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The Old Lifeboat House

The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
+44 1326 281400
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (107 reviews)
“chowder” (8 reviews)
“mackerel” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Coverack does not have a lot of places you can eat in the evening, this place is a gem. Best to book as quite small, but the food was freshly prepared and well cooked, a pleasure to eat there

1  Thank HazellC2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for an early supper after a day’s walking. We had the seafood lasagna and the mussels. Both crowd pleasing comfort food. As we were early we also had the best seats in the house, in the window looking down the slipway. The...More

1  Thank chrisharrison_24747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£7.50 for a small fish and chips. Used a couple of times and found the chips were a bit hit and miss and the fish was quite tight on portion size. Would call it a snack rather than the meal I am used to at...More

Thank shipwreck202018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

9 of us visited to order fish and chips to eat on the sea wall. The wait time on a quiet evening was way too long. The food was nothing special. The fish was small, and chips not grey at all. Bearing in mind we’d...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't get much better than this. The Old Lifeboat House sits on the harbour at Coverack and is packed with RNLI paraphernalia. A pair of binoculars handily positioned at the window so you can watch the shags outside (the birds, not the locals). The...More

3  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here last week we hit them with 11 of us but they coped brilliantly , food was delicious, service great , view amazing and a good pint of Doombar to boot 👍🏻

3  Thank Mandylowe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we have been coming to the Coverack Lifeboathouse multiple times a year since it first opened. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The food exquisite. The Chef always comes out to talk to customers once they have their food. We have...More

2  Thank Andrewgarn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friday evening, extremely friendly owner and staff made us feel very welcome. Mussels were very fresh and cooked well. Main course a little “pub food” but still enjoyable and tasty. Great view watching Dave the seal in the bay.

1  Thank Chambo15
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A wide selection of meals with small and main meal prices given for many dishes. Lovely seafood selection too. The breakfast menu looked very good and reasonably priced. Kids menu was pretty good with an all inclusive drink, main and pudding offer. Fresh food so...More

2  Thank Denise J
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice location, bay windows right on the waterfront. The food is good but a little expensive for the quality it offers. All together it was a nice experience.

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17 July 2016|
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Response from thestoad | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully owners will answer. We were there off season (June) and seemed open throughout the week at all reasonable hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Coverack
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 281400
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Fish and Chip Take Away with Restaurant and Bar. Open 7 days a week from Easter. Vegetarian, Vegan Friendly. Dogs Welcome
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