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Charlestown Road, St Austell PL25 3NN, England
+44 7542 164354
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Galley is a favourite haunt of mine and combines excellent quality with the best value in Charlestown. There are several other places to eat but none are as good. Always a great selection of food, which is good for people who like me eat there regularly so I don't have to have the same stuff every time. Especially lovely... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ended up in The Galley after leaving the Harbourside Inn along the road - we'd left after seeing they were charging £9 for a jacket potato and £7-8 for a sandwich. More than we were willing to pay! The Galley is an outside cafe with plenty of seating in the grounds and it was very easy for 7 of... More 

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1 Thank lisagreen789
London
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have been walking the SW coast path around Cornwall from N Devon and The Galley wins our customer service prize in over 270 coastal miles covered so far. Arriving just as the cafe was closing we were greeted by a friendly smile and tasty suggestions to bolster our flagging energy levels. Delicious warm pasties, coffee cake and flapjack were... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Oh what a lovely lunch. The staff are brilliant, the service excellent and the food just great. Mugs of tea, the best crab sandwich in Cornwall, chunky bread, loads of filling and tasty. The other customers were raving about the pasties and everybody was smiling.

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Thank AngiePetkovic
Andover, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Fantastic food at excellent prices, with very friendly service (and a lovely photo of "Poldark" on the counter, taken whilst they were filing in Charlestown!)

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Thank davjno80
Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place when coming to visit the harbour. It was the easiest place to get in on that side of the harbour with my Mum in a wheel chair. It only has outside tables but the weather was sunny so it was perfect. Me and my husband had prawn sandwiches which were packed with juicy prawns in a... More 

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Thank Jo D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We accidentally stumbled upon this place at the start of our holiday and it was so good we went back!! Delicious food (pasties are yummy!) and service with a friendly smile. Add in the dog friendly courtyard and quaint surroundings and what's not to like? A winner for a quick, delicious lunch if you're out and about with family and... More 

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Thank Euphfee
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Not a huge place and outdoor seating in a courtyard but dog friendly and sheltered from the wind and rain cover from sunshades! Lovely hot chocolate and coffee and beautiful pasties!

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1 Thank Ellebellyboo
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,703 reviews
972 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 878 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We chose this place to stop for lunch on our walk along the SWCP from Mevagissey based on the feedback from TA. They certainly serve up a very good crab sandwich, although perhaps they should add in some brown meat as it was slightly drier than I personally prefer. It is a very popular place, so expect to queue -... More 

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1 Thank GrumpsDC
Newcastle, Australia
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Just a little walk up the street from our hotel, we found the Galley. Well its lucky we stopped in for a look. We ended up having one of the best Cornish Pastie that i have ever had. They also have a great selection of sandwiches, and homemade cakes. I've been searching for a similar pastie here in Aus since... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Road, St Austell PL25 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: +44 7542 164354

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