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The Met Cafe Bar at The Metropole

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The Metropole Hotel Station Road | Station Road, Padstow PL28 8DB, England
01841 532486
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bryan, Texas
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friends and I really enjoyed our dinner here. My plaice was superb. I'm guessing this bar shares the kitchen with the Michelin Guide listed restaurant next door. I also had cream tea here and it was lovely.

Thank lmwc123
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stayed at the Metropole for a few days - the food in cafe bar was good with an excellent selection.

Thank JLSmith007
Wailuku, Hawaii
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Really bad food. I mean really. Chips straight from the freezer, old cheese and stale crackers. Lackluster service. Go to Padstow to eat. This place is dismal.

Thank Cathy O
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The beefburger we both had was quite nice and service was fine, but the cafe bar is so depressing that it just completely ruins the experience. We couldn't wait to leave and didn't bother with deserts....

Thank Chris L
Newbury, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Had yet another amazing stay at The Metropole. The food and service once again was amazing. There is no need to pay high prices at Steins when you can enjoy at the Metropole.

Thank cromwellhoward
Waipukurau, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

An extensive and varied menu including many local specialties. The crab cakes were particularly nice and we can recommend the pig cheeks or the fish curry. Good service and great view overlooking the harbour

Thank Ian S
Porthleven, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

stayed at the Metropole at Padstow which caters for dogs on the ground floor. an amazing hotel with a traditional feel. The staff were very polite,helpful and nothing was too much,even offered a dog sitting service while we were out.A bit more expensive than some but def worth it. ideal base to explore the surrounding area wiil def be back

Thank pauledwards9
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I visited here a few weeks a go and was very disappointed. We chose to go here for afternoon tea. We did not get a choice of sandwiches, the bread was dry. The "treats" were different to the menu, we were not offered any tea. The staff behind the bar were extremely rude and were more interested in talking amongst... More 

Thank Sophie B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is very much the bistro restaurant, but do not think for a minute the standard is lower!! perfect homemade food the burgers are ground beef and are beautiful, make sure you are hungrey!!

Thank Marian H
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Went there because we were in Cornwall doing a road trip and figure we go have afternoon tea in Padstow. Hotel staff were very helpful, the staff in the restaurant were slow... Afternoon tea was below average, there was no macaroons, the smoked salmon didn't even have the blood like taken out which was inedible. Took a while to pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $32
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Metropole Hotel Station Road | Station Road, Padstow PL28 8DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: 01841 532486
  • This restaurant is at Metropole Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?