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The Met Cafe Bar at The Metropole

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The Metropole Hotel Station Road | Station Road, Padstow PL28 8DB, England
+44 1841 532486
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Mellieha, Malta
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked at very short notice and found a warm welcome very friendly and helpful staff and delicious food

Thank Annie A
Bromley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very nice lunch here and the views from the restaurant are beautiful. Staff were very attentive.

Thank Clare M
Telford, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wanting to go somewhere different for our cream tea we decided to try The Metrople Hotel. We were not disappointed. The scones were light and very tasty. Plenty of jam and cream to put on them too. The people on the next table were having afternoon tea. Think that is a must for next time. Only negative point was difficulty... More 

Thank Margaret H
Bryan, Texas
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My friends and I really enjoyed our dinner here. My plaice was superb. I'm guessing this bar shares the kitchen with the Michelin Guide listed restaurant next door. I also had cream tea here and it was lovely.

Thank lmwc123
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stayed at the Metropole for a few days - the food in cafe bar was good with an excellent selection.

Thank JLSmith007
Wailuku, Hawaii
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Really bad food. I mean really. Chips straight from the freezer, old cheese and stale crackers. Lackluster service. Go to Padstow to eat. This place is dismal.

Thank Cathy O
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The beefburger we both had was quite nice and service was fine, but the cafe bar is so depressing that it just completely ruins the experience. We couldn't wait to leave and didn't bother with deserts....

Thank Chris L
Newbury, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Had yet another amazing stay at The Metropole. The food and service once again was amazing. There is no need to pay high prices at Steins when you can enjoy at the Metropole.

Thank cromwellhoward
Waipukurau, New Zealand
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

An extensive and varied menu including many local specialties. The crab cakes were particularly nice and we can recommend the pig cheeks or the fish curry. Good service and great view overlooking the harbour

Thank Ian S
Porthleven, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

stayed at the Metropole at Padstow which caters for dogs on the ground floor. an amazing hotel with a traditional feel. The staff were very polite,helpful and nothing was too much,even offered a dog sitting service while we were out.A bit more expensive than some but def worth it. ideal base to explore the surrounding area wiil def be back

Thank pauledwards9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Metropole Hotel Station Road | Station Road, Padstow PL28 8DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532486
  • This restaurant is at Metropole Hotel

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