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The Square At Porthleven

7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 573911
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my wife. We sat outside overlooking the harbour, very beautiful. My wife had the hake fillet with mussels, the fish cooked to perfection. I had confit duck, chorizo and roasted polenta - all delicious and, surprisingly, the polenta was outstanding - it had...More

Thank 031212e
Reviewed 5 days ago

Each year we have visited this restaurant it's been fantastic and the latest visit this month was no different. We always make this restaurant our first booking when visiting Porthleven. The food quality and preparation is exceptional and the staff are brilliant. If you are...More

Thank MrKB595
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the harbour head, outside tables available for when the weather is kind, it's a place you should certainly try. You will walk in to what seems at first just a seaside cafe, and then be very pleasantly surprised to find some seriously...More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous meal. We had the set menu, plenty of choice and very good value for money. Excellent service and nothing too much trouble. Would highly recommend eating here !

Thank spottydally
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food and great takeaway options. The homemade ice cream is outstanding. Chef Stewart and his wife Anna have a really great spot on the harbour and the food and wine is fabulous. Fully recommend

Thank BecksMcM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this restaurant at random as we were just visiting Portheaven for one night and what a find. We had an early supper and we're lucky to have the last table. The menu was not extensive but what came out of the kitchen was delicious....More

Thank marigold80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here to get out of the wind/rain & had 2-3 drinks, was lovely to sit & relax, chatting in a great setting. Staff friendly & nice, a nice atmosphere inside too

Thank Emmsybo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here. The food was very good but unfortunately the service was a little slow and the waitresses were inattentive. It was not that busy when we walked in and we were ignored for a short while before being seated. The...More

Thank mrspepperpot2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been told about this place by a few friends so I decided to visit and I'm so glad I did!! I am loathe to write how good it is because more people will visit and I might not be able to get a...More

Thank sandrawarner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 27th August which was a Sunday. It was ten minutes to four on a sunny summer's afternoon and Porthleven was quite busy with visitors and tourists. We decided to have some tea, coffee and cake and went into The Square Café and Restaurant....More

Thank Matt M
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Rachael G
25 August 2017|
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Response from kerr_edinburgh | Reviewed this property |
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katie t
9 November 2015|
Response from tegenpresious |
Good evening, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing day. Apart from that we are open everyday for Lunch 12-2pm and Dinner 6-9pm. There is a special set menu for New Years Eve and on New Year Day I believe we are only... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 573911
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