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Paul Ainsworth at No. 6

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European, British, Contemporary
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6 Middle St, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
+44 1841 532093
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy coming to No. 6 when we visit Cornwall. The staff are all extremely friendly and knowledgeable about all of the food which made catering to a severe food allergy simple. The whole menu can be tailored to meet gluten free requirements and they offer delicious gluten free rolls. The menu is innovative with little but incredible choice!

Thank YasWill
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked our meal here some months ago and were very excited in advance of this. Right from the moment we stepped inside the staff were so friendly welcoming and very professional. We were treated to one of the best dining experiences alongside genuine enthusiasm for the food and wine from all the staff who served us. We had... More 

1 Thank Barbara0611
Chester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had 6 days in Padstow and enjoyed some great meals and our final one was lunch at Paul Ainsworth's Number 6. Noting its reputation we were really looking forward this and pleased to say that it didn't disappoint ! There were 4 of us in the party and for starters we opted for the 'smoked haddock', 'Porthilly... More 

1 Thank Kevin M
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're in Padstow it can feel like you've walked into one persons town as he's so dominant...but this restaurant is fantastic food of the highest tastiest best. The house and warm welcome make you feel at home. Everything is cooked or prepared to sheer perfection I would without any hesitation advise that you visit here

Thank Tim H
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185 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family in order to give our children a taste of fine cuisine from No 6's reasonably priced set lunch menu. Their smoked haddock starter (in a Jerusalem artichoke soup, served with caviar chantilly and finished with parsley oil) was a 'stop the clocks' experience. Even my 14 year old was rolling his eyes in delight. I genuinely... More 

1 Thank Foodandkindness
London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with friends who had been before and it did not disappoint. Tucked away near "you know who's" other Brasserie style restaurant this was exceptional. Very unassuming and very relaxed and knowledgeable staff made it a great experience. Food was outstanding our party of 4 had a mixture of the Set lunch and A la Carte and every course... More 

1 Thank Gerry M
london, england
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It feels as if you are walking into someone's home and they have been sat throughout the different rooms that house your family. It is quote unusual but grows on you. That is because the staff are so personal and friendly that you actually feel as you belong and have arrived at your destination. We went here for our anniversary... More 

1 Thank nomadic_10
Chichester, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another visit to Padstow means another visit to No 6 without any hesitation. This time we went for dinner on the evening of the first day of the food & Christmas festival. We both skipped starters & went straight for mains. Prior to our mains coming out there was an amuse bouche of cods roe with crispy bacon bits served... More 

1 Thank Antony_Toop
Draycott, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at No. 6 today for a family Christmas treat. We would usually meet up in London and plan a mid year meal however we were in Cornwall for Christmas and we've always loved Padstow and Paul Ainsworth restaurants. The starter was very tasty with Porthilly oysters, then as the meal progressed each course proved to be better... More 

1 Thank JillBassett9
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly let me make it clear that we had the most wonderful lunch here. Four of us ate and the service, food and entire experience was excellent, and we have no hesitation in returning. The duck was out of this world with its tea broth, as was the pork, and the seafood dish of the day with its sublime reduction... More 

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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
European, British, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Middle St, Padstow PL28 8AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532093

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