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Bambu Cafe

4&5 Pydar Mews, Truro TR1 2UX, England
+44 1872 260144
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 16:30 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
4&5 Pydar Mews, Truro TR1 2UX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here on a busy Saturday afternoon and the staff were so friendly. Had drinks, toasted sandwiches and a jacket potato. Gorgeous food and excellent customer service. I would definitely go back again!

Thank mirelia853
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Many thanks for your review, and pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Bambu. Our aim is to please with our food and service, and pleased we met your expectations. We hope you will visit again if you come to Truro.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this little cafe on a rainy Sunday afternoon during our holiday. On entering it was obviously busy so as we were a family of 5, I asked a passing young waitress if they had a table for 5. Her response was 'Wait here.'...More

Thank Suzannah1416
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Your review is balanced and fair given the experience you had at Bambu on Bank Holiday Sunday- incidentally the busiest day of the Summer season this year. As discussed with you at the time, our waitress had a very late night on the Saturday which...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little gem by accident down a little alleyway. Very welcoming staff.Menu varied...plenty of choice. I ordered the Cheese and Ham Toastie..Ham cooked on the premises was delicious..omelette cooked as required.More

Thank Rose B
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review, and pleased you stumbled upon us by accident! Our menu is designed to offer something that will suit most palates, and the emphasis is homemade and locally sourced. We will always try our best to accommodate requests, and pleased that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turned up here after an early morning appointment at the hospital knowing it would restore our spirits. We were not disappointed. We’ve been before and had some lovely food but the bacon, tomato and cheese toastie ( with extra bacon in exchange for the salad...More

Thank eeyore2017
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review, and I'm pleased that you enjoyed your toasties with the extra bacon-we're always happy to add an extra rasher if salad isn't your thing, or if it's a breakfast sandwich. Our kitchen is small, but we manage to offer an...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Have visited this Cafe before and always recieved freindly service and good food. Today we ordered two jacket potatoes and they arrived in good time, were fresh and very generously filled. Can't wait to visit again.More

Thank daylysutton
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Many thanks for your review, and pleased to know that you are a repeat customer. We oven bake the jacket potatoes daily, and offer a generous amount of filling so that you don't leave hungry! We look forward to you visiting again to try other...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Been sight seeing around Truro and found this place, service a food was very good. THE SAUSAGES WERE BRILLIANT!!!More

Thank Freddie E
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Many thanks for your review, and pleased that you found us. Our sausages, along with all our meat, are from a local butcher that we have been using for many years, and we find them to be consistent and tasty. We are a small, owner...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We visited Truro and after some sight seeing we're looking for somewhere to eat. So glad we turned up Pydar Mews. The food and service in the Bambu Cafe are excellent. Delicious toasted sandwiches - the best we had ever tasted. Great bread and good...More

Thank Lysias54
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Many thanks for your review, and so glad you found us. Our aim is to offer a menu to suit most palates, and the emphasis of what we do is homemade and locally sourced where possible. We appreciate your feedback about your experience at Bambu,...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

First class cafe. Excellent food. Excellent Service. Well worth a visit. Well placed for visiting the sites in Truro

Thank Norman P
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Many thanks for your review and feedback. Your sentiments mean a great deal to us, as we are a small team who work hard to deliver a positive experience. Thanks once again, and we hope you will visit us again when you are in Truro.

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

No matter what time, what day we drop in here the staff, the food and the surroundings have never lets us down, always first class. The home made soup is fantastic. My wife and I often have the soup and on the rare occasions I...More

Thank Kevster269
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Many thanks for your review, and it's great to know that you're repeat customers, and that you find us consistent, which is always what we aim to achieve. As you know, our homemade soup is made from scratch and is a very popular dish on...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Flying visit to grab an early lunch and drink. The staff were really friendly and attentive. Seemed a little pricey,£6.75 for cheese and ham toastie, it came out with a great salad mix and whacking great slices of proper lovely ham. As a result of...More

Thank Keeley M
Sarah P, Owner at Bambu Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Many thanks for your review, and really pleased you enjoyed your experience of Bambu. Our ham is from Cornish pigs, cooked on the premises and hand carved, and our cheese is also from Cornwall. We have been making our carrot cake to the same recipe...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:30
Thursday
09:30 - 16:30
Friday
09:30 - 16:30
Saturday
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4&5 Pydar Mews, Truro TR1 2UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 260144
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Description
An established, owner operated cafe serving fine Italian coffee, Cornish breakfasts, brunches, sandwiches, baked potatoes, omelettes, salads, homemade soups, cakes, Cornish cream teas and ice creams. Our menu uses locally sourced produce, and almost everything is made on the premises. We offer a friendly, restaurant style of service with all welcome. Children's portions are available on many menu items, and we offer vegetarian and gluten free options. Customer toilets and outside seating/dining.
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