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no.8 cafe Launceston

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8 Westgate Street, Launceston PL15 7AB, England
+44 1566 777369
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IT is not often that I am surprised by an eatery but Number 8 Cafe in Launceston was something I had not come across before, a cafe with a cycling theme at its core. We had a chat with the owner and he revealed that his cafe’s name relates to his old race cycling number, to the cafe’s address on... More 

Thank singhasam
ADIHARVEY, Owner at no.8 cafe Launceston, responded to this review

Hi singhasam, Thankyou for your kind review. It is true there are many aspects of cycling bits dotted around the café without being a cycling café. I am indeed a cyclist, but must point out that the race number is purly asthetics as the only race is against the clock these days. Myself and the team here at no8 aim... More 

Launceston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a lovely warm and hospitable cafe. The coffee is the best freshly ground with every cup. Our time together there is in the morning so we only know about breakfast and as everything is freshly made breakfast cannot be beaten! We go to no8 on a regular basis, on average three times a month.

Thank Waveney B
United Kingdom
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to St Ives and it was fantastic. Beautifully cooked hot food and great cappuccino. As per previous comment they did charge extra for GF toast (am coeliac so have no choice). Really need to think about that. Will def be back in August. Staff were fantastic polite and helpful.

Thank LMS700
ADIHARVEY, Owner at no.8 cafe Launceston, responded to this review

Hi LMS700, Thankyou for your review after your visit to us on your travels west. Very pleased you enjoyed your breakfast. Good local produce prepared to order....we like to think it works most of the time :). We have a great crew here at no8 so its always good to get comments back from happy customers. As for the Gluten... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I visited No 8 as I have been there many times before. I have a gluten and dairy intolerance so I chose the soup which I was assured was gluten free, on the menu it said it came with a chunk of bread and croutons, I was offered gluten free bread and I was delighted they had thought of this... More 

1 Thank Joy L
ADIHARVEY, Owner at no.8 cafe Launceston, responded to this review

Dear Joy L Thank-you for your recent review after your visit to no8. In regards to being charged for the Gluten Free bread it is just a simple case of, cost of ingredients/selling price. All gluten free products we buy in cost us more, than say, regular bread or cakes. We try to keep our soups Gluten free as often... More 

Launceston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The No 8 café is very well known in Launceston, the food is always cooked fresh and the staff are very friendly and always willing to help, the café is very clean it has both downstairs and upper seating.

Thank Ken B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky to chance upon Number 8 on our first visit to Launceston. Delicious, inventive dishes for our lunch and friendly staff. Highly recommended!

Thank hunt123_13
Launceston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

In Westgate Street, a narrow thoroughfare with some of the older buildings in the town. Entry off the street takes you through a lobby area with three/four small tables, then into the ground floor. Here is the display and food bar area. A mixture of tables and lounge seating on this level with a further area to the rear. First... More 

Thank Mouse_Diner
Launceston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent place. Centrally located in Launceston, just off the main square. The menu leans towards the lighter side during the day, but is nicely prepared and presented, with great tasting coffee. The owner is almost always on hand and always makes sure everything is ok and is very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. A choice of tables and chairs... More 

Thank da55a
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Ade and the team know how to look after you- the food and service is always ten out of ten! A lovely spot in the heart of own, well recommended!

Thank GemmaMasseyx
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Good food suiting the time of day of visit bacon sandwiches and cakes .staff very happy and obliging nice latte

Thank YvonneH574

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Westgate Street, Launceston PL15 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +44 1566 777369

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