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The Elm Tree

The Elms Penstraze, Truro TR4 8GB, England
+44 1872 560836
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Elms Penstraze, Truro TR4 8GB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with friends for coffee and cake - did not disappoint. Very nice coffee and very tasty cake - especially Lemon and Blueberry. Have had lunch there a few weeks ago - all the food is delicious. The pre booked Afternoon Tea is also lovely....More

Thank Shebee2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Family and I came here for an afternoon tea and cakes. We had hot drinks ranging from tea coffee, hot spiced milk (delicious) and hot chocolate. We had cakes and jam, cream and scones, very yummy. The staff were very welcoming and it's a cosy...More

Thank Wayne E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice little spot. Surprisingly busy. Only purchased snacks as we were passing by.very pleasant surroundings.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 9 of us went for drinks and cake. They had a variety of different hot chocolates so I tried one with honeycomb on top. It was lovely, as was the brownie I had with it. We all enjoyed various cakes and drinks...More

Thank Skippyhumbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had to find a little bolt hole while waiting to collect my son, I love the feel of this homely cafe, top quality coffee, and a range of snacks before the lunch menu starts. I will return x

Thank Niki V
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Had a lovely cream tea here with my family last week. Very friendly staff. Gorgeous homemade scones and cakes. They were able to cater for our daughter's gluten and dairy free diet too.

1  Thank woody4london
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. Good food, not a large menu but understandable as small cafe. Bit on the expensive side but not sure if all locally sourced etc so that maybe the reasoning. Will visit again definitely regardless. Great for kids too as very child friendly, even...More

Thank Saharasugar
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited today for a cream tea. Was just driving past when noticed the place. Very nice cream tea. Cakes looked lovely also. Good service. Would recommend

Thank Gemma P
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to eat and drink. We received a very warm welcome and even though the place was full we were informed that if we waited a couple of minutes then there would be a spare table. We sat outside in the...More

Thank Emmaren73
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful find!! Will definitely be visiting again, especially to find the pig!! And to try more cakes!

Thank Phil H
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Questions & Answers
September 30, 2017|
Response from DUFTY057 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and the owners have a beautiful Dalmatian so friendly
Elaine D
September 16, 2017|
Response from DUFTY057 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I only drink soya milk too, coffee was lovely
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $11
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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