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Short & Strong Cafe & Deli

The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
+44 1726 68598
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely little coffee shop. Good coffee and delicious cakes/sandwiches. Staff were lovely. The only thing that is slightly negative is if they could offer a large coffee as well as the standard but other than that, brilliant.

Thank janeyrawlings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee and cakes are good. Bacon sandwiches even better! The tables are too small and it might be better if there were one or two larger ones or a long table and benches for more indoor seating. I'm a regular visitor and it's one of...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic coffees at this bijou gem. The best cappuccino I have had for months! Didn’t eat anything but the home made breads and cakes looked wonderful. Great atmosphere and obviously a meeting place for the locals.

Thank DNorman47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely coffee, great sandwiches and a really nice atmosphere. What more could we ask for! Busy even on a drizzly winter day.

Thank DebbieInCornwall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited a couple of times for a quick lunch snack. Excellent coffee and cakes, good made to order sandwiches from thick fresh baked loafs and lovely soup.

Thank J970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rustic, yet clean, fresh and full of seaside happiness, this cafe is the perfect pit stop for anyone visiting beautiful Charlestown harbour. We enjoyed delicious, exceptional quality coffee, lovingly made with delicate swirly patterns on top. Being a bit of a foodie (and a bit...More

Thank Karlos605
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely hot drinks and superb cake. Well worth a try. Quirky decor, but don't be put off by the slightly Spartan furnishings.

Thank Wanderlust_151
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I visit here regularly . The food and service are fantastic. The bacon and egg sandwiches are a fantastic breakfast option. The cinnamon swirl is definitely one to have with coffee . All served by great staff Well done

Thank dmfl65
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

One if the best Cappuccino’s I have had in a long time. Must be the coffee bean... I missed noticing his name but well done to him. I was there again the next day for the same, two lovely staff but Cappuccino not the same..☹️...More

Thank Nikhil D
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Popped to Charlestown after many years not visiting.. great find Lemon Drizzle yummy.. great Hot Chocolate highly recommend...

Thank Jaycee1966
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 68598
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Our cafe is set near Charlestown Harbour and offers outdoor seating to enjoy an artisan coffee or freshly baked cake, pastry or sandwich.
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