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The Fat Mackerel - CLOSED

The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
+44 1326 280935
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
16 Sep 2014
“Delicious meal!!”
14 Sep 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

We ate here while on holiday in Coverack a couple of weeks ago. The waitress was lovely and really helpful even though she was very busy. In terms of price and quality this was really good. Great to be able to take your own wine...More

Thank judy P
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Top class personal service but service can be slow when busy! Not a full meal establishment but the club sandwich is a good choice for anyone who is hungry. Lots of tasty snacks which can satisfy most families.

Thank Keynsham-walker
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We visited The Fat Mackerel on Thursday night and enjoyed well cooked locally produced food. One of our party had a steak, which was cooked as requested and was tasty. Four had the catch of the day, pollock, which they enjoyed and one had the...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Very slow service, took an hour for our meal to arrive, fish stew seemed to consist of a bowl of tinned, chopped tomatoes with a few lumps of fish in it, may have been local, hope it was but not sure how fresh, four mussel...More

Thank jimraf872
Charlottefraser, Manager at The Fat Mackerel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2014

I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your experience at the fat mackerel , we do wish that you had mentioned your issues at the time as we would have done our utmost to rectify the situation at the time. We take all...More

Reviewed 7 May 2014

This place is a real gem. There's a short-ish menu that changes often of seasonal, locally sourced food, which is cooked freshly for you. Great salads and sandwiches at lunch, hearty dinners, and a selection of cakes for tea. All the food I've had has...More

Thank Nicole-NSM
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Charlotte and Giles are great hosts and cook good,interesting food at sensible prices. There policy on BYO suits us and means we go there more often. Staff are always helpful and fun.

Thank johnbrocklebank
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Currently Coverak is semi-cut off due to delays in repairs the seawall that was damaged during the storms, so you either have to park just before the bay walk along to Coverak (fantastic view) or drive down School Hill (be brave and try to keep...More

1  Thank SteveF77
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Local fish cooked and presented beautifully! Fire and sea views if you book the right table! BYO wine - you can pick up a bottle at Brenda's a few steps away!

Thank Smithlondon2012
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stumbled across this gem of a restaurant on a recent trip to Coverack. My wife and I and our 18 month old son were all equally welcomed for dinner at 6pm on a rainy Saturday. We had stunning sea views and a nice warm...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Absolutely great dinner, had amazing fresh fish from the owner himself. Fantastic time, atmosphere is friendly and service more than pleasant! To be recommended!

Thank Zlatko V
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Coverack
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 280935
  • E-mail
Fine food for hungry people. Family friendly with sea views.
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