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The Scarlet Restaurant

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Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
01637 861800
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our restaurant menus are simple yet bursting with flavour, changing daily...
Our restaurant menus are simple yet bursting with flavour, changing daily to ensure that full use is made of what is at its local, seasonal best, whilst remaining reasonably priced. Breakfast and lunch are relaxed and served in the restaurant or the terrace. For dinner we add a shot of glamour to both the menu and the atmosphere, ensuring a memorable evening whether a romantic dinner à deux, or a long-overdue catch up with friends. Our comprehensive wine list includes plenty of unusual choices available by both the bottle and the glass, with selections made daily to complement the restaurant menu. Our enticing deli menu and ‘to die for’ Cornish afternoon tea can be served in your room or anywhere else you like at any time.3 course lunch £22.50. 3 course Sunday lunch £25. 3 course dinner £42.50.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good but not very good

Dined here for Sunday lunch having seen the offer advertised on the net. The restaurant is very nice, plenty of room and stunning views. We were greeted by 2 staff - one who commented that we were for the "meal deal"! The food was very tasty but disappointingly, it was not very hot. The staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Snooter
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Cornwall
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Cornwall
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Dined here for Sunday lunch having seen the offer advertised on the net. The restaurant is very nice, plenty of room and stunning views. We were greeted by 2 staff - one who commented that we were for the "meal deal"! The food was very tasty but disappointingly, it was not very hot. The staff although very pleasant, were not... More 

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England
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We came here today, for meal with my Brother, his Wife and myDaughter. Extremely good meal, efficient service ( never had my coat taken 'Madam' before!!) the views are to die for and the restaurant had a lovely ambience. Funnily enough we had the fish and chips but the batter was light and the fish was delicate. Our sweets were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant menus are imaginative with a good choice - some spicy, some Italian influenced dishes and a good choice of meat, vegetarian and fish. It's good quality comfort food rather than overworked chi-chi restaurant food and seems appropriate for the setting.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I booked the Scarlet Hotel as a special treat for my Mums birthday, and took us all there as a family The booking experience was wonderful and the girl I was liaising with via email was very helpful, even asking me my Mums name so they could do a birthday cake for her and make it special on arrival. When... More 

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Given our usual service levels that we are loved for and that we pride ourselves on, I can assure you that I am extremely shocked and disappointed to read this review, especially given the fact that it was a special birthday and we are famous for loving a celebration here. We have been looking into... More 

Cornwall U.K.
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We took my daughter here recently for an early birthday treat and what a treat it was! The food was great - three specified items from the lunch menu for £22.50 - the service friendly but professional and, not least, the view was gorgeous. Afterwards it was warm enough to sit on the terrace and luxuriate. My only quibble might... More 

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

It's wonderful to read that you had a fabulous time with us, and that you enjoyed our freshly baked bread so much. It's definitely become one of my guilty pleasures since working here. Perfect to hear that the sun made a bit of an appearance for you, too. Even on cold days I'd recommend just grabbing one of the blankets... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Brilliant, wonderful and thanks to Pete for his excellent attentive service and to the chef and his team.

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Pete was made up with your feedback, so thank you. It will also be my pleasure to pass your kind words onto Tom, our head chef, and his team. I might even book myself in for a taster menu dinner myself as the feedback I am getting is making me quite envious! Do come back and visit us again soon... More 

Cornwall
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Just had dinner with my partner and area manager. The service, food, decor and atmosphere was just superb. Without doubt one of the best dining experiences my partner and I have ever had, thank you!

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your kind words. It's heartwarming to read that you found your dining experience to be so special. Although it sounds like mixing business with pleasure didn't blight your time with us, do come back and treat yourself to romantic afternoon or evening with just your partner. Thanks once again, and we hope to see... More 

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had two breakfasts and two dinners here and all were truly outstanding. Lovely staff too. Can't wait to return.

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time in our restaurant. It's wonderful to hear that you can't wait to return, and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards Erica House Manager More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had the set menu which ticked all boxes. Wine comparing for each meal was great. Reserve a table as you may get disappointed.

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Maria. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the food and wine pairing. And yes, I agree that it's always a good idea to book in advance, as we are quite popular! Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Erica House Manager More 

Cornwall
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Loved everything! There is nothing to dislike. The fact the the hotel is child free is yet another bonus.

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Erica L, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

It's wonderful to read that you loved your time with us. As you're based in Cornwall I do hope that we'll be seeing much more of you! I will pass your comments on to the team, so thank you for taking the time to post them. Kind regards Erica House Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mawgan Porth
  • Phone Number: 01637 861800

Description

Our restaurant menus are simple yet bursting with flavour, changing daily to ensure that full use is made of what is at its local, seasonal best, whilst remaining reasonably priced. Breakfast and lunch are relaxed and served in the restaurant or the terrace. For dinner we add a shot of glamour to both the menu and the atmosphere, ensuring a memorable evening whether a romantic dinner à deux, or a long-overdue catch up with friends. Our comprehensive wine list includes plenty of unusual choices available by both the bottle and the glass, with selections made daily to complement the restaurant menu. Our enticing deli menu and ‘to die for’ Cornish afternoon tea can be served in your room or anywhere else you like at any time.3 course lunch £22.50. 3 course Sunday lunch £25. 3 course dinner £42.50.

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