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“A great place to enjoy a real tea or coffee !”
Review of Mr Billy's

Mr Billy's
Ranked #35 of 187 Restaurants in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 16, 2013

This odd-shaped tea house is nicely decorated and the welcome is warm.
It is an interesting place to enjoy a proper cup of tea or coffee, and it is obvious that the owners take a great pride in their establishment.
Oh, and I can thoroughly recommend the poppy seed cake - excellent !

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Thank rotiel321
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

We wanted a 'Cream Tea' and we spotted Mr Billys almost tucked away just off Chapel Street in Penzance. We sat down in a nice clean and friendly cafe and the tables were well spaced. There were even a few comfy chairs to sit in.
We were disappointed to be told that due to a large party of people just before us (it had been raining though), that they had 'run out' of scones.
Instead of leaving, we decided to stay and we both had a Croque Madame (toasted ciabatta with ham, melted cheddar & mustard) and they were delicious.
With mine, I had a 'White tea' and expected to be given a teapot with a teabag in it. i was pleasantly surprised when the tea was served. I was given a 3 minute timer for the loose tea leaves inside the teapot (inside a strainer) to brew, and there was enough tea for nearly 3 cups.
They have a fairly large selection of fresh teas (over 40), and the food menu seemed substantial enough for us to want to go again, unfortunately not until the summer hols.

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Thank billy1910
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

We called into Mr. Billy's for a cup of coffee - which was delicious- some of the best coffee available in Penzance. Service was very quick and unobtrusive. Although we didn't eat this time there was a great specials board full of healthy tempting bites. We wll certainly return here again and try out some of their suggestions. Nice to see that it has a 5 rating from the Food Standards Agency, although you could tell from the cleanliness in the customer area.

Altogether an interesting little spot, quirky in design and shape but well worth a visit.

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Thank Cornishsnapper
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

I love cafes, and living in Penzance I am very well served, but Mr. Billy's is my favourite, I go to it often. They sell tea and coffee by weight as well, so you you can have your choice of a very wide range of teas and coffees - if you're not sure the warm and friendly staff will advise you. Their food is delicious, although their cakes can be a bit dry on occasion. It is never loud, but it is children friendly, a very nice feeling there. More over, it's very reasonable. Oh, they have free wifi too.

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Thank Sarae B
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

fabulous range of fresh teas/coffees to drink on the premises or take away. quite a small, odd-shaped place but very friendly & good food to match. great coffee/lunch venue

Thank sandi f
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