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The Cloisters

34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
+44 1872 277774
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (28 reviews)
“roast lamb” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth seeking out. We found it by accident and were rewarded with great service and excellent food. There is an excellent menu and the food is of exceptional quality. Highly recommended.

Thank turneranthony
Reviewed 19 April 2018

It's simply straight forward, good clean and friendly. The food is locally sourced, home cooking and a choice of portion size.

Thank Tired_of_bad_stuff2
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So far best breakfast I've had, i chose the jumbo and it was....... Everything on the plate was quality, especially the delicious sausages and every item was cooked to perfection. Absolutely delicious, even the pot of tea was good tea and with extra jug of...More

Thank Danjou186300
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had a day trip into Truro and found 'The Cloister' by chance as it is somewhat tucked away in the vicinity of the Cathedral. I have to say, all 3 couples in our party were very impressed by what we had. We didn't have...More

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Love coming here, never had a bad meal, quick service, hot food is served in good time, desserts are excellent, reasonably priced too, would definitely recommend

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Whenever we are in Truro, we always eat at Cloisters, their food is second to none and always piping hot. Steak pie is to die for, the steak melts in your mouth and the pastry is like your Mom would make, also the chicken pie...More

1  Thank Geraldine G
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in one day to have lunch with my family now going once or twice a week love there Roast lamb We all love there food and people are lovely

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We came across the restaurant by accident, but well worth finding. We sat in the downstairs part of the restaurant, a very homely feel, good value home cooked food, with a wide choice offering gluten free and vegetarian. There are two portion sizes offered, small...More

1  Thank 001MEW
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Had lunch with family and very pleased with service, choice, and quality of food. We wish we'd visited before. Staff very friendly (Gary very helpful). Will come again.

1  Thank kernowphil
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I've been coming here for about 17 years, starting when I worked in Truro. I've brought friends, colleagues and my family here over the years. That is a recommendation in itself, I guess. Always a nice welcome, good food, hot drinks and a few newspapers...More

Thank RumblesBird04
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Response from turneranthony | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. Sorry.
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Response from Sally B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure, there weren't any dogs in there when I visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 277774
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