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Tabb's Restaurant

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| 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
01872-26-21-10
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
GREAT FIND ON WEEKEND IN CORNWALL

Chanced upon this lovely restaurant during a weekend visit to Cornwall. We were lucky enough to get a late notice booking on a Saturday evening and we were so glad we did. The lady running front of house was friendly and professional and the food was really great. The atmosphere in the restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Peter M
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Chanced upon this lovely restaurant during a weekend visit to Cornwall. We were lucky enough to get a late notice booking on a Saturday evening and we were so glad we did. The lady running front of house was friendly and professional and the food was really great. The atmosphere in the restaurant was really good and general decor and... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I took my partner here a couple of months ago after a successful work project as a treat. We were welcomed and sat in a little alcove by the fire with the menus, and had plenty of chance to look over them before we were served some of the wine we chose as we relaxed. Really nice touch. We were... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Suggested by friends and our first visit. A really delightful evening with very attentive front of house service, a very varied and interesting menu and the food was of a very high standard. Wine was reasonable and only slight issue is we thought the cost of the bar drinks to be a little high. Would certainly recommend it to others... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We review Nigel Tabbs' restaurant too often but it is hard not to when you have had another great meal. To keep it short and sweet, there is the best cooked guinea fowl we have ever had on the menu at the moment. We advise a visit before the menu changes.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Tabb's did not let us down. The waitress was friendly and the owner opened up early for us before a cinema visit. The food is locally sourced and the standard was high. Would thoroughly recommend

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had a very nice meal with friends, restaurant and server very welcoming. Menu offered good choice and food was of good standard and very well presented. However portion size quite small and rather expensive. Cheese board was minimal to the extreme. Tiny, wafer thin pieces of cheese, no biscuits or bread with it.

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We've been trying out restaurants in Truro and have enjoyed most, but Tabbs stands out. We had a set menu. Starters of duck on toast and a salmon kedgeree with poached egg, both gorgeous, then rabbit which was pronounced the best ever and an excellent guinea fowl dish. Lovely vegetables including some lightly battered deep-fried courgettes which were absolutely yummy.... More 

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Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Tabbs has been our favourite restaurant for many years now and once again Nigel produced three exceptional courses for us on our recent visit.

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Cornwall, UK
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I booked this restaurant for a date night with my OH. I phoned up on the Thursday for a table booking for the Friday. No issue with them being closed or unable to take a booking. When we arrived they greeted us by name which was a nice touch. The decor is very tasteful and the waitress welcoming. We were... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very much enjoyed our recent meal at Tabbs - the high standard we have experienced before was maintained. Food was beautifully cooked and attractively presented. Service was excellent. Good to have a hand-made chocolate with our coffee. Eating from the set menu meant good value for money - and we were offered the possibility to mix and match this with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: | 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 01872-26-21-10

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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