Guide MICHELIN 2021

Pilchards at Port Gaverne

(161 Reviews)
Port Gaverne Port Isaac, Cornwall, South West England, PL29 3SQ
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Opening hours

Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

A prime seaside location overlooking the beach, Pilchards at Port Gaverne is a picturesque setting for daily changing menus offering everything from tapas through to gourmet Sunday brunches. The al fresco terrace is just a few footsteps from the water's edge, and is the ideal spot to relax with a cocktail or a Cornish craft beer.

All kinds of fresh, seasonal recipes feature on the Pilchards at Port Gaverne menu, starting off with charcuterie sharing boards which are perfect to enjoy with a glass of wine from the extensive list. Small plate sharers feature local seafood flavours such as the smoked mackerel dip with toast, there are larger mains like beef cheek ragu with pappardelle, as well as a selection of flatbreads topped with treats including leek, ham and pickled walnut.

A selection of craft beers from around the UK are served at Pilchards at Port Gaverne in Cornwall, including ones from the local area. There are also classic cocktails and glasses of sparking to relax with on the terrace.

Also serving children's menus, Pilchards at Port Gaverne offers diners a beautiful setting to enjoy inventive modern recipes.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Pilchards at Port Gaverne
(based on 161 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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  • Ambience
  • Service
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (10)
  • al fresco (85)
  • breakfast (8)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (35)
  • dinner (113)
  • entertainment (8)
  • large parties (8)
  • lunch (113)
  • luxury (11)
  • private dining (15)
  • romantic (51)
  • trendy (54)
  • value (40)
  • views (111)
  • By Margaret B from .Ewelme
    1 November 2020

    This is an excellent casual dining place with very good food and efficient service

  • By Sam P from Polzeath
    1 November 2020

    fantastic. food excellent, waitress fantastic and wonderful setting, will be back for sure. as a group had the crab on toast, octopus, mussels and lemon sole was all delicious.

  • By Louise C from DELABOLE
    1 November 2020

    lovely as ever, great food if a bit expensive, staff fantastic in the circumstances

  • By Shaun C from Westward Ho
    31 October 2020

    The food was fantastic in a great setting. Loved the Pilchards and crab on toast, my 5 year old lived her first taste of octopus. The staff were an absolute credit to you, very well mannered and attentive.

  • By Stephen C from Shenstone
    28 October 2020

    Lunch was great we all thoroughly enjoyed everything about the Pilchards, all the staff were brill and the food was excellent we would wholeheartedly recommend this place.

  • By Jane Moseley M from Farnham
    28 October 2020

    Loved the fishing decor. Friendly, attentive staff and delicious food. Had the herb crusted pilchards and hake. Both were really delicious.

  • By David B from Cornwall
    27 October 2020

    My favourite venue. Food and service excellent

  • By Maggie G from Hampshire
    27 October 2020

    Thanks for looking after us so well last Tuesday. Good attention from the staff and deliciious meals all round. Large portions of Sole - excellent and all the other things. Creme brulee pud was OK too

  • By Teresa W from Peterborough
    26 October 2020

    We had a great experience dining here, we went for a selection of tapas which were delicious. This is a lovely cafe with a very chilled ambience and great service. Great location!

  • By James C from Rock
    24 October 2020

    Fantastic evening and delicious food. Will be returning!

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Pilchards at Port Gaverne
Port Gaverne Port Isaac, Cornwall, South West England, PL29 3SQ

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