The Seafood Restaurant

“Padstow’s most famous restaurant, still packing them in” - AA Inspector



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Padstow may be rather different these days from the little fishing village of Rick Stein’s youth, with great places to eat a dime a dozen, but this is still top of everyone’s list, so book well ahead for the busy season. There’s a sunny conservatory at the front, a roof terrace, views of the harbour, and a bright, friendly, informal air – seaside colours, comfortable seating, and an eclectic selection of modern art. Sit at the bar with a drink and you’ll soon be keen to get cracking – literally, if you go for one of the magnificent fruits de mer platters. Otherwise, you could begin with the seared chipirones, beautifully tender squid stuffed with tuna, mackerel, salmon, prawns, ginger and spring onion, before moving on to Indonesian seafood curry, packed with delicious pieces of sea bass and hake, along with prawns and squid. A delicate floating island with salted caramel pistachios and Grand Marnier anglaise is the perfect finale.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
The Seafood Restaurant
Riverside,PADSTOW,PL28 8BY
Phone : 01841 532700


  • Seats: 120
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: false
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 22
  • Wines over £30: 142
  • Wines by the glass: 43
  • Cuisine style: International Seafood
  • Vegetarian menu

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