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The Journeyman Restaurant & Cookery School


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Did you know? Despite not being an Indian restaurant, The Journeyman was recently shortlisted at the British Curry Awards and voted in The Independent Newspaper's survey of the top 50 restaurants to eat curry in the UK! Our location on the historic Saint's Way in the picturesque hamlet of Mellingey is a short 5 minute drive from either Padstow or Wadebridge & only 1/2 mile from St Issey. We have a large, free car park on site. We're ideally placed for that special night out, a family occasion, or just a chilled evening with friends. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our restaurant's mill dining room on long summer evenings or cosy autumn nights. The Journeyman's extensive menu offers something
US$19 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Thai, Balti, Fusion
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited as a couple whilst on a weekend break in the area. Made a reservation on the day for a Sat which is rare as the restaurant only has a small amount of places and the the food is 1st class and reason its usually...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tiggerwilde
Reviewed 3 days ago

At last Indian food that is not a sweet sticky gloop of sauce.Delicate flavouring,with kicks of chillies,garlic,herbs and lots more.The aromatic smell of fresh food was so good we had four mains!Chef comes out to say hello, a very nice touch.Dessert also melted in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mtf444
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here is amazing,one of the best curry’s I’ve ever had! It’s also in a lovely area, restaurant is small and quirky we would definitely recommend and we will come back next time we are in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank christinas965
Reviewed 6 days ago

A little bit off the beaten track, but well worth visiting. We really enjoyed our meal, the young lady who served is was lovely very friendly and knowledgeable about the food. We had lamb koftas and chicken pakoras to start which were divine, served with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Maria H
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A very surprising location for an Asian restaurant, in a former pub in a tiny village, but we sought it out specially because it had been recommended to us by a friend. We were out for the day cycling and they let us park our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Janice T
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten track but worth discovering . Authentic Indian food served in amazing rustic surroundings

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank penk21
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Really quirky restaurant, very small only a few covers, weirdly an English chef cooking fab curries than any Indian chef would be proud of. All 6 of us enjoyed our meals and the service was good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lynnie30
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were in nearby Padstow, for our wedding anniversary, and booked the last available table at The Journeyman, for that evening. The little restaurant is down a country lane, a couple of miles out of Padstow. And it's definitely worth a visit! We both went...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Martin P
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended, fantastic food and nothing is too much trouble,very friendly, definitely going back.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 15 September 2018

A very quaint and atmospheric room for dining. Exceptional friendliness from the waitress. I haven't witnessed this kind of welcome and helpful attitude in a long time. The friendly chef/owner also greeted us and came out to check everything ok for us foodwise. Highly recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Caroline D
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11 February 2019|
Response from Steve-JourneymanChef | Property representative |
No, we're just an eat in restaurant.
9 September 2018|
Response from Steve_n_Lau_on_tour | Property representative |
No sorry, we're closed from Oct 27th until Early February 2019.
Lynda M
12 May 2016|
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Response from Steve-JourneymanChef | Property representative |
Hi We're midway between Little Petherick & St Issey 1/4 mile off the A389 3 miles from Padstow. Regards The Journeyman Restaurant.
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