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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: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast

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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 6
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  • 3
    Terrible
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 little spot to stop for a break and enjoy the view

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
pippa599
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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211 reviews 211 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
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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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We visited this place on Sunday morning for a late breakfast. Ok we were 8 people but we waited over 60 mins for our food, but we all only had bacon sandwiches or toast so hardly rocket science. How on earth does it take that long. We spent over £40 for the drinks and food which was expensive for what... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Poor service with no flexibility. Cleanliness was a little bit dodgy eg dirty crockery and the cook handled money then preparing food without washing his hands. We waited for food for a long time whilst new customers were served drinks which obviously takes president over food at this establishment. We will not return and would not recommend it. It is... More 

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PLYMOUTH DEVON
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Been here before and the Coffee is excellent and the food is nice. The Staff could be happier they all seem do serious wish they would be less intense. Service was very quick.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Having discovered this little gem, I'm not sure if I want to add a review to let all know how wonderful it is and then not be able to get a table at weekends! We go most weekends now and grab a coffee / hot chocolate or maybe two... Louise who seems to be one of the most regular ladies... More 

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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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