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The Basement

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11 Broad Street, Padstow PL288BS, England
01841532846
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Basement is built within 'The Drang', a small shopping area on the...
The Basement is built within 'The Drang', a small shopping area on the Quay, and has fantastic views overlooking the Harbour. The Basement has a comfortable inside seating area and a superb newley refurbished alfresco seating area with Harbour Views. It is a great place to eat, drink and socialise in a relaxing environment. If you wish to start your day with a Breakfast, Morning coffee and Cake or prefer to relax inside or outside with a glass of Wine or Beer with our Lunch or Evening Menus then we look forward to seeing you. Click 'Details' for more info and photos.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 738
    Excellent
  • 187
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good service and lovely, interesting food for :-breakfast,coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner! anytime

We have visited many times over the years, lovely , interesting food choices, favourite lunch this year was the fish finger sandwich , homemade fish fingers, Chough white bread and pea and mint tartare! delicious! Also great coffee, watch the action harbour side from the outside covered area ! The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
wimbleMarlow_england
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marlow,england
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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990 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
marlow,england
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have visited many times over the years, lovely , interesting food choices, favourite lunch this year was the fish finger sandwich , homemade fish fingers, Chough white bread and pea and mint tartare! delicious! Also great coffee, watch the action harbour side from the outside covered area ! The only place that knew how to serve a proper Americano!... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

My husband and I pus our dog had a wonderful meal at the basement last week, we sat in the covered outside area which was lovely. Service was first class and friendly, food delecious, a must if you are visiting Padstow.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Joined a couple of ladies for dinner, I live in Probus and always wanted to eat here as well as No 6. Good choice, great location with lovely views of the harbour. My choice was the Cornish plaice, absolutely delicious........ Finished off with a good cup of coffee and a complimentary sweet treat, Thank You. Maybe you could offer the... More 

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London, UK
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Have eaten here a few times before and it never disappoints. Enjoyed the Sunday lunch and an evening meal. Cooking is simple and un-fussy but very well executed and the service is friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Booked a few days before for supper. Great little restaurant, really friendly staff. Great food and wine, we had mussels and mackerel to start, and then pork belly and lemon sole - both delicious. Plus a little dessert - sticky toffee pudding :). Yum! Definitely recommend and reasonably priced with great service.

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North Yorkshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We ate dinner here on a weekend away. To start I had ham hock terrine which was delicious, couldn't fault it. My partner had curried butternut squash soup which didn't taste of curry at all but was nice all the same. For mains we had pork belly and Cornish plaice, both absolutely lovely. We sat outside to eat which was... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing, the best fish we'd had in Padstow! The menu was limited, but suited us as we like most things. We sat outside in the 'tent' under the heaters. Outstanding service, good choice of wine. Lovely port & cheese! Would probably recommend this restaurant above anywhere else in town.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great food fantastic service great location. Great place to chill and watch the world go by any time of da

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

In short, the staff couldn't have been more accommodating, the food any more delicious and the service any better. Can't rate this evening meal any more highly. Thank you.

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UK
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I popped into this place for a lazy afternoon drink on Easter Sunday, we wondered into the covered terrace area and was immediately greeted by staff with very smiley faces! A good sign.... We sat and watched the world go by on very comfy sofas sipping on excellent coffee and wine which the staff were able to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Broad Street, Padstow PL288BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: 01841532846

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 65
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Basement is built within 'The Drang', a small shopping area on the Quay, and has fantastic views overlooking the Harbour. The Basement has a comfortable inside seating area and a superb newley refurbished alfresco seating area with Harbour Views. It is a great place to eat, drink and socialise in a relaxing environment. If you wish to start your day with a Breakfast, Morning coffee and Cake or prefer to relax inside or outside with a glass of Wine or Beer with our Lunch or Evening Menus then we look forward to seeing you. Click 'Details' for more info and photos.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?