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Tabb's Restaurant

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| 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
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Truro, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can always rely on Tabb's to make a special occasion that extra bit special. This Valentines was no exception. The menu was relatively limited but what we had was really brilliantly cooked and presented. The starters of grilled hallumi and sea bream were both lovely, but the seared fillet of beef main was to die for. The desserts were... More 

Thank lizbrian
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly amazing. Tabbs is located 'off the beaten' track in Truro but well worth seeking out. It cannot be long before Tabbs is recognised by Michelin as it is, without doubt, one of the best, if not the best, restaurant in the area. I am unable to find fault with anything be it service, decor or presentation. We went as... More 

Thank Dezza21
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Tabbs Friday evening 3 Feb 2017. The meal was delicious and the four of us would definitely go again.

Thank Norma M
Teddington, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was a third visit to this excellent restaurant, in this case for a celebration for a family friend who cannot walk far. We were able to deliver them to the door and enjoy very friendly and helpful service and once again, an excellent meal.

Thank GastronomeUK
St Austell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nigel Tabbs is a brilliant chef. He makes everything himself, from the bread with the amuse bouche to the chocolates with the coffee. There is a great selection of wines by the glass, so it is wonderful to have exactly the right accompaniment to the individual elements of the menu. The presentation, service, ambiance and decor is also faultless. The... More 

Thank sally71
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Friday 16 December 2016. The service and quality of the food was exceptional. I would thoroughly recommend the scallops and the red mullet. Lovely ambience and just the antidote to the rushing around getting ready for Christmas. Will be back.

Thank Janietip
Truro, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Mediocre restaurants come and go but exceptional restaurants stand the test of time and Tabb's has been one of Cornwall's finest dining experiences for years. Owner and chef Nigel Tabb uses locally sourced produce and creates beautiful food, the quality and flavour of his dishes is excellent. This is a restaurant that delivers great food coupled with a seriously good... More 

Thank Jane H
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's been years since we last dined at Tabbs - WHY?? The restaurant is a bit tucked away and parking can be tricky but inside it is a delight. The decor is tasteful and the tables large enough so that there isn't a constant game of chess to accommodate everything. They are also spaced nicely so that you are not... More 

Thank Livingwhilewecan
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Dined here recently with friends and found the whole experience very good. Professional, friendly and attentive host with high standards of fine dining. Prices are reasonable for standard with very good wine selection. The restaurant itself has a good ambience with good sized tables well spaced for private conversation.

Thank summertimespecial
Truro, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Thank you for an excellent Victorian breakfast last week and an equally good Sunday roast today. You are certainly the outstanding chef in Truro. We look forward to our next meal with you. The balance of flavours in the food here is so good and there is an excellent wine list from which you can always find something to match... More 

Thank lizbrian

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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
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 85 Kenwyn Street, Truro TR1 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 01872-26-21-10

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