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The Dining Room


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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A small, family run restaurant in Rock, Cornwall
US$32 - US$41
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

We have eaten here several times now, and it consistently produces first class food and service. Never fussy, but always polite and friendly, A very good menu at a reasonable price, perfectly cooked. What else could you ask for.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

We ate at The Dining Room twice during our recent week away in Rock and how lovely it was too! The food was absolutely outstanding, beautifully cooked and wonderful tasting. The service is friendly and extremely efficient and the 3-course winter menu is terrific value...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mark & Leigh N
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Our third visit here in about 5 or 6 years - we aren’t local. I don’t really understand why this place isn’t rated even higher than it is. Michelin inspectors cant be far away? It deserves something as the cookery and service is fantastic.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank extased
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We have just finished a brilliant five day break in Rock with the last night at The Dining Room. What a meal! In the winter they have a special 3 course Table D'Hote menu and was probably the best value meal I have had for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 631johnt631
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Lovely restaurant - high quality food. Menu is simple with four choices across three courses, but the food was truly excellent with each course tasting wonderful and beautifully prepared. The service was very attentive and we were very impressed with the restaurant. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 29 October 2018

First class service and food, celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary. Great staff and fantastic attention to details. Best meal I've had in Years.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank kevin w
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was our second visit to The Dining Room and the meal was once again outstanding - the food was immaculately presented and perfectly cooked - I especially enjoyed my venison dish. The wine list has some interesting options and the room is relaxed and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

After a 200 mile drive to Rock we ate at The Dinning Room as we arrived there and we were really taken by suprise with the quality of our meal. Attractive table settings with white table cloths and a very warm and welcoming staff and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Just right for a special occasion. £120 for two but this is fine dining and excellent value for money. If you pay top dollar you expect high quality and you get it here. Deserves a Michelin star.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Humphrey C
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was by far one of the best dining experience we've ever had. We called in advance to say that we are vegetarians and the result on the evening was wonderful. No boring pasta or risotto...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank ChiltrenBD
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23 January 2018|
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Response from roxburghian | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its more for adults and a more quiet more intimate meal. Not for Kids in my opinion. You want to go to the Rock Inn (if they behave inside) or Cracking Crab at Polzeath, large outdoor area by the car park
23 January 2018|
Response from MLM2608 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not the sort of place to let the kids run around. If you want that, try the Rising Sun at Altarnun (just the Davidstow side of Altarnun) which has great food but an outside area for the kids to run around and a... More
16 October 2017|
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