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Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop

13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 252877
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“pancakes” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I go to Monty's regularly as I live in Plymouth, mostly for breakfast and lunches. The staff are always friendly, and service has almost always been quick. Whenever there's going to be a delay with food because of how busy it is, they always warn...More

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on reviews we gave it a try. Ok. Eggs Benedict nice. I liked the spinach. Tash bacon. Chefs breakfast for my wife. Lots of tatties and mushrooms. Plenty of it. In summary. Pleasant staff. Ok service. Nice food. Nothing special about the interior. Nice...More

Thank amitylodge
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Staff are excellent and food is always good, neither can be faulted!!!!!!!! Perhaps I've been missing a trick but on our resent visits I have noticed dogs being allowed into Monty's. I'm not a dog hater but dogs in food establishments is a bit...More

Thank Joseph T
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Joseph. We know dogs aren't for everybody, therefore that is why we allow dogs in the front of the cafe only. If you would like to come and see us again we can reserve a table for you up the stairs. Our hygiene rating...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Montys but not the last for sure! Friendly staff, a varied menu and nice environment to eat in. The food was lovingly prepared and served, clearly freshly cooked and we could recommend every dish we ordered. The Bubble and Squeak, Seafood...More

Thank Fiddlydee
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to see you had such a great experience with us! Thank-you for the lovely review and recommendations, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish and chips in a sit-down restaurant. The quality is absolutely first-class. Fish is served in beer-battered large chunks, and chips are chunky (they seemed to me to be fried baked then quartered jacket potatoes). Absolutely fantastic. Staff are lovely and cheerful. A busy, buzzing...More

Thank drkjor
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thanks for such a lovely review! We endeavour to ensure every visit is just as good as the last and really appreciate your lovely feedback. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Monty's a few times for breakfast now and every time it has been great. I'd recommend the chef's breakfast, really yummy.

Thank Rob P
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, it is lovely to see that you like to pop by regularly and thank you for the recommendaion-the chefs breakfast certainly is yummy!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Christmas get together for a group of friends for an evening. Provided you get at least 20 of you they will open. Friendly staff, great food and wine. The turkey was succulent, the veg was well cooked. Chocolate torte for finishers was divine. Will try...More

Thank Barrie59
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are really glad to see you enjoyed the evening you had with us! The chefs really did a great job this year with the menu and it's great it had gone down so well. You should most definitely pop in of a day to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monty’s has become a favourite over the past few months or so. Very nice staff and fairly quiet in the main. Can get busy 1st thing (our experience anyway) but not a problem for us. The Breakfast menu is varied and good value. If you...More

Thank yogisteve55
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to here you enjoy visiting us! The chef's brunch is most definitely one of our most popular dishes, and we're glad to hear you would recommend it. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic late lunch at Monty’s after enjoying the Morris dancing next door in the Dolphin. Very friendly service from the staff. Dogs are welcome in the front of the cafe & they got brought a complimentary biscuit each! I had pancakes stuffed with cheese, mushrooms...More

Thank Rachel S
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well, firstly thank you for such a great review. We're glad to hear our team made you (and your poochies) feel welcome and that the food went down so well. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2017

First visit on Monday for pancakes, bacon and maple syrup - delicious! Second visit on Wednesday for tuna jacket potato -also delicious! Good coffee too.

Thank Ann S
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for your review.Who knows what you will have on your 3rd visit!!!

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Robert A
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Response from trishly2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it is reasonably priced and the food is very good
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Amanda B
19 January 2017|
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Response from trishly2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes I think is reasonably priced and good good, and good selection
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23 April 2016|
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Hi yes we can just let us know in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 252877
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