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  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, European, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
About
A small seafood restaurant,with fantastic views of fistral beach, serving the freshest fish and shellfish, crab and lobster directly from Newquay harbour, with a very reasonably priced menu.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
Reviews (2,150)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food and drinks with superb! The staff, were very helpful and atmosphere was great. We will go back to try the other dishes we didn't have this time!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and it was just as wonderful as the first. We travelled to Fistral Beach during a stay at The Scarlet as a treat whilst on holiday in Cornwall. The covid measures were excellent and guests were well spread out. The...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious seafood at a great price . Such lovely friendly service and a great atmosphere. All rules and restrictions followed with a warm welcome . Couldn’t be better .

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at The Fish House last night, we had the homemade focaccia (to die for) and then the linguine & risotto - honestly one of the best seafood meals we’ve had. Would highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Paul H, Owner at The Fish House - Fistral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us.

Reviewed 21 December 2020

Hi visited the fish house a few weeks ago late October it’s my 3rd visit in about 18months. The food is always good. However the menu has not been updated and it getting tired and needs a refresh. We won’t be back again until the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Paul H, Owner at The Fish House - Fistral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Its a difficult one with changing the menu as some people don't want us to change anything and some customers expect more frequent changes. We change the menu every Easter...More

Reviewed 21 December 2020

Beautiful fresh seafood, a delight to dine in this restaurant again. Excellent service in a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Paul H, Owner at The Fish House - Fistral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for you wonderful review, so pleased you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

My wife tried to book here a few weeks before our stay in Newquay, it was fully booked in the evening but we managed to get in for a lovely lunch. We set off for a walk and ended up here with a view over...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

The moment we arrived in Newquay we looked at Tripadvisor to find the top rated restaurant and this was it. It was fully booked for the next 4 days but we managed to get a 5.30 appointment on our last night. As we approached we...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

Without doubt the best fish restaurant we have visited anywhere in the world. On our week in Cornwall we visited 3 times. Top menu.. top staff and a rather nice view too... all in all well done guys.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Paul H, Owner at The Fish House - Fistral, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2020

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

A real treat for us locals and holiday makers alike. We love the Fish House anyway, but the current Christmas menu is amazing! Ample portions of lovely, fresh, tasty seafood and fish. We had the sea bass and salmon mains... So good! And so lucky...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Paul H, Owner at The Fish House - Fistral, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2020

Thank you so much. So pleased you enjoyed our Christmas menu, we have really appreciated the support of our wonderful local customers this year, more than ever, so a big thank you to you!

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loobz_12
18 October 2020|
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Response from Epicureously | Reviewed this property |
Well best you ask the restaurant. I sat outside and plenty of people had dogs at their table. Not sure about inside. Suspect not.
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Response from Gaby W | Reviewed this property |
I have understood as they say that in their web site, they are dog friendly!
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9 June 2019|
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Yes we have a full vegetarian menu lunch and dinner
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Fish House - Fistral
    Is The Fish House - Fistral implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Fish House - Fistral is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Fish House - Fistral rated?
    The Fish House - Fistral is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5