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Archie Browns

Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
+44 1736 362828
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (33 reviews)
“homity pie” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Archie Brown's is a gem. Delicious healthy vegetarian food in a place where otherwise it's solid fish or expensive high-end dining. Sadly only breakfast, brunch or lunch, not evening meals, but after lunch at Archie's you're pretty well set up for the day. Personal favourites...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Had our first meal of our holiday and our last meal a week later, both for Breakfast. We had targeted this place before we arrived in Cornwall as we were due to collect family from the overnight sleeper from London on the Saturday morning and...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Loved the soups, really nice to see more vegetarian options available and the little shop downstairs is fantastic!

Thank LilianJacobs82
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I love Archie Brown's the shop, the cafe but I've visited the cafe a few times lately and whilst the food remains great the service really lets them down. The staff in the shop are great but it seems to change as soon as you...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful unexpected lunch we had. Great food. Lovely drink options (cordials, cafe, tea, smoothies, etc). Clean bathrooms. Lovely health shop downstairs with the most helpful young man helping us find what we were looking for. Plus travel tips. Thank you!

Thank RE_13
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Even as carnivores we always have a lunchtime trip here. Foods amazing and the downstairs shop always has wonderful ingredients to buy for home cooking. Soups.. different each day..are warming and filling whilst the salad selection leaves me speechless. Only downside we have is the...More

1  Thank Jo D
Reviewed March 12, 2018

First class fresh veggie or vegan food, and one of the best salads I have eaten, nice health food shop downstairs too, and newspapers and sofas to pass the time, kids catered for too. Very ethical local owned business with happy friendly staff, great to...More

Thank Surfarian
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Great veggie cafe tucked around the back of Penzance. Excellent shop downstairs and good sized cafe upstairs. Good quality.

Thank vj1080
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Walking around Penzance and popped into the health shop , only to find the coffee shop above. Well it was a great find , great service , and great coffee. I am looking forward to eating here as the food looked great !!

Thank Dutyhero
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Didn't stay for lunch, though I wish we had as the food looked yummy, as did the cakes. The decor was 'wacky' and interesting, the atmosphere was very relaxed and the staff very smiley. The cafe tables were set out with space around them. The...More

Thank val292014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 362828
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Archie Browns is a thriving health food shop and vegetarian café, with shops in Penzance and Truro, Cornwall. We aim to provide people with the choice of a healthy lifestyle, and empower them to look after their own health by providing a friendly helpful service with an all round uplifting and inspiring environment.
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