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Lazy Cow

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Poundwell Street, Modbury, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0QJ, England
+44 1548 831432
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a wonderful little place the Lazy cow is. We popped in during a cycle ride, there is a wide range of deviously cooked home made cakes to tempt you with along with sandwiches and a variety of other snacks, the food we had was delicious. I would certainly recommend the carrot cake. The young staff are enthusiastic and charming.... More 

1 Thank Dbayliss
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to find. Meals are not large, Panini, jackets etc. Toasted teacakes mid morning or afternoon tea time are recommended. Service can be slow and prices are on the high side. Its joint venture at Breakwater Road, Pomplett - The Mess café- is very similar. It has the same menu

Thank Keith B
Level Contributor
83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away off the Main Street in Modbury it's well worth finding, a warm and friendly welcome, for a late lunch we opted for Panini - cheddar, carved ham and red onion marmalade for me, absolutely delicious. Great looking cakes were on view, but we were too full to try one, but as we are in the area for a... More 

1 Thank Nigel P
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you take the trouble to search out this cafe you will be very pleased as it is excellent food. It is simple but very good indeed with a selection of sandwiches cakes etc that are sure to please.

2 Thank janner37
South Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visited here for lunch with friends and their children recently and we had a lovely brunch and incredible coffees. A perfect cafe in a very cute village.

2 Thank Harriet M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We have visited many times. Usually we have the excellent home made soup. On the 14th we made a visit only to be sorely disappointed. The soup (carrot and coriander) was lukewarm and had to go back to be reheated. It was relatively tasteless even with added salt. That crusty bread, this time, was sliced bread from a plastic bag!!... More 

1 Thank Anthony B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem of a cafe located in the picturesque Town of Modbury. Excellent value for money served by extremely polite efficient staff. 10/10.

3 Thank Spinglamigo
West Quantoxhead UK
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174 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great bacon sandwich and mushrooms on toast, served promptly. Busy cafe with nice friendly staff. Excellent coffee - some of the nicest we have ever had infact. Would recommend.

2 Thank HeidiSomersetUK
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

What a delightful place this is, came across it by accident and now every time we drive through Modbury we stop for coffee etc. The staff are friendly and helpful and the food and drinks are amazing. Keep it up folks.

2 Thank freddymCornwall
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very convenient parking and a warm greeting made for a very pleasant lunch with my daughter. Nothing was too much trouble and our paninis where delightful. The mince pies looked fabulous and where available to order. This snug and comfortable cafe has a lovely ambiance created by lots of nic nacs for sale and the warm friendly staff.

2 Thank happycamper339

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poundwell Street, Modbury, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Modbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 831432

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?