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36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
+44 1326 210759
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (31 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“plaice” (8 reviews)
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious; we each enjoyed three faultless courses. Imaginative vegetarian options (at last somewhere recognising veggies like things other than risotto, lasagne or goat's cheese!). Other half had duck - cooked perfectly. Dessert was delightful too. Alcohol very reasonably priced. Staff professional...More

Thank bakescakes2016
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We started with plump mussels which were beautifully cooked and then moved onto Plaice with polenta chips and green veg. My sister-in-law completed the meal with a vanilla brulee - perfect!

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Had the seafood mezze which was great, pickled anchovies battered cod pieces, mussels, smoked salmon, hummus, pitta. The mussels were by far the best I’ve had, big juicy and perfectly cooked. At that size I’d guess they’re not local to fal as it’s just after...More

Thank englishroseincork
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good food. Fish was excellent. Very good knowledgeable service. The restaurant lacks atmosphere. It is unusual these days to find restaurants that don't take cards and only take cash. The nearest ATM is a five minute walk and it is not well lit and only...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were staying in Falmouth and hadn't secured our evening meal, walked in at 6.30pm and reserved a table for two for 7.30pm! Best decision we made, excellent food prepare to order and nothing was too much trouble! Would highly recommend for friendly atmosphere and...More

Thank julie16tmay
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited Samphire for the first time for a birthday celebration and had a really great evening. The steak in particular was fab u lous.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Another great meal at Samphire we visit whenever we are in town and were not disappointed on our last visit. We were a group of four and we all enjoyed our meals, all well presented and very tasty. Staff were helpful got us a table...More

Thank Nickjl67
Reviewed 17 December 2017

we visited Samphire for a relaxed supper as a couple. with a big party on upstairs we were given a table downstairs which was perfect - relaxed and quiet. I had Falmouth Bay Scallops, Red Lentil, Spinach & Samphire Dahl, Coriander Yogurt followed by Cornish...More

Thank DHL789
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a restaurant which offers a very nice menu and it is well presented and cooked. I had the lamb which was deilicious, others had the hake and bass which none of us could complain about. We had super cocktails to start. Gin with...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been to Samphire several times before and it’s a firm favourite. The atmosphere is welcoming and the restaurant is accommodating to vegetarian and vegans, with additional vegetarian specials available on a daily basis alongside the usual meat and fish options. I selected the carnivore...More

Thank FHNightingale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 210759
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Simple French Bistro food using local ingredients cooked with class and care
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