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“Pre-theatre pleasure”
Review of Tabb's Restaurant

Tabb's Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 189 Restaurants in Truro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
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 shown to our table once the first course was ready. And to do them credit, the first course is an amuse bouche, a little bit of delight before the meal proper. Served in a cup (it was soup). A nice touch. We had the hake (a coincidence, we like to have different courses and share, but this looked so good). Very nicely done, and with some vegetables. Asked for more bread and got it without complaint (why don't many British restaurants ply you with bread like French restaurants?). We didn't finish the bottle of wine and they were happy to find a screw top for us. Good service, a pleasant wait person, and all in all a good experience.

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Thank styvechale
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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 excellent place.

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Thank MarkFoodie1
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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 up to Nigel's normal high standards. The range of wines by the glass means that we could easily choose something for each course. The main wine list is well thought through and there is a good choice if you want to go for a bottle or two!

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Thank lizbrian
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Truly amazing. Tabbs is located 'off the beaten' track in Truro but well worth seeking out. It cannot be long before Tabbs is recognised by Michelin as it is, without doubt, one of the best, if not the best, restaurant in the area. I am unable to find fault with anything be it service, decor or presentation. We went as a party of four with each of us choosing a different dish enabling us to sample a good cross section of the menu. Each dish was cooked to perfectIon and presented with a huge amount of attention to detail. It is difficult to explain the whole experience but I would urge anyone looking to celebrate a special occasion to put this at the top of their list.

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Thank Dezza21
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Visited Tabbs Friday evening 3 Feb 2017. The meal was delicious and the four of us would definitely go again.

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Thank Norma M
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