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The Kitchen

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The Coombes, Polperro PL13 2RQ, England
+44 1503 272812
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Top marks for the food absolutely fresh and absolutely lovely. Wait for food can take a little while when it's busy but worth waiting for....fabulous!!

Thank malcolm b
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time we have eaten here and the food simply gets better every time . All of my family thoroughly enjoyed their meals . For starters I had crab tart with salad although it sounded strange it was amazing and highly recommended . For mains I had pork (with crackling ). I had not been to a... More 

Thank Luckypinn
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch today. Roast pork, fab crackling, great home made roasties. Book ahead and Debbie may be able to put your favourite roast on the menu as she did for us. Definitely a must if you enjoy good food!

Thank Tam F
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

we went to the kitchen on Saturday evening as we had eaten there before a couple of years ago,but found the people who ran it then had retired,but we needn't of worried the new owner was lovely,very friendly and an excellent chef,the food was excellent- faultless,would definitely recommend,

Thank mole250
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

An excellent meal. Tender beef, fresh vegetables. Proper roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings!! Service was excellent too!! We can highly recommend a visit. Open all year but pre book!!

Thank Anita H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is our third visit to Polperro which we absolutely love and each time we ensure to save an evening to visit The Kitchen. It changed hands earlier this year after being on the market for 2 years. The previous owners had built an excellent reputation for quality food and were going to be a hard act to follow however,... More 

1 Thank Alan T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you are wondering whether to book a table at this restaurant then I urge you to go ahead. Our meal was delicious, the service was excellent and we can't wait to go back.

Thank Pauline R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a fab night. Visited in oct 2015 and booked yo go this year. Found out that the owners had changed mid 2016, but not disappointed in any way, the food is still as good if not even better and the staff are fab. Danielle the daughter of the new owner is a great cook. Just go. Small number of... More 

2 Thank David D
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were a bit worried about booking this as there seemed to be a lack of atmosphere in some of the reviews. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Warm and welcoming décor, very friendly staff and good but unobtrusive music. The restaurant is small and you can see into the small and immaculately clean kitchen where the chef... More 

2 Thank Klallen06
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Superb meal with lovely staff. Wine was perfect for our fish meal and my wife enjoyed the dessert. Can't recommend this establishment enough. Thanks Nigel and Julie

2 Thank Nigel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Coombes, Polperro PL13 2RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272812
Beautiful building small and intimate interior suitable for couples and mainly adults wishing to enjoy freshly prepared food with friendly service

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?