffee is good and value is much the same as most coffee places. Constantly updating the small cafe, first with the canopy and now with improved decking. Visit in nice weather its great!

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Additional Information about el cafe

Address: Hoe Road, Plymouth, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hoe Road, Plymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?