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The House on the Props


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Gorgeous food ,lovely friendly owners and staff. Would eat there every night if I could . I love how the cafe transforms beautifully into a classy restaurant at night.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eljay56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry to say although we were given a warm welcome and found somewhere actually open in Polperro in January our cream tea was terrible. The scones, a plain and a cheese one were put into a microwave which made them completely rubbery and to fall...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JanieRose22
houseonprops, Owner at The House on the Props, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are really sorry that your visit to us was disappointing. We make all our cakes and scones on the premises, but on occasions in the low season, we have frozen our produce to keep it fresh and to avoid wastage. We really appreciate your...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Fabulous expresso martini cake.. Best I've ever tasted. Thoroughly recommend this beautiful eatery. Great welcome lovely atmosphere and wonderful value.. We even took a piece home for later. Keep up the great work ladies x

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Very warm and friendly and weclomed our dogs. We had different types of meal from a fish platter to just a cream tea and it was all lovely. Would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely coffee break here while visiting Polperro. Lovely coffee and Bakewell tart, staff very friendly and smiley which is always welcome! Quirky decor and loads to look at, would definitely return and recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Oh my word, I came in for a small lunch, but was tempted by the highly recommended Crab Bisque! It was amazing and if I am ever back in Polperro it would be my number one lunch choice. The food gets 5 stars, but the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hippychick1958
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this little place on our day off on Saturday with family who came to visit for the first time in cornwall and wanted to experience a cornish cream tea. We ordered 4 x 1 scone cream teas there were 2 choices 2 scones...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Had coffee on our first visit but went back the next day for breakfast and was not disappointed , well cooked and well presented by helpful pleasant staff .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I don't think the chef can cook anything that's not boiled or grilled! I had an excellent steak but my husband's meal was awful - tomato soup that tasted as tho it was from powder mix and rubber sausages with no taste!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank catwoman95
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing meal. Food, wine and service was excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant. Looking forward to visiting again when we return to polperro.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Samantha D
18 September 2017|
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Response from Mandy036 | Property representative |
Yes we cover all dietary requirements including Coeliacs
1 December 2015|
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Response from Mandy036 | Property representative |
We are closed until March 25th 2018. Yes we do have disabled access although there is one step from the pavement into the restaurant and toilets are on the first floor. Yes we have an extensive children's menu, and cater... More
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