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Ben's Crib Box Cafe

South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
+44 7851 604350
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the cafe on trip advisor and decided to go for breakfast. So glad we did. Breakfast was lovely. Freshly made to order. Really friendly staff.

Thank Jools131
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed by quality of food, speed of service plus a great price (especially in a somewhat overpriced town) as a plus dog friendly too and ours was equally impressed by the sausages!

Thank Vanessa_Bristol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant value for money, freshly cooked so lovely and hot, brilliant view out onto the estuary. Lovely staff. Will definitely be going back

Thank cbird15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find ! ... great food and a perfect spot. We had the crib breakfast and baked beans on toast with poached egg...totally delish. Love Padstow, but it is limited on good honest home cooked food/ independent cafes....this place ticks all the box’s, it...More

1  Thank ABigbear67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this morning for breakfast with our dog. Freshly prepared food, really good quality with friendly service. Go!

1  Thank desmondGosport
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this place popped up in TripAdvisor, thought we would give it a go. it's no frills service in a shack down by the the main car park. The food is fresh, plentiful and very tasty, the guys running it are friendly and there is...More

1  Thank andy b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had breakfast, its very small and was full when we arrived but we soon got a table. Two had full English breakfasts which had great quality ingredients and were cooked perfectly. One had a mushroom butty which wasn’t on the menu but...More

Thank Haystacks31
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The best Breakfast in Padstow and offers the best value for money with great quality ingredients and good portion size . Friendly clean and dog friendly look forward to a return visit

1  Thank KCK27
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The best omelette in the Uk by a country mile. This cafe is friendly and offers the best value for money anywhere in padstow

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The best and best value for money breakfast I have ever had . Staff very helpful and accommodating very busy and popular, dog friendly they enjoyed the sausage . Would be ideal I’d chairs and tables outside in the warmer weather .

1  Thank _k8field
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Questions & Answers
Janet Q
5 November 2018|
Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Hello! Ben's winter hours are ....closed Sundays and Mondays, open Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-2pm. Ben will closed Sunday 23rd Dec -26th December, then open again 27th - 29th, then closed for New Year.
27 September 2018|
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Response from DavidsBurylancs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not too sure about dogs. This is just a small cafe/ diner serving good cheap eats fast ish English food you will have to call in to see what’s on offer.
9 September 2018|
Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Hello! The cafe is open 7 days a week at present. We open at 8am everyday except Sunday, which is 9am. Ben works in his cafe Tuesday - Saturday serving a range of breakfasts and lunches. Sundays and Mondays the menu is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Quay, Padstow PL28 8BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 7851 604350
Small café situated on South Quay, next to the old Railway Station House, in Padstow. Serving breakfasts, lunches and snacks at great value. Open Mon - Sat from 8.00 am and Sundays from 9.00 am. Slightly different menu on Mondays and Tuesdays. All food cooked to order using quality, locally sourced suppliers.
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