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All 45 Fowey Restaurants

Red Herring - CLOSED

Esplanade, Fowey, England
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It is all messy and dirty a bit of a rip of i dont now who could eat there and enjoy it! And i reccomend you to bring your own chairs because they are not very nise. And if you are wanting space then do not go there it is horrible stinky and very squashed up i hate so much... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This bar is revolting and surprised it hasn't been shut down before now. We have owned a property on the Esplanade for over 35 years and another place before then. My family have been coming to Fowey since 1940's, my grandparents lived in Fowey. Thses people who own/run the bar do not have any consideration for other people. This place... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

£3 for a can of lemonade, rude service, lack of organisation and cleanliness in the display fridge (a newspaper was thrown in on top of assorted foods that were also just jumbled up).

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Don't be put off by the location, it's on a road, with much passing foot traffic, but the food is great. Fresh fish and pizza offerings and really friendly staff. Ideal to stop off on route to the town centre or the beach for a lunch snack

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Meaulte, Somme
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Eccentric, quirky and easy going. Great atmosphere and the eclectic music selections - a lot of indie/ ambient Madchester on my visit are right up my street. Food: casual, well executed and good value. And the guy I presumed to be the owner struck me as an amiable cross between Jarvis Cocker and Rhys Ifan's Spike in Notting Hill. In... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Wow, really fresh and fun. Hubby had the tacos and I had the home made guacamole and warm crunchy tortillas accompanied by ice cold beer. Cool & quirky.

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Yup, you just need to go. It is a very funky place, but be prepared for a non-formal experience, and just relax into its charm. This is a great place.... Great music, food, Budvar, pear cider and atmosphere, and really friendly staff. We often sit outside and see people pass, looking in enviously, but not coming in. Next time that... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Small and friendly, opening onto a small terrace next to the (not very busy) road, Friendly staff, tapas type grub and a very 'continental' feel - well worth a visit

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Derby, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We found this place after walking by one evening and seeing how kicking it was, so it was a no brainer, reserve an outside table (as we had our dogs with us) and back the next night. We were not dissapointed at all. The atmosphere was fantastic; laid back, friendly, quirky and relaxed. The service was great with all the... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Fab fab fab great food a real treat for the taste buds, quirky and fun, good music and friendly folks running the show, Foweys best kept secret!

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Additional Information about Red Herring

Address: Esplanade, Fowey, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
Cuisine: European

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