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“Another great day!”

Ben's Organic Farm Shop and Cafe
Ranked #4 of 6 Restaurants in Yealmpton
Price range: US$8 - US$23
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Our Farm shop & cafe boast an array of locally produced, fine quality & often Organic produce. You will find anything from a traditional English breakfast to a rotating daily specials board focusing on what's in season and available at the time. We also have a fantastic butchery counter specialising in Free-Range and Organic meats from local South Devon farms, a West Country Cheese Counter, Wine & Local Ales & Ciders, Olive bar & Deli, and the best selection of fruit & vegetables around! Shop Opening hoursMonday - Saturday: 9am - 6pmSunday: 10am - 4pm (Please call us for cafe opening times)
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Another great day!”
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Me and a friend visited the shop when they were having their beer and cider festival. I've got to say that we had a great day!!!! The staff and everyone involved looked like they were having a great time along with everyone else - a great atmosphere.

They really pulled out all the stops with fantastic live music, great food and wide range of quality local beer and cider brewers (with staff on hand to answer questions).
They also had a load of stuff to keep the kids happy and even a bouncy castle!!! Could you ask for anything more!!

There was more going on here than there ever is in the pubs and events around the area! Well done Riverford!

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Riverford Cafe is pants”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We visited the Riverford Cafe thinking that it would be a great place for breakfast. My bacon sandwich had two tiny rashers in it and nobs of unspread butter on the tasteless biege bread. My sons boiled egg was tiny and undercooked and the toast burnt.
This was such a disappointment that they have such a fantastic shop with great ingredients ruined by a sloppy chef. Seriously I could and do make nicer bacon sarni;s

Visited June 2013
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Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Local food at local prices!”
Reviewed 17 June 2013

There is quite a wide variety of food available to buy at Riverford which is good and I always get the feeling that the staff put in a great deal of effort. Also that the current manager is always friendly and helpful and always looking to improve things. Some of the food available to take away or cook yourself have become classic favourites with me and people I know for example the delicious lentil pasties and homity pies! You have to accept that it is not the cheapest and the local area is full of quite affluent people who will pay high prices and the produce is locally sourced as far as possible. I would like to see a sharper eye on the quality of the fruit and veg which isn't always great especially in the summer and would rather the fresh olives were fresher and potted out of the big containers to avoid them getting mixed up and sneezed on etc, also they are a bit overpriced. The cafe although it is a bit shed like is really quite charming and excellent for friends with young children and I have never encountered any bad service there or badly behaved children. The staff will do whatever they can to meet your requirements and the portions are more than adequate.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank yumbletums
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good produce to buy but cafe overpriced”
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Several visits here, liked the produce to purchase (albeit expensive) however the cafe was overpriced and the staff quite surly (appeared the staff thought they were doing us a favour by serving us). Extremely expensive toast for breakfast and nothing special.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Jacqueline C
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Tasty”
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We often pop in to pick up local produce or have a bite to eat. Always fresh and tasty , would highly reccomend for simple homemade no frills lunch . . you can also pick your own fruit on the farm

Visited March 2013
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