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“Simply perfect”

The Lost & Found Cafe & Vintage Shop
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Lost & Found Cafe & Vintage Shop TUES - FRI... 9.30 Am til 5.30 Pm SAT 10 am til 5.30 Pm We are tucked away of the ground floor of a beautiful Georgian House. We are half way down the historic Chapel street and in our opinion well worth a find! Set over 3 cosy rooms, you can nestle yourself at one of our vintage tables, browse our huge cookery book selection, whilst drinking a pot of love tea, kept warm by a granny made tea cosy. We have a 'creation station' for kids, books to read, craft & vintage magazines, knitting... For people that like knitting, a vintage shop, tons of stuff! We have a small breakfast menu, scrambled eggs / toast / homemade granola etc served til 11.30 Am and lunch is served 12pm til 3pm. Everything is homemade on the premises, using fresh local ingredients. We serve sandwiches, huge salads, home-made soup, hot homity pies and more. Wash it down with a glass of wine, a coffee or maybe some rose lemonade. If you have any room left try a piece of homemade cake from our cake dresser, you can have cake at any time of day. Because cake is very important.
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Found this nice tea room by accident in a really heavy raining day. I thought it was a nice house, not a tea room....absolutely cosy and really warm welcome from all the staff. Food tasty, wide options of menu, cheap, big portion and so nice presented.
Have to say perfect for tea or light lunch...and if you like you can do some vintage shop (books, tea cups, vintage stuff) inside. You must try it!

Thank 74_Isy_74
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Reviewed 13 April 2013

We found this perfect tranquil unique home from home cafe on our recent trip down memory lane.
Decor - felt like we had walked into someone's home. Welcoming and comfortable with a mish mash of tables, chairs and comfy sofas - not forgetting the children's corner.
Menu - small but perfect specialising in homemade cakes & soups. However, you would find it hard to get a finer sandwich and side salad than here. Can highly recommend the mozzarella basil pesto and smashed sun dried tomato sandwich with side salad and homemade coleslaw.
Service - Jessie & Holly provided a second to none service and catered for our every need.
Make this a must when you visit Penzance - you will not be sorry!

Thank Kay O
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

This cafe is a hidden gem off Penzance's best street, such a tranquil relaxing environment with books to read and games to play, and more importantly it has some almost too good cakes (and savoury food too) lovely place, must visit even if your on your lonesome!

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1  Thank Felix K
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Reviewed 22 February 2013

went there with my partner after a windswept day on the sea front and we were immediately won over by the warm welcome and tasty treats on offer.
It's in an excellent location with 2 large rooms for dining and another filled with Vintage treasures to browse, along with quirky artwork on the walls and soothing music in the background.
The food is freshly prepared daily and caters for a simple, mainly vegetarian, palate. I had the Swiss Onion Soup - which came with a giant cheesy crouton. It really hit the spot and the cake for afters was the best!
We had such a nice time, we went back for more the next day.
Can't wait to visit Penzance again!

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Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 14 February 2013

This is a great quirky coffee shop and cafe combined with gallery and books and crafty stuff. We had coffee and cake, a long black expresso and a short cappucino both just right, partner said the "Ginger and Guinness" cake was fab and my slice of banana and pecan loaf was delicious. This was our second visit in a month - haven't tried the soup or lunch yet but it always sounds great. There are a couple of different rooms with shabby chic decor and lots to look at and read (including the daily papers), it is located about halfway down Chapel street and easy to miss but definitely worth seeking out!

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1  Thank Jo B
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