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The Journeyman Restaurant & Cookery School

Mellingey Mill | St Issey, Padstow PL27 7QU, England
+44 1841 540604
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (61 reviews)
“balti” (29 reviews)
“naan bread” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mellingey Mill | St Issey, Padstow PL27 7QU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our third visit and once again it did not disappoint. The atmosphere is both friendly and intimate and you are made to feel so special. The food is superb and cooked to order to your specific requirements. We will be returning when we...More

Thank Buncey50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this evening and had to post straight away, the group remarked how it was one of the top meals ever had - showing just how much we enjoyed the journeyman in. To give is full effort we made our way through three courses; garlic...More

1  Thank EOC8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a little gem of a restaurant! We had dinner here tonight based on Trip Advisor reviews and it was as good as people say, the menu was full of yummy sounding dishes which made it really hard to choose but we both said we...More

1  Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can we put 6 stars? Wow, what can I say? The depth of flavour was amazing, truly stunning. Beautiful building, wonderful setting, friendly staff, a person greeting from the chef and amazing food. Even my two year old, who is extremely fussy and we struggle...More

1  Thank Mikeyg102
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seems a bit counter intuitive to try a place like this in fish central (padstow area). However the food is excellent, the staff are friendly and professional, and the venue is a bit quirky (a converted mill down a narrow track). This is not an...More

2  Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit for my wife and I, along with my sis and husband who've been twice before and brought us here. Un-fussy external surroundings belie the exquisite temptations on offer within. Serioisly good food. A selection of Indian, Chinese , Goan as well as European...More

2  Thank cranerdrum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steve hosted an excellent cookery class where he revealed some hints and tips to make great curries! Thoroughly enjoyed the morning- thanks Steve!

2  Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is either the 4th or 5th time we have visited Steve and his team in the last 5 years. The flavours never fail to disappoint with a variety of Asian dishes on the menu as well as a few old English favourites for the...More

1  Thank Darran Q
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends and saw the sign outside saying 'Full tonight" and looked forward to an evening with a great atmosphere. We were surprised at the few tables taken, unless most had eaten early, and there was a distinct lack of atmosphere. Having ordered a...More

Thank Rojen6
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We were taken here one Friday evening by my sister in law and brother in law who go fairly regularly. Understandably why . Food is excellent . Service very pleasant. This is not your typical Bangladesh standard curry’s. This is carefully crafted Asian food by...More

1  Thank Helairmike
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Lynda M
May 12, 2016|
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Response from Steve-JourneymanChef | Property representative |
Hi We're midway between Little Petherick & St Issey 1/4 mile off the A389 3 miles from Padstow. Regards The Journeyman Restaurant.
NikkiMMiami Beach
January 31, 2016|
Response from sailor sam J | Reviewed this property |
yo. the journeyman has a web site of the same name.....all the information about the restaurant ,,the cookery school ,,and the head chef ,,I have not done a school with him as yet ,,but having eaten there I most certainly... More
Shelley B
September 19, 2015|
Response from Steve-JourneymanChef | Property representative |
No, dog's aren't allowed sorry. Regards Steve Owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $43
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mellingey Mill | St Issey, Padstow PL27 7QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 540604
  • E-mail
Did you know? Despite not being an Indian restaurant, The Journeyman was recently shortlisted at the British Curry Awards and voted in The Independent Newspaper's survey of the top 50 restaurants to eat curry in the UK! Our location on the historic Saint's Way in the picturesque hamlet of Mellingey is a short 5 minute drive from either Padstow or Wadebridge & only 1/2 mile from St Issey. We have a large, free car park on site. We're ideally placed for that special night out, a family occasion, or just a chilled evening with friends. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our restaurant's mill dining room on long summer evenings or cosy autumn nights. The Journeyman's extensive menu offers something for everyone with over 40 dishes selected from the world's finest cuisines.
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