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Spero's

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$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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Porthmellon, TR21 0JY, England (Formerly Boat Shed)
+44 1720 422521
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spero's will be closed for the winter now, but assuming the staff and menu are the same next season as they were this year, this would be a good choice for a meal out - it was the best meal we had in a week's holiday on Scilly. The setting is superb - a late season dinner gave us a... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

So didn't actually get to experience Spero's. I wish they had made this clearer on their web site so I'm adding this review. I also noticed the restaurant was advertised for sale in the estate agents window which was rather ominous. Maybe next time!

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Thank JSFULHAM
St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Spero's is worth a visit. The location was wonderful - right on the beach. We visited this restaurant twice. The pizzas were tasty - crisy and fresh. The coffee was wonderful and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank susieskyblue
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This cafe has a great location, with a pretty deck looking out over Porthmellon Beach. The coffee was very good, and although we didn't actually eat here the food looked and smelt very good too.

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Thank 342SteveO
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were lucky enough to get a table when we walked in - booking is recommended and I can see why. We had pizzas which were delicious, and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Nelly M
St Austell, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The restaurant is situated a little bit out of Hugh Town itself but an easy walk. It's advisable to book though. The food was excellent, well cooked, presented & very tasty. We had the daily special rather than from the set menu. We shared a starter & dessert which were both excellent too. The service we very good & we... More 

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Bolton ,England
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97 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We ate here on two nights during a recent stay on the island and were delighted with the standard of the food, the service and the views over the bay. The pizzas are highly recommended !! Early booking is advisable as this small restaurant seems to be booked up most nights.

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Thank Riviman
St Austell, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This establishment serves a limited but excellent menu. Most items are fish dishes, unfortunately I have an allergy to fish. My wife had a superb fish dish and my burger dish was excellent, if a little difficult to eat because of the thickness! The views out to the bay are glorious. A must visit restaurant for the visitor.

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Thank Perren4
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

dining out side on decking a glass wall keeps the wind away and the food was good i had white bait with salad.

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Thank annenightingale
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were fortunate to eat here on two evenings during our recent visit to Hugh Town having booked before arriving on the Island. Even so we could only get tables early in the evening. On both occasions we found that the staff were pleasant, friendly and helpful. The first evening we both enjoyed the "Catch of the day" and on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29
Cuisine
British, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthmellon, TR21 0JY, England (Formerly Boat Shed)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 422521

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