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Pumpkin Cafe

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Plymouth Railway Station | North Road East, Plymouth PL4 6AB, England
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like another reviewer remarked, we'd never have visited it if we'd not had time to kill before catching our train. As Station Cafes go, it's OK. The coffee was good, as was the bacon roll I had - not a gourmet's delight but it fitted the bill perfectly, so it was OK and I'd have no hesitation in using it... More 

Thank UncleAlan471
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will probably never visit this cafe unless you are waiting for a train - I know I never would. That being said it is completely fine for the purpose it serves. The coffee and food is nice. But the prices are inflated due to it being a train station. Pretty much the same across the country really.

Thank Liam B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

3 times now had terrible Latte. Staff will sneakily use old/ cold milk so Latte looks like a normal coffee, but tastes horrible. The 3rd time i complained, asked for money back, the chap there was rude, not nice at all. latte are made with hot, frothy milk to make the latte, the staff have no idea & the fact... More 

Thank fatfreddy09
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of tea while waiting for train. Tables were filthy as was the floor. Asked for paper napkins and cleaned my own table, another person did the same with a cloth. Presume that there are either not enough staff or they are badly managed but pretty depressing to be honest. At least they have PG Tips not... More 

Thank nb632102
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here today. Big mistake!!! Never in my life will I visit there again!!! I ordered a panini it was hot on the outside as I started eating it I realised that it was cold on the inside! I complained to the woman she then reheated the same panini and gave it back to me!!! By this time the outside... More 

Thank Mollyflores1992
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Used this café a number of times and have found the staff to be friendly and efficient and who do not seem to mind you using the café for a 'waiting room' whilst waiting for your train. The food and drinks on offer are the 'typical' commuter snacks but do fill the gap between meals. Want more could you want?

Thank ChrisB60
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

It's the only food place and opens quite early. Drinks slightly better priced than the mini Spar shop across the concourse. I fell for the bacon butty deal which comes with any hot drink especially at breakfast time. Less than £2 extra but alas the quality and taste don't justify it. It's unsmoked bacon with no flavour. It is not... More 

Thank Jannerbloke
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I travel from Stoke station every day I have to say the assistant manager Rob Mole is brilliant always smiling and great customer service

Thank mark m
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Standard food but really nice staff and quick service. Can get crowded but not their fault. Coffee is good and bacon roll excellent!

3 Thank Robert R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I visited this cafe at 5:30 this morning and was surprised at how awake and friendly the staff were and also how much selection they have

Thank Djslippery

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plymouth Railway Station | North Road East, Plymouth PL4 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 07941341416
The local franchise of a large national chain operating concourse catering establishments particularly at larger railway stations in the south and west of England. In Plymouth where because of it's extreme west location there are frequent delays and a lot of waiting. This cafe which I have used dozens of times is surprisingly competitive in price and quality of an albeit limited selection. It's fresh, often hot and tasty. A listing would be of considerable use to travellers to and from the city. There are few if any alternatives anywhere close by.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?