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Ben's Crib Box Cafe

South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
+44 7851 604350
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast bap” (6 reviews)
“eggs bene” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here twice during our weeks holiday, The chef is very friendly and makes you feel so welcome. We had the Crib box and the large breakfast Everything cooked well and so tasty and set us up for the day. Both times we were...More

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here for breakfast after visiting the lobster hatchery across the road. Delicious eggs bene (eggs, ham and cheese) freshly cooked and coffee. Relaxing atmosphere. Friendly staff. Very affordable.

Thank Neeshee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in padstow so we poped in to this lovely little cafe it couldent be nicer we went on a monday morning and there was a lovely older couple serving they couldn't be more helpfull then went back on saturday morning before we came home...More

1  Thank tilly2006
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

What a gem! Friendly service, suburb food and clean and well maintained cafe. My wife and I stopped here after a 4 hour journey and we were not disappointed. Really nice to see that it is enjoyed by both locals and tourists. I would thoroughly...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed October 17, 2017

On our way home we used to stop in for breakfast in Wadebridge,not anymore,after seeing Ben's Crib Box Cafe in Tripadvisor we will be regulars here. I had the big breakfast at £7.75.It had everything you could wish for in a full English breakfast.It was...More

2  Thank parkerjazz
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

You just cannot beat the quality vs price of Bens. Willing to modify his meals for the customer. Had the big breakfast which was amazing especially for the price in Padstow and my partner had beans on toast with poached egg. Coffee is proper filter...More

1  Thank Darryl C
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service & food very helpful staff 10 out of 10 Looking forward to our 2018 trip Many Thanks Carl

1  Thank Carl E
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Value for money, Tasty Traditional Breakfasts, Can Highly Recommend A Visit, Don't Let It Put You Off If All The Seats Are Taken At First Visit, Well Worth Popping Back

1  Thank Scrann
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Tried out this little gem yesterday and was really surprised and pleased by the freshness, quality, friendliness and service. The food was freshly prepared, very tasty and cooked to perfection. Considering Padstow's reputation for expensive and more exclusive establishments this was a treat, sitting right...More

1  Thank CornishTraveller52
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Family been going here for a while now and always raving about it and I can say I was not disappointed- piping hot food, clean and friendly service. Portion size just right and at £5.50 including a hot drink it's not overpriced crap like many...More

1  Thank Trisha1811
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Questions & Answers
Adrian S
February 23, 2017|
Response from JanRMidlandsUK |
We took our dog in today. They were fine with that, but it was not too busy at the time - only 2 other tables occupied
Adrian S
February 23, 2017|
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Response from neilandcasper | Reviewed this property |
I'm not too sure as the place was rather small only had about 8 tables. Breakfast was nice tho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 7851 604350
Small café situated on South Quay, next to the old Railway Station House, in Padstow. Serving breakfasts, lunches and snacks at great value. Open Mon - Sat from 8.00 am and Sundays from 9.00 am. Slightly different menu on Mondays and Tuesdays. All food cooked to order using quality, locally sourced suppliers.
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