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19 North Street, Lostwithiel, PL22 0EF +44 1208216972

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  •  - Cornwall
  •  - Cornwall
  •  - Cornwall
  •  - Cornwall

Service and food were all excellent.

Deborah 10 July 2018
from Bodmin

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Awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its excellent cuisine, Asquiths is a contemporary British restaurant in Cornwall. Its marriage of exquisitely presented food with elegant and understated design was enough to see the restaurant receive the silver award in the Cornwall Tourism Awards’ Restaurant of the Year 2012.

The select, refined Asquiths menu begins with delicate options like chicken and black pudding terrine with charred leek and mushroom vinaigrette, moving onto sumptuous mains like Boccadon Farm veal rump with slow-cooked beef shin, mushroom steamed pudding, braised puy lentils, celeriac cream and curly kale. Delectable desserts include a blood orange and chocolate verrine with thyme shortbread crumb and crème fraiche ice cream.

White tablecloths and rustic exposed Cornish brickwork in the Asquiths restaurant in Cornwall keep company with a bespoke handmade mirror from an artisanal glass maker based in nearby Launceston. Artwork from a local artist graces the monochrome walls, contributing to a relaxed, unassuming dining ambience.

Asquiths is a 3-minute walk over the River Fowey from Lostwithiel Station.


19 North Street, Lostwithiel, PL22 0EF

Contact +44 1208871714
Reservations +44 1208216972

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Customer reviews for Asquiths

4.8 ((((( (based on 69 reviews)
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  • dinner (66)
  • romantic (28)
  • private dining (26)
  • luxury (22)
  • value (22)
  • business (13)
  • lunch (6)
  • large parties (5)
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  • trendy (2)
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  • ((((( 10 July 2018 by Deborah from Bodmin

    Service and food were all excellent.

  • ((((( 7 July 2018 by Peter from Bodmin

    Really great food prepared in a special way and for a fair price, service good. wine prices are reasonable.

  • ((((( 28 June 2018 by Tony from Rayleigh

    Knowledgeable staff fantastic food we enjoyed every mouthful

  • ((((( 25 June 2018 by Beverley from Edwinstowe

    Had evening meal myself husband and my sister. Couldn't fault it. We all had 3 courses. Hubby had beef fillet as main said it was the best he has ever had. myself and sis had sea trout which was delicious cooked perfectly. All lovely sized portions. Can't wait to visit again. Highley recommend you book a table.

  • ((((( 17 June 2018 by Elaine from Wirral

    Really surprised to find such terrific imaginative tasty food at this local bistro whilst on holiday.
    Staff were really lovely and informative will be making it our first stop next year when we return. The food tasted so fresh and was obviously very good quality and locally sourced. Recommend it to all booked
    5stars for some reason will only let me put in 4!!!!

  • ((((( 3 June 2018 by Barry from bristol

    this was our second visit in one week i loved this restaurant the atmosphere the service and above all the food was fantastic,I think it was the best food i have ever tasted in any restaurant the mixture of flavours was what stood out for us

  • ((((( 27 April 2018 by Nicholas from Lostwithiel

    Very good service and lovely food.

  • ((((( 7 April 2018 by Philip from Roche

    Botht the duck liver and ham hock starters were excellent, although I personally found that the duck livers and the base on which they were served tasted better when eaten separately rather than together. The sole was superb (all aspects of the dish), but the croquettes that accompanied the lamb did not seem to really do it justice, and my wife said that she would have preferred plain croquettes. Service was friendly, professional and attentive and left nothing to be desired. The tea lights in the wall niches were a very effective touch. The cutlery was well-chosen and a pleasure to handle, and the wine glasses were attractive and of good quality. Tea lights and flowers on the tables all added to the appeal.

  • ((((( 24 March 2018 by John from Looe

    We enjoyed a superb meal. The restaurant is beautifully furnished, the service was first class and the dishes nicely presented. We'll definitely be coming again.

  • ((((* 2 March 2018 by Maggie from Penpillick

    We love this restaurant and have been there several times. The quality of the food is excellent and consistent too. Lots of unusual things too like kimchi [love it] and cucumber sorbet [deelish].

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