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The Honey Pot

5 Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
+44 1736 368686
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (63 reviews)
“cakes” (73 reviews)
“homity pie” (15 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of my favourite cafés in Cornwall! Everything is homemade and delicious, the atmosphere is cosy and the staff are always friendly. I highly recommend the falafel and basically any of the cakes! It also does a great job of catering to range...More

Thank OKristinaVB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, my vegetarian daughter loved it, will definitely be visiting again next time we are in Penzance!

Thank LilianJacobs82
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Lilian! I'm so glad you and your daughter enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking the dog in the early morning, this cafe was a welcome sight on an overcast bank holiday. Friendly service, great food and music that soothed rather than shattered.

Thank Andyw123
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Andy! Good to hear we cheered up a grey bank holiday.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch having read that they could provide gluten free and dairy free options. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. She was able to suggest alternatives that would ensure my wife's meal was gluten and dairy free. My lasagne was delicious. The cheesecake...More

Thank Philipofmerstham
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the recommendation Philip :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really nice lunch here and the tomato soup is one of the best I have tasted, the staff are friendly and helpful too. Great choice of cakes and drink available highly recommended!!!!

Thank crompy28
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed our tomato soup :) Thank you for the recommendation.

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

A charming little cafe set away from the main high street - a nice contrast to the mainstream places available for lunch. Homitie pie and sweet corn fritters were both nice.More

Thank StuartH1
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Stuart - we love Homity pie (and the fritters too)! For those who don't yet know it... our homemade Homity pie is a big slice of potato & cheese pie with a shortcrust pastry base, served with green salad and red onion marmalade. Come...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The service was lovely, very friendly and welcoming staff. And a very tasty and tempting display of cakes to add to the welcome. The homity pie is fantastic along with the onion chutney. Mocha/vanilla cheesecake is delicious and light! Perfect after a very filling and...More

1  Thank JALW0925
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent choices for coffee, tea & cakes. Device exceptional nothing too much trouble. Friendly and helpful stall. Looking forward to next visit in the week.

Thank felicityandean
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We have lunched here before and always rated the food highly and on this occasion looked forward to our return visit. The food was great especially the jerk chicken. The serving staff however all looked miserable and seemed to resent spending a lovely May Saturday...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We were told to go the the cafe by the hotel receptionist, and she was spot on. I had a lamb middle eastern pitta very nice, and my friend had a sandwich cheese and pickle and two latte each Nice staff friendly place nice food...More

Thank coach_driver39
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14 November 2017|
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Response from ruthiereed | Reviewed this property |
A 10 minute walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 368686
Just off town centre in Penzance, 28-cover café/restaurant serving wide range of high-quality coffees, cakes, salads, soups and 'World Food'. Using local and seasonal ingredients where possible, the specials board offers vegetarian and vegan options, as well as a wide range of gluten-free dishes. Light and airy with an eclectic menu and décor, furnished with antique tables and chairs and cosy cushions and a sofa.
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