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Harbour View Cafe

Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
+44 7811 129501
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
“club sandwich” (29 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pleased to have found this dog friendly retreat from the cold. Really pleasant staff and lunch. Would recommend

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, I had their delicious crab sandwiches with salad and chips yum. The men in our party both had ham egg and chips and were amazed at the quantity. The other member of our group had a toasted sandwich which she thoroughly...More

Thank Janette J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Saturday for lunch and had a lovely time. Most of us went for £10 special which was crab sandwich, a few chips and a glass of wine. Perfect!

Thank WestCornwallNipper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little dog friendly cafe. Last minute decision but so worth it. Scrummy carrot cake and latte, will definitely be back again soon. Thank you.

Thank chamie63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for lunch and it was great. Although we only had Sandwiches they were lovely and also served with a generous salad and crisps. The Crab Sandwiches are a must. You also get lovely views of Porthleven Harbour whilst you eat, perfect. We...More

Thank Jabberwocky2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a quick, light lunch on a dreary, cold Sunday and couldn’t have made a better choice than this cafe. We both had the delicious crab sandwich with chips & salad. Service was quick and friendly with lovely views across the harbour.

Thank MQQ2013
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had a simple breakfast after a walk around Portleven harbour and after choosing on the outside menu we chose the simple scrambled egg on toast for our two kids and an accompanying orange juice that was offered as part of the meal. Having had...More

Thank malcolmxedmonds
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Visited here, girlfriend & I crab sandwich which came with a portion of chips, we felt it was great value for money & filling. Woman serving us was very warm & friendly with good service. We would visit it again if in the area

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Friendly helpful staff, but very disappointed with my food..baked potato with cheese and beans and salad. Cheese was totally tasteless and very rubbery, potato was not only microwaved, but over-microwaved, and I believe previously frozen. The salad was fresh but very dry tough leaves with...More

4  Thank intouch64
Keith A, other at Harbour View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

We are extremely sorry that you were disappointed with the food on your recent visit. We would have been more than happy to refund your money or offer you an alternative if you would have said at the time Penny checked your table. Your friend...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Unplanned visit to Porthleven due to a chance conversation in a bus shelter on new years eve. Had scoured Falmouth for a rated crab sandwich the day before and been disappointed so checked Tripadvisor and found this little gem. The freshest and best crab sandwich...More

1  Thank zfinlay
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Response from Dawnfowkes | Reviewed this property |
They are not open mow untill march
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Pleasant Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 7811 129501
  • E-mail
Licensed Café serving food all day with lovely views of Porthleven Harbour. Child & Dog friendly casual dining serving Breakfast & Lunch and everything in between including Cakes & Cream Teas and Lavazza Coffee.
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