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The Watch House

$$ - $$$
Seafood, British, Contemporary
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1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270038
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Bath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cosy atmosphere, friendly staff. We had Grilled Hake sitting on a Chorizo cassoulet and sage chicken schnitzel, followed by Apple Crumble Cake and Earl Grey Pannacotta. All was very good (crumble cake a tad dry perhaps). Also very impressive Cherry Bellini and nice craft ales. For St Mawes, a friendly place.

Thank 434spikey
Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with wide choice of seafood Warm surroundings recently refurbished Slightly over-seasoned (salty ) Friendly staff Seafront position

Thank 1234567chris
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped for a drink at the Rising Sun. Decided to get a take away from the 'Watch out' takeaway and return to our holiday cottage. Surprised by the cost of 4 items but did not think too much of it figuring the quality and quantity would make up for it. Got back to the cottage and I could not... More 

Thank simon c
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a cracking little restaurant. Very nice food, very friendly staff. One of the best restaurants in the village with a good range of choices to eat and drink. Recommend booking in busier times especially holidays!

Thank Ben W
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here after an invigorating walking along the coast roads. We've been to the area before but not eaten here so thought we would give it a go as not very busy compared to some other places. We went for grilled shellfish and a smallish bowl of haddock chowder and some chips and bread to share. The... More 

Thank Juliana A
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We had dinner here on a Saturday night, whilst staying up the road at the Tresanton. We didn't have a reservation and managed to nab a table just before they stopped seating diners at about 9pm. I loved all three courses: spicy, piping hot fried oysters to start; a really good seafood spaghetti as a main, with well-cooked pasta, generous... More 

Thank Ian B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed a great meal and the staff were great. But I am not sure why people need to bring their dogs out to dinner with them?

Thank Roger G
Essex, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Have eaten here many times always had great food and a lovely time. Lots of lovely seafood all served in an interesting way.

Thank PuddingFan
Northampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A warm welcome on a pleasant November evening escorted to our table in pleasant upstairs area nice warm feeling prompt service from beginning to end food well presented price for food and wine was about right we would go again when in St Mawes .

Thank graham h
Castleford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit in eight weeks. Dined in the upstairs dining room. Seafood was fresh, beautifully cooked and presented. The staff were very professional and polite and had a "can do attitude ". Also tried the takeaway part one evening which was also brilliant. Well behaved dogs are also permitted in the downstairs restaurant. In my opinion this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 19
Seafood, British, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270038

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?