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The Scarlet Restaurant

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Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
01637 861800
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view
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
Cornish food at its best

We stayed at The Scarlet Hotel and spa, and have eaten many times in the beautiful and relaxing restaurant, the views looking out to sea are stunning, summer you can sit outside on the terrace, or inside with the bi fold doors all open. In the winter it's very cosy, with subdued lighting and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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112 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at The Scarlet Hotel and spa, and have eaten many times in the beautiful and relaxing restaurant, the views looking out to sea are stunning, summer you can sit outside on the terrace, or inside with the bi fold doors all open. In the winter it's very cosy, with subdued lighting and very romantic, you are all well... More 

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devon
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very stylish relaxed atmosphere for dinner - then we had a game of snooker in the lounge area. We ate breakfast here too - service friendly and quick.

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Thank 2123tigger
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your restaurant review. The library and games room is the perfect nook to relax post Dinner, you can even see the pool from here! It's lovely to hear you had such an enjoyable time during your Scarlet dining experiences. Kind regards, Rachael Fisher House manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel and weren't expecting the food to excellent, but we were taken back by the high standard The Scarlet has set themselves.

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Thank TuTran1984
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your beautiful review. We are always delighted when we exceed our guests restaurant expectations, I am so pleased you were taken back. I hope you join us again for more culinary delights very soon. Kind regards, Rachael Fisher House Manager More 

Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just great. Fresh and local product. Cooked and served with a lot of love and passion. Would always go there!

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Thank Andrea E
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review. Our chefs do have a lot of love and passion,especially about using local, seasonal produce. I am delighted that you found our restaurant such an enjoyable experience. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Rachael Fisher House Manager More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I was given a voucher for my birthday that I was excited to use and a group of 4 of us went for an evening meal. We arrived and were directed to the bar area that has warm decoration and booths for drinks and given the food and wine menu for the day. There were over 150 wines and champagnes... More 

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Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your stunning restaurant review. I am delighted that your party of 4 enjoyed such a stunning evening together. The menu & extensive wine list sounds lovely, your choices are making me very ravenous, whilst replying to this review. I will pass on your detailed feedback to the kitchen team, especially our newly appointed Head Chef, Mike Francis.Dessert... More 

Caterham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Great menu and wine selection. Excellent service, dining room has super views over the beach and coastline

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Thank Jane B
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your restaurant review, we hope you return in the New year for more Scarlet memories. Kind regards, Rachael Fisher More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Amazing food, fresh local ingredients and wonderful organic wines - ask for help in matching the two

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Thank landgirl2015
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review As you mentioned, we have some wonderful local, organic wines and our sommelier can pair these to your chosen dishes. We are passionate about sourcing local, organic ingredients also, hence why our menu changes daily to capture the freshness of these at there best. I hope you join us again soon. Kind regards, Rachael Fisher... More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Lunch was amazing, we loved all of it! Especially the gluten and dairy free bread and the dessert was the best dessert I've ever had. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the views, ambience and hotel are lovely. We shall be coming again, very soon I hope.

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Thank Dom T
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review The gluten and dairy free bread is a firm favorite and surprise for our guests with these dietary needs, giving you the opportunity to devour a treat that is normally off the menu! You always have to make room for a dessert, even though I am sure you already felt very indulged.I... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

A friend recommended we book here for my birthday, and it was a fantastic choice which left me feeling well and truly spoilt. We went for the locals 3 course lunch offer for £25pp which included a glass of champagne. There was a veggie, fish and meat option across both starters and mains, I went for: Salmon and cornish crab... More 

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Thank Traveller H
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lunch review The Locals lunch offer with fizz is such a great deal, It sounds like you truly felt indulged. The menu choices for this offer are a real hit with the our guests, locally caught fish & crab with a seasonal side, the menu truly reflects the setting.You mentioned our bread, I have to say,... More 

Yeovil
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times, twice when we have been staying there. The food is delicious and cooked to a high standard. Although this last visit I did have to send my plate of food back as it wasn't very hot, however, when the new plate of food turned up it was lovely and the waitress could... More 

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Thank nannybonnie2015
Rachael F, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your restaurant review. You visit sounds just wonderful, we very much understand the importance of a good breakfast, so are quite proud of the menu we offer. I am so pleased that when you sent your food back this was replaced quickly and didn't disrupt your evening. We have just won the best restaurant hotel of the... 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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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