Opened in Summer 2022, chef Hylton Espey's ethically-conscious venture ‘celebrates local produce and hyper-seasonal cooking with a menu of nature-inspired cuisine’.
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South African chef Hylton Espey (formerly at Merchants Manor hotel) with his wife Petronella opened this July 2022 newcomer on Custom House Quay, just by the sea, with a hyper-seasonal approach including many foraged ingredients. His ‘Journey Menu’ provides seven courses for £65 per person and is served from an open kitchen, and design-wise the 30-cover room adopts a pared-back approach featuring bare brick-work, wood and steel.
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"This was our third visit to Culture, which opened last year. It was as amazing as on previous occasions. The food is delicious, fantastic combinations of ingredients and all tasting so fresh. Every dish is made from locally sourced ingredients - including foraged greens - and the team can tell you the story of each one. Each time we've been the menu - which is a set menu - has followed the same pattern but with new dishes each time. And every mouthful was stunning. We chose the wine flight option too and were not disappointed. Cannot praise this food highly enough. As a small restaurant with all diners served at the same time, the ambience is lovely - it can be as intimate as you want (as it was Valentine's night it was all couples out) but you can engage with other guests about the dishes too if you want. The service is personal, friendly and engaging and you can watch Hylton preparing all the dishes. It feels like having your own private chef and waiter. Just fabulous - nothing else like it in Falmouth. Can't wait for our next visit!"
|Wine per bottle||£30.00|
Custom House Quay, 38B Arwenack Street, Falmouth, TR11 3JF
|Wednesday||7 pm‑10 pm|
|Thursday||7 pm‑10 pm|
|Friday||1 pm‑3 pm, 7 pm‑10 pm|
|Saturday||1 pm‑3 pm, 7 pm‑10 pm|