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Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe

Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
+44 1208 872668
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (118 reviews)
“cakes” (44 reviews)
“venison burger” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
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131 - 140 of 442 reviews

Reviewed August 21, 2016

Every time I come for a visit to the West Country from the United States, I ask my partner if we can please go to the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Café. We have visited about 5 or 6 times now and we have always...More

1  Thank giles41
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Thank you so much for your very kind review, which is not only generous but extremely well-informed! It was a pleasure to read. Thank you also for your return visits and we hope to welcome you back here soon, as does Peggy the cat too!

Reviewed August 18, 2016

We went here for lunch and we were not dissapointed, what a shame that when I asked if I could have brown bread and not the white roll and was told I could....it came with the white roll, so I asked for the brown and...More

Thank Chantelle W
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Thank you very much for your review and that you enjoyed the food. Please accept our apologies for the jug of water and the roll. However busy we are, we strive to avoid such mishaps. We do hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed August 16, 2016

We popped in here whilst on holiday in lostwithiel. There is a lovely gift shop which is worth a wander round although very expensive. The garden centre is stocked with lots of unusual plants and it was very interesting to have a wander round. We...More

Thank petrina d
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review. Our chefs and plant team very much appreciate your kind comments! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Lostwithiel and that you visit again soon.

Reviewed August 13, 2016

As the title says, we arrived in the middle of a power cut and all the catering staff had been sent home. I thought this a terrible shame as years in the trade have taught me there is always something useful to be done, even...More

Thank MrsDoasyouwouldbedon
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Thank you so much for posting a review and for your kind words about our shop and Nursery. I am so sorry that you visited during a power cut. I can understand why you might have felt perplexed by the lack of staff but that...More

Reviewed August 11, 2016

The cafe was well set out and had a rustic atmosphere, the waitresses were pleasant and came to take our order right away , we chose the fish cakes and cheese soufflé , the meals were ok but nothing outstanding the meals had salad but...More

Thank lucy j
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to write a review and I am sorry that you found your meals a little underwhelming. We work hard to create some wonderful dishes which are generally very well-received but we understand that we just can’t please...More

Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Arrived early for lunch, 1130, and the restaurant was already busy. Nice atmosphere, lovely waiting staff and a super meal. I had the venison burger and my wife had the soup, both were well presented tasty and reasonably priced. Definitely one of the best places...More

Thank Martin S
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thanks very much indeed for your very kind review and we're very pleased that you enjoyed your lunch. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Reviewed August 7, 2016

We visited the garden centre on a recent visit to Cornwall and after spending some time wandering around looking at all the lovely plants in the nursery, we had tea and cake in the café. There is a nice gift shop there as well –...More

29  Thank Sandygranny
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review, for your kind remarks and for your visit. We hope you come to Cornwall again soon!

Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited today, beautiful building, lovely shop, cafe busy, good sign we thought so thought we'd stop for lunch. Some confusion over how the place operated no one seemed to be in charge to ask, but eventually worked out we should sit down and wait to...More

1  Thank Smithm42
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Thank you very much for posting your review and we are so sorry that you were left without any service for so long. Please accept our unreserved apology. If you would care to telephone the nursery 01208 872668 and ask to speak to the General...More

Reviewed July 30, 2016

First time we have been since the fire and it was rebuilt, What a wonderful transformation, stunning building. Sunny day, very relaxing, lovely cream tea, polite waitresses.Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank mollymooPlymouth
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Many thanks for posting your kind review and we're so pleased that you have made it back to us! We have to agree..it is a wonderful building with a great view too. Your comments are much appreciated by the team. Thank you.

Reviewed July 28, 2016

We saw a sign for this place when returning from the Eden Project to Looe. Access is by a narrow country lane with passing places. There was plenty of parking on site. It was waitress service and we were served quite promptly. The staff were...More

Thank DianeHKent
DuchyNursery, Manager at Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thank you so much for posting a review and for your kind words. We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and your cream tea - we hope you'll visit again soon!

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41traceyb41
July 25, 2017|
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Response from DuchyNursery | Property representative |
Good morning Tracey, thank you for your query and yes we do welcome dogs and their owners at the nursery. There is plenty of outside seating for the cafe with some tables and chairs in the glasshouse as well. We have water... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Lostwithiel
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 872668
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