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Tabb's Restaurant

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| 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
01872-26-21-10
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Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dined at Tabbs last night and what a lovely experience. As soon as we arrived, we were shown into the reception area where we could leisurely peruse the menu and have a drink whilst waiting. Having ordered, we were shown to our table when the food was due and by "Gum" it was worth waiting for. It was my wife's... More 

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Calstock, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have to judge this not as an ordinary restaurant but as a place aspiring to fine dining. The welcome & service was excellent - friendly, relaxed & efficient. The decor is simple and attractive. The menu has a good range of choices though quite limited for vegetarians. The wine list is impressive. The meal I ate offered lots on... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here last night and we weren't disappointed at all. The restaurant had a range of dishes to suit everyone and they were cooked with skill, flair and attention to detail. Front of house service freindly, efficient and professional. We noticed another review which complained about the size of the portions, particularly the soup bowls "which were the size... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recently taken to a restaurant on the Isle of Wight which, on paper, should have been as good as Tabb's but unfortunately it fell well short. The difference is that Nigel Tabb is a talented chef with high internal standards. We are so lucky to have him in Truro. Today's lunch was up to the excellent standard that... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Excellent choice of food,quality superb,nice staff.This was our second visit in a month and they didn't disappoint.pet hate of mine is Luke warm plates and small red wine glasses . They also got that right .we will be going again soon .

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Truro, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was really looking forward to this restaurant. We had soup to start which was served in a cup smaller than an espresso cup. My partner and I just looked at each other and thought someone was stitching us up. But no!, we left the restaurant hungry and went home to have cheese and biscuits. The meal cost us £68... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Another visit to Tabbs last weekend. This is surely one of the best restaurants anywhere for food ,value and service. Nigel is up there with the very best chefs, without a doubt. Tabbs never disappoints.

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Thank Nicola B
Penryn, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were eating quite early (for us) since we had a date with Omid Djalili at the Hall for Cornwall. They are happy for you to turn up at 6, though we were a few minutes early and still made welcome, seated in the little lounge. Very hospitable. We were able to order food and wine there and then be... More 

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Thank styvechale
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Tabbs is not only probably the best restaurant in Truro, it is also one of the best in Cornwall. Our fish and venison main courses were not only faultless, they were majestic. The wine list has a wide selection of good wines, many at reasonable prices which is unusual for a top restaurant. We look forward to returning to the... More 

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Thank MarkFoodie1
Truro, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can always rely on Tabb's to make a special occasion that extra bit special. This Valentines was no exception. The menu was relatively limited but what we had was really brilliantly cooked and presented. The starters of grilled hallumi and sea bream were both lovely, but the seared fillet of beef main was to die for. The desserts were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 01872-26-21-10

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