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The Square At Porthleven

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7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
01326 573911
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just popped in for a quick lunch with my son . Good service and lovely food , will definitely go back again this holiday.

Thank Kathryn J
Bristol UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are not in Cornwall often but have eaten here a few times since it first opened and it seems to get better every time. We both had fish dishes that were nicely cooked and very fresh. Service was very good and although busy we really didn't find it noisy as some people have suggested.

Thank sandtBristolUK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch here with brother and sister in law. Charming place with nice friendly and efficient service. Excellent menu with good choices for all (two of us are veggie). Food was well presented and very good indeed. Would certainly recommend.

Thank BruceT633
Helston, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful food!! Great relaxed atmosphere and fantastic friendly staff and service! Would highly recommend eating here!!

Thank Emily A
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food excellent ! Service excellent ! Perfect setting ! Absolute bliss ! Can't wait to sample the new home made ice cream !

Thank teresasmith58
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Square as normal is packed to the brim. You will need to book a table. The food is of quality, and beautifully presented. The service excellent, I cannot fault this lovely restaurant.

Thank Jacksie1809
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking for a restaurant that would accommodate a Dog. They had plenty of room on the terrace where we could watch the Sun Setting over the hills. Really impressed by the food, Crab with Gaspacho was a stand out. Staff very friendly and efficient.

Thank Dan_ManofSteel
Sutton Coldfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had booked a table for our family for dinner. Happened to catch a large seabass that afternoon. Phoned the restaurant and they were happy to use the fish. They did it justice. Absolutely fabulous as were their standard menu dishes. Had we had more time in Porthleven we would certainly have returned. Recommended.

Thank arewethereyet099
Hockley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crab sandwich with so much crab I couldn't pick it up; I had to eat it with a knife and fork. Excellent. My wife had seafood on gluten-free toast. Also very good.

Thank exfordy
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting in the open doors at the front of the restaurant we sat and had a truly memorable meal. The service was attentive, polite, and kind. The food really was first class, and the wine list was very comprehensive and good. My wife and I had a lovely meal and I will be back. No question. Just delightful.

Thank RicolasUK

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $48
European, British
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: 01326 573911

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