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The Cloisters

34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
+44 1872 277774
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I had lunch today, I had fishpie, hubby had home made steak pie, the fish pie had loads of fish and lovely creamy cheesy potato, and it was piping hot yummy. Hubby’s steak pie had loads of tasty meat gorgeous pastry, gravy...More

Thank Chantelle W
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Cannot be faulted. Can be a little noisy upstairs during busy periods, but most people appear to be regulars and understand this is so. Just remove your hearing aids as I did!

Thank Peter D
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Tip, have early evening dinner, you will be stuffed. We went at 14:30 it was empty. But had been busting full during lunch. Hubby n me had small chicken n mushroom in pepper sauce. Bro had beef roast large, sister in law had small roast...More

Thank Traveler740258
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Can't say anything that other reviewers haven't, we visited for lunch after consulting TA and weren't disappointed. Really good quality, homely food, plenty of it and at a very reasonable price. In particular I would like to mention the coffee, which was excellent. The puds...More

Thank hamstamp
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth seeking out. We found it by accident and were rewarded with great service and excellent food. There is an excellent menu and the food is of exceptional quality. Highly recommended.

Thank turneranthony
Reviewed April 19, 2018

It's simply straight forward, good clean and friendly. The food is locally sourced, home cooking and a choice of portion size.

Thank Tired_of_bad_stuff2
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

So far best breakfast I've had, i chose the jumbo and it was....... Everything on the plate was quality, especially the delicious sausages and every item was cooked to perfection. Absolutely delicious, even the pot of tea was good tea and with extra jug of...More

Thank Danjou186300
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We had a day trip into Truro and found 'The Cloister' by chance as it is somewhat tucked away in the vicinity of the Cathedral. I have to say, all 3 couples in our party were very impressed by what we had. We didn't have...More

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Love coming here, never had a bad meal, quick service, hot food is served in good time, desserts are excellent, reasonably priced too, would definitely recommend

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Whenever we are in Truro, we always eat at Cloisters, their food is second to none and always piping hot. Steak pie is to die for, the steak melts in your mouth and the pastry is like your Mom would make, also the chicken pie...More

1  Thank Geraldine G
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Questions & Answers
Francis S
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Garry P | Property representative |
Yes they have gluten free bread, also a lot of the main meals such as roasts, chicken and fish dishes are Gluten Free, they also offer dairy free!
July 3, 2017|
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Response from SallyB1303 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure, there weren't any dogs in there when I visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34A River Street | Tippets Backlet, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 277774
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