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Lakeside Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Trenance Lane | Cornwall, Newquay TR7 2HX, England
+44 1637 872703
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely food served in a bright and airy restaurant. Very reasonable prices and friendly staff

Thank RachelRow
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time we had been to this place & ended up there by luck as Newquay Zoo cafe was closed. I must admit it isn't much to look at from the outside but the food was outstanding! Even my little boy who at 2 1/2 can be quite difficult when it comes to food, ate a whole... More 

Thank hdix0n
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That New Year hangover! you go out for some fresh air, well what a beautiful day. Went for a long walk and ended up at the lakeside cafe. Heard about it, so gave it a try Just to say very impressed with the service and what I had for breakfast. Have now booked up again, just finished off my visit... More 

Thank David R
Newquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mentioned before i have been here a few times now, never changes, always excellent. Great choice of menu and this time a bit of a Chrismassy atmosphere too. Food is of a high standard and well presented. They need to stock more of the same bottled beers otherwise you end up having different varieties, but not a big deal.

Thank Newquaygreen1
Padstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there last night for our staff Christmas party.OMG the food was just fantstic.I had the beetroot starter and the turkey as a main then cheese to follow.My starter was 1 of the best I have ever had.The turkey was gorgeous and lots of it with a good selection of fresh veg.The cheese board was massive with cornish blue,Davidstow cheddar... More 

Thank Sally R
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Although the external facade of the cafe is not inspiring the food, on the other hand, is OUTSTANDING. I enjoyed a main course of Kalahari - simply delicious, the best I've ever eaten ! The others in our party all praised the choices they made. Would recommend. Peter

Thank Pete B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

As it's name suggests, the restaurant overlooks a pleasant lake. You can watch people feeding the ducks and geese while you eat. Food and service were both very good.( and you can buy food for the ducks too ).

Thank Wendy H
Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I'm sure that serving a group of 10 at a time is not easy, especially among an already busy lunchtime service - but the kitchen achieved this and came out with a superb meal from their Christmas menu. We pre-ordered but between us we had a challenging mix of Parsnip Soup, Coconut Prawns & Duck Croquettes as starters, followed by... More 

Thank Rob S
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Needed food at lunchtime so visited a place we had been to before in the evening, it was the Lakeside or Morrisons and I am sure we chose the right one. It was quite busy for Saturday lunchtime but they we able to get us a table for 3. All the food is cooked to order and along it came... More 

Thank BotanicBill
Helston, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited for lunch and chose this cafe as we had a small dog with us and were able to take him inside (it was too cold to eat outside). We picked a busy time, so had a bit of a wait. The food was very good, portion sizes were large. I had only been here for coffee before, and... More 


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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trenance Lane | Cornwall, Newquay TR7 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872703

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