• The Exchange Cafe, photo by Ian Kingsnorth

  • The Exchange Cafe Photo by Ian Kingsnorth

  • The view from the Studio Cafe at Newlyn Art Gallery


Following advice from the Government, both our venues are closed until further notice as a temporary measure.

Thank you for your understanding, and we hope to welcome you to the galleries and cafes again very soon.



The Exchange Cafe is the ideal spot for your morning coffee, or afternoon tea and cake. Savouries, cakes and other sweet treats are available all day, along with coffees and a full range of loose-leaf teas. Our younger visitors have an area with books, games and art supplies, so they can entertain themselves while you sit and relax. The puzzle and Lego area can be used by any age.,


Serving Harriet’s cakes made at The Exchange, a small selection of savouries, along with a range of teas and coffees, and soft and alcoholic drinks.

Patrons and Supporters receive a 10% discount on cafe purchases on presentation of their card.

We are proud to have achieved plastic-free status from Plastic Free Penzance, and wherever possible use locally soured ingredients and small, independent suppliers.

Our coffee comes from Olfactory Roasters, based in Penryn, and our milk comes from Trink Dairy, near St Ives. Tugboat based in Truro supply us with a wide choice teas. Our selection of cakes (including gluten-free and vegan options) is made by St Ives Bakery, who also supply us with their delicious bread.

Well behaved dogs are welcome. Just ask if you would like water for them.

Free entrance to the cafés.