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Rick Stein's Cafe

10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
+44 1841 532700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“red curry” (94 reviews)
“pad thai” (33 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were worried when we saw there was a Christmas Fair on in Padstow because we had gone there to have lunch at this cafe and we were afraid it would be full. As it was, it was nearly empty. The staff were lovely, really...More

Thank NicRoseP
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely meal here at the informal Cafe . We both chose the Fish curry and enjoyed a few glass’s of wine and coffee with large brandy . All for £56 . Great evening . Great meal . Loved it

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe is in the centre of Padstow and was very busy when we visited, luckily we had booked!! There is a wide range of excellent dishes from moules to a light cod curry. I cna recommend a glass or two of Chalkies bitter to...More

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here a few times now, always excellent. Try the Fish Curry its bliss. The sticky toffee pudding is also a winner

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry to say as had good meals from rick's places in the past, but really bad food. Over cooked prawns, terrible steak! The espresso martini was great and the ladies serving us were lovely. Took ages for pasta for a child, sent the steak back...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by staff who seemed genuinely committed to good service and who went out of their way to be helpful (bringing a taster of the chipotle dressing before I ordered so that I could be sure of enjoying its heat). One of us...More

Thank Discerning_Diner_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been dining here on and off for 10 years and it never fails - lovely relaxed atmosphere, amazing food (the curries are without fail exceptional), service is on point (the new manager was delightful) and its beautifully cosy inside. We had an incredible Thai chicken...More

Thank Digby98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a couple of times over the years, always leave happy, full and drunk. Great relaxed atmosphere, excellent food (as you'd expect) only slight negative this time was the delay between courses, but there were a couple of large tables in. The manager (I...More

1  Thank OFoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch last Friday and could not fault the food or service. Menus and drinks within a couple of minutes and the staff could answer any questions about the menu and also make recommendations on our tastes. My wife loved the Gin Fizz...More

1  Thank Paul and Ruth c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at restaurant and was shown to a table for two. That was all the service we got. No one gave us a menu or asked us if we wanted a drink. Just nothing, After about 15 to 20 Minutes we got up and left,...More

Thank r0se651
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Questions & Answers
12 November 2015|
Response from Jane R | Property representative |
All our guests enjoy complimentary wifi when they stay with us and in our restaurants at no additional charge.
Julie D
17 December 2014|
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Response from Jane R | Property representative |
We do have a few tables outside in the courtyard at the cafe where dogs are allowed. We also allow dogs at our pub The Cornish Arms in St Merryn. I hope you enjoy your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532700
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With fresh fish landed right here on our doorstep, our café creates simple seafood dishes with imaginative flavours. Our menu changes daily with influences from afar including dishes such as pad Thai noodles, salt and pepper prawns and cod curry. Breakfasts, cakes and coffees - From the classic full English breakfast to layered granola compote our breakfasts are the perfect way to start the day. Join us at our café in Padstow for a mid morning treat and enjoy homemade cakes and freshly ground coffee.
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