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The Strand Bistro

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Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
+44 1726 817360
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (10 reviews)
“sticky toffee” (3 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, Grill, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat in a beautiful airy conservatory served by Nicky who appeared to be the only waitress but was very friendly and efficient. Food was well presented and delicious. Can thoroughly recommend the smoked mackeral pate starter and the cheese board which was plenty for...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking the coastal path and stopping overnight in Par, we were looking for a good quality dinner to end an energetic day. The Strand exceeded expectations. Excellent food, perfectly prepared and presented. The seafood was particularly notable - Fowey mussels the best I had tasted...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meals, many gluten free options, great service, very friendly. Staff very knowledgeable about gluten free. Best mussels I've ever tasted!

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this on trip advisor and although we cdnt quite see where it was or whether it was open to start with, once inside, the welcome was friendly and the food was great. Interesting Romanian wine - better then many I tasted whilst in Romania...More

1  Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday 21st April. Staff very attentive and welcoming. Food was superb - having recently returned after nearly 15 years in France, the mussels here were far superior ! Plenty to eat. Only down side is that we are not local to make a return visit...More

1  Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here without booking after a long day out with our 18m.o. Service was very good, and we were brought the food that we'd ordered for our daughter very quickly, which helped keep her occupied! Both had the Moroccan lamb burger followed by lemon curd...More

1  Thank JWoodKent
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First time here after reading the reviews, Wow what fantastic tasting food, great tasting fish pie and the steak was 1st class. Very friendly staff, good selection on the menu, good portions and prices, will definitely be going back.

1  Thank Michael I
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not the first time we have been to the New Inn or eaten at the Strand Bistro.. but its the first time we have been for a Sunday Roast.. we arrived in Cornwall yesterday and I should have called then to book but with everything...More

2  Thank Ian E
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing menu choices including the tempera prawns with sweet chilli dip, whitebait and seafood bisque which is one of our favouritea. We both had the seafood pie which was a generous portion and very tasty. The restaurant area is very cosy and the staff very...More

2  Thank Sarah_Alan789
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My partner and I came here for dinner after seeing positive reviews online. The service was fantastic: friendly, relaxed and attentive without being bothersome. The restaurant is in a separate area from the main bar, but you can order the same drinks as usual in...More

2  Thank CaptainBlake
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Questions & Answers
3 May 2017|
Response from Jonathan R | Property representative |
Yes we do accommodate dogs.as we have a back room where you can eat with your dogs.but dogs are not allowed in the bistro there is also a large beer garden. Kind regards Jonathan
Steve M
1 August 2016|
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Response from Jonathan R | Property representative |
Hi Steve yes if you go to the web site strand bistro co uk and go to the top left hand side you will see a drop box with a simple menu in it. Regards Jonathan
9 November 2015|
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Response from Jonathan R | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry we have bass on the barrel and we also have a guest beer which is a vanilla and bourbon porter at the moment . Arson or storehouse hours are Trelawney proper job and tribute . Hopes this helps thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street | Tywardreath, Par, St Austell PL24 2QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 817360
  • E-mail
All our food is cooked to order with locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables from surrounding areas of the South West.(please allow or time) Booking is advisable as limited seating available. We can get very busy at times. Gluten free and vegetarian available with a wide range to choose from. Please call for any dietary requirements or speak with your server. Now offering Christenings, Weddings, Wakes packages etc ... Huge back garden to accommodate, we do have a back room if you wish to eat where we allow dogs.
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