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The Globe

19 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH, England
+44 1726 337076
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (26 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“tagine” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
19 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As Tony asked I must start by saying that My mum says a cross between a Springer and a Boxer is a "Springbok" Was wandering around Fowey looking for a place we could have a cream tea and take in the dog. Came across the...More

Thank Pigitty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having used the ferry to cross from Polruan, we decided on an early dinner. On recommendation we tried The Globe. My starter of slow roast belly pork was very good; not too fatty, served with beautifully presented slices of apple and fresh summer herbs. This...More

Thank The_Jenksinator
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cosy restaurant. Service good, professional yet friendly staff. Food gorgeous and well presented. Not a huge menu and very focussed on fish so worth checking before you go. Dining area split in to three and the room at the back has no windows and...More

1  Thank ScottishBird79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was quite quiet when we visited and diners can sit in 2 parts of the restaurant. On the night we visited on section had the music turned off to accommodate one customers request. Food and service was good but there was very limited...More

Thank SarahC09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went and had cakey tea for my Mums 83rd birthday treat.The food was lovely as was the surroundings and staff. Very laid back feel and not rushed at the table, very good experience overall.

Thank Lowena59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have no problem at all with a restaurant that is fully booked and only accepts reservations on a Saturday. But getting interrupted mid-sentence to being told: "You made no reservation? We don't serve you." is not quite the polite way to tell this to...More

1  Thank Karsten W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant for my mums 80th Birthday.We had a lovely evening.I can not fault the service or the food. My sister commented it was the best meal she had had in ages !Good wine list with lots of local wines. Fresh food...More

Thank essex1london
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Called the Globe last minute on Saturday 8th July, they were able to accommodate for a table of two. Greeted by Daisy who was pleasant and attentive. The service was truly brilliant and personal. Wine and beer were local and delightful. The restaurant was comfortable...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We visited without a prior booking and were immediately shown to a nice table near the window. The service and the food were first class we had for starters cheese soufflé and crab rosti, followed by baked cod and seafood mouclade both of which were...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We came just for the cream teas, walked through the door to a lovely lady who was smiling away. She was not wrong she she said it was the best in Cornwall. I never wanted to leave the food was amazing and the tea rooms...More

Thank Jmslc3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 337076
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Originally a Posting House where people could 'hire' horses and get 'victuals', The Globe has been in Fowey for around 400 years. It has had many guises over the years but has always been a place of hospitality. Since taking over the building in March this year, it has been our philosophy to produce fantastic food using the very best ingredients Cornwall has to offer along with the warmest Cornish hospitality.

Our Head Chef, Glynn Wellington, is Fowey born and bred, and proud to be Cornish and utilise the wonderful produce on our doorsteps. You may see him collecting the bread from Quay Bakery, just 50 yards away from the restaurant, or picking wild garlic in the fields around Fowey. Our meat comes from Kittows of Kilhallon just 3 miles away, and our mussels from beds about a mile away by sea. Our coffee is hand roasted here in Cornwall and our beers are all brewed in St Austell. Even our bubbly is Cornish from the award winning Camel Valley, near Bodmin.

Over the coming months we will be restoring the letting rooms upstairs to their former glory and then be able to offer the finest Cornish food, drink and hospitality, right here in the heart of Fowey.
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