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4 Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
+44 1726 832221
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food, Good Service

Despite the restaurant being full they helpfully suggested we wait for 10mins or so until a table large enough for 5 came free... I'm glad we did. Pizzas and pastas were good, heathy sized portions and the service was attentive if not a little surly; but perhaps that's not a surprise at the back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Peter W
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English first
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Despite the restaurant being full they helpfully suggested we wait for 10mins or so until a table large enough for 5 came free... I'm glad we did. Pizzas and pastas were good, heathy sized portions and the service was attentive if not a little surly; but perhaps that's not a surprise at the back and of a busy Sunday evening!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had lunch at this place, they messed up the order twice, my chips that came out with moules was in a little basket which was full of greaseproof paper and only about six chips. My girlfriends prawn dish that came with bread had three pieces of bread that were about the size of a 50p coin. I complained and they... More 

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Bognor regis, West Sussex
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This restaurant does not take bookings and after 3 visits on a Saturday night we finally got a table for 4. Seated outside it was quite chilly (blankets would be a nice touch), our order was eventually taken and about one hour later our food arrived despite chasing it up.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Food was quite good but the staff were miserable and unbelievably rude! The food was a little pricey as well. The restaurant was well presented, modern and clean.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Best restaurant in Fowey and at a reasonable price, the staff are great and a nice place to relax and eat great food

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

My husband and I visited after walking past 2 nights before and were happy wit our choice...the atmosphere inside is nice and relaxed and modern We shared a cheesy garlic bread to start and were surprised how large it was...so glad we didn't have 2 starters...in fact it's probably enough for 4 people! it was very tasty but the only... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Came across this place whilst visiting Fowey over lunch. Due to a sudden downpour, we ate inside which was surprisingly empty when other restaurants seemed really busy, which should have been a sign! We were made to wait far too long every time we needed service and the team seemed to actively avoid eye contact when trying to get their... More 

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Stockton Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Arrived on a very busy wet Saturday night (end of regatta week), hungry kids and a 14 week old puppy in tow, all restaurants fully booked, pubs overflowing , so only option was a burger stall.....that was until we tried here. Friendly warm welcome, even allowing the dog inside. Very surprised as it was busy and a nicely presented restaurant.... More 

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Tadworth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Been twice in the last month whilst staying in Fowey, having been many times over the years. All staff are new and inexperienced but mainly there was no manager, no direction, no cohesion. No one understood that Rose wine should be chilled. Eventually had to ask for ice to be added. Food was ok but service poor. Saw other upset... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It frustrates me that this place doesn't accept bookings, so you have to hang around outside for a table. We were sat outside and could feel people's eyes boring in to the back of our heads waiting for their turn. Food is average, staff not on the ball, would only go back if no where else available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Indian, Pizza
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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