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Plant Cafe

1 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 428144
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tarts” (24 reviews)
“frittata” (20 reviews)
“cake” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing wrong with the tea and coffee on my visit to Plant Cafe with my cousin today, though we both said the carrot cake was not as good as our own! HOWEVER, we experienced shockingly poor customer care here. As we were putting on our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, super helpful staff and great drinks and snacks, (will come back for lunch someday.). Went to get some caffeine into my sleep deprived son, he asked for an extra shot in his flat white and staff advised him that they already put two...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sunnywin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this cafe last year whilst on a visit to Exeter & thought it very nice so decided to give it a second go as once again in Exeter on Sat 3 Nov on our way down to South Devon. We were glad we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location on the edge of Cathedral Green means it is easy to get to from the main shopping streets, and has a lovely outlook from the large windows or the outside tables on a sunny day. Lots of cities used to have a vegetarian...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fiona S
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I had a lovely vegan frittata and my wife had leek, cheese and potato pie. Both served with interesting, healthy and tasty salads with chickpeas and lentils. Staff we dealt with were all helpful and friendly. We sat outside and I can see that the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Haydn P
Reviewed October 13, 2018

It is humbling to see that still, such a place offers, smiles, polite service, fair prices and green powered foods that can so recharge your body and spirit! The quality of the dishes are just to die for. And as I have been testing many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank phdgillon
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I visited today to treat my toddler to a decent hot chocolate. Unfortunately we experienced unhelpful and unfriendly staff. I highly rate the food and drink here however it is very unsuitable for prams. I am aware of the lack of space inside and was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in the shadow of the Cathedral this small cafe is packed with delicious salads, snacks and lunch treats. A little cramped but a small price to pay for the yummy fayre! If an ethical and eco approach is a must then you can relax...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris E
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazingly close to The Cathedral we really enjoyed our food and drinks here. Goats cheese tart was delicious and brownies nut and chocolate crazy. Good service. What's not to like?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank A2674HViand
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Would have scored a five if the salads were tastier and staff not quite as cliquey. Fabulous banana and chocolate cake and coffee very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Londoner1010
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February 6, 2018|
Response from EssexBound123 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dogs so not sure! Maybe ring and ask the cafe so that you are not disappointed.
Frances E
July 9, 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer not the owner. I would give them a ring 01392 428144
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 428144
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