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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year when the pandemic was still on our minds, whilst in a holiday cottage in Carbis Bay we tried a take away from the Bean Inn, and we were delighted with the meals. So we did the same this year. We had - Stuffed...potato cakes with pea curry, spiced cauliflower & tarka dahl - Moroccan vegetable and chickpea casserole - Seasonal buddha bowl and were all delighted with our meals, particularly my husband with the moroccan vegetable casserole, which he'd not been particularly excited about having - until he tasted it. I felt like something lighter and the buddah bowl was packed with tasty and interesting bits and pieces which just hit the spot. My son loved the potato cakes & dahl and ate all the cauliflower, which he normally doesn't like. Very efficient, friendly service - the food looked beautiful in the eco-friendly compostable containers - so handy - interesting varied menu - and we'll definitely do it again another year.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had take away food. The food was great, flavorful clean and large portions. After days of heavy food in the SW of England we were craving something clean and wholesome, we found it at the Bean Inn. We tried most of menu over two...days and we were not dissatisfied - well prepared and sustainably packaged food with great service and friendly people.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 15 May 2022 via mobile

We were looking forward to our eating experience at the Bean Inn as a birthday treat and it did not disappoint. The service was very good, friendly and attentive but not intrusive. The bread and olives were very generous as a pre starter. The starter...dishes were very very impressive, vegan pate such a treat and the beetroot and blue cheese salad very special. We both had the mushroom bourginon for main course and dint regret our choice, so delicious. The final courses were even better, have to say that the chocolate and orange mud pie was absolutely delicious. Please give this a try even if you are not vegan or vegetarian.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 May 2022

Took a truly fabulous and nourishing meal back to our rental. Tasted so like home cooking. Absolutely great.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

I have wanted to eat at The Bean Inn restaurant in Carbis Bay ever since I leant about their wonderful menu and the fact they source all the ingredients locally. I was not disappointed and had a fantastic dinner with excellent service provided by Harvey....I was fortunate to meet Paula tonight and we shared stories she is a talented chef. I ordered VEGETABLE & MUSHROOM BOURGUIGNON WITH TRUFFLED MASHED POTATO for my main it’s very special and totally delicious and had the CHOCOLATE & ORANGE MUD PIE with vegan cream. Absolutely yum!! So I bought the book too. Thanks so much for your wonderful delicious food and very friendly warm service too!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022

Being a vegan on holiday in Carbis Bay there was only one place I wanted to go & it didn't disappoint! In fact it was so delicious we went back 3 nights later! That's me & 2 non vegans, who were thoroughly impressed by the...food. We especially loved the potato cakes with pea curry. A huge meal but omg so much flavour! I also loved the fact that you order the food beforehand so they can ensure there is no food wasted. The staff were a joy to chat to & quick to respond to any queries before we arrived. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant whatever your food preferences. Thank you Kate, Mrs B & the young lad that served us (apologies I forget your name)More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 January 2022 via mobile

Unfortunately the restaurant was closed as it was New Years Day 2022, but we were able to have a takeaway. Had the spicy Tarka Dhaal and vegetable and mushroom bourguignon plus desserts. Absolutely fantastic food - can’t recommend highly enough. Thank you!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 30 December 2021 via mobile

A really delicious takeaway meal this evening - delicate and wholesome with a full rich flavour that we enjoyed very much. Fresh ingredients and wonderful, friendly customer service by phone.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 7 October 2021 via mobile

Wonderful little place, we visited when on holiday in carbis bay. lovely staff and stunning food - fresh tasty ingredients - we loved our vegan food - best meal we have had all week, we can’t wait to return 👌🥰😉☺️

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 October 2021

Excellent vegan main course. Fresh ingredients and both our dishes were top notc. Friendly service. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2021
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SK S
6 July 2017|
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the waitress can let you know this when you are seated.
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Sloftsuk
12 April 2017|
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Response from Thebeaninn | Property representative |
Hi, sorry, we're unable to take dogs. We do have a decking area and some people leave the dogs outside and book the table in the window where they can keep and eye on the dog. Hope this helps.
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The Bean Inn Vegetarian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5