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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 203
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 18
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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
Great location with superb food

the location is second to none, eat outside or in and enjoy the views over the harbour. staff are friendly and welcoming and the food is simply fantastic

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Andrew D
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

the location is second to none, eat outside or in and enjoy the views over the harbour. staff are friendly and welcoming and the food is simply fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

we have eaten here many times, we're lucky, we're local, and the food is consistently good. Delicious menu, local food, seasonal changes and something for everyone. Portions are not large, but they don't need to be when the food is so delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The second time that we have been to this little gem of a bistro right by the harbour in Porthleven, which is quickly becoming the South West gourmet magnet. Last nights meal of a seafood medley starter that just oozed class followed by a delightful hake main course clearly displayed that the young chef has a great future

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

had a lovely meal great food and service highly recommended one of several we visited in Porthleven a must if staying near by

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Nailsworth, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant a couple of days ago and had a great meal. There was a good range of choices on the menu and the food was of a high quality. The service was prompt and the staff were friendly. We would recommend booking as this restaurant is very popular and is therefore very busy. Definitely worth a visit... More 

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Cornwall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went along with my sister in law and her husband to celebrate their wedding anniversary last Thursday. First class food. Really could not fault it. Well done and definitely recommend this one.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely evening with friends at The Square. The food was delicious and extremely good value for money. Front of House staff were very good. All in all a very enjoyable evening...would most definitely return!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent food. No ore to say. We enjoyed it and would have gone more but saving it for our next visit.

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Cornwall
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lunch on a sunny day, great view and good staff. We had three starters, two out of three were good. The mackerel fillet was on a soggy over buttery base and was too strong in flavour. When telling the staff they agreed and apologised. Would prefer Seadrift by a long way.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

On holiday again in Porthleven we are at the end of a lovely early summer holiday. Last at the Square in October last year, where the experience was excellent. We had been before on previous holidays so we expected a good experience but to be honest they really surpassed themselves again. We started with balsamic oil,olives and bread. Then my... More 

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Additional Information about The Square At Porthleven

Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
Phone Number: 01326 573911
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 48
Cuisine: Bistro

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • 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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