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Down By The Ferry

3 North Quay Parade, Padstow PL28 8AG, England
+44 1841 533214
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“cornish hen” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 19:00 Hours
Cafe, British
3 North Quay Parade, Padstow PL28 8AG, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Looking for great coffee and pastries- look no further - right on the quayside a shop come cafe with quirky outside seating - south facing with fabulous views of the Quay and across to Rock - pastry whirls with either white chocolate or Nutella filling...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this cafe, really friendly, helpful staff! Sat outside in the quirky seating area, could have quite happily stayed and people watched all day! I had a mocha and it was prefect for a rainy day! Also sampled some of their little cakes which were...More

Thank Nikkib1311
Reviewed 15 September 2018 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 7 September 2018 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 7 September 2018 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 30 August 2018

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 26 August 2018 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 catherinerX4619EN
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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