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Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Breakfast
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All reviews scones pizza paninis cream and jam cake lovely little cafe lovely cream tea sit outside watching the world quick service tea room car park tasty food warm welcome teas takeaway village
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Reviewed November 22, 2021 via mobile

They opened an hour later than advertised. And yes, we waited the full hour. There are no other coffee/scone alternatives in Polperro, so who could blame us? When they finally opened, the lady was rude and overcharged us. And to top it all off, the...scones weren’t even delicious! Take your custom elsewhere.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 18, 2021

One guy in his own working very efficiently, I had a cream tea hubby had a sandwich both were delicious and very quickly served. Very pleasant guy would definitely recommend

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 9, 2021 via mobile

We were looking for tea and scones at about 2.55 in Polperro. We headed hopefully to the Bean and Scone, having made a special trip. There was no indoor seating on a wet day, and only two small tables outside on a very busy street....We decided to keep looking. We came back about 1/2 hour later only to find they’d completely sold out of scones and cakes. We were astonished. What happened to tea at 4pm? We never got to try what looked like very good scones. The lady behind the counter was the friendliest lady we met in Polperro.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

unhad a gluten free after non tea. Scone,cream a d jam. very tasty. efficient service too, staff very friendly too

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

This is a very tiny coffee stop which serves up great cakes sandwiches and panini also offering take out. We regularly stop in when visiting our relatives in the village and are always met with a warm welcome, delicious coffee and cakes including gluten free.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

Lovely cream tea and very good value. Super welcome from the owner. Love the window seat with the open window. This place is the perfect stop off between the car park and the town!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 4, 2021

Early morning, before the holiday rush, in need of a coffee and something tasty after a long drive you wend your way down the main drag into Polperro, and come across the bright blue, bold signs for Bean and Scone, a tea room with a...twist. Offering both inside and outside seating, you have choice of watching the world go by on the side of the busy street, or sitting in the cool interior admiring the artwork and photography of the locals. As the only customers, the owner (presumed) was more than happy to talk to us about life in Polperro; about the tourist season, the bleakness of the winter, and how the community came together to get through COVID. Definitely a lovely place to stop, before getting into the busyness of the harbour, where there are queues for every placeMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 18, 2021

Welcoming and friendly owner . The scones are delicious and sandwiches were nice . We were served promptly.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 10, 2021

Very helpful and caring staff. Cheerful and chatty staff. Lovely quick and tasty service. Paninis were wonderful - big enough for us to share at lunch time. Coffees and milk shakes were superb. We did buy scones every day - we would highly recommend the...Apple Scones. The gluten free scones were hard and we could not eat them. Dog friendly.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 8, 2021

Dropped in for paninis and tea, and so glad we did! A friendly welcome and quick service. It wasn't fancy food, but straight forward and tasty. Very happy!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Christine C
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Response from Bear_Claire86 | Reviewed this property |
I dont own this place either and yes they should be open in september but im mot sure about the pizza bases as they probably buy them in! Y not try getting the phone number of the internet and givie tgem a call before you... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bean and Scone

Yes, Bean and Scone offers takeout services.

Yes, Bean and Scone is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Bean and Scone is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5