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The Thirstea Co


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, Fast Food, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Cornwalls hidden gems. A lovely tea van run by lovely young people. A great place to pause for a while after a walk down along the coastal path from Portscatho or up from St Anthony's Head.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RLM555
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Small and local shop providing Cornish food and drink for visitors. Very helpful staff and not only expensive considering it is the only "cafe". Quality items for sale with a few picnic tables.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Derek B
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We enjoyed our lunch at The Thirstea Co after an enjoyable walk from Place via the Percuil river and Porth river (would recommend!). The very reasonably priced pasties were most welcome along with the drinks and cake and the owners are very friendly. Our only...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank PVilly
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch at The Thirstea Co after taking our dog to Towan Beach, the pasties were lovely and fresh, we also decided to have a cake before leaving. The fruit scone with jam & cream was again very good, ideal place for lunch before...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dave L
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem! Great place to visit for lunch or a drink and cake! You can go for a walk and stumble upon the van and the beautiful location next to the beach! The people are very kind and accommodating; highly recommend this place to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Rachel Louise H
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Stopped here after walking the coastal path, greta little van and well priced to. Nice seating area and dog friendly

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Chris S
Reviewed April 17, 2019

We may have only been walking around 40 mins from Portscatho to Towan Beach but coming across the Thirstea Company truck was like finding a water hole in the desert.....with toilets....and a Cornish accent. OK, it wasn't like being in the desert but who cares....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank andykayevents
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

What a great little tea truck.. thankfully open on a blustery day. We delighted in delicious hot chocolates and steamy fresh tea

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 273jacqueliner
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We had been for a walk to the beach with the dog and stopped off for a nice cuppa tea and cold drink on our way back to the car

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nickj406
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Really good coffee. Yummy cake and sandwiches. Lovely people. Excellent recycling facilities. Seating is outside among some National Trust buildings with a loo and a tap with a water bowl for dogs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melanie N
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March 12, 2018|
Response from sjtraveller2013 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, the courtyard is accessible, but the floor surface is a bit uneven.
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