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The Elm Tree

The Elms Penstraze, Truro TR4 8GB, England
+44 1872 560836
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Elms Penstraze, Truro TR4 8GB, England
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We have just visited the Elm tree for a cream tea ,so nice it's off the beaten track,parking easy,it had a nice little garden to enjoy a gorgeous cream tea with beautiful fresh scones would highly recommended this cafe.

Thank DUFTY057
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a trip back from Truro, was looking for a nice cream tea before our holiday was over and the Elm Tree did not disappoint! Delicious big scones with jam and cream and a lovely pot of tea. Would recommend, lovely little tea room...More

Thank graceykins_
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I have been to the Elm Tree many times with friends and family, either for coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. Each time the service has been first class, food delicious with a warm and friendly atmosphere always. I was very surprised to read a poor...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We were looking for fresh baked scones and found them here - cheese or plain. I thought I saw someone with fruit scones but we weren't offered any - disappointingly. We had cheese and plain scones. They were very nice. The staff seemed nice enough...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Very long waiting time, forgotten order and unprofessional handling from staff when we mentioned the forgotten order twice

Thank ccc2705
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Fantastic home cooked food and excellent cream teas. Open 10 - 4 Small and welcoming excellent value for money

Thank sandraemma9
Reviewed March 13, 2017

My mother and I called in for lunch a couple of weeks and were very impressed with everything, especially the home-made cheese scone which came with my mum's soup and the wonderful lemon and blueberry sponge. Very nice baked potato with roasted veg and feta....More

2  Thank Sally B
Reviewed March 2, 2017

The soup and cheese scone is the very best. Cakes are out of this world as is the cream tea. Soup is handmade, thick and delicious. Cheeses scones full of cheese and flavour, light too. Cakes and cream tea to die for.

1  Thank mabel044
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times & it's always lovely as homemade food but today it was marred (after we spent over £30 for lunch for 2 of us) by them cutting a slice of chocolate cake in half for us to take away @ £3....More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We called in on the way back from a shopping spree in Truro. Perfect stop off for coffee, tea, cakes and a super-sized hot, white chocolate. Cakes were delicious - so many to choose from!

Thank lee m
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Questions & Answers
Peter H
February 3, 2017|
Response from Theelmtree2014 | Property representative |
Yes we do our soup i gluten free & we can do any of our toasties with gluten free bread. We also have a cake option most days.
January 14, 2017|
Response from Theelmtree2014 | Property representative |
Yes we can do any of our cakes or toasted sandwiches or paninis as take away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Elms Penstraze, Truro TR4 8GB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 560836
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Set in beautiful tranquil surroundings on the rural outskirts of the City of Truro in Cornwall, The Elm Tree serves fresh Organic coffee, Cream teas, light lunches and cakes.
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