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Twisted Currant

10 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 565999
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet or savoury snacks - including fresh crab sandwiches available here - after all it is a working fishing village! Pleasant and friendly.

Thank Phoenix029
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large group booked in for private party. The food was freshly prepared and really quite delicate, all top quality fillings for sandwiches and vegetarians well catered for. All food presented beautifully on pretty cake plates garnished with fresh fruit and vegetables.Friendly, attentive staff who made...More

Thank cornishtaster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a truly wonderful place. We had afternoon tea to celebrate Dad's 70th birthday. Approximately 20 of us attended. Upon arrival the cafe is spacious, spottlesly clean and welcoming. All the sandwiches and cakes were delicious and vegetarians were very well catered for. The staff...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for afternoon tea. Good choice for a traditional tea and nice atmosphere. Staff went out of their way to be helpful

1  Thank Muriel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to The Twisted Currant. It is an amazing cafe in Portleven that caters for a huge range of dietary needs. I had scrambled eggs on gluten free toast - I was even given a choice of brown or white! I...More

1  Thank LA2931
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and I'm advised by our party member who had the gluten free scones that they are the best she has ever had. The staff are brilliant, very helpful and polite. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe Friendly staff Our dog made very welcome. Homemade cakes delicious. Recommend spiced apple cake.

1  Thank arewethereyet099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm welcome, fresh produced soups,sandwiches and hot meal.Had tuna sandwich which was excellent and the better half had soup .. which was excellent. Friendly staff ... good coffee

1  Thank wisden333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Cornwall would not be complete without a visit to The Twisted Currant. It is ideal for people like us with intolerances and their dairy free cakes and cream teas are amazing. Always a friendly welcome to a relaxing atmosphere.

1  Thank gapartridge
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I asked a local shop owner for the best place in Porthleven for a cream tea and she recommended The Twisted Currant? We decided to go there and we really enjoyed it and we liked it so much we went back again,...More

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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
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Response from michaelpF3215PW | Property representative |
It is an old Victorian building so there is a small 4 inch step into the door which most wheelchair users manage OK. There is enough room between tables to move a wheelchair and there is a toilet, which though not fitted out... More
8 October 2016|
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Response from michaelpF3215PW | Property representative |
We welcome dogs and provide a water bowl and a dog biscuit for a treat.
Miriam M
12 July 2015|
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Response from michaelpF3215PW | Property representative |
Breakfast ranges from 1.75 for a croissant to 7.50 for a Full English breakfast including a cup of tea or coffee. Lunches range from 5.45 for a sandwich to 6.95 for fish chowder or quiche of the day. A cream tea with tea is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 565999
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Tea room serving traditional breakfasts, home made light lunches, cakes and cream teas, with gluten and dairy free options for meals and cakes
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