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Summary

£63
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2
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Set foot in Olga Polizzi’s “celebrated” hotel and restaurant – which has “wonderful views over the harbour and estuary” – and, say fans, “you just feel like a million dollars”. But despite its huge potential, it has seldom, over many years, achieved fully consistent feedback: and whereas fans applaud “fresh fish and seafood prepared by a chef who really knows what he’s doing” the odd reporter found the cooking disappointing and pricey, and service poor this year. In a similar vein, its “romantic” ambience has also, on some occasions, seemed somewhat elusive here of late.

Summary

£72
  £££
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4
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5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Olga Polizzi’s La Dolce Vita-worthy destination hotel has a “superb position in a lovely village” (“what a view”) and “they organise everything very professionally with great charm… except the weather!” The food has always slightly played second fiddle here, but won more praise this year, especially for “marvellous, simply prepared fish”.

Summary

£68
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Transformed by ’The Hotel Inspector’ Olga Polizzi two decades back, this luxe boutique hotel is a striking spot – all Mediterranean chic, and with stellar views over the bay to the Roseland Peninsula. Reports on its seafood-centric restaurant are more mixed, however, with those drawn by “glowing reviews” apt to leave “wondering what all the hype is about”.

Summary

£67
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3
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5
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5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the best views in England” over St Mawes and the bay, “from the delightful and sheltered setting of the terrace at the Tresanton make this an idyllic venue for lingering”. You would expect an establishment owned by TV’s ‘The Hotel Inspector’, Olga Polizzi, to be pretty good, and – with its “light and well-prepared dishes” – it does provide “a really lovely experience”, if not an especially foodie one.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions
Yes
25, 48
70
6+ at dinner
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £25.00 £29.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £22.00 £4.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
27 Lower Castle Road, St Mawes, TR2 5DR
Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday7:30 am‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm

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