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Cornwall College Cloisters Restaurant

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John Keay House | Tregonissey Road, St Austell PL254DJ, England
+44 1726 226 740
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time here and again absolutely superb. The food quality is worthy of 5 times the actual cost you'll pay. Really heartwarming to see young trainees learning their trade, and producing fantastic food and grest service. Very well done Cornwall College and good luck to all the students there who I am sure will go on to be successful in... More 

Thank Mick B
St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The diabetic sweet was fruit ( apple and orange) which contained sugar, not edible. The water / tea / black coffee was contaminated with chemicals and not drinkable, No Cheese.

Thank david1274
Matthew B, Restaurant Lecturer at Cornwall College Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback David, however we do try to cater for all dietary requirements hence the reason why we ask if there are any when customers book with us to give us time to provide something for these needs and not spring it on us on the day. Due to us being a training restaurant that is only... More 

St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This was our stand out meal of the year. The menu is really well planned and the flavours in the dishes are exceptional. If you find it difficult to choose from the menu don't worry - it doesn't matter what you pick as it is ALL superb. Some examples: STARTERS: Scallops + drake pudding; ham hock tortellini; pesto pana cotta... More 

Thank We3Foodies
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have eaten here before and last night I was not disappointed. The quality and choice of menu was excellent. The cost can never be argued with as it is good value for money. The changes made to the environment are successful and it has a pleasant feel which adds to the eating experience. This is a training environment and... More 

Thank Colin283
Par, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I had a lovely Ruby Wedding anniversary meal at the Cloisters. The young staff were very professional, extremely attentive and welcoming, and the menu was impressive. The food itself was great and made the evening a memorable one.

Thank gillbolton2002
St Austell, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been lucky enough to visit this restaurant of many occasions. At no time have I been disappointed by the quality of food, the standard of service or value for money. The dishes served would not be out of place in top restaurants and I thoroughly recommend a visit.

1 Thank tpbakkie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Just eaten at Cloisters for the first time in a couple of years, but it was our fourth visit. The food was amazing in variety and flavour. Hot dishes were piping hot; cold desserts refreshing and tasty. A good variety of fish and fowl and an excellent selection of vegetables. Service from arrival to departure was friendly and efficient. It... More 

1 Thank Joy27Cornwall
Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The food was very well presented and beautifully cooked. Only comment was that the crab & chilli sauce should have been served in a more accessible dish as it was delicious but very difficult to get out. Excellent value for money.

1 Thank James W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Lunched here today for the second time. Excellent quality food, beautifully presented. 3 courses for £10.50, what value!! The service is second to none, everyone is very welcoming. Everything is prepared, cooked and served by the students. A nice touch is that after the courses the students, who have prepared the food, visit each table to hear the customers' reaction... More 

1 Thank Bjayarjay
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We ate lunch at Cloisters today and were really impressed. We had 3 course meal which was beautifully cooked and presented and well served all under the watchful eye of a supervisor. Most impressed that 11yr old "fussy" daughter tried everything on her plate even eating the samphire under her cornish fishcake in bisque sauce and my 9 year old... More 

2 Thank Kate73186220

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Keay House | Tregonissey Road, St Austell PL254DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 226 740
This is a training restaurant within the college campus which has been for many years unknown to many people. Delivering lunches in their silver service restaurant from £10.50 and a 4 course fine dining dinner from £22. Definitely great value for money if you are on a budget.

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