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Papa Nino

Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
+44 1503 264231
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (90 reviews)
“pasta” (75 reviews)
“fusilli” (14 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
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1 - 10 of 815 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely quaint Italian Restaurant. Bit old fashioned in decor. Plastic flowers and bit cluttered. But excellent food and service. Large portions and good price. Steak was amazing and my partner had Lobster Thermadore both delicious. Very small inside so booking essential.

Thank perksy1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The standard of food and service is excellent. The staff are all very welcoming and friendly especially Justin who even remembered both our names from previous years. We ate here twice during our 2 week holiday. Best steak I have ever tasted.

Thank weekender16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Bolognese and it was gorgeous. The garlic bread was also lovely. My other half had the meatballs, was a little watery

Thank Graceygoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant is cosy with delicious food and friendly service. We walked in without a booking and were lucky to get a table- others arriving after us weren’t so lucky. We had the melon and the scallops for starter, followed by the lobster Thermidor...More

Thank KBalsdon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there recently, a tiny restaurant with a huge amount to offer, best meal we had all week by far

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gastronomic experience this was, superb ambience and cosy atmosphere with friendly helpful staff. Advise booking as we saw two or three groups who had to turn heel at the door as it was full all night. Crab, lobster and tuna were to die...More

Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another meal here, it is a great place very friendly, very good Italian food and service. You would be advised to book as is is very popular

Thank hopson1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had researched restaurants in Looe before we arrived for our holiday. Whilst this restaurant did not have a website, the reviews were amazing and so we checked it out. The food was delicious; in particular, we recommend the crab starter, lasagne and the fillet...More

Thank chrissophie2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had been told about this place and decided to try it at the last moment. Had not booked but they managed to fit us in for an early dinner. Food was tasty and the service was friendly and attentive

Thank Pam V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I had the Lobster Thermidor and it was absoultely delicious ..would definitely recommend this but like most good restaurants in Looe book in advance as they are very popular

Thank jane h
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Questions & Answers
mike p
10 October 2018|
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Response from bobbiebell | Reviewed this property |
There should be one online but if you are passing there are menus available plus one in the window
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rachaeljsimmons
25 April 2018|
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Response from Nibbaaa | Reviewed this property |
I don’t have a menu but they do seafood and Italian food and great steaks. The price is very reasonable. You will need to book as it is a very small restaurant.
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rjherd
3 July 2017|
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Response from Mark E | Reviewed this property |
Derrick is often in doing prep first thing in the morning
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 264231
Description
Papa Nino is a small Italian Restaurant, based in the quiet picturesque fishing village of Looe in Cornwall. Offering a range of traditionally loved Italian dishes and wines, whilst also taking full advantage of the wide variety of fresh fish and seafood caught daily by local fishermen.Choose from our starters selection of Mussels, Scallops, Speciality 'Hot Spiced Crab' or Minestrone Soup, Mozzarella and Tomato, Homemade Pate, Avocado with Prawns, Mushrooms in Garlic, Melon with Parma Ham or Prawns in Garlic Butter. Main courses include a large variety of Pasta dishes, lots of Fresh Locally-caught Fish, Whole Dover or Lemon Sole, Whole Sea Bass or Sea Bass Fillets plus many more. Not forgetting our House Speciality Lobster Thermidor or large Fillet Steak. Vegetarian options, Children portions, Fully Stocked Bar and Comprehensive Italian Wine List with Home-made Desserts, Liqueur Coffees and old Italian favourites Sambuca or Limoncello to finish.All served with a warm, family friendly Italian style silver-service. Come try us out, you'll be glad you did!
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