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Nelsons Restaurant

Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272366
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

visited Polperro for the weekend and went to this place by chance. Lucky to have got in as didn't book. Excellent food and service!

Thank Sian A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is absolutely the best restaurant in Polperro without a shadow of a doubt. The food is superb, the service is great and the atmosphere totally unique. We were even treated to our very own private disco after all the other diners had left -...More

1  Thank Rache68
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited last Wednesday whilst on hols, 7 of us ate here, this year I can't praise Nelsons enough, the food was excellent. The whole party had different starters and mains yet everything was served together and all the dishes looked and tasted delicious. The set...More

1  Thank Jaynemlyons
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visit Polperro 2/3 times a year and always look forward to eating at Nelson's. We always get a very warm welcome and the food is excellent. It has a lovely atmosphere. We are hoping to return to Polperro in September for our third visit...More

1  Thank weekendl0ver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family have been visiting Nelsons for over 30 years. It has always given excellent service with delicious food... seafood a speciality. Four of us visited last Friday, and a lot of the restaurants in Polperro half empty but Nelsons busy with some happy customers....More

1  Thank Clare_shrops
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently returned from Polperro where we were staying prior to our daughter's wedding. On our last evening together we were keen to have the best evening meal we could. I had looked at TripAdvisor to see which restaurants were the most highly rated. On that...More

1  Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just come back to our accommodation after having probably the best meal I've had in a very long time, my wife had the beef Wellington with a starter of prawn cocktail, my son started with the crab mornay, as did I,my son had...More

2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a good seven years or so since we last had a meal at Nelson's, the furnishings are exactly the same, I'm even sure the loop tape they played in the background was the same! You could say it has character or some would...More

2  Thank FamileSimpson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early evening meal here on Friday night. I thought the menu was nice but the vegtables served were rather over-cooked. Although, overall I did enjoy the meal, I feel it was rather over priced for what we had and the way it...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 8 of us visit the restaurant in Polperro and we really enjoy the food, service and atmosphere.

Thank baddream1
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Katherine N
17 April 2017|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
They are closed today!
Carolyn R
7 March 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can but I am not 100% sure.
Michelle Q
2 September 2016|
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Response from Tracey T | Reviewed this property |
We always go to Nelson's for a special occasion, however I would advise you to book in advance as it is very popular, and it is better to be safe than sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272366
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