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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
Seafood, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
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31 - 40 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2013

Had our best meet in Cornwall in the Hungry Mackerel. You need to pre book as they turned away about 20 people each night we went. Food was top class, but remember to take your own wine

1  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 14 September 2013

A nice relaxed evening with good food and atmosphere. Not licensed so bring your own! Fish was lovely. Really recommended if you are in the area.

2  Thank Fuggy
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Me and my friend were camping just up the road for several days while we were in the area. One morning we decided we'd had enough of beans for breakfast, so we stopped by the village for breakfast. Fortunately we noticed the fat mackrel and...More

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We had a dinner for five, the food was reasonable but not quite as good as it should be. The food is good value for money Service was good but the restaurant needs to invest in a proper coffee machine in order to compete with...More

1  Thank paul w
Charlottefraser, Owner at The Fat Mackerel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2013

Thank you so much for you review, we really do appreciate the feed back. I'm sure you will be happy to know that the coffee machine arrives Thursday! We agree that it is a necessary step forward.

Reviewed 28 August 2013

Suggest that cafe closes after tea time to leave space to change around for evening meals. We dressed up to share restaurant with latecomers off the beach. Not being stuffy but at the end of a long day building sandcastle s , mums , dads...More

1  Thank Eileen J
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This was our first visit to this establishment under new ownership as "The Fat Mackeral" and all I can say is it was completely disappointing. We used to visit when it was previously known as "The Wave" for the famous crab sandwiches which in our...More

1  Thank joelbee
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Like many other people I have been visiting Coverack for many decades. For the first time ever I visited on my own and discovered this place. On morning number one I had the Responsible Breakfast which was wonderful and on morning two I moved one...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We took our family to the Fat Mackerel for a celebration meal. We had a great evening and were made to feel very welcome with George aged ten months getting special attention. The food was delicious, the waitress friendly and helpful. The management took time...More

Thank Polcoverack
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I have been visiting Coverack for many more years than I care to mention, the revamped restaurant now called the Fat Mackerel is well worth a visit. new owners and new menu are making all the difference. The place was full with people trying to...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Just had a really excellent meal, lovely waitress, very efficient service. Food was great, loved the crunchy fries with perfect ribs. Curry full of flavour. Chicken and blue cheese very tasty too. Great childrens menu, and fab fun drawing on the windows. All round fab...More

Thank Madcornishbird69
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Coverack
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 280935
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Fine food for hungry people. Family friendly with sea views.
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