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The Watch House

) #3 of 15 Restaurants in St Mawes ££ - £££ Seafood, British,
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270038
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good food and excellent staff. Normally need to book early to get in. They also have s take away which is also very good, not cheap, but these days you have to pay for quality. Cheap meals, cheap food.

Thank 328nigel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very last minute change of plan due to the hotel we were staying at messing us around with a table reservation, this was a birthday celebration for the two of us. The Watch House was recommended and booked by the hotel bar...More

Thank StuNatH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious, well-textured fish in a flavoursome, crispy, light, clean batter. Chips were absolutely spot-on. Regular size is perfect portion size if you're fairly hungry. Peas were also subtly flavoured with mint and were not the usual mush but instead crushed garden peas- a refreshing accompaniment....More

Thank Eisenstone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High quality food, amazing staff and service. Highly recommended. The take away fish and chips are also fantastic especially eaten on the beach on a warm summer evening

Thank Oxford-Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful meal!! My family and I visited St Mawes this week - and decided to find a beautiful restaurant in the harbour to have Sunday lunch. I had called up a week before to book the table, and was greeted by such a...More

1  Thank Damian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with my partner over the weekend and were not disappointed. Place has a lovely feel with friendly and attentive staff. Food was lovely, my steak cooked exactly how I asked. I enquirer about a peppercorn sauce to which I was told wasn't available...More

Thank Bryony_Eales94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a nice evening there tonight, really nice food, tasty and big portions, and very efficient and friendly staff. We are always very well received every time we go, it's such a nice atmosphere. Thank you, we will be back again !

Thank Sofia T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fully sustainable fish cakes were quite good, lots of fresh fish in it and crunchy on the outside. The spinach, rocket salad was ok. My husband said the fish and chips were good too. Good quality takeaway.

1  Thank Latitud_Zero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a fabulous evening meal at the Watch House whilst holidaying in St Mawes last week. If you go you really MUST try the goan fish curry it is sublime - sadly they wouldnt give me the recipe though :( also fabulous gin and tonics...More

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having traveled from Surrey today 29th June 2017 , I decided to have an evening meal with my wife Big Mistake , the menu looked most appetising!!! . A little back ground here the weather today is not good so I was dressed in my...More

6  Thank _rogermain4
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Questions & Answers
8 February 2017|
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Response from Eleanor B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would book as there are 12 of you and I am sure they would be happy to welcome you
17 May 2016|
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Response from nich14 | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind, food is cooked to order so you can be hanging around for 20 mins for fish/chips takeaway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270038
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