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“Disappointing”
Review of Commodore Restaurant - CLOSED

Commodore Restaurant
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Yorks, UK
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at such an awkward time that for a very late lunch, we were just glad to find somewhere to serve us. We were attracted by the cute interior and their specials boards of fresh fish.
We had whitebait and scallops to start. Whitebait were covered in batter and fried, although not freshly caught they were tasty enough with lemon to squeeze over them. Scallops had the attachment left on, and so the sear wasn't good and so lacking in flavour. Garlic bread was lovely however.
Fresh monkfish and fresh sole for mains. The sole tasted lovely, except for a thin fish it was spoiled by the fried batter around it. Shame. Monkfish was okay but when you compare to the restaurant Mackerel Sky in Penzance where the monkfish tastes as though it was caught a few hours earlier, it was disappointing.
Service was friendly and relaxed.
This was the most expensive meal we've had but far from the best meal we've had.
Overall it was okay but disappointing.

  • Visited September 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
London
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing seafood”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

This was a little gem: we went in because the chalkboard of freshly cooked fish caught the eye in passing but the wine list had some amazing bargains. Just sad it wasn't busier, it deserves to be.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Jen_223
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Tonbridge, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good for fish”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Right by the Fowey River this restaurant serves good, fresh reasonably priced fish dishes. Family run for 24 years it is always consistent in quality and service. The moules and skate are second to none!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Ray T
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“awful”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

I am embarrassed to say I actually ate here! The food was ordinary and of poor quality, flattened crab cakes served with limp lettuce and a rather browning slice of lemon. The head waiter looked badly turned out in below knee baggy shorts and shirt ...Later, after I had put on my glasses I noticed his shirt was covered in stains below the waist and the back of his legs had cut/grazed wounds that should have been covered.......we made a quick exit!

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Michaela S
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From North Wales
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96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“great bistro”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

we eat here on a Sunday afternoon whilst visiting Fowey by boat from Mevagissey, great specials board (that's what made us choose the place).
Clamari was lovely so was the Mussels, husband had the Milgrim Sole again lovely, service well what can I say (different) eat here and you'll know what I mean.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Griffith-Family
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