RestaurantsCornwallFalmouthTR11

survey result

Summary

£82
 ££££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “glorious spot” by the sea, close to the SW coastal path and with a front-conservatory to take advantage of sea views, was taken over by high-profile chef Michael Caines of Lympstone Manor in 2020. Quell hopes of any culinary fireworks, though – reports here didn’t hit the heights this year, with the experience too often “let down by chaotic service and pedestrian food”.

Summary

£71
  £££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In early 2020, renowned local celebrity chef Michael Caines took over this beachfront venue, handy for the SW coastal path, which boasts “a conservatory at the front with views over the sea”. (It was previously run by Arty Williams & Annette Rickard for 17 years). Some reports do say it’s “lovely in all respects”, but a number of reporters “wanted to love it”, but found the experience blunted by “duff notes” on both the food and service front… here's “hoping it finds its feet”.

Summary

£44
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “lovely position” with views over Maenporth Beach – including from the all-weather ‘Glassroom’ – combines with “very good food” from Cornish-born chef-patron Arty Williams at the attractive restaurant he has run for nearly 20 years.

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Maenporth Beach, Falmouth, TR11 5HN

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
None

The Cove Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Cove Restaurant & Bar Restaurant in TR11, Falmouth by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Cove Restaurant & Bar restaurant.
Frances L
I had the tempura prawns which were cold an...
Reviewed 7 months, 14 days ago

"I had the tempura prawns which were cold and the batter was thick and unseasoned. The curried monkfish tasted fine but was cold. This meal was not worth the money charged"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £45.00 £55.00
Lunch £26.00 £35.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 99.99 Always available 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £3.25
Extras  
Bread £5.50
Service 12.50%
Maenporth Beach, Falmouth, TR11 5HN
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm

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