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The Mote

9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880226
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (102 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“rarebit” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for supper on a Monday evening and even in April the restaurant was full. We stayed away from fish because of the day of the week, enjoyed bread and olives while they cooked our burgers. Good quality food, very obliging service and a...More

Thank nicholas c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very warm welcome, staff very friendly and polite, our food was fabulous, well presented and piping hot. We had a table of our choice as we arrived before 12 midday and shortly after the place really started to fill up great atmosphere...More

Thank 716russ2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First fish pie for me. No pastry- think Shepherd’s Pie with seafood instead. Very rich and flavorful. Came with a very nice little green salad and homemade bread. My hubby had the fish and chips. One big long piece of cod and thick but crispy...More

Thank MinaHKerr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good quality meal in a lovely setting. Staff very friendly, second best burger I’ve ever had superb highly recommended. My wife had the crab. Rarebit which was also very nice this was all washed down with a nice bottle of vinho...More

Thank amfrey
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful quaint restaurant in the harbour serving fabulous food! Extensive menu, great quality ingredients, very competitively priced. Highly recommend

1  Thank Jellyhen
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant by chance in the sleepy village of Port Isaac after a day at Rock/Padstow. We were a party of 9 & the waitress was fab with the 5 kids ... the food was outstanding & amazing value. Although the puds...More

3  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Mote bar port Isaac on last day of touring the area and made it a lovely way to finish. All staff were very friendly and helpful food was beautiful and as it got later and we were sitting outside they brought us blankets....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here today for lunch,it was quite busy when we ordered,after ordering the window seat upstairs became available,so we moved tables & slid the previous occupants plates & glasses to one side & sat down.The server came to us & took the used crockery...More

Thank cahoonies
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Just dropping by to say thank you so much to the fantastic staff at The Mote! Our first time in Port Isaac and we're very glad we popped in. We were a walk in and very kindly accommodated despite it being early on a Saturday...More

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had fish and chips and were not disappointed. Good wine too. Lovely ambience, great service, nice view over the harbour slipway. Recommended for good food and good value.

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29 October 2017|
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Response from karen300658 | Reviewed this property |
it is best to book ahead although we didn't, but only managed to get a table. Because it was so nice, we booked that night for the following two nights.
29 October 2017|
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Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Perhaps phone them and ask
7 October 2017|
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Response from Stuart M | Reviewed this property |
Hello They do allow dogs in the Moat in the downstairs restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880226
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Fresh, local, simple. Good Food.
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