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Down By The Ferry

3 North Quay Parade, Padstow PL28 8AG, England
+44 1841 533214
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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3 North Quay Parade, Padstow PL28 8AG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner made a visit to the beautiful town of Padstow today and thought we would stop off for an ice-cream at Down By The Ferry. I thought what a lovely little place, they sold coffee, ice cream and lovely gifts. I could...More

Thank Shodev85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a keen cyclist I do thousands of miles a year and the driving force is to visit cafes and have coffee! On top of that I travel all over UK walking and again visiting coffee shops is the best bit !! Been to the...More

Thank Kev S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid this cafe if you're a coffee lover. Cappuccino was average, the Americano too watery and the flat white bitter and milky. Having experience as a barista, I would say it's a cheap coffee machine. On the upside, it's a decent gift shop.

Thank Alexi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This funky cafe sits right at the end of the harbour, so really great to stop here if you are heading out for a walk to the point, or indeed getting back from a days fun on the beaches. Seating is outside to the front,...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We adore this shop cafe... I will start with the shop. Full of quirky unique gifts and goodies.. lots of lovely Cornish items and perfect take home souvenirs without the tacky edge. Then the cafe... Fantastic sausage rolls ( enough for my children to tell...More

Thank FionaJane22
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop for a bite to eat and good coffee. Would recommend the pasties, milk shakes, cream teas & coffee.

Thank Sophie R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We found a lot of the staff rude with one girl even tutting at my mum when asking a question, and then I asked for an extra scone as there was 4 of us offered to pay an extra pound and was refused and was...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

As a coffee freak i was very pleased on my first visit to enjoy a very good Latte’, the place was very clean and the service good. We shall go back as its a lovely place to relax....

Thank Michael1224
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Whilst staying in Padstow for 2 weeks we visited here numerous times for coffee. The coffee is fabulous and the items in the patisserie are lovely. A very friendly and quick service. I was all ready to give this review 5 stars......... on our last...More

1  Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick coffee whilst walking around town... if you've read my other reviews you'll see that I'm quite particular with coffee and this was spot on perfect. Pleasant service from young staff, we sat outside in the blazing hot sunshine and watched...More

Thank hislordshipcornwall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 North Quay Parade, Padstow PL28 8AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 533214
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Independent coffee and gift shop in the heart of Padstow selling fresh Cornish roasted coffee and other treats from across the county.
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