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Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe

Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
+44 1208 872668
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Ranked #5 of 16 restaurants in Lostwithiel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $24
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
St Germans , Cornwall
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The nursery has a large range of plants including many rare and exotic species which makes it a special place to visit for anyone with a passion for plants. The new shop and cafe building is beautiful. It is also situated in a stunning location. The cafe provides good basic meals when open. The lunch time menu offers a good... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Can't fault this place but arrive before 12 to avoid the rush if you're there for lunch...creative menu and everything freshly made. Bring back the scallops and chorizo!

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wales
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Enjoyed a leisurely Sunday afternoon walk up to these nurserys , restaurant serving lovely food, and lots of plants and flowers to buy.

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Was a very nice nursery, in a beautiful location. The walk to the nursery from the cottages was definitely worth it. Unfortunately we didn't feel the cafe lived up to the hype, service wasn't what we had expected.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This was a lovely cream tea and although quite pricey was worth every penny. The other dishes we saw looked and smelled delicious. Superb service and delightful setting.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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152 reviews 152 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

One of the great joys of the UK countryside is the plethora of nursery-gardens with cafes. National Trust properties are undeniable favorites, but there are many private venues, like this one, which are almost without exception viewsome and delightful. Open, bright, airy, with really good cream teas and desserts, it's well worth the trip up the hill from Lostwithiel to... More

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Every time my family come down to visit a lunch at the Duchy is a must. The shop is full of tempting but extortionately overprices goods, but the cafe serves wonderful food at reasonable prices for the area. The seating is comfortable and views over Restormel castle are beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went to the cafe for a snack and ended up staying for a few hours - the coffee and food were great (particularly the desserts), the nursery was well stocked and the shop had a broad range of items including clothes and an interesting gifts.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Had lunch here. There was a very long wait to be seated. The restaurant was busy but there were plenty of tables that wee not fully occupied. Perhaps a re-think about sharing tables would help. Also give the opportunity to meet other people. When we were finally seated the service was rapid and the food was good. A pleasant setting... More

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Retford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

A very popular place, the restaurant was packed for Sunday lunch and its also busy at breakfast times. Good coice of foods and reasonable prices. Have a look around the plants as well, some interesting and unusual stuff

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