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Cafe Chandlers

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 The Quay, St Mawes, England
+44 1326 270998
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Aarschot, Belgium
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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214 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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272 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 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
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A nice easy place not over the top, yet had good food ln a clean and fresh place that had a good selection of snacks and cakes

Thank RobH567
Bude, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great little cafe, inside and outside seating, lovely food and fab coffee, staff very friendly and efficient, would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Jo J
Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lovely little delicatessen and café overlooking St Mawes harbour, in a great spot to sit and contemplate life before boarding the ferry back to Falmouth. Lovely staff offering a great selection of cake and indulgence, coffee and tea both excellent, eat in or take away.

Thank Alison J
Praa Sands, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous cafe in a great location. Perfectly placed while waiting for a ferry or just enjoying the view. The selection of cakes and Italian pastries is mouthwatering. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Inmywellies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Quay, St Mawes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  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?