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“YUM YUM” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Little Kahuna

Little Kahuna
4-6 Crantock Street, Newquay TR7 1JS, England
01637 850440
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Ranked #2 of 180 Restaurants in Newquay
Price range: $11 - $27
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Thai
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We are a husband & wife team Ryan & Kelly Mather. We have been restauranteurs for the last 8 years. Combined we have a huge amount of experience in hospitality and have worked in many different countries using our skills to fund our travels. Previously known as Kahuna we relocated almost 2 years ago and renamed our resturant Little Kahuna due to the size. We love how intimate our new location is and the sucess of our first restaurant on Tolcarne beach gave us the confidence to open in the centre of town. Of course we will miss our beach side location but we are no longer dependent upon the weather and can open our doors all year round rather than being a seasonal business! Little Kahuna boasts an open kitchen which creates a really special dining experience. We are open for dinner from 6pm tues - sat. We are closed sun & mon off season! Lavazza is our preferred brand of coffee. We have a well priced vibrant wine menu, good selection of local & international beers, ciders, spirits & soft drinks and indulgent desserts to temp your taste buds. Our menu? Currently a combination of dishes from Thailand, Asia, Malaysia, Vietnam & India which stems from years of travelling. We aim to change our menu every few months and like to include a good selection of vegetarian dishes which are popular with everyone not just the veggies! The team are friendly, knowledgeable and most of all appreciate the importance of delivering a seamless service. Nothing is too much trouble. We want you to come back time and time again and have exactly the same standard of food and service. Our name reflects the size of the restaurant, we only have seven tables so it's always advisable to book ahead to avoid any dissapointment! See you soon!
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“YUM YUM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile


Super juicy mussels, rich sauce, buttery garlic bread. Starter done. Flaky, tender sea bass, luminous vegetables, beautiful poise and balance. Main course done. Rhubarb creme brule. Amazing. Now for a cheese plate and another bottle of prosecco. Perfect mothers day meal.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Newquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“10 out of 10!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Food and service was faultless! Had 3 courses and all of them were terrific. Will definitely be going back very soon, probably tomorrow!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“One of the best meals I've ever had!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

I went to Little Kahuna last night after being recommended by a friend and I'm so glad I did! The restaurant is quaint and the decor is really nice we felt really comfortable from the moment we walked in. The service was friendly but by far the standard of the food was the best thing about this restaurant, it was one of the best meals I've ever had! We went with a friend who is vegan and all 3 courses were specially made for her and so tasty I wish I'd had it. All in all the perfect evening.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Cracking food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We went on a Friday night in March and had a table for 8pm, all the other tabels were busy but we were shown straight to our table as we'd booked ahead - there are only 6 or 7 tables so worth booking.

The food is contemporary seafood and with some interesting bistro options, the menu is compact but should have something for all tastes - Pad Thai to Sticky Ribs and tasty fish dishes. The food we has was all first class and the service was attentive and pleasant. It's not a posh restaurant but that's in its favour, light and buzzy atmosphere.

Only comment was that the wine list was a little limited

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Good things come in small units”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Wonderful modern take on bistro food, tasty, good value, good wines and extremely good staff.
Shall spread the word but hope we can get a table when we want to go next time.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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