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Couch's Great House

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Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
18:30 - 23:30
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Mon 18:30 - 23:30
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

My wife booked Couch's as a Saturday night surprise on a early December visit to Polperro. We had got talking to a local the night before who said it was the best place to eat in Polperro. Not many places were open and the village was quiet but Crouch's was full. We weren't disappointed, we went for the tasting menu... More 

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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ate her on New Years Eve and it was fantastic from both the warm welcome to the amazing food. Richard the owner and his staff greeted us when we arrived and we were seated a a cosy corner. We ate a 5 course meal that was great in every way.

Thank KimberlyBristol
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were a group of 10 on New Years Eve 2016 and we had a lovely, tasty meal - all of us. The staff were great in that they described the food as they brought it to the table. It was a set meal but the head chef overhead someone saying they fancied steak which wasn't on the new years... More 

Thank foxo_7
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Spent New Year with Richard and his team at Couch's and what a wonderful evening. Food was excellent, sensational scallops , beef fillet incredibly tender, deserts were delicious. Staff especially Chloe were amazing and the quiz was a good bit of fun to keep the grey matter working between courses! Definitely in the two top restaurants in Polperro in my... More 

Thank Paul R
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Usual tomato soup. Starters drowned in greens so they all looked the same, main course fish cooked well but vegetables poor. We chose the "Looe valley" white wine which I can honestly describe as truly horrid - I cannot believe any restaurant would have this on their wine list. Overall disappointing as not the cheapest place to eat in Polperro... More 

Thank Nick G
Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Completely stunning food. Amazing place. Our first time in Polperro and Couch's Great House, will definitely be coming back, possibly this week, again! Wonderful staff and great venue. Can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank Simon W
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We visited here on Fireworks night and I was surprised to find we could get a table at just 3 hours notice, bearing in mind how busy Polperro was. Offered some good value meal deals but overall, we found our food decidedly average not amazing. The head chef clearly enjoyed doing his rounds of the tables, which was nice, but... More 

Thank Button99
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a birthday dinner for 13 of us. Outstanding food, lovely staff, superb restaurant. We visited here a couple of years ago and it was as good then. Highly recommend this place for fine dining with that little extra something that makes it stand out. We will return....sooner next time.

1 Thank lulie_12
Truro, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A stylish restaurant with well spaced and comfortable seating, with background music which is not in keeping with the projected ambience . We decided to have all five courses and we were not disappointed, these were sensibly proportioned, freshly cooked, and delightfully tasty, the wine was also very enjoyable, and the service was excellent. We also commend them on their... More 

Thank ic0n0clast
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great dinner, great service- and good value for money - a place to recommend We had the lamb and risotto, good wine selection very reasonably priced

Thank VGL_007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$42
British, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272554
Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?