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The Square At Porthleven

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7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 573911
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived and were seated immediately. Very welcoming staff and service was excellent. The food arrived on time and was lovely local produce. Comfortable and friendly atmosphere and not too expensive. Great!

Thank andyj7772017
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live locally and had eaten at this restaurant previously when it was much better. I had problems booking a table as they said they were full. Only after arguing did they agree to give us a table at the time we'd asked for but we then found that there were several empty tables through the time we were there.... More 

Thank annehY6684WQ
Great Barford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful restaurant, with an excellent menu. Pleasant & attentive staff. The seafood is fresh & delicious. The chocolate mousse should be x rated, it is utterly brilliant & very tasty

Thank JS_in_Bangkok
Helston, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent restaurant just across the road from the harbour the outdoor area has been a real sun trap over the last two days while the are forecasting 12c it's more like 22c. We had dinner there on Saturday night which was excellent and well priced, yesterday coffee and drinks and today,more of the same plus lunch. Staff are great. Well... More 

Thank VicDrees
Hayle, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal on a Thursday evening which was busy but organised. Whilst quite small, the tables aren't cramped together so makes for a comfortable dining experience. The waiting staff were very professional and efficient. We both had the pate starter which was delicious, along with the home made bread- lovely. My partner enjoyed the monkfish and I... More 

Thank SillySuffolkGirl
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying pre-cruise from Falmouth at the Premier Inn Honiton where there was a kitchen disaster and the restaurant closed. We phoned The Square looking for a table at short notice. The food was excellent and the friendly service impeccable. I had Goan fish curry and it was superb. I can recommend this superb little restaurant without hesitation. It... More 

Thank Gavin P
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely family meal here. Restaurant is small, relaxing and service is friendly yet professional. Great little menu, would have eaten everything so struggled to choose!!!! Would highly recommend to reserve and definately worth travelling to... Best in the area.

Thank Bankit111
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on holiday in Porthleven & visited The Square twice. Both meals were lovely. It's in a lovely position right on the harbour, the staff were friendly & helpful. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank MQQ2013
Redruth, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that I really like this place. I've eaten here a few times & found it to be consistently good. However, this visit was for the first time, just for 'coffee & cake'. Two of us; 1 flat white, 1 hot choc(no fancy things), 1 piece of flapjack. Both drinks came in very small cups ,... More 

Thank Patteson-Ball
Tenby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner last night at this restaurant and it was excellent. I had popped in the day before to discuss medical dietary requirements including the need to be gluten free and a very small portion due to other factors. They were extremely helpful and accommodating, so we booked a table. The dinner was delicious and totally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 48
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 573911

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