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Couch's Great House

Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tomato soup” (35 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to eat here at least once a year - food is always of a very high standard. I had a delicious turbot dish last time which was particularly memorable, they know how to cook fish perfectly here. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank KerenzaW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a party of 8 from HPB at Duloe Manor and had a great evening. We were made to feel at home right from when we walked in, perhaps because these evenings were a regular event from HPB. The service was discrete and...More

1  Thank Martyn T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes life is good to you! We decided to use Richard McGeown as our wedding caterer as he was listed as a supplier at our wedding venue. How lucky can you be! we went to try out the wedding menu at his beautiful restaurant in...More

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were superb. Decor was very fitting and clean tide etc. Nice little soup for starter with lots of flavour. I had the ham for a starter, it was nice, but nothing too special My partner had the beetroot which she really enjoyed. Main, I...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I have to say this was the best meal I have ever eaten. Each course was superb. Richard and is staff couldn’t do enough for us. Highly recommend. Definitely will be coming again

2  Thank h0tchp0tch64
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Great food for the whole table of about ten people Great to have Richard in the kitchen in his whites actually cooking for us unlike one of his former mentors who doesn’t actually cook anymore Great service Relaxed atmosphere that wasn’t stuffy or pretentious Based...More

1  Thank ChrisPBaconandegg
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Because we were in Polperro out of season the restaurant was only open on selected days so we booked it for our final night out before going home. It was worth the wait. This was the best meal during the week and the waiter was...More

1  Thank karl-n-sharon
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We booked our Christmas Day lunch in this lovely restaurant early in the year - and we were so pleased that we did! We walked into a warm and welcoming place - a real fire adding to the atmosphere. The tables looked really festive, beautiful...More

2  Thank Maureen874
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and 5 friends ate at Couch's last night, we had the 5 course menu. Every single course was delicious, and very reasonable. We've eaten in a fair few michelin star restaurants, and this should, in our opinion become a michelin star restaurant. Richard came...More

3  Thank SianGRay
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

First the welcome with a birthday card 😊 then the 5 course menu yummy! The amuse bouche a very concentrated tomato soup with truffle oil, then the starter thought I would go out of comfort zone and have the squid, it was nice but not...More

3  Thank Wynn W
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12 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from M0numentAL | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the owners by using the "Contact Us" link from their website (use Google to find it). They are most helpful and assisted us when booking from Australia. You can also view the current menu from the same... More
23 November 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
What are your opening days and hours?
23 November 2015|
Response from EdIslandDreamer | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't really French but probably has French overtones to it. There is a menu available on their website. See this link if it works or search for Couches Great House in Polperro and you should find it. regards. Eddie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$46
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272554
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Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.
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