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River Street Cafe

11 Market Square, Mevagissey PL26 6UD, England
+44 1726 844347
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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11 Market Square, Mevagissey PL26 6UD, England
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We also had the ham egg and chips which was excellent value. Best crab sandwich I have had on fresh granary.

Thank Barrie N
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very please you enjoyed your crab sandwich Barrie. We only use crab from Mevagissey harbour and the granary bread is from a local baker.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I came into the River Street Cafe yesterday (12.08.18) for a drink and a bite to eat before hitting the road back to Bude. The café is a very clean, modern and inviting place. I’m no Coffee connoisseur but the latte was...More

Thank CReed1989
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for your great comments and the feedback we had from you both, when you were in the cafe. We source our coffee from a speciality coffee roastery based locally near us in Cornwall.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious, the smashed avocado on a muffin particularly good, and the owners very friendly - a good place to shelter from the rain!

Thank rutha161
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your breakfast of smashed avocado, thanks for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We came here for breakfast while on holiday. The staff were friendly and the food was great. The eggs benedict were just right. We will be back next time.

Thank lynneg197
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Lynn ... Please you enjoyed your Eggs Benedict, and look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

We've eaten at the River Street Cafe a number of times since the change of ownership and have been impressed every time. The ham, egg and chips is real home-cooked ham and delicious. Venison burgers are a great change from many menus and impressive. Super...More

Thank Clover39
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. The Venison burgers as a special have been very popular and Ruth's home cooked ham is prepared using her own recipe.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in this small cafe with girlfriend on are latest visit to Mevagissey and enjoyed some delicious cream teas. They had a good range of snacks,freshly made cakes and beverages including some alcoholic and good selection of coffee. Are cream teas were excellent with fresh...More

Thank Trevor B
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

HI Trevor ... Pleased you enjoyed your cream tea ... Ruth makes the three types of scones most days

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cafe, friendly staff and amazing food at reasonable prices! Contemporary decor & dog friendly, would highly recommend! Will defiantly return if in the area...

Thank Sarah040381
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks Sarah ... look forward to seeing you next time

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were so disappointed , after a 45 minute wait for breakfast the food arrived and was fine - average. The avocado smash was not seasoned and the big breakfast was inordinately expensive considering no tea or toast. Would not recommend to anyone in a...More

Thank 613Karen
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Sorry you did not enjoy your River Street Cafe experience Karen. With regard to the smashed avocado, it is lightly seasoned and mixed with finely diced tomato and lemon juice with a toasted muffin, free range poached egg and fresh pea shoots. The full Cornish...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst treading the streets of Mevagissey dying of heat exhaustion on a rare but beautiful summer's day, we decided a nice cool beverage was required. Now you may have been thinking beer? But No, as it was so hot a nice cold coke would suffice..other...More

Thank Wayne G
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Pleased you enjoyed your fish finger sandwich, Ruth uses fresh local fish from the harbour with panko breadcrumbs. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We popped in for two full Cornish breakfast Was well cooked but could of done with it being a bit hotter rather than lukewarm The flat white coffee was delicious We were surprised that no toast comes with the breakfast especially as lots of places...More

Thank emmaflanagan1975
Royston H, Owner at River Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time Emma to post an honest review. Your comment about food temperature has been taken on board.

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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Market Square, Mevagissey PL26 6UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mevagissey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 844347
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Description
Situated in the heart of Mevagissey, River Street Café provides our diners with lovingly made breakfasts, light lunches, snacks, cakes and afternoon tea. Using the freshest ingredients selected from a range of local suppliers our chef and co-owner Ruth, works full time in our kitchen, creating dishes that are handmade and modern yet comforting and familiar.
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