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SeaDrift Kitchen Cafe

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Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 558733
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10:00 - 23:00
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Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Heamoor, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best meal iv had in a long time. There isnt a bad word you can say about this place. The staff were lovely and very attentive. And the food was just incredible! You must go for dinner, you wont regret it

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Thank coka-jayne
Colchester, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

3 of us had dinner here last evening. The service is first class. The food is excellent. It was their fish evening, and you can have two courses plus a glass of wine for £18.95 . The fish was fresh and well presented and tasted fantastic. The tables are close and they fit as many in to a small area... More 

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Thank paulandsonja2
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seriously the best food I've had for some time. We both had fish, lemon sole and Sea bream and it was soooo good. Lovely service, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. I highly recommend going if you are in the area!

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Thank Anna H
Bury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forget Rick Stein! This is the best fish restaurant in Cornwall. No fuss and no frills just great, wholesome and delicious food. And the Seafood Chowder is to die for!!

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Thank Andy M
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Seadrift a couple of times now, for lunch and dinner. We were really pleased to go back this weekend and find the food just as exceptional as before and the staff were friendly and welcoming, as before. For those who are gluten or dairy free, I had no problem sorting out what meal I wanted and could... More 

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Thank Phillipa S
Porthleven, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always another great meal with polite and efficient service. We had mussels, bream and the tagliatelle which where all very tasty and perfectly cooked. Sophie and Louise were an absolute delight.

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Thank pz736
Mullion, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small friendly restaurant excellent food well presented would recommend a visit .We visited as four adults for lunch needless to say fish plays a big part on the menu

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Thank Colin K
Reading, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a relaxed restaurant resembling an attractive 50s cafe. The food was very tasty, I particularly recommend the chowder. The staff were friendly and helpful. If only they weren't closed for the last two days we are here we would definitely return.

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Thank Lonsdale6
London, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place it lovely and relaxing, the staff amazing and my breakfast superb. I've not got to go back and try the other meal times after this and the menus looked amazing.

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Thank drjasonclark
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and tastily food, worth to visit. However recommend to book table in advance so won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$39
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 558733
Description
Located within the picturesque harbour of Porthleven, open from 10 am for Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Recently featured in 'The Times' for top places for Breakfast!
Extensive Fish Board, locally sourced from the harbour, excellent Cornish meats selected by our butchers from The Lizard, wonderful vegetarian dishes and all produced in house by our fabulous chef, stunning selection of cakes & yummy things!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?