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The Square At Porthleven

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7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
01326 573911
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 172
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  • 68
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 6
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Restaurant in Porthleven

Yes, even better than SeaDrift...just. We have been and stayed in Porthleven on many occasions and as a result have eaten in all the main restaurants. The food in TSAP has always been faultless, and somehow gets better with each visit. If you're in Porthleven this is a must - you won't regret it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Victus99
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Yes, even better than SeaDrift...just. We have been and stayed in Porthleven on many occasions and as a result have eaten in all the main restaurants. The food in TSAP has always been faultless, and somehow gets better with each visit. If you're in Porthleven this is a must - you won't regret it.

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somerset
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Staff are very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing, and presented beautifully, extremely tasty. The square doesn't look much outside but really lovely inside. Lunch or evening meal or just call in for a fabulous cream tea. Views across the bay. Book early very popular.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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258 reviews 258 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Went here for dinner recently and the food and service are good. I had the scallops to start with which were excellent. Had the roast hake for mains which was really good. We drank little bottles of prosecco which were perfect. Reasonable price for good food and service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We visited the square for the first time last night, it was relaxed and the staff were friendly. The starter (potted crab & pickled fennel) was Amazing, the main course was also delicious as was the dessert. We will go back again soon.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Me and my partner came in this week for a lovely dinner. The food was delicious and the staff were extremely accommodating even when we didn't book a table! Couldn't fault anything, will be back again.

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Coverack, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant food, decent size portions and very tasty. Even catered for vegitarian that wasn't a goats cheese tart!

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Porthleven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food amazing .brilliant staff .what a lovely place to go with friends or family.i cannot praise this enough,they even plated my mates wife's meal so she could have it at due to one of there children taken ill.thanks.

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northants
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The four of us visited the square upon a recommendation from our family who have been recently.They were spot on a lovely night was had,also not a man in site.The service was superb Inc a first-time server who was very nervous but did a great job(Thanks Leah).The food was very good a good mix of seafood&meat,good wine list all round... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

After another visit for an evening sitting rather than the usual afternoon coffee or cream teas which I've done in the past the service and food is always top notch, with amazing views in the day to food with sumptuous taste and flavours in the evening it's a must come to see and try ....

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What a beautiful place. Food was out of this world good. And the service was amazing. Had the crab and wanted to take it home was perfect. All the family walked away so happy and full up. Will be telling all our friends about this place.. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: 01326 573911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 48
  • Cuisine: Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?