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Rick Stein's Cafe

10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
+44 1841 532700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small cosy cafe food for quick bites and moules frites good £13 Good selection. Serves breakfast too.

Thank AnneRobe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wife and I had lunch , starters fried peppers very oiley and a dish potatoes in Smokey sauce they looked like they had been thrown into the deep fat fryer not goog, place gousjons for my wife which were good and I had a chicken...More

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely greeting by staff and excellent table. Really good menu and all the food was excellent. Good wine, excellent atmosphere. As we had 3 courses a discount was applied. Very reasonable price. Staff were exceptional. Thanks

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Of all the celebrity chef restaurants visited (and thats not vast), this was the best. Quaint surroundings and superbly cooked food. I just did not want the Cod Curry to end as it was absolute perfection. 100% happy and would love to go back but...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the review states we visited on two separate nights and if I was reviewing on the first night I would have given it five stars, these were the positives from the first night. Very friendly service Option to have a starter made int the...More

Thank haltoi01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rainy morning in padstow led us to Rick Stein’s Cafe for a cup of tea & a hot chocolate, then tempted by scones and banana bread, all of which was fresh, tasty and just perfect. Deciding on where to go for dinner we had...More

1  Thank ollienobes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed over here from Rock especially for the fish and chips. It's actually quite a journey although just across the bay. Padstow is a lovely seaside town though full of places to eat, fishing trips and tourist shops. The little restaurant was fairly busy...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic meal excellent value! went here for my husbands birthday... starters salt & chili prawns & tai fish cakes, both had goan curry for main all delicious! desert cheese and cheesecake. staff and service excellent. all tables booked atmosphere was good. would recommend.

Thank xabimillar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the 3-course set dinner menu at £23.95. Nothing special, in fact quite ordinary. I had mussels, curry and chocolate tart, my wife had Thai fish cakes, hake and cheesecake. The piece of hake was very small and the mushy peas quite hard...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well if Charlestown can change its name without reference to anyone, I'm sure Padstow could too or at least rename Middle Street , Steinway. Rick's cafe was a charming but comfortable abode amidst galleries and clothes shops. The menu could perhaps have included more fish...More

Thank davide h
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Questions & Answers
13 November 2015|
Response from Jane R | Property representative |
All our guests enjoy complimentary wifi when they stay with us and in our restaurants at no additional charge.
Julie D
18 December 2014|
Response from Jane R | Property representative |
We do have a few tables outside in the courtyard at the cafe where dogs are allowed. We also allow dogs at our pub The Cornish Arms in St Merryn. I hope you enjoy your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$43 - US$46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Middle Street, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532700
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With fresh fish landed right here on our doorstep, our café creates simple seafood dishes with imaginative flavours. Our menu changes daily with influences from afar including dishes such as pad Thai noodles, salt and pepper prawns and cod curry. Breakfasts, cakes and coffees - From the classic full English breakfast to layered granola compote our breakfasts are the perfect way to start the day. Join us at our café in Padstow for a mid morning treat and enjoy homemade cakes and freshly ground coffee.
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