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“Hidden Gem; Best Ever Fish & Chips”
Review of The Courtyard

The Courtyard
Ranked #9 of 84 Restaurants in Looe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Situated in the Cornish Fishing Port of Looe, the Award Winning Courtyard offers a warm and friendly welcome to all. A key focus is placed on using the freshest, local fish, shellfish, meat and farm produce throughout its seasonally changing menu. Come on in, or dine al fresco in our mediterranean garden, and join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or just a coffee and slice of cake! We're are closed until Easter 2016! If you would like to have a private function or large booking before then, please email us!
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We were walking through Looe with our large lurcher dog, looking for a sit down place to enjoy some local fish & chips. We passed several crowded pubs, many take-aways and other various eateries which were not dog friendly or just full! Suddenly, were saw a sign pointing up a side alley which welcomed dogs; we had found "The Courtyard Cafe". There was a large table free, which our dog gratefully laid down beneath, and we made the most of the warm evening sunshine following a very hot July day. We were served by a pleasant waitress and ordered the fish & chips. We were really pleased when our meals arrived a short while later; the fish was a trio of Haddock in crispy batter, Monkfish Gougons and fresh Scallops served with delicious chips, a side salad, a pot of mushy peas and another of tartare sauce. We enjoyed this with chilled White Wine and followed up with a slice of homemade Lemon Frangipane with clotted cream and raspberries, and my partner had a Pannacotta with fresh raspberries. The Cafe proprietor was assisting the staff, and asked how our meal was. Having showed our enthusiasm, we chatted for a while and discovered that her husband and son are both fishermen, so she can personally vouch for the freshness of her fish which they had caught!

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Thank TheCherrybrook
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Very friendly amazing food defo worth visiting.... Couldn't fault service or the relaxing atmosphere. Steve, Marlene, Duane & Zach

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Thank Zach1991
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Foun this little place after wandering around Looe for awhile looking for a lunchtime snack, good food, good service, the other food coming out looked good as well, good value for money

Thank WandererCornwall
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Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Was pleased to find the courtyard still open after visiting it last year. The food is first rate and all home made. Their cakes look absolutely gorgeous though I haven't tried one yet, so may have to make another visit to do so.

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Thank Joanne B
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Looking for somewhere for a light lunch & a drink & spotted this beautiful courtyard off a main st. Fabulous friendly service in a most pretty & med atmosphere. Food was just divine!! potted crab with fresh bread & salad.. yummy.. scallops in chilly sauce yummy.. we will be back!

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Thank julie h
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