“Spa hotel with a sense of history and creative regional cooking” - AA Inspector
FALMOUTH, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Our Inspector's view
Merchants Manor, a white-fronted hill-top house, retains a pleasingly historic air, with its lofty-ceilinged interiors preserving much of their Edwardian splendour. Bright interiors create a cheery ambience and the Rastella dining room adds to an all-round feel of well-being with white linen and vintage candles. Local suppliers buttress the menus, as does the hard-working wood-fired oven and what emerges is a roster of smartly presented, modern dishes full of precision and inspiration. To start, there could be grilled halloumi with sweet chilli, followed by Newlyn lobster, or sharing platters of Cornish tapas or a Westcountry charcuterie board. Finish, perhaps, with yoghurt parfait and berries.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 64
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Dinner served from: 6.30
- Dinner served until: 9
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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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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