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Lakeside Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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Trenance Lane | Cornwall, Newquay TR7 2HX, England
+44 1637 872703
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Bangkok, Thailand
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely looking place. Menu and specials look superb. Angst and brusque staff do not wish to be bothered, certainly late morning / lunch time. Obnoxious.

Thank denthecard
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Expected to just walk in at six on a miserable Wednesday in February..not the case. Couldn't get a table until 8pm. Contemplated going elsewhere but decided to wait. So glad we did. As it was steak night the three of us opted for this. Beautifully cooked and well presented. Spotted the desserts and they looked delicious..and they were. I chose... More 

Thank elaine a
Truro, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends and family for a birthday breakfast and it was a real treat! The table was decorated especially and looked beautiful. The food wasn't quick as it was all freshly cooked and without doubt it was worth the wait! Top quality ingredients that made this one of the nicest breakfasts I have had. Good idea to book... More 

Thank Sonya H
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to treat the family to dinner and couldn't have chosen better. The food was excellent and plenty of it. The evening was mad even more enjoyable by seeing some friends from our days with Lane Theatre. It was lovely to reminisce.

Thank Kevin C
United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great venue at anytime of the day. This time it was for a family birthday where the team went to special efforts decorating the table Always an excellent and varied menu calling ahead all special dietary needs are catered for Excellent service timely not rushed and excellent value for money for quality A definite recommend to all

Thank Michele W
Ascot, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to meet with friends Good cakes and coffee as well as light meals Full length windows afford view of lake - so peaceful to look at especially after long drive Fresh flowers on the simple wooden tables - nice touch. Friendly staff sofa seating also available

Thank Ascoteer
St Austell, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little restaurant the sun was shining through the Windows and the welcome was very warm.The menu was varied and the food fresh and fantastic.

Thank David B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and will continue to! This my is my all time favourite place to go and eat. Polite staff. Great portion sizes and lively food. Had brie wedges last time and they were to die for!! Lovely setting/ location and it's really nice they set the table with decorations for an occasion if requested. Would... More 

Thank carterjay
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Really lovely food served in a bright and airy restaurant. Very reasonable prices and friendly staff

Thank RachelRow
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is the first time we had been to this place & ended up there by luck as Newquay Zoo cafe was closed. I must admit it isn't much to look at from the outside but the food was outstanding! Even my little boy who at 2 1/2 can be quite difficult when it comes to food, ate a whole... More 

Thank hdix0n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trenance Lane | Cornwall, Newquay TR7 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872703

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?