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The Arts Cafe Truro

Royal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
+44 1872 274974
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“quiche” (16 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Royal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is attached to the Royal Cornwall Museum and spread over two rooms and a mezzanine and seems to be the place to lunch in Truro. Whilst the menu has a selection of sandwiches, jacket potatoes and paninis together with tray bakes and scones it...More

1  Thank Des H
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Called in for lunch on a rainy day out in Truro, the cafe is at the entrance to a fabulous art shop. The staff are friendly and professional, there is a good choice of tasty dishes on offer and we throughly what we chose.

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Exhausted after Christmas shopping, I thought I'd take a break for tea and cake. On entering I was directed by a member of staff to the tables upstairs, only to find a sign that said orders had to be made at a counter downstairs from...More

Thank 1LHM
Reviewed 7 November 2017

very English, great place to stop for drinks or something more. Ambient atmosphere great cakes. Very relaxing.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Another good visit for lunch. The sandwiches are always excellent here with plenty of filling. Good place to relax from the stresses of shopping!

1  Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Lovely, freshly prepared food in a relaxed atmosphere. Staff were helpful and happy, when the food arrived it was delicious and there was plenty of it. My raspberry smoothly was excellent!

1  Thank DonHawkley
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We popped in for lunch. Ordered soup, a lovely vegetarian platter and sausage rolls we also ordered 3 drinks. The kids drink arrived promptly, with the food appearing shortly afterwards (even though we'd be warned of a delay from a busy kitchen). When our drinks...More

Thank RickDevon
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Often eat lunch here and always have one of their stunning salads. So many varieties (if you're used to the usual boring leaves as salad you'll be transported to heaven!) Today, all but the noodles were gluten free. You can add bread (although it's not...More

Thank Gildedhen
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A very pleasant restaurant in a high ceiling room with outside seating (if it would just stop raining long enough to use it !) which served an excellent toasted sandwich. Not what I ordered but then it was Basil's faux pas not theirs. I may...More

Thank Sybil_Fawlty
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I've become more of a foodie since my last trip to Truro so I was excited to find this place! Portions were big and food was really fresh. Everyone really enjoyed their meals and I can't wait to go back, hopefully next summer. Place is...More

1  Thank Britt B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
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: Royal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ, England (Formerly Truro Museum Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 274974
The inviting Arts Café sits between the Royal Cornwall Museum and Truro Arts Company, and offers plenty of seating for your morning coffee, lunch meeting, or afternoon tea. Fresh, colourful salads, homemade soup, jacket potatoes, quiches sandwiches and toasted paninis are all made to order.
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