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Melting Pot Cafe

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The Old Grammar School West Park | West Park, Redruth TR15 3AJ, England
+44 7956 313412
09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 16:00
Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, wonderfully warm and friendly staff, a great place to see live music and the best cuppa in Cornwall!

Thank morrigansraven
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Just visited here for breakfast....what a lovely place! Lots of things to look on the walls and ceiling, very quirky indeed. Coffee was delicious and the breakfast was very tasty too. Very welcoming and friendly staff. It's a thumbs up from us...well worth a visit 😀

Thank Vick33uk
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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1,002 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Totally quirky place to stop for some quick food and refreshments, staff very friendly and food was good and reasonable cost

Thank stuart w
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Don't be put off by the weird decor, or the need to work out how to find it by car, that is a work under progress. The food is excellent, the portions very generous, the prices just amazing value. I had a delicious large, heated pitta bread filled with a flavourful salsa and feta cheese accompanied by rocket, tiny plum... More 

Thank Wendy Florence S
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The surroundings are arty and well used very much a café atmosphere, the food was very tasty, fresh, well presented and reasonably priced.

Thank janetalison
Redruth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Called in and was greeted by the new owner, a really friendly guy called Charlie. Ordered a cooked meal which was served by the cook himself, a gent from the Carribean called Vaasti, or similar. Really delicious. I was really impressed and this was good value as well. I think things are settling in for these new folks now.

Thank MMS59
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I was pleased to see that despite the quirky nature of the cafe, the food hygiene rating was the highest possible. The meal we had was delicious and very savoury and I could not resist one of the desserts which was glorious with something of a taste of Caribbean rum about it. A thoroughly enjoyable occasion with attentive staff who... More 

1 Thank Thomas G
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Whilst visiting during open studios, we were disappointed to find the Melting Pot has gone downhill since being taken over. Slow service, burnt coffee, poor food - a lot of the charm has gone - sad.

1 Thank demelza t
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Taking on a café that's been running successfully is a hard thing to do.......our visit to the Melting Pot showed this. It all seemed a bit stressed, which was not helped by rather jarring music that was too loud - and trying to order one drink took ages. I'm hoping that all these issues will get ironed out, as this... More 

1 Thank Andy S
St Ives, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Have just returned from lunch here. They had open studios on, so it was very busy. Instead of their usual menu they had a limited menu of 4 items - which is understandable. HOWEVER, there were just 4 things on the menu, and by 1.10pm (which is when we arrived), they had run out of 2 items... leaving just soup... More 

1 Thank Mommabee_Lynn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Grammar School West Park | West Park, Redruth TR15 3AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Redruth
  • Phone Number: +44 7956 313412
The Melting Pot is a hidden gem of a cafe tucked away at the west end of Redruth.With its relaxed bohemian atmosphere, fresh salad bar, daily specials, delicious cakes, hot and cold drinks and a fine selection of beersIts the perfect place to grab breakfast, lunch or a quick snack. There's also internet access and wifi available. 

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