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The Watch House

$$ - $$$Seafood, British,
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270038
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (93 reviews)
“hot curry” (10 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
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11 - 20 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2018

this was for my Wife's birthday diner and what a surprise really great food well cooked and presented. Lovely staff service with a smile a good selection of wines and very reasonably priced.

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Spoilt for choice, wonderful restaurant, fair pricing. Food for every palate. Really enjoyed our meal there.

3  Thank Alex F
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Always great basic but fresh food. The only issue is that we miss Bianca- the best waitress ever- she always remembered our names and what food we liked and always served with a smile

1  Thank mannarobinson
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We have previously had fish and chips from here as a take away when we visited the area before and were so impressed we made a note to return. As the weather was miserable this time, we ate in the restaurant. It was cosy and...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

A wonderful cottage with a view that warms the soul. Time here. Restores your mental well being, it is a superbly furnished home, of high quality. I can find no fault in The accommodation, which was furnished to a high standard. There are great walks...More

2  Thank Tania T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Had a meal at lunchtime during the October Half Term. We were greeted by friendly couple who were polite and helpful. Although the restaurant was fully booked downstairs, we were shown to a first floor table and served within a short time. The meal was...More

1  Thank TIGER_MR
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The best beer-battered cod I have ever tasted. Cooked freshly. Service excellent. A tad more expensive than normal but well worth it. A good menu which you can check out online. You can also park easily in the local car park. St Mawes is a...More

1  Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had such a delicious meal that we came back the next night for our last dinner in St Mawes. All 4 of us absolutely loved our choices which is next to miraculous. Between us we ate salt and vinegar calamari, crab and avo on...More

1  Thank JennyS829
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

...and the rest. What a clever and well thought out unpretentious menu. A mouth watering selection of dishes to order. So hard to choose which as they all looked so delicious. With a selection to keep us all satisfied, the food arrived as fresh and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Classic Marinieres was just perfectly cooked, and a much welcomed starter on a wet, windy evening. Also recommend the roasted shellfish and seafood spaghetti (we asked for additional chilli flakes). Service is brisk but no complaints about that.

2  Thank KarenChan47
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Eleanor B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would book as there are 12 of you and I am sure they would be happy to welcome you
17 May 2016|
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Response from nich14 | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind, food is cooked to order so you can be hanging around for 20 mins for fish/chips takeaway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270038
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