“Effortlessly stylish food with a mod-Med twist” - AA Inspector
ST MAWES, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Our Inspector's view
A stunning cliffside location is the setting for this collection of cottages, transformed by Olga Polizzi into a supremely elegant and understated hotel. Superb views of the Cornish coast and laidback nautical chic contribute to an atmosphere of refined luxury. The calm, airy restaurant, with its mosaic tiled floor and shell-like lighting is classy, with simple table settings and engaging, responsive staff. If you’re here in daylight it will be hard to drag yourself away from the views, so give yourself plenty of time for a long lunch. The cooking matches the environment with a pleasing simplicity; the uncluttered dishes have a refreshing Mediterranean influence. Kick off with a couple of Porthilly oysters or indulge with Exmoor Caviar. Follow with Turbot with asparagus and hollandaise, is a satisfying main course, and you can keep it simple at dessert with the classic Italian Affogato using Tresanton's homemade ice cream.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 60
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Lunch served from: 12.30
- Lunch served until: 2.30
- Dinner served from: 7
- Dinner served until: 9.30
- Wines under £30: 1
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 12
- Cuisine style: Mediterranean, Seafood
- Vegetarian menu
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About The area
Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
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