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The Mote


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Fresh, local, simple. Good Food.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, Seafood, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

I only ever stopped here for drinks (I meant to have dinner but ran out of time!). It's a beautiful little restaurant, and if you can get an outside seat it's great for people watching. Very quaint and charming with a good menu.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ALifeMapped
Reviewed today via mobile

Whilst watching the Fisherman Friends, popped in for Takeaway Fish and Chips. The best I have had in a long time. Thank you

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DanW0000
Reviewed today

We only popped in for a cuppa and a light bite. All the staff were happy, brilliant greeters and most courteous with great recommendations - like their lemon drizzle cake! OMGosh but it was just the best I have ever tasted and presented brilliantly -...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank peterjacqui
Reviewed today

My Husband and I had 2 really good meals in the Mote food was really good as were the staff would recommend anyone to dine there.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mote is right next to the harbour in Port Isaac. It doesn’t look much from outside and it appeared quite small when we first entered, but it is a really good restaurant and there is quite a lot of seating upstairs. We had dinner...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bucksvoyager
Reviewed 4 days ago

Crab salad and crab sandwich r looked the same almost. Just 5 pounds difference)) But the main problem - pieces of shell in it. Need to be extra careful during eating.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit Port Isaac and have lunch there. But where? Nathan Outlaw? Nah, not into celebrity chef restaurants. How about The Mote? Looks great, and a table free, so why not? Although the service can be hit or miss, the food most definitely...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank casa_tyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a find. Great ambience, terrific service and the food was outstanding. We had 2 fish courses which were very fresh and delicious followed by a shared lemon posset which was the best I have ever tasted. Loved the mussels and the Cornish Pilsner...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Rosecrazy52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed lunch here on a bust rainy day. I ordered the cod. It was tasty. My husband had the Crab salad. The portions were small and I left quite hungry. The lunch menu was quite limited. The service was friendly and good. The little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 811gabym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing! We get fed up going places to be served food that we could have cooked at least as good as or if not better at home. This place was way better than that and there is no way we could have matched...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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October 29, 2017|
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Response from karen300658 | Reviewed this property |
it is best to book ahead although we didn't, but only managed to get a table. Because it was so nice, we booked that night for the following two nights.
October 29, 2017|
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Response from 816grahamc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Perhaps phone them and ask
October 7, 2017|
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Response from 151angelam151 | Reviewed this property |
Hello They do allow dogs in the Moat in the downstairs restaurant
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