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Talland Bay Beach Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Beach Cafe with parking for 60 cars and direct access to the beach. Open daily for light lunches, eat in or take-away. 10 Flavours of local ice cream, cream teas, fresh crab sandwiches and much more. We also have a beach shop selling wetsuits, beach shoes, buckets and spades and everything else you may need for the beach. Kayak hire is also available for £9 per hour.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach , see my video on YouTube Denny Gledhill This video shows talland bay, looe, polperro the Eden project and other places in Cornwall we visited 👍

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dennygledhill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, we walked down the lane to Talland Bay, and then needed a drink, so called in at th Talland Bay Cafe. Nicely decorated, great opening times, and a wide choice of beverages including ciders, beers and wines. The ice cream is local and tastes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stokeybloke
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended that we visit Talland Bay. Beautiful place and this lovely cafe did not disappoint at all. One of the best views ever, and friendly, happy staff. I had a panini and my husband had a baguette, and we both had coffee. Gorgeous...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 555clarew
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited this cafe after good online recommendations. You need to be confident in driving down steep narrow roads to get there but it is well worth a visit. I had a fantastic crab baguette and a brilliant coffee. My partner had a cheese and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed October 22, 2018

My partner and I visited the Beach Cafe a few days ago and it was lovely. The crab sandwich very fresh and lovely soft bread, and the cornish pasty again was excellent. As to the comments on the side salad - well maybe, perhaps, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mellie2018
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Lovely spot, not doubt and teas, cake and ice cream were good but not cheap as expected. However I ordered a tuna panini with red onion and mozzarella. This came with some kind of red onion chutney/marmalade, was expecting nice crunchy red onion but no....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 700Margot
Jo R, Owner at Talland Bay Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi thanks for visiting us. Glad you enjoyed your ice creams and cake. Just to clarify it does say quite clearly on all menus that it is red onion marmalade on the panini. I am sorry you were disappointed with it. You could always have...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Lovely cafe facing the beach and sea which gives amazing views. Big selection of cakes, coffee and teas. Outside parking if needed and lots if outside seating too. Although we sat inside as it was wet and breezy but it is October. Coffee my husband...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emma B
Reviewed October 4, 2018

really nice couple who serve you with courtesy and humour.I had a crab sandwich that was so fresh it is without doubt a great place to eat and a great spot thankyou both for the great food

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sidcambs
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Perfect location right by the sea, serving good food, nice cakes. Nice seating area and 'beach huts' to sit and rest in after our walk from Polperro! Dod friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FionaS7a
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We parked at Talland Bay, and after a walk along the beach with our dog, we decided to have a drink and something to eat. We ordered two regular hot chocolates, which were below average and tasted very watery for £2.80. My husband had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Response from ChrisPBaconandegg | Reviewed this property |
There are two small steps to get inside
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Response from Bluekangaroo22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they did take cards and contactless- it was very helpful!
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