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Cafe Chandlers

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1 The Quay, St Mawes, England
+44 1326 270998
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Woking, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were fortunate when we visited here because the rain stopped and the sun was shining so we sat outside on the harbour side at the cafe's dedicated tables and chairs. We shared a mackerel pate and bread with some chips and a glass of wine. Very tasty and fresh and not expensive.

Thank IanViv2015
Grantham, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here on a very rainy day in St Mawes. I had Brie and cranberry on ciabatta which was gorgeous and my other half had coronation chicken sandwich. Both delicious. The coffees and fabulous strawberry mousse cake were great, served by efficient and friendly staff in a small but perfect cafe overlooking the Harbour (when we could see through... More 

Thank joolia
Taunton, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here as we were waiting for the Falmouth ferry ⛴ for a quick coffee. Lovely to look out onto the harbour. Hot chocolate for very good as was the coffee. We not made to feel very welcome which really put a damper on the occasion.

Thank Dan S
Lacey Green, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a light lunch and something to drink. The staff are very friendly and sitting out the front on a sunny day is lovely. Would go again

Thank Barry C
Aarschot, Belgium
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a quick cup of tea/coffee whilst waiting for the ferry. The owners are a very nice couple and the place has a friendly, family atmosphere.

Thank Wiejebetje
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

While waiting for the ferry to Falmouth the Chandlers is a great place to catch a quick bite. Located on the quayside you can watch the activity in the small harbour and even see the ferry arrive - no excuse for missing it.

Thank Howard B
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Delicious beetroot soup, also had the carrot which was good. The scones were representative of the high standards set in Cornwall. I just wish they had told me about the 20minute delay to collect my takeaway soup before I had completed my payment transaction.

Thank Purpuni
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great spot to sit in the sun and enjoy picturesque St Mawes - but don't just wander in and order. The cakes on display are not priced, but they are priced on the menus which are easily available. You may not wish to pay over £4 for a slice of cake.

Thank Les C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

It was our first visit to St Mawes, which is a really pretty little fishing town on the Roseland peninsular. The 'season' doesn't start until the April so a few places were not open, but we spotted this one opposite the miniscule car-park by the Quay which we were lucky enough to find a space in! The Chandlers is attached... More 

Thank FlorenceScholar
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Love this little tea room adjacent to the harbour in St Mawes. Staff are friendly and helpful, good choice of teas and coffees with great snacks and delicious cakes

Thank brodiesmate

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Quay, St Mawes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270998

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