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Housel Bay Hotel & The Dining Room Restaurant

Housel Bay Restaurant | The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PG, England
+44 1326 290417
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, French, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Housel Bay Restaurant | The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this hotel having heard good things about the food. It was my birthday and we had high hopes of an amazing meal. And the Menu read very well, though the choices were limited for me, being a coeliac. The waitress appeared very young...More

Thank MandageD
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Good food, spectacular view over the sea and the Lizard lighthouse. Friendly service. Very relaxing and very enjoyable.

Thank TolskithyJohn
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I recently had supper at this restaurant and thought it was great. The food was delicious and the service really friendly. The views and atmosphere in the restaurant and bar were great. Not the place for a cheap night out but terrific value and great...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed November 7, 2016

went for a meal and was excellent, plenty of everything and the views are amazing, excellent service.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing view, that's where it ends. Food wasn't very good at all. My steak was overcooked and tough. Peppercorn sauce was very salty and far to rich. Was expecting decent chips,they were frozen rubbish! Not what I was expecting for£20. Wife's food nothing special. Lobster...More

2  Thank Blover78
Alfred M, Owner at Housel Bay Hotel & The Dining Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Dear Blover78, It was with regret to read your recent review, please accept my apologies for such an unsatisfactory visit to the Housel Bay Hotel. We are very proud of our restaurants reputation so it's always upsetting to see negative comments about it. May I...More

Reviewed September 8, 2016

Perseverance down impossibly narrow lanes brings a lovely view from the Housel Bay Hotel terrace and rooms. Parking is close to the door but the gravel makes wheeling suitcases difficult. Food a little disappointing with over cooked duck for dinner and soggy fried bread with...More

Thank Heather B
Alfred M, Owner at Housel Bay Hotel & The Dining Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Dear Heather B, Thank you for your review. I must start by saying the comment about the narrow lanes is hardly necessary, you are holidaying in Cornwall, not London. Oh and also, why let the wheeling of suitcases put a damper on your holiday, there...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016

The food was excellent. The three course sunday lunch was one of the best I have had in a long time and very good value for money. The staff were very friendly extremely polite and very helpful. We arrived with 3 children with us, a...More

Thank margaret_dawson31
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great food, great place, great view, great service, great prices - little perfect jewel. Couldn't be happier with our choice.

Thank Elvira_Nikolova
Reviewed May 27, 2016

I visited the Lizard four days in September and it was extraordinary! During the time I had lunch at The Dining Room Restaurant at Housel Bay Hotel. First of all service was simply the most friendly and the best. The luncheon menu was quite full...More

Thank TheBoysGrandma
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our evening meal here on the 30th. The dining room tables all have wonderful views over the sea. It was bright when we arrived and we were able to watch the light change slowly and the sun set. There are many pictures and...More

Thank Stewart G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Housel Bay Restaurant | The Lizard, Helston TR12 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 290417
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