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British, Contemporary, Healthy, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 22 December 2020

We finally had our first takeaway breakfast from earlybird. The place was packed people were queuing into the street. The lovely staff came and gave them matching bright umbrellas while they waited. Food came quickly nicely packaged. It was beautiful(fresh and hot). I particularly liked...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020 via mobile

Popped into the earlybird last week as we have been desperate to try some of their amazing brownies and blondies . We were definitely not disappointed! Between me and my partner we tried their amazing Christmas ciabatta with chicken salt fries which were absolutely fantastic!...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

My first visit to Early Bird was with my son in the summer after a hospital appt - we were recommend it for breakfast and we certainly not at all disappointed . We have been back since , once with my husband , due to...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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555roberts555, Owner at The Early Bird, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2020

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We are so glad your daughter enjoyed her Lindt brownie’s, you’re right they are extremely popular! Hope to see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 9 November 2020

After going back into lockdown, I had a delivery of fabulous brownies from The Early Bird as a special treat. Soft, gooey, great flavours and moreish. The staff are always super friendly and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them as a place to sit in...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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555roberts555, Owner at The Early Bird, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2020

Thank you so very much for your lovely words! So glad to hear you enjoy our goodies 😊

Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

It was pouring with rain and luckily we were allowed to wait inside with masks on.The waitress was very nice and helpful. Two girls then left their table after their lunch with no masks on. Nothing was said by the staff so, we were a...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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555roberts555, Owner at The Early Bird, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Hi Lisa I’m so glad you found our food to be delicious we do pride ourselves on the quality of our food and staff. I just wanted to reassure you that we are strictly following all the Covid guidelines and indeed have had our Covid...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Visited with my family for my daughters birthday breakfast. Firstly we were seated next to the front door which didn't close properly. It was freezing. We were moved when we requested. The food was fairly quick but my early bird breakfast was tepid in temperature...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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555roberts555, Owner at The Early Bird, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Hi Thank you for your review. As we explained to you at the time we are currently waiting for a new shop front to be fitted (pushed back by Covid) and on the day you came the weather was particularly windy and yes the door...More

Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Came here for my birthday with my friend for lunch, we both had the chicken burgers with chicken salted fries. I also had an iced coffee and milkshake. The food is always amazing, thank you to the lovely chefs!! Best service from the staff /...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing! The service, the food, the drinks- all amazing. Best place in plymouth by far. The brownies are the best brownies ive ever eaten and will definitely become a regular!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Wonderful independent cafe that makes all its own cakes and breads on site. Friendly welcoming service and amazing food. Will definitely be back! This is a bad place for a diet though.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020

I come in here quite often and the people who work here are just AMAZING. I’ve never been comfortable going somewhere on my own but they make me feel so welcome. The BEST vegan breakfast I’ve ever had. Really good coffee too. Thank you 🙏

Date of visit: September 2020
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Jannerbloke
28 September 2019|
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Response from Deborah S |
Hi Jannerbloke Yes we are pleased to say we do have free WiFi. Unfortunately due to the limited space we have and how busy we get at times we don’t allow dogs, however we now have limited seating outside where dogs are... More
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Pauline W
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Response from yogisteve55 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Unfortunately, I’m unsure as I haven’t seen any dogs in there on my visits. Regards Steve.
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    The Early Bird is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5