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The Hidden Hut

Porthcurnick Beach, Portscatho TR2 5EW, England
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (75 reviews)
“soup” (71 reviews)
“cakes” (95 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Porthcurnick Beach, Portscatho TR2 5EW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the Hidden Hut for the first time a couple of weeks ago. Despite it being the start of October, we were blessed with wonderful weather and were able to make the most of the cafe’s spectacular setting and views. We had lunch to...More

Thank cornwalliz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned again to the hidden hut and again wa fell in love with it.wonderful food friendly staff and views to die for.see you all again next summer.

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with our children for coffee and cakes. What a gem. Perfect location, good coffee and a great selection of cakes including gluten free. Brilliant.

Thank MarieApperley
Reviewed 1 week ago

There have been many reviews of the Hidden Hut by both amatuar and professional reviewers, the vast majority heaping praise on this gem Firstly the location probably one of the best in the U.K right on the beach, but sheltered by dunes and trees leaving...More

Thank Journeyman2331
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very crowded event mid week September and for a café on the beach they had zero fish options! We had been recommended to the café but we left and found somewhere else to eat

Thank BerkshireRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location on the beach and yes , it really is well hidden. Wonderful food cooked fresh on the beach from local ingredients. Simple menu and memorable dishes. Especially recommend the chick pea dhal! So good we went back 2 days later taking more friends....More

Thank AV H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect location on a sunny beach to enjoy a Cornish pasty and cup of tea. The pasty was delicious, the views across the Cornish coastline stunning and all enjoyed by the sea. Highly recommended.

Thank Shinkansen1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given all the hype about this place, I thought it might be a hidden gem. But nope. The menu is distinctly lazy and uninspiring. Soup, soup or soup. Cake, cake or cake. Nice easy life for the chef, but not particularly inspiring for the punters....More

Thank Q7972HFtims
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing on Facebook reviews and comments for the Hidden Hut and as we were down in Cornwall, we thought we would drop in. After parking in the village we made took the shortish walk to find it. It was late afternoon when we got...More

Thank Rosiepog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk along from the main car park in portscatho is this hidden gem. Definitely worth a visit for the views over porthcurnick beach and the yummy food. We had the greek lamb stew and the cod, chorizo and butter bean stew. Service is...More

Thank rachel_essexgirl
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2018|
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Response from W15Boy | Reviewed this property |
Yep! Try their Dhal!
13 August 2018|
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Response from Skippyhumbug | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I know they do vegetarian and also are really helpful so would do what they could for you.
Sharman D
26 March 2017|
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Response from boggarthill | Reviewed this property |
We also took our older dog and parked at the bottom of road and walked across the beach which would be better than walking from car park just before portscatho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthcurnick Beach, Portscatho TR2 5EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  Portscatho
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