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The Honey Pot

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Just off town centre in Penzance, 40-cover café/restaurant serving wide range of high-quality coffees, cakes, salads, soups and 'World Food'. Using local and seasonal ingredients where possible, the specials board offers vegetarian and vegan options, as well as a wide range of gluten-free dishes. Warm and homely with an eclectic menu and décor, furnished with antique tables and chairs and cosy cushions.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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All reviews lunch cakes homity pie salad lemon and lime cheesecake brie lasagna fritters jacket potato lamb curries clotted cream bread lovely cafe home made fantastic food fresh food
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the Honey Pot lots of times over the last years and have loved every meal I have had . Now however things have changed: salad lacks dressing , coronation chicken on baked potato is half the size and no where near as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 722patriciad
Reviewed 4 January 2019

What a find in beautiful Penzance. An environmentally conscious restaurant with plenty of options for everyone looking for a delicious meal, including the Vegan set. I highly recommend the Vegan scones with raspberry jam and vegan (coconut?) cream as well as the daily soup (vegan...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Geoff B
Rachel G, Manager at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Hi Geoff, thank you so much for appreciating what we do in our little cafe! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you again to try another one of our vegan creations. To answer your doubt- the vegan cream...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We had a yummy Xmas lunch here and have eaten here many times. Great for coffee and food and mainly veggie. I had soup. Buzzy atmosphere and lovely service. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LisaR488
Rachel G, Manager at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thanks for the lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your Christmas lunch and look forward to seeing you in the New Year for more coffee and a big bowl of warming soup!

Reviewed 29 December 2018

The Honey Pot came recommended and we were delighted to find this homey little spot around the corner from our accommodations. It was quite busy both times we visited but the food was comforting and tasty and the local patrons were friendly and helpful. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gardnlady
Rachel G, Manager at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thanks for your lovely review. Sorry about the wait you experienced, the festive season was extremely busy in our little cafe, thank you for your patience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year!

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with great food! Really cute setup and friendly place. The food is all obviously homemade and probably my new favourite place in Penzance!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nathan G
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thanks for your lovely words! You're right - all our food is homemade in our tiny kitchen. So glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here many times with dear friends and family, we never fail to have a lovely lunch here! The food is clearly made with love and imagination, as well as catering to veggies/vegans making this a perfect spot for socials. The ambience and welcoming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Isabella C
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The food might be okay but the service is painfully slow by young, inexperienced staff. There are so many better places to choose from in the town, I won't be visiting here againMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cornishbird3
RachelG3767, Manager at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Dear Cornishbird3, Thanks for visiting us, and for letting us know about your experience. I’m really sorry that your service was slow when you came to our cafe. We know at busy times there can be a slight wait, but our staff do their best...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We do like this place, it’s unique, the menu is far from standard fare, the service is all right. I do think the major effort is behind the scene which produces the right results as the food and baking are excellent. This time we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chatz2014
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thanks very much for your review! Glad you enjoyed the food so much and sorry you found the service less than perfect as we always endeavour to be on top form.

Reviewed 18 November 2018

The honeypot is always busy and it knocks out some great stoner friendly food that is consistently good - from the veg lasagna to the homity pie, always something good, flavorful and interesting. You can takeaway everything and go sit in morrab park and have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stoner_Munch
Rachel G, Owner at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thanks very much for your kind words!

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Encouraged by (most of) the reviews, my boyfriend and I headed over for cream tea. We were served the tea very quickly but had a long wait for the rest (scones, jam, clotted cream). We had to remind them we were still waiting! As we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HuntressCA
RachelG3767, Manager at The Honey Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

We are so sorry that you didn’t get the best service from our team when you came to see us. Apologies for the misunderstanding about the take away bag and your change. Unfortunately when we've had a busy breakfast or lunch service we do occasionally...More

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Julia O
26 December 2018|
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Response from Rachel G | Property representative |
Hello, Indeed we are! If you’re planing on coming in for lunch we advise booking a table to avoid disappointment as it can get quite busy! We look forward to your visit. Thanks :)
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A 10 minute walk
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