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SeaDrift Kitchen Cafe

Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 558733
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok this is not the place for sycophantic, lovey dovey, Chelsea by the sea in pretentious surroundings. . Go to Padstow if that's your bag. But for amazing, honest food, served with friendly efficiency there is nothing that can beat this place within 200 miles....More

Thank Pettrocelli
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here a couple of years ago and still as good as ever! Food wonderful. Staff friendly and great range of gluten free choices. Definately always worth a visit but book ahead as get very busy!

Thank 61jt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a table last week as having a baby and a dog you need to be organised. We were unfortunately running a bit late due to parking so tried to call several times to let them know and no one answered. When I arrived...More

1  Thank angela c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with other reviews the food was excellent, but the highest praise has to go to the staff, who were fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble with the lady from the associated Gallery offering to puppy-sit while we ate and although we declined, she still...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited whilst on holiday and had a superb meal . Difficult to choose as such a massive choice but all food was amazing . Service was great and so was the really lovely chef who kept popping out of the kitchen . We will be...More

Thank Dungle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw this restaurant and was going to visit without booking a table, luckily my wife rang ahead and the place was fully booked that night so we booked a table for the next evening. The food was fresh, cooked to perfection and the staff...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best seafood restaurants in Porthleven, so many dishes to choose from, plus specials board, you can not fail to find something to suit your mood. The food is freshly prepared and is simply to die for, beautiful, beautiful seafood, you will not...More

Thank Jude J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere of the restaurant is very peaceful and comfortable. I had the crab cakes and mussels. Both were very tasteful and the mussels were the best I've ever tasted. Friend had the scallops and monkfish and both were delicious. The portion sizes are very...More

Thank MarieShephard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit SeaDrift every Thursday to take advantage of their breakfast offer which enables us to exercise our limbs with a walk to the end of the pier afterwards. This restaurant offers great quality food, fabulous service and ambience that is second to none. Chris...More

1  Thank Scottie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good varied menu, lots of choice, friendly staff, sweet potatoe fries & bacon bap were excellent, worth a visit if in Porthleven

Thank Ally B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you open in January 2017 ?
21 October 2016|
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Response from Hilary T | Reviewed this property |
No idea only been in the summer
Angela M
Can you get gift vouchers to give to someone so they can have a meal?
22 March 2016|
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Response from HelstonJude | Reviewed this property |
Yes,I bought vouchers as Christmas gifts. One for a given amount and one for 4 cake deals .
Sue F
It must be there somewhere, but does Sea Drift Kitchen Café do evening meals and do you have to book? Thank you very much.
21 February 2015|
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Response from Judy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open in the evenings - they do have one night a week when they close in the winter but when it is open they are always nice and busy so always best to call ahead and book a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 38
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 558733
  • E-mail
Located within the picturesque harbour of Porthleven, open from 10 am for Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Recently featured in 'The Times' for top places for Breakfast!
Extensive Fish Board, locally sourced from the harbour, excellent Cornish meats selected by our butchers from The Lizard, wonderful vegetarian dishes and all produced in house by our fabulous chef, stunning selection of cakes & yummy things!
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