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Curnow's Cafe

8 Elliot Street | Prince Rock, Plymouth PL1 2PP, England
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
17 Mar 2018
“Home from Home”
19 Jan 2018
“Rubbish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!NEVER GO HERE!”
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Cafe, British
8 Elliot Street | Prince Rock, Plymouth PL1 2PP, England
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I really can't fault this place although some diners may find it a bit grubby. I had a substantial (I nearly couldn't finish it and I've got a very healthy appetite!), good quality and well-prepared roast pork lunch and a mug of tea for £6.20....More

Thank Peter_de_Meteor
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Good food. Good staff. However the boss was extremely rude to other customers, blaming them for orders he had messed up himself! What happened to "the customer is always right"? He treats staff appallingly. The poor girls are running round doing everything while he stands...More

Thank sillysally2017
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have used this Cafe for many years the owners make you feel. Very welcome and the food is very good for the prices

Thank alexgrenney
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Food tasted amazing, Trevor is an amazing owner and is amazing at dealing the stresses that come with owning a cafe, some of the best food in Plymouth, will be visiting again

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Best working mans cafe around!! Been using this place for years and it gives consistent good value honest food! The weekend roasts are legendary!! The place is clean and tidy and the staff are friendly. It's a no frills place and all the better for...More

2  Thank Ianwaite
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Good breakfast value for money and is on the table within minutes, the girls that work are marvalous and very welcoming if only the man that works there is gone and he lets the girls get on with it as he looks like he works...More

Thank Louisemarie12
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Less than pleasant, processed sausages, tined mushrooms and not very nice black pud. Dirty cutlery On a plus the staff were friendly. Crap coffee and not inc in breakfast

3  Thank Mike j
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We had a great late breakfast at Curnow's cafe. The food is plentiful and great value and the staff are friendly.

1  Thank Alunmiddle
Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Value for money, food is on your table in minutes and its not bad grub. This is a café though a traditional greasy spoon (not that any cutlery is greasy). Its just no frills, fry ups and chips, roast dinner, traditional puds and a nice...More

2  Thank happytripper1976
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Been several times, food is always great, good size portions also. Very reasonable prices. Would definitely go there again.

2  Thank Angelk88
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  • Address: 8 Elliot Street | Prince Rock, Plymouth PL1 2PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
This has been a successful business for thirty years and more. On the fringe of the Cattedown light industrial area and also close to the main roads from the east into the city of Plymouth it offers an excellent all day menu and is very popular amongst a lot of tradesmen and visitors to the area. It features on national listings for blue collar fry up and sandwich bar. Given the several other listings already on Tripadvisor for this area, Curnow's well deserves an entry.
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