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The Basement

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11 Broad Street, Padstow PL28 8BS, England
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its always a fab meal when we come here. The atmosphere and staff are always great. Food was lovely as always...... Feast for 3 please !!! Starters were the Beetroot.....delicious but a bit small...... Scallops - gorgeous....and Salmon - lovely For mains we had Duck...lovely and pink Cod - very chunky - loved it Sea bass - fab Cheesecakes for... More 

Thank Jan B
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We would highly recommend a visit to The Basement on the harbour front of Padstow Due to poor weather we ran into the glass fronted covered dining space originally to grab a coffee and after watching some amazing dishes being served decided to order lunch We chose pan fried mackerel with pea, pancetta and pepper salad as well as the... More 

Thank Guideposts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice place for breakfast. Lovely views of the harbour. Bacon sandwiches were one of the best ones we have ever had. Friendly service makes the place.

Thank Jenny S
Scunthorpe, England
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice setting opposite the harbour with a friendly welcome and good service. The food was lovely and well presented. will return one day.

Thank cheerzeazyd
Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really excellent meal here with the people I work with, we sat out in the covered area lovely and warm with the heaters on. I would highly recommend anyone to come here, even dogs allowed in this area too. The food is first class and very good service.

Thank Carole S
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Basement for a couple of breakfasts and were pleasantly surprised with the service and quality of the food. The location is central with a nice view of the harbour from the glass box the Basement is based from. Breakfast finishes at 11am and serves a great cappuccino and bacon sandwich!

Thank Matthew G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Twice we've chosen the outside, covered and heated area, and twice we've been treated to great service and top quality food. Free from the burden of a famous name owner, they're able to create innovative dishes that are reflected in the range of prices (it feels like your money is going towards top quality ingredients rather than paying for a... More 

Thank Alex H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely little restaurant run by a very friendly couple. The food is delicious - recommend the steak and fish curry. Good value and great friendly service.

Thank mrsbenn
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We dropped by trying to find a place to eat and most importantly feed our grandchildren. A wet day so a friendly welcome was a very good start. They were very busy but managed to seat us within five minutes. The service and the food was excellent. The childrens menu was not the usual pre-cooked rubbish such as nuggets etc... More 

Thank brobecs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Book in advance, arrive hungry and be amazed at the service and the quality of the food. A party of seven, ranging in age from a toddler to mid forties, the device and attention to details could not be faulted. The food is simply amazing. The wine selection was good without being exhaustive, and the service left nothing to chance.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $65
British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Broad Street, Padstow PL28 8BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: 441841532846
The Basement is built within 'The Drang', a small shopping area on the Quay, and has fantastic views overlooking the Harbour. The Basement has a comfortable inside seating area and a superb newley refurbished alfresco seating area with Harbour Views. It is a great place to eat, drink and socialise in a relaxing environment. If you wish to start your day with a Breakfast, Morning coffee and Cake or prefer to relax inside or outside with a glass of Wine or Beer with our Lunch or Evening Menus then we look forward to seeing you. Click 'Details' for more info and photos.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?