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Kavorna Cafe & Bistro

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Seafood, European, Gastropub
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Hugh Town, TR21 0LL, England (Formerly Kavona)
01720 422660
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Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Serving freshly prepared home cooked Breakfast, Lunch and Bistro style...
Serving freshly prepared home cooked Breakfast, Lunch and Bistro style dining. Also offering take away hot and cold snacks, a variety of teas, speciality coffees and home made cakes.Enjoy great food, casual dining and a friendly atmosphere where families are always welcome.We also cater for large groups.'Simple food by Scilly people'
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, great service, lovely atmosphere and a great location!

Once you arrive on St Mary's this should be your go to place for take-away pasties, sausage rolls, sandwiches. The location is perfect as the cafe is in the centre of Hugh Town and on the main road from the quay where the Scillonian docks. The service is generally quick (and I say generally because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2013
Georgia D
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Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We have visited Kavorna every time we go to Scilly. It is well located in the centre of Hugh Town. We have used it as a cafe during the day; we have not eaten there in the evening. The cafe is quite spacious but the ambience is not particularly welcoming. We have found it to be clean and generally the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Once you arrive on St Mary's this should be your go to place for take-away pasties, sausage rolls, sandwiches. The location is perfect as the cafe is in the centre of Hugh Town and on the main road from the quay where the Scillonian docks. The service is generally quick (and I say generally because you will have to wait... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Once you arrive on St Mary's this should be your go to place for take-away pasties, sausage rolls, sandwiches. The location is perfect as the cafe is in the centre of Hugh Town and on the main road from the quay where the Scillonian docks. The service is generally quick (and I say generally because you will have to wait... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A great choice of food (including gluten free cakes) and beverages, good quality and the staff were really helpful and friendly. Reasonably priced too.

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Penryn, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Went on a busy August evening. We hadn't booked but they kindly managed to squeeze is in (although a server in the background sniffed at us not booking). We had seen the high tripadvisor score and boyfriend was craving a burger so having glanced at the menu and seen they served it we sat down. Beautiful little table with both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I visited Kavona on a rainy Summer's day so ordered soup and Homemade bread. The soup was good, but the bread was the highlight! Plenty of seating and great value for money.

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Sheffield, UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

If you want a milk shake made with powder and flapjack that has the consistency of fudge, this is the place. Looks good from the outside, but it's a cafe and it should be all about the food, not the presentation. Very disappointing

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Epsom
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45 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Right in the heart of St Mary's. Great for breakfast if you have just arrived by plane - early!!! Minibus from airport will drop you in the middle of town almost opposite this little place. Very nice toilets!

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kidderminster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Bit cafe like but the food and service was top notch' prices spot on' try the gooseberry roped mackerel' mmm

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Simple food well served. This is a nice little restaurant whether for breakfast lunch afternoon tea or dinner. Family friendly and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hugh Town, TR21 0LL, England (Formerly Kavona)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
  • Phone Number: 01720 422660

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 27
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Serving freshly prepared home cooked Breakfast, Lunch and Bistro style dining. Also offering take away hot and cold snacks, a variety of teas, speciality coffees and home made cakes.Enjoy great food, casual dining and a friendly atmosphere where families are always welcome.We also cater for large groups.'Simple food by Scilly people'

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