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The Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$16 - US$46
European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews duck fillet steak meringue dauphinoise potatoes bread cooked to perfection small restaurant front of house wonderful hosts book well in advance last night intimate restaurant perfect evening talented chef fantastic food booked a table melt in the mouth
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We visited The Kitchen for dinner on a Sunday evening, while the tail-end of a hurricane swept through Polperro. Inside the restaurant, the atmosphere was friendly, informal and we were warmly welcomed. It might be compact and bijou, but The Kitchen punches well above its...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank CaptWeird
Reviewed 5 November 2018

What a wonderful eating experience! We loved everything about The Kitchen - the food was incredible (make sure you try the fillet steak!), the server was so friendly and the intimate atmosphere really makes he place. We can't wait to visit again!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Chose this for my husband's birthday meal after reading good reviews on here.We weren't disappointed. Receiving a lovely warm welcome from Tina I think it is, and the owner/chef coming out to chat to us a couple of times, this 2 lady team served up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MelG37
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing evening! Friendly efficient service and the food was the best I’ve tasted in a while. I had the duck and my husband the fillet steak. Melt in the mouth and the flavours well complemented. Don’t miss out on the homemade desserts, chocolate fondant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 681chloec
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Was taken to The Kitchen for a birthday meal. Have lived in Polperro for 6 years and never been. Food was excellent, (and I am fussy)! I had steak which, to be honest, was the best I have eaten. Debbi the chef made me a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank phil051055
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had a nice lamb roast here and a cheese platter for afters. The servings however were expensive and extremely small and I felt the meal wasn't even entree size let alone a main course. Please Sir, I would like some more..

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jay W
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing short of superb, this lady (the chef) can really cook to a very high standard I could not fault it , if you are fortunate enough to book a table relax and enjoy a truly fantastic meal. I holiday in Polperro twice a year...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ginman38
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We went having eaten 'pub food' for our previous meals in the area. A treat to get beautiful cooked food served very professionally at prices just above local pubs.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 23 September 2018

New owners since our last visit. Food is lovely. Cooked from scratch by a wonderful chef. Everything was cooked to perfection. The waitress is ummm....... Great fun! 😉 Well worth the walk down from the car park. Not to be missed.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Superb evening with special friends to celebrate the end of a busy season. My steak was cooked to perfection and all our dishes were fabulous.. Lamb and duck was wonderful. We all are everything and decided to share a mixture of 5 different pudds.. All...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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17 April 2017|
Response from ThelmaLouiseKent | Property representative |
We are open tonight but on a pre booking basis only and have tables available. Debbi
11 November 2015|
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Response from Julie A | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is better suited to adults as it is very small and cosy. Certainly no dogs are allowed normally. Don't know about assistance dogs.
18 September 2015|
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Response from jackie_james049 | Reviewed this property |
Im not to sure about online menu,but now that it was asked i am myself going to explore online now.
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