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Harbour Rest Cafe

2 South Quay Hill, Newquay TR7 1HR, England
+44 7772 185635
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (28 reviews)
“crab sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“club sandwich” (16 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2 South Quay Hill, Newquay TR7 1HR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having discovered this place during a trip in March we made a point of returning. Lovely food, extremely generous portions, and very friendly service. Our dog was made very welcome too! One to visit on all our Cornish holidays.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Food and service here are excellent. From crab sandwiches with a salad to cream teas, there is something on the menu for everyone. Even if you just call in for a tea/coffee and toasted teacake you will be made to feel very welcome. The café...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for lunch. Fish and chips, wife is so fussy about this BUT she said best ever, would recommend

1  Thank SueandPhillrich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very quaint little place in an excellent location. I had a very tasty Cream Tea and the scone was homemade and served warm with some fresh strawberry’s as well as the cream and jam.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch and weren’t disappointed! The crab sandwiches were just delicious......fresh crab and bread yummy! We shared a scone which was huge homemade and served warm with a generous serving of clotted cream and jam! We then went for a very long walk.......

Thank clarelbonner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Newquay so many times and everytime never managed to get in here. It's only a small establishment and it does get busy, but trust me it's worth the wait. A large cream tea was the order of the day, and it's...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks so much for a delicious breakfast had by all. We had the big breakfast and everything on the plate was cooked to perfection. The lady who served us was really friendly and helpful. Lovely food and lovely staff!

Thank Benwell-Balmer-Fam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd year visiting Harbour Rest Cafe. The food is always lovely. Prepared fresh, but the wait isn't too long. Staff and friendly and helpful. This time we ordered a variety of items off the menu. All were delicious, especially the crab sandwich!...More

Thank RachelVaughan
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We found this cozy place by accident and we glad we did! Small, peacefull place with a lot of character, run by lovely and friendly people! Food was delicious and presented so beautifuly that was hard to believe that we all in “just” coffe shop!...More

Thank Monika D
Tracey R, Owner at Harbour Rest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you soo much for your lovely review were really glad you enjoyed our cafe and look forward to seeing you next time

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

4 of us stopped for a spot of lunch. Mackerel sandwich. Ham and cheese sandwich. Ham coleslaw sandwich. Chips and pasty. All lovely and freshly cooked and made. Will come back next year to try the cream tea. The scone look amazing

Thank andy f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 South Quay Hill, Newquay TR7 1HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 7772 185635
The Harbour Rest cafe is a relaxed and friendly location to meet friends for a coffee, drop by after a day at the beach, or start your day with one of our delicious breakfasts. Located at the top of the Harbour in Newquay, we'd like to welcome you to our small cafe with a big heart We specialise in Homemade speciality burgers, Seafood, Homemade cakes, Cream teas, Cornish Pasty and Breakfasts. We serve a range of hot and cold drinks, and have a drinks licence.
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