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Food for Thought Restaurant

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4 Town Quay, Fowey PL23 1AT, England
+44 (0)1726 832221
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 108
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 27
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
chance lunch....

What a shame we were having early supper the day we visited this restaurant. Horrible weather, we just wanted a snack and had the most delicious seafood soup. Wish we could have gone back. Loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
englishmarilyn
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Epsom, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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124 reviews 124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful l location overlooking the estuary,with very polite staff. We decided on a snack, and ordered sandwiches, and glasses of wine. One sandwich did what it said in the book, but the crab sandwich I chose, I found suspect. I live in a town with a large crabbing fleet, and crab is one of my favourite shell fish. Somehow this... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What a shame we were having early supper the day we visited this restaurant. Horrible weather, we just wanted a snack and had the most delicious seafood soup. Wish we could have gone back. Loved it.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

a warm and welcoming with views over the harbour, on the visit we decided from a wide choice on the menu to have a roast beef and Yorkshire lunch which came with a good selection of locally grown vegetables and Calamari which was served with a mixed salad and french fries parking was in a close by public pay and... More 

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I freely admit to not being a fish fanatic but as my wife had done all the driving I thought it only fair to let her chose the venue for our lunch when visiting Fowey today. I'm glad she chose Food for Thought as, even for a fish Luddite like myself their food is excellent. The restaurant is situated on... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We called in here after completing the Hall Walk, "Baked Mackerel " was on the chalk board, with a crab sauce , so we sat inside as it was quite windy, and were treated very courteously. The mackerel were cooked to perfection, with a delicious crab sauce, and all the trimmings, This restaurant is ideally placed for a meal before... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stayed two nights in Fowey at Easter. Our pub was packed and long wait for a table at Sam's and the Boathouse so tried this with no great expectations as it didn't look too inspiring from the outside - except for the blackboard advertising razor clams as a special. It was pretty full inside but pleased to say they found... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The lovely choice of restaurants in Cornwall are one of the main reasons we visit every Easter. We eat our way around the area and have dined in some beautiful places and had some excellent meals, ranging from restaurants on the beach , Michelin starred and fab fish and chips. Yet we always return to this fab little restaurant on... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We called in for lunch on a sunny but breezy weekday and moved from the windy outdoor seats to the indoor seating. It was warm and welcoming inside with jazz gently playing and smart seating. Our lunch was also pretty cool with a special mention for the steak baguette as well as the seafood. The service was very friendly on... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was an unexpected find, wonderful setting and superb food. The cod & chips were excellent together with a Tartar sauce to die for!! The staff were very attentive without being obtrusive, overall, an excellent restaurant.

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Fowey, United Kingdom
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76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We sat in the outside area of Food for Thought and had a wonderful view of the goings on in Fowey. The staff were very attentive, friendly and welcoming and gave excellent service. On the down side ... A fourth person joined us as our food arrived but although he ordered immediately his order, a crab sandwich, did not arrive... More 

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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 (0)1726 832221

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 69 - 69

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine

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