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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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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best place to eat in St Mawes, the location, service and food is without doubt the best. We were extremely impressed with the service. This is an amazing place which obviously prides itself on the food, presentation and service. It's a must to eat here you will not be disappointed.

Thank Brad2402
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry, wouldn't normally leave a review but was very disappointed. Starter sized portions, shrivelled mussels, chip shop chips NOT frites . No atmosphere.. Sorry but won't rush back..

Thank olletsoc1
Level Contributor
77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here as a dog friendly restaurant, the booths make it easy to tuck the dog away for them to settle. Quite a lot of seafood on the menu, my husband had roasted shell fish which looked and was reported to be delicious as were the tiger prawns la Plancha with aioli, well presented by friendly, polite staff.... More 

Thank cindyjack
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had take away fish and chips and they were the best ever. Beer battered cod and double cooked chips cooked to order.

Thank Ian K
Chester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only opened for the season on our last night and having sampled the fish and chips from the adjacent take away that is part of the same ownership, we had our best meal in Cornwall. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank Foley2013
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here a couple of years ago, and had a superb lunch of crab sandwiches (and wine!!), so decided to visit again to see whether the standards remained the same. We weren't disappointed! We had a light lunch (again with wine!) and were really pleased we had chosen to come back. It is certainly worth a visit if you... More 

Thank Eddie G
Bath, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

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
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 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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75 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups
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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?