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The Dining Room

The Pavilion | Rock Road, Rock PL27 6JS, England
+44 1208 862622
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (48 reviews)
“petit fours” (21 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Pavilion | Rock Road, Rock PL27 6JS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked at the Dining Room on Thursday Evening after reading the positive reviews on TA . We was NOT disappointing!!. Upon arrival we were greeted & shown our table we ordered wine & were given some petit fours which was a nice touch ....More

1  Thank marksgd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are fairly regular diners here. What keeps us coming back ? The quality of food and service and the good value they represent. Front of house staff including Donna, the proprietor are friendly and knowledgeable and always give a very warm welcome. Fred, co...More

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1  Thank Tinkerscuss
Reviewed 2 March 2018

As this was our second visit to Rock in in the last 5 or so years we made sure to visit the Dining Room for dinner again and were not disappointed. The quality of the dishes offered in terms of flavours, balance and presentation were...More

1  Thank Roger6341
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A frequent Cornwall visitor, decided to take in the most local of restaurants this time to celebrate a milestone birthday. We were warmly welcomed at the door, and from that point on the service from the ladies on duty was second to none. I was...More

1  Thank Ian4078
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We have eaten here before on previous visits to Cornwall and The Dining Room does not disappoint. The restaurant has had a small refurb and looks even more lovely: comfortable,stylish and welcoming. As ever, the service was outstanding. The food was equally delightful and we...More

1  Thank JulieAnneD
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We dined on New Years Eve and this proved to be once again another superb Dinner with a great choice of dishes all wonderfully executed by Fred & his team and served by the warm & professional front of house staff all under the excellent...More

1  Thank YardieBristol
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Amongst the Michelin stars and TV chefs that abound around Padstow and the N Cornwall Coast, the truly outstanding restaurant remains, to my mind, The Dining Room in Rock. Unpretentious but smart, able to hear what your partner is saying (yes, it is carpeted!), superb...More

1  Thank StridingJ
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Having been fortunate enough to try out a few Michelin star restaurants, and often being disappointed!! The Dining Room was really excellent. The setting, the service and obviously above all, the food was really Michelin star quality, I just loved it all.

1  Thank Graham W
Reviewed 15 November 2017

First ate here 5 years ago. How this place hasn't become one of those 'hidden secrets' that everyone knows about is beyond me. It is, in my opinion, one of the most underrated restaurants in the UK. I can't emphasise enough how much you should...More

1  Thank extased
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal for a group of friends. Wonderful food. Quiet atmosphere. The turbot was very tasty

1  Thank roxburghian
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Janice S
23 January 2018|
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Response from roxburghian | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its more for adults and a more quiet more intimate meal. Not for Kids in my opinion. You want to go to the Rock Inn (if they behave inside) or Cracking Crab at Polzeath, large outdoor area by the car park
Janice S
23 January 2018|
Response from MLM2608 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not the sort of place to let the kids run around. If you want that, try the Rising Sun at Altarnun (just the Davidstow side of Altarnun) which has great food but an outside area for the kids to run around and a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pavilion | Rock Road, Rock PL27 6JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Rock
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 862622
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A small, family run restaurant in Rock, Cornwall
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