Kota Restaurant with Rooms

“Pacific Rim seafood specialities on the Cornish coast” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

PORTHLEVEN, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY

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Situated on the harbour head by Porthleven's shingle beach and the bay, Kota aims to bring a Pacific Rim seafood ethos to windblown Cornwall. With a pair of guest rooms on hand, it's a streamlined operation, centred on a tiled dining room under an old beamed ceiling. Jude Kereama hails from New Zealand and brings the Asian-influenced approach of the southern hemisphere to bear on his set menu, or the seven-course tasting menu (plus veggie version). This kicks off with Porthilly oysters, either tempura with baby gem and wasabi tartare, or natural with cucumber and rice wine granita. Next up, a choice between duck breast, beef sirloin, or the ‘Spring Rockpool’ – a vegetable dashi broth with hake, crab raviolo, Cornish mussels, tiger prawn and seaweed. A pre-dessert of blood orange cream with rhubarb is followed by either chocolate mousse with chocolate torte, or blue cheese ice cream with poached pear.

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3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Kota Restaurant with Rooms
Harbour Head, PORTHLEVEN, TR13 9JA
Phone : 01326 562407

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 40
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Days Closed: Sunday to Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 30
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 13
  • Cuisine style: British, Pacific Rim, Seafood

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