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Island View Cafe

Marine Drive, Looe PL13 2DJ, England
+44 7443 460874
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Marine Drive, Looe PL13 2DJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I came here for afternoon tea and I simply can't fault the place. It's small, charming, pretty and provided delicious tea and cake at remarkably low prices, which makes a refreshing change in such a popular tourist spot.

Thank pandj98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this beautiful little café whilst looking for somewhere to eat, after a good couple of hours exploring the fantastic rock pools, just across the road. The whole place is absolutely delightful, with a bright, clean interior decorated with pretty vintage-chic. The lovely...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had hot drinks this visit, which were very nice. The food is very nice aswell, when we have visited before. Friendly staff, great service, free parking on the street out the front, not far from Looe, on the Looe to Polperro Walk Route,...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views over Looe Island. Nice friendly service, clean and pleasant . Crab baguette was very tasty although felt a tad pricey. Rest of family had sandwiches which went down well.

Thank Reborn A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here after a day in Looe. We parked in this area (opposite Looe Island) and felt justified in having a treat after our walk to and from town! The picnic benches and eclectic china collection were highlights and the cream tea...More

Thank EmmieLouH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as a family of 4 (x2 adults, x2 kids) on a sunny Sunday lunchtime. Such a lovely little cafe with beautiful views. Sandwiches on lovely fresh thick-cut bread were delicious. Kicking myself now for not having any cake!

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family. 9 of us in total and 2 dogs and it was just so beautiful. Pretty teacups, cakes, bunting. Really pleased we visited here as the service and the position is fabulous.

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After walking along the south west coast path from Polperro to Looe my son & I were delighted to come across Island View Cafe. Gorgeous homemade doorstep sandwiches, great cake & coffee in a warm & welcoming home from home environment. Loved it!! A little...More

Thank Maxine H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Have been here several times and always made to feel welcome. It does get very busy but never had to wait too long for the food. Just enough on the menu to choose from whether a snack or something more substantial. The staff are friendly...More

1  Thank wmalli
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I’m a returning fan of the café, having discovered it two years ago. This time I brought my mother who hasn’t been to Cornwall for many years. She really fancied a crab sandwich and I knew exactly where to take her. And you did not...More

Thank Treacle19
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29 October 2016|
Response from IslandViewCafe | Property representative |
We close for the entire winter from the end of October. Not sure exactly when we're opening again as we're having a new roof and haven't had a finish date. It will be March/April.
12 September 2016|
Response from IslandViewCafe | Property representative |
We have gluten free rolls for sandwiches or to accompany salads and soups etc. Also we always have at least one gluten free cake on offer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive, Looe PL13 2DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 7443 460874
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