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“Great beachside cafe” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Swanpool Beach Cafe

Swanpool Beach Cafe
Swanpool Beach, Falmouth, England
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Ranked #78 of 168 Restaurants in Falmouth
Cuisines: English
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great beachside cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Have been here several times,but went on boxing day had hot mincepie with icecream,also a hot chocolate,the seating is outside but they supply poncho's,staff friendly great beach location,be prepared to wait as this café is very popular,the one's that serve decent food in Falmouth usually are.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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London
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Sloooow service.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

The cafe is in a lovely setting and looks very inviting, but we didn't eat here because the service was just unbelievably slow. There was a fairly long queue of about 8 people. We waited for about 10 minutes and the same people were being served for the whole of this time. So we gave up. There is a notice saying 'please be patient, our food is freshly prepared', so I don't think I'm the first person to have been unimpressed with the service. They need to employ another person or look again at their approach.

Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Best breakfasts and location in the area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Small cafe on the beach, breakfasts are great with reasonable choice of English food. You can have practically a complete breakfast in a bagette. Seating is outside nut not too worry if it's chilly they supply you with a poncho, just great sitting outside eating with this view

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Had a lovely lunch here (chorizo and cheese melt), very yummy! Good size portions of food, quick and very friendly service and within a lovely setting overlooking the beach. Well worth a visit! Would definitely visit again next time I am in Falmouth!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge
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159 restaurant reviews
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272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
“Great setting on the beach, scrummy ice creams and tasty wraps”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Yes I agree with one of the previous reviewers who suggests that some people may be confusing this with Gylly Cafe. There is no inside seating here, but outside seating with umbrellas. I have always found the service friendly and quite prompt. The ice creams are some of the very very best that I have ever tasted and the wraps and soups absolutely delicious!! The cafe has a great setting, with the beach and sea ahead and the nature reserve behind. There is also wivi here in the cafe. Highly recommended!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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