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Duchy of Cornwall Nursery & Cafe

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Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
+44 1208 872668
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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I have been regular visitors to the Duchy Nursery & Café for about five years. The staff are very professional and always welcoming especially in the café even during the busy periods. A stunning location with a great atmosphere. Simply a wonderful place to visit.

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1 Thank JolyonHibbert
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying locally and we called in for a coffee and a snack on our walk. Very good . Staff were excellent. perfect. Came back on another day to buy a plant and a pot. A really nice place. .

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Thank john b
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

to call this nursery a garden centre would be a total travesty, the location, lay out and quality of the plants are outstanding, the staff are friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble, the guality and range of plants that are grown on site are very good with some interesting variations

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Thank Anthony S
Torpoint, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a regular visitor I can't fault the friendliness of the staff and they always do their best but the service always seems so chaotic and uncoordinated. After sitting there for what seemed like ages we were finally asked if we would like drinks. We ordered a pot of tea. While we were waiting for that someone else asked us... More 

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Thank Daddybear101
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe is beautifully laid out and decorated, light and sort inside with some seating outside. The cakes on the counter looked amazing and the lunch menu had a good variety of meals. The scones, teacakes and sandwiches were all delicious and fairly reasonably priced. The service however was shocking. On arriving, there was 2 other tables and 4 staff... More 

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Thank HelenaHopes
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a visit to buy plants in which we were successful but were tempted by the array of beautiful cakes. The chocolate cake with strawberries and blueberries was delightful as was the cream tea and very good coffee. This is a lovely place to chill but can get very busy. It doesn't seem to matter on a sunny day as... More 

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1 Thank Annie W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent last week on holiday in Polruan and visited this cafe three times after stumbling on it by accident whilst driving to the nearby National Trust house. Superb cafe with excellent food each time and incredibly friendly service. Waited quite a long time for the food on our first visit but they were very busy and we were sitting outside... More 

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3 Thank richardmu
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just called in to the cafe for lunch...its was very poor the veggie tart was vet thin and small and tasted like a pizza ...but a very bland pizza ! It came with a small salad garnish and 4 tiny new potatoes....all bland and over priced !!!

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Thank Sally S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in at the Duchy garden centre for lunch and found a seat outside ,there wasn't a queue so our expectations of being served in a reasonable amount of time were to be honest high. HOW WRONG WERE WE ! After ordering ang receiving our drinks quite quickly the rest of our order took over an hour to get... More 

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Thank adele b
Yoxall, United Kingdom
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399 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just came upon this place as passing through area . Beautiful nursery on a sunny day . Lovely views , lots of birds around . Great lunch , friendly staff . What's not to like !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cott Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Lostwithiel
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 872668

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