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Kynance Cove Cafe

The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PJ, England
+44 1326 290436
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“pastries” (32 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You walk to reach this remote little cafe either down a paved track from the kynance cove car park, or along the coastal path which either joins the paved track or , more directly and hazardously, left down the path and across the rocks and...More

Thank Bubbs1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best prawn baguettes we’ve had, very generous portions and great service from very friendly staff.

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here while walking coastal path for a sandwich followed by coffee and cake after a walk on the beach. All freshly prepared, tasty and served with a smile at a stunning location.

Thank Jules N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, took the suggested N T Walk, plenty of resting places in the hilly bit, spectacular views from the cafe at the top of the rocky cove formation. Not suitable for anyone with a walking impairment.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are on a weeks holiday and this cove is so impressive we stayed at the cafe for cream teas the scones where amazing and the service friendly and we felt very welcome.

Thank Sara Louise B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought now the summer visitors had mostly gone home, we would venture down to kynanace cove. A stunning little place. While there we visited the cafe. The food here is fantastic, and of course it comes with that view. Well price food and very...More

Thank corniscarrot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having a long weekend on the lizard peninsula. We visited kynance cove. National Trust car park, not impressed at all. Most other national trust car parks are around £3, Kynance cove is £5, even tho we arrived after 2:30 pm. TOTAL RIP OFF! However, lovely...More

Thank Leigh R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into here walking the coast path. Very busy but did not have to wait long for a good coffee and food. Outside on the benches there are great views of the sea; we visited the morning after the remains of a tropical storm passed...More

Thank Fenton C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect after a hike on the coastal road. Popular cafe, lots of options. Good sized portions, fresh food, and quick service. Highly recommend building into your day if visiting the Lizard Peninsula.

Thank Victron23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the climb to see this fantastic place. The views take your breath away and once you get here you don't want to leave it!

Thank Lyndyloo5
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Questions & Answers
sorana h
21 August 2018|
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Response from Pei L | Reviewed this property |
Hm, I would have to guess, maybe half an hour to 45 minutes
7 July 2018|
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Response from Dreamer1414 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just seen this - I think I’d said in my review there’s only one way from the Car park with a buggie. The long, flatter way. The short way down the cliff would be unsuitable.
30 June 2018|
Response from Dreamer1414 | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry I don’t camp so not sure but I’ll bet there’s somewhere on the Lizard Peninsular to camp. Sorry late answering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 290436
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