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Fat Apples Cafe

The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
+44 1326 281559
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (54 reviews)
“salad” (107 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times and it's definitely worth the visit for anyone who hasn't yet tried. The staff are very friendly and their homemade food is lovely. We tried the full english breakfast followed by one of their chocolate brownies and some...More

Thank bricktop2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lizard Peninsula in south west cornwall is such an amazing place. It's like traveling to the end of the world. And its unique vegetation, wildlife and geologic characteristics make it even more special. Well, stopping at Fat Apples Cafe and being welcomed by such...More

Thank skarmda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I experienced Fat Apples for the first time today and we were not disappointed. We both had the brie and homemade cranberry sandwhich with salad. What arrived was a giant plate of food with a lovely sandwhich and beautiful salad! For all...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while walking the SW coast-path, enjoyed a warm welcome, excellent food and service. There are specials along with a decent menu, everything is home made and fresh. We opted for a ham and crab sandwich which were excellent and served with...More

Thank Jerseybean26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking the south west coast path on a rainy day, this place hove into view much as a mirage does. It’s a lovely cosy place with excellent home made cakes and an alcohol licence. Very friendly staff in a nice atmosphere. Even if you don’t...More

Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by Freddy the dog and his owner into this warm and welcoming place. The menu was just as rich and welcoming on a wet and drab day! We enjoyed soup and sandwiches with SO many delicious salads Lis one Fritatta either...More

Thank davidwB6194TR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly have lunch at Fat Apples, their food always consistantly good. Fresh delicious salads, so much thought and effort goes into making the food the best. On sunny days sitting in the garden and eating a real treat but on rainy mizzley Cornish days...More

Thank Rlyc2013
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent selection of drinks,snacks and cakes. Good quality and service. A wonderful setting. A very friendly and homely family business where nothing is too much trouble.

Thank GavF17
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, and service this afternoon. Lovely people who made us feel very welcome with my Aunty Pat.

Thank Excursion787096
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We paid a visit here mid afternoon recently. We were a little late for the lunch menu but did manage to all get a delicious sausage roll which came with a lovely little salad. The only thing that lets the place down slightly is they...More

1  Thank christinesmithwsdl
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13 October 2017|
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Response from FatApples | Property representative |
hello there and yes we are wheelchair friendly inside and out. We will be closed from Monday 30thOctober for 6 weeks though...but open until then.
8 June 2017|
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Response from wwb24 |
I'm just a customer but they sure are!! They even have a resident handsome chap so your dog will have to put its best foot forward lol it's a fab friendly to All place. Hope that helps. Bowl of water etc for your dog too. 😊
Cat B
13 August 2016|
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Response from RHill19 | Reviewed this property |
message them directly on their facebook page. I think that they are. If not the harbour lights cafe at Coverack nearby is a great spot for breakfast. Right on the beach with fab views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Vinayard | Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  St Keverne
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 281559
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Family run cafe serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Open 7 days a week until the end of October. Then move to winter opening hours. last hot food served at 3:30. We will be OPEN by December on the following Dates: December 6 December 7 December 8 December 13 December 14 December 15 December 20 December 21 December 22
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