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“Very good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lamplighter

Lamplighter
Fore Street, Probus TR2 4JL, England
01726 882453
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Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Probus
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Devon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Very good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We spent a week in Cornwall recently and came across this small restaurant through cornish accredited restaurants online guide. We booked a table for there £14 for 2 course offer, it turned out to be a very good choice. Well prepared and presented local food, my sea bass was superb well seasoned and a lovely creamy sauce. My husband chose pheasant also very good, we ended up having dessert to which turned out to be very good to. Places like this need to be supported, there is not enough of them!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Orleton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Happy return visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

It was so good to return to Lamplighter last evening, after being away on vacation. As a regular customer it is always a joy to return - the welcome from Mairead is always there and Rob never fails to amaze with his presentation, the quality of ingredients & just perfect cooking.

We will, of course, be back!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Be Careful of Lamplighter in Probus Truro”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

Be careful about the reviews above, dont they all look the same thing? Went here and its not terrible not great, ordinary is the word, theres much better. Try a proper west Country place.This is basically pub or upmarket dining room food with quite high prices. It wasnt very full when we arrived and didnt get fuller either.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The best food in the most unexpected place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

You'd never expect to find a restaurant of this quality in a little place like Probus. We got a last minute booking and were so glad we took up the recommendation. Food fantastic, service excellent and the waitress (owners wife) was so friendly and helpful. No rushing, you get to enjoy your food in quiet and comfortable surroundings. Try it!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“good local food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

We had no problems booking a table 5 days ahead, it was a nice quante old building, food was very good and so was the price. There were only 2 faults, 1 was the waitress was a bit mardy & 2 the owners daughters kept coming in & out from the kitchen & going upstairs through the restaurant.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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