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Lakeside Cafe

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Trenance Lane | Cornwall, Newquay TR7 2HX, England
+44 1637 872703
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once again the Lakeside came up trumps. The food was excellent, there was 12 of us and all the meals came together. Everyone enjoyed their meals and were very complimentry about the staff. Its a lovely location and parking is relatively easy. If you mention its a special occassion they always dress the table, which is lovely touch. They also... More 

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Thank Marion W
somerset
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried to get in for Sunday lunch but thankfully fully booked. The food looked nice when we called in for a coffee later that afternoon but the service was shocking. Very rude waitress to the lady in front of me and myself. Ordered 3 drinks, they brought 4, no idea what I actually paid for! Babyccino for my son just... More 

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Thank z1977
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to look at from the outside and would not have gone if I had not had this place recommended but inside the cafe is very nice indeed. I had scrambled eggs on toast which were delicious but my son's bacon on his breakfast looked like it could have done with being cooked longer but I know this is personal... More 

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Thank bumblebee2853
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with a pleasant view overlooking the lake. Very friendly staff and very busy so a reservation is needed as it's obviously popular with locals and visitors alike. Great choice with a specials board too and very good food. My husband had the mussels which he rated 10/10!

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Thank Susiekay62
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a cram tea. Excellent value and lively coffee. Pie night looks interesting too. Great views, welcoming and comfortable ....

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Thank TonksMeow
Chard, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent menu, very hard to make a choice. Staff are fabulous great service. Not expensive a must visit. The gin a tonic smoked salmon with mackerel pate popcorn mussels and warm ciabatta was out of this world. You can tell it's good when locals go there to eat. Thursday night is steak night which is a good plate of food... More 

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Thank T L
Lagos, Portugal
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294 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a favourite for morning coffee or afternoon tea when we are in Newquay. Haven't yet tried the themed evening meals ( Wednesday steaks, Thursday pies) but a pleasure to anticipate. Set back from the road behind a lake festooned with many kinds of water birds, a table at the large glass panoramic window lets you watch the world go... More 

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Thank Paul A
Newquay, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a regular for many years and I love the place! But I'd like to see something done with that old wooden pagoda, either paint it or replace it! All around it has recently been spruced up yet, the pagoda itself remains untouched; where a little grey paint would suffice? Also, the patio wooden floor could do with a bit... More 

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Wombourne, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited to celebrate my fathers birthday. As soon as we booked the restaurant for 6 they asked if it was a celebration and then decorated the table accordingly. The meal itself was outstanding. It was steak night so we took advantage. The main courses were enormous, very tasty and extremely well priced. My children ate from the children's menu... More 

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Thank Andy B
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely location ❤️ helpful staff xx Great menu, something to suit all pallets... Specials on offer too. Delicious and well presented food🍽☕️xx

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Thank Tracey S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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?