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The Fireside & Terrace Restaurant at The Cove Cornwall Hotel

$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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Nr Penzance, Lamorna, Penzance, England
+44 1736 731411
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Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We had booked The Cove Restaurant for our 10th Wedding Anniversary as we were staying in a local B&B. When we arrived we were told due to staff sickness the restaurant would not be opening that evening. Were told a message had been left on our answerphone - as we were away we obviously hadn't received that. Ended up eating... More 

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Derby
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

Six of us arrived on spec for a mid week lunch whilst travelling the coast road. The Cove had a very small menu which is fine as it gives the chance to execute it well. On the menu only two sandwiches - club or crab, two salads - crab or beetroot & goats cheese and a couple of other items.... More 

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Nottingham
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Popped in for a late lunch. Fantastic location with great views from the terrace. Service was fantastic and the food was great and well worth that little extra cost. Definitely well worth a visit and will call in again when next in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

Beautiful location, contemporary, fresh venue. The food was good - the cod was delicious. Very disappointing wine list - only one bottle of most wines and there were 8 of us. The service was pretty slow and it was an expensive evening. We preferred eating at home!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

A group of 8 of us went to The Cove last Tuesday - we had pre-booked. Fabulous location and a good menu - interesting food. All let down by the terrible service - slow and unfriendly. The restaurant was very quite there were only two other couples dining the night we were there. We waited almost an hour for the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

We have been advocates of the Cove for the last 3years or so and always try to get in for lunch or dinner when we are in Cornwall. We were there with friends in Nov 2011 and the food and service with Pablo at the helm were excellent as normal. However we have just been tonight and we were disappointed.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

A hidden gem. Fabulous food, fabulous service, fabulous location, friendly rabbits. We went for a lunchtime drink and ended up staying for lunch and dessert. The vista was superb and the atmosphere incredibly laid back as we supped our drinks overlooking the pool. After lunch we strolled down through the gardens and down to the cove and hung out there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

We had lunch there on Christmas Day with a six course menu with different choices for starters, main course (incl. the traditional turkey) and dessert which, in our opinion, suited almost every taste. It was necessary to book and pay in advance, so we found it strange that upon arrival our reservation could not be found and it took the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

The food and service were amazing, would go there again as soon as I can

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Cuisine
British, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr Penzance, Lamorna, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Lamorna
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 731411
Description
Choose between either panoramic views of breathtaking scenery from our tables on the Terraces or the warmth and intimacy of our Fireside setting, The Cove Cornwall’s Restaurant is more than fine dining; it’s an experience. Recognised by The Trenchermans Guide and Food Magazine for its high standards in Modern Cornish Cuisine and for its commitment to using locally sourced products, it is we feel one of the places to eat in Cornwall. Menus combine all the very best seasonal ingredients with the lightest of touches from our exceptional chefs, Michelin starred Ben Tunnicliffe and Andy Kerr, with an atmosphere that reflects the stylish, relaxed chic of understated elegance which is the essence of our hotel.

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