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The Kitchenside Bakery

Bay House Higher Market Street | Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
+44 1503 263438
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“scones” (85 reviews)
“spiced apple” (2 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British
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Bay House Higher Market Street | Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally found a cafe not full of dogs. Lovely cherry scone, Cornish tea and a real welcome. Would highly recommend. Good work girls!

Thank Ted J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been a regular of ours for many years but I’d say the last 3 visits have been very disappointing. The coffee is not as good as it used to be the cakes are not as good as they used to the staff...More

Thank petergroovejet
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our family stopped here for coffee which was excellent. We were so impressed by this and the friendly service we had received, we stayed on for light lunches which included delicious home made walnut & stilton scones. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank peter g
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Popped in one afternoon with my dog for a late lunch. One of the specials that day was a three cheese toastie made with three different cornish cheeses and served on a choice of white or brown bread and with a side salad. I must...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A very disappointing experience to what should have been a pleasant visit to this tea shop. I had asked for a large flat white but it wasn't really a flat white, absolutely no taste of coffee whatsoever, lacking in any hint of coffee. When I...More

Thank marikamajor99
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Being a Looe resident it is sad that I am having to write this review, the staff in this establishment must be on a mission. I always have to ask for scones not to be microwaved and for tea to be provided with hot water,...More

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Looe is full of nice welcoming cafes who serve good food and good coffee. This isn't one of them. Coffee tasted like dyke water and when we politely complained we were told to cough up for another. The supervisor could do with some training on...More

1  Thank Jimjitsu
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Had two visits on our week in Looe, first visit only savoury scones left so had Bakewell slice which wasn’t fantastic. Gave them another try as previously we loved their cream teas and they only had savoury scones or plain. When they first opened they...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Called in here today ! Sat at a table and my partner ordered food! We ordered two lemonades to which the girl replied just take them from the fridge, there was no offer of a glass. The table we sat on was full of dirty...More

Thank DafyddEmma
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Called in for a cuppa after a stroll around Looe. Was just going to have a drink but after seeing the cakes and scones temptation overtook me. The selection of home made goodies meant we were spoilt for choice. After some debate plumps for the...More

Thank Robert Y
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Questions & Answers
Rachel B
31 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Strawberryclose | Property representative |
Yes Gluten free cakes, sandwiches and toasties but no GF scones.
17 November 2015|
Response from Strawberryclose | Property representative |
Yes disabled access and disabled toilet Yes free wifi Yes to both Yes we bake all our cakes and scones We are open all year round only day closed is Christmas Day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay House Higher Market Street | Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 263438
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