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Paul Ainsworth at No. 6

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$$$$
Dessert, Seafood, Contemporary, British
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6 Middle St, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
+44 1841 532093
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 1147
    Excellent
  • 142
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

We have eaten here on various occasions but after last night's meal we won't be rushing back, the service was mediocre the waitress was indeed knowledgeable but then the follow through didn't quite happen we were given menu's and then waited an age to be offered a drink and waited even longer to... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Richard P
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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1,370 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here on various occasions but after last night's meal we won't be rushing back, the service was mediocre the waitress was indeed knowledgeable but then the follow through didn't quite happen we were given menu's and then waited an age to be offered a drink and waited even longer to receive it! From ordering to receiving our... More 

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milton keynes, england
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Padstow - not the easiest of places to try and make your name as a chef! However, Paul Ainsworth has certainly put his name at the top of our list - in fact I'm struggling to remember the other local chefs now! The meal we enjoyed was excellent. Great ingredients cooked extremely well. Nothing over fancy (except for his 'fairground... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was our third visit to No. 6. It's got the point where we now plan our trips to Cornwall around an obligatory meal at this sensational restaurant. My partner and I had the crispy oysters, pickled duck, venison, pork, chocolate, and 'trifle'. It's what I call giggly food - the kind of nosh that causes involuntary chuckles because it's... More 

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Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

One of our best meals whilst in Cornwall. Relaxed, cosy and unpretentious, with super friendly staff. We ate in the room upstairs (thought downstairs looked a little nicer) but this still had a nice atmosphere. All our courses were excellent and we opted for the fairground dessert which tasted as good as it looked :) we will definately be back... More 

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kidlington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We eat out regularly but this was the first time at this restaurant, modern décor with arty twists, low music so able to hear conversations. Staff are all very young but all excellent and very knowledgeable about the menu, source of produce, advising on which starters and mains go together to compliment and enhance the evening without being to pretentious.... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Not too much to say other than fantastic food, fantastic drink and fantastic staff. We took two of our children (may I add they know how to behave at a restaurant, not running around screaming like others you find when you dine out) and they were treated in the same manner as the adults. Cannot fault this restaurant, well done... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We visited No 6 last year with our two teenage children, and have to say it is THE best meal we have ever eaten!!! We do eat out quite regularly as a couple and family, but our evening meal at Paul Ainsworth's has to be our most talked about & recommended and we would most definitely like to go back... More 

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Liphook, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We ate at Number 6 on the 23rd and 31st December and on both evenings the food and service was fantastic - as always.

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Newquay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Thrilled to find Belted Galloway Steaks on the menu. We all chose them. Pre notified the team about some special requirements beforehand ... exceeded our expectations on delivering them. Drinks delicious - I always pick my spirit and let the bar weave their magic! Team delightful as always. A lovely interlude between Christmas and New Year.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I eat out a lot, it is my passion and my downfall!! But I do love eating food that has been prepared by someone with a passion for the ingredients and their provenance, for the cooking, and for the presentation. You can tell when someone cooks with love. No 6 therefore must have an x-rated kitchen!! Everything about this restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Middle St, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532093

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 56
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Seafood, Contemporary, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?