Vegetarian cafe located in the back of the Evolution new age shop. A range of food written on the chalkboard menu shows the daily specials. Food is freshly cooked in-house. A courtyard is located at the rear of the property. Has regular music sessions on Saturdays. Reported still open, Nov 2014. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Western, British, English
117 Fore St
Exeter, England EX4 3JQ

Mon-Sat 10:00am-5:00pm

  • Outdoor seating


First Review by LizzieLarkwhistle
  • non-vegetarian

Generous portion of cake and quantity of tea ....

Posted on 06 / 03 / 2013

Had a herbal tea, a 'wild' mix of flowery flavours hit my taste-buds. Top quality tea. The waitress gave me a top-up of hot water and still the tea was of a good strength. Had pineapple upside down cake. Three slices of lemon and an ample portion of honey came with the tea. I had enough honey, that I used some to go with my cake; a good quality set honey. The 'custard' that covered the cake was good too. Great vibe in the cafe, with reproduction crockery used in the service. Fitted very well with the rest of the shop; not just a gift shop, but a place you could very well expect to see in Glastonbury! A small neg; a little more care needs to be taken with categorising the food, as while I was there, one of the more knowledgeable members of staff amended a 'Vegan' choice on the blackboard, as it included a cheese.

Pros: Good value, Great atmosphere/ staff/ food
  • vegan

Small & cosey place

Posted on 03 / 23 / 2013

Decent little cafe situated at the back of a gift shop. Small & cosey. Very friendly & talkative staff. The vegan butternut squash soup was very good. Food & drink served in local made crockery, which is also available to buy. Definitely worth a visit.

  • mostly-vegetarian

cornish surfing granny's review of Crystal cafe

Posted on 03 / 20 / 2013

first went in Feb '13.

best roasted med. veg ever tasted. sour cream feta jacket delicious
lovely repro medieval hand thrown crocks
friendly staff, which might frighten withdrawn types used to impersonal places.
looking forward to coming back either this or next saturday

Pros: nothing needs to be improved says ex hea
Cons: no cons


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Added: 2013/02/05


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