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Fat Apples Cafe

The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
+44 1326 281559
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (49 reviews)
“salad” (83 reviews)
“apple crumble” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place many of times and the food is lovely freshly made to order and presented lovely , the portions are good and friendly staff

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have friends that rave about this place but it just doesn’t do it for me. If you like weird soup or little salads made up of “ interesting “ ingredients this may well be the place for you? If you want a sandwich, then...More

Thank eeyore2017
FatApples, Owner at Fat Apples Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our cafe...I am sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Just in case you mis-read the menu we are offering 5 different sandwiches (as a minimum) and tea is always available in a mug for £1. Thankyou. Jacci Jourdan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a whim while passing had an excellent lunch for a very reasonable price.exceeded expectations.we will be back.

Thank roger h
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Superb staff- great service. Most delicious burgers with accompanying salads we've ever eaten. Fantastic crab salad- very generous portions. Sat outside, lovely atmosphere. Kids enjoyed tuna bap and I really creams. We will return ASAP :) We LOVE Fat Apples

Thank Cat770
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Beautiful home made food & friendly atmosphere. Every individual plate of food is presented beautifully with tiny Pansies, Marigold petals & Borage flowers, Toast cut into little Heart shapes etc, & depending on what dish you order, there is usually 3 or four little mixed...More

Thank FionaJumunjy
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This is our third visit here now and we have enjoyed every single meal. A particular mention should go to the delicious , thickly cut ham, the inventive salads that come with most of the meals (we particularly loved the beetroot and horseradish) and to...More

Thank Seth I
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

been past this place a couple of times before but never gave it a chance,what a mistake,stopped for lunch,amazing burger with lovely salad,came back for breakfast,again top munch!and one more burger stop on our last day!good to meet freddie and the staff,unusual place with a...More

Thank graynik
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Never having been to St Keverne before I wasn't expecting the narrow lanes to get to this out of the way cafe, but it has to be said it was well worth it. We arrived quite late but the staff were welcoming and helpful. The...More

Thank blackstareasyrider
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Great place for brekky! Not your every day food, creative twists to standard fare. Roast / fried apple with a full English lovely (I'll be doing it at home). The produce is fresh and very tasty. The meats where excellent, leaves you asking where can...More

Thank Pastorclarke
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Don't miss out on this cute establishment between Porthoustock & Porthallow on the Lizard. I wasn't too peckish when we pulled in so I ordered a simple cheese sandwich. What turned up was about the best elaboration on a simple theme I've ever seen. The...More

Thank Ed R
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October 13, 2017|
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Response from FatApples | Property representative |
hello there and yes we are wheelchair friendly inside and out. We will be closed from Monday 30thOctober for 6 weeks though...but open until then.
June 8, 2017|
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Response from wwb24 |
I'm just a customer but they sure are!! They even have a resident handsome chap so your dog will have to put its best foot forward lol it's a fab friendly to All place. Hope that helps. Bowl of water etc for your dog too. 😊
August 13, 2016|
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Response from RHill19 | Reviewed this property |
message them directly on their facebook page. I think that they are. If not the harbour lights cafe at Coverack nearby is a great spot for breakfast. Right on the beach with fab views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  St Keverne
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 281559
  • E-mail
Open 7 days a week from Easter until the end of October Half Term. last hot food will be served at 3:30.

- Fat Apples will be closed from Monday the 30th of October and will reopen on Thursday 14th of December
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