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Short & Strong Cafe & Deli

The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
+44 1726 68598
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (23 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for a good cup of coffee or tea and look out at Charlestown Harbor. Very yummy cakes and sweets.

Thank MrMTrim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday in Cornwall and inadvertently stumbled on Charlestown (a place we are glad we did stumble upon). Came looking for a warm drink and a bite to eat before setting off to our next stop of the day and found Short & Strong. We...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee was nice but was a bit overpriced at around 3.20 for a small cappuccino. There was a nice outdoor seating area which was very popular.

Thank Southy50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Occasionally pop in here if I’m in the area or before work. Very attentive staff and lovely to speak too. The coffee and sweets are a bonus too!

Thank perke22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service. Very good coffee and although I didn't have any the cakes and pastries look fantastic. Lovely position in Charlestown too.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Arrived at lunch time to find they had no ham for ham and cheese toasties and the cream tea never did appear. They provided a refund when asked. Tables were not cleared and there were dirty dishes piled up on the counter throughout our visit....More

1  Thank tim b
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I'm in love and I don't care who knows it! The coffee here is seriously good, so long as 'seriously' is the strongest adjective I can use. The cakes are lush but even they pale into insignificance to the coffee.

1  Thank Trovez05
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The most amazing coffee - we went twice in one day just to have some more, and the biggest cakes! Cinnamon Swirls (lush), Flapjacks (sticky), Brownies (gorgeous), and did I mention the coffee??

Thank Terri J
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

But it was delicious. Great service from very friendly and attentive staff. Good location, just up from the beach with a great view of the tall ships in the harbour.

1  Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely coffee house that take their coffee very seriously! The coffee is amazing quality and the cinnamon buns are amazing!

1  Thank Zoggleh
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    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pattern Hall Charlestown Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3FW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 68598
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Description
Our cafe is set near Charlestown Harbour and offers outdoor seating to enjoy an artisan coffee or freshly baked cake, pastry or sandwich.
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