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Water's Edge restaurant

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Harbourside | Idle Rocks Hotel, St Mawes TR2 5AN, England
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We stopped here for dinner. The place is nice and clean and warm on what was a very cold day. The girl serving was lovely and really friendly. The food was good. All that came in seemed happy to be there. The pub is very dog friendly which I think people really appreciated. I would say it is a very... More 

Thank Eileen C
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We met with friends for a few days holiday in St Mawes and chose to eat the Idle Rocks Hotel on our first night. I love the "seaside" themed décor and the sea views - chairs and tables are placed so that everyone has a view of the sea and the harbour. Food was excellent all round and service was... More 

Thank judi186338
Torquay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

Smart. friendly restaurant on seafront, well worth the visit.A large selection of homemade cakes etc served by welcoming staff, enjoyable.

Thank Dave F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

Lovely lunch on the terrace on the last warm day in late October. Friendly courteous staff, tasty food, best views in town.

Thank lyndsay0
Minorca, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

We sat in the bar area and only had starters but the staff were exceedingly friendly and attentive . Would definitely recommend we didn't sit outside as it was a bit blustery but there were quite a few tables out there and would definitely recommend visiting here if you are nearby

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165 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were resident in the hotel and have rated it as Excellent. However we did have issues with service at lunch and when we wanted drinks on the terrace. There was one waitress who was extremely dour and the one who appeared to be in charge hasn't a clue. This is such a shame when you consider the standard of... More 

Thank CamberleyNel
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

We ate here on one of our 3 nights in St Mawes. The restaurant was much better than expected. Great food and service.

Thank Brighton69
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

Single gin and tonic £6 quite expensive but they must have the best views in gorgeous St Mawes.A very classy place with charming staff.

Thank Sharyn H
West Midlands
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visited recently with friends for a drink before we moved on. Service was slightly slow for 4 drinks and i was slightly concerned when people were entering the bar to meet friends who were on the terrance that a member of staff was being very confrontational with visitors almost acting like a gate keeper. However the decor is nice and... More 

Thank LeeLee74
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2014

Severely disappointed in our experience here at idle rocks today, expecting a fun atmosphere in such a pleasant setting we where horrified by the treatment we received. We came in for lunchtime cocktails and where made to feel so extremely unwelcome by the staff and owner, we were forced to leave. After overhearing the bar staff being questioned on how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbourside | Idle Rocks Hotel, St Mawes TR2 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?