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Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop

13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 252877
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“pancakes” (22 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:30 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have just had a Christmas lunch at Monty's with two good friends and it was the best Christmas lunch ever! I had scallops with chorizo, a vegetable roast and a huge cheese board and the others had soup, roast turkey and Christmas pud. Everything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 565vickiegb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best bacon sandwich on the Barbican and a truly welcoming feel to this cafe. Staff were lovely as always

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bez82
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! So pleased to see we're still number 1 ;)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff , light fluffy scones , went in for a coffee and a chat with friends , will be visiting again .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle C
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michelle, thank you for your great reveiw. Our scones come in fresh daily from a local bakery and they certainly are delicious (and very tempting!)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop. The menu has a great selection from omelettes, bagels to full English breakfasts. When we stopped by it was a busy Sunday morning. We got seated straight away and the food came out fast even though they were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank explorer2O
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a great reveiw! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and we are glad that our fab service has enticed you to pop back again! Thanks again, Paula and the team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back to Monty's for one of our regular visits today. Arrived at 11.30 and was amazed how busy it was. Always a good sign when you visit any eatery and certainly points at the continuing popularity of Monty's. Plumped for a Full English today and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ron S
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ron, great to see you again! Thank you for a fabulous reveiw, Paula and the team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times but this time was with friends and two young children. Great choice of food at really reasonable prices. The portions are very generous and always tasty. The staff are always friendly and were very attentive, especially to the two...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kat201581
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kat, it's aways a pleasure. If the kids are happy the grown up's are happy! We look frward to seeing you all again, Paula.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited recently with my wife and two children. Nice people with a good menu but most importantly for us is that my son, who is coeliac could get s meal that didn’t contain anything he shouldn’t have! The cafe is situated in the heart of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peterjs74
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Peter, so pleased we can cater for your son's needs and we look forward to seeing you again soon. thanks for the lovely reveiw.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Just stumbled across this great cafe on a morning Sunday walk. Fab coffee and cake and really reasonable. A real gem.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christine F
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Christine for a lovely reveiw, and what a lovely looking coffee that is! We hope you will be back to enjoy more :)

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great breakfast there and will be back for more. Really good service and very friendly staff highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lg45
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are happy to see you enjoyed yoour visit with us, thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

What a lovely cafe! Staff very friendly and food freshly cooked to order. The Eggs Benedict were delicious and my husband loved the scrambled eggs with blue cheese and bacon. Excellent value too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank icequeen5210
Paula D, Owner at Monty's Cafe and Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a great reveiw!

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JIV64
11 February 2018|
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Response from westcountrybird | Reviewed this property |
Monty’s allows dogs in the front part of the cafe. When I visited with my two little dogs, they were also treated to a biscuit each!
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RobertA5271
20 April 2017|
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Response from trishly2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it is reasonably priced and the food is very good
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Amanda B
19 January 2017|
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Response from trishly2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes I think is reasonably priced and good good, and good selection
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 252877
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