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The Cornish Cove

76 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RE, England
+44 7722 233384
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (32 reviews)
“cake” (12 reviews)
“mackerel pate” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
76 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleased to see this was open. We went in and were greeted warmly by the member of staff (owner?). She told us she had made mackerel pate that morning so we decided to give it a go. It was served with grapes, fresh...More

Thank CupcakeW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Port Isaac, walked past this little cafe on the way down and decided to eat there on the way back up from the harbour area. We were greeted by a lovely friendly lady who took our order from a wide and varied menu....More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After walking about for a bit decided to find something to eat before heading back to the Stargazy Inn and stopped in here for a sandwich and drink. Food was good as was the service. We sat in the little bay window area so were...More

Thank travelerted
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Seat covers need a good wash. Poor quality coffee. Lots of items unavailable due to delivery not having turned up. Extremely strong smell of curry; far stronger than most Indian restaurants... probably best to avoid.

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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Our tea and cake experience was a huge dissapointment. It became very apparent that the conversation with a friend was more important then serving the customers. We placed our order but we received half of what we asked for. I was left standing waiting to...More

Thank kfm92
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice ice cream here. Even though there are only around 5 flavours the person running it gives you a lot more than one scoop of ice cream.

Thank leoshipley
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Visited on a recent trip to Port Isaac really glad I did. Made to feel really welcome. Small but really quaint. The best cream tea I have had. would recommend.

Thank 4mirk9wood
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived from the car park along the costal path to be greeted by The Cornish Cove and had a warm and friendly greeting from two lovely ladies....the food and coffee didn’t disappoint and the premises were spotless....thank you

Thank kazwills
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Official!! The best cream tea in Cornwall !! Friendly service, dog friendly and the best cream tea you will find in Cornwall.. Thanks to Mel for allowing Teddy into the “Cove” he enjoyed the treats with clotted cream

Thank markywmark
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice today on our visit to Port Isaac, firstly we stopped off for a cream tea which was really nice & resonably priced, we then returned later in the day for a traditional Cornish pasty, again the food was lovely & well...More

Thank Aimee N
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7 August 2018|
Response from melaniem716 |
No sorry Matthew, I do hope you find them. Mel
Richard J
16 March 2018|
Response from 187047PeterR | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not connected to the restaurant. My wife and I were simply customers at the back end of last year
penny s
4 September 2017|
Response from paparoo1669 | Reviewed this property |
I believe 9-5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 7722 233384
A Vintage Tea Room and Takeaway, specializing in cream teas, scones, meals and drinks, centrally located in Port Isaac, known by Doc Martin fans as Port Wenn, near the Old School House Hotel on the main street in town.The shop is lovingly decorated with comfortable tables and chairs, plus a charming window seat with table where you can relax & enjoy Port Isaac. Owner & staff make you feel welcome
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