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SeaDrift Kitchen Cafe

Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 558733
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tagliatelle” (18 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

After completing a 3 day leg of the Coastal Path, having started in Sennen Cove we wanted a treat for our evening meal. After reading all the positive reviews we booked in advance for here. The only time available was 2030. Luckily for us it...More

Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Had our last meal here at the end of our week break in Porthleven and we weren't disappointed. Food was excellent with a wide variety on offer at reasonable prices. Would recommend but you'll need to book .

Thank Cal_and_Wenda
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely staff. Extensive menu offering seafood, meat and vegetarian; something for everyone. I had the best seafood chowder ever. Would definitely recommend but advise booking as it's quite small and very popular.

Thank AnnieBee303
Reviewed 1 April 2016

A few friends went here for a meal and were blown away by the service, ambience and quality of the food. Service was friendly and attentive without being stood by your side. It was also good to see the Chef out and about serving food,...More

Thank Shaun K
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Not what you expect when you arrive. Looks like a cafe but the food is as good as you'll find in a top Restaurant. Exceptional.

1  Thank Pablosbablos
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a wonderful small restaurant with a genuine friendly feel. There is also a gallery upstairs. The food was excellent as was the service. It may not look much from the outside and set back from the main harbour it would be easy to...More

Thank 1JackReacher
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend, food & choice is fantastic. Atmosphere is lovely. Have been a couple of times and am never disappointed.

Thank JensonMM
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My god this place doesn't look much from the outside but inside it is a dream. I had the chicken with mash and honestly it was unbelievable. My wife had seafood tagliatelle which was fine too. That was followed by pavlova which was excellent. Superb...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing - the taste and seasoning was extremely good, the service was kind and attentive, the decor was clean and inviting. It has a 5 on food standards agency (I only eat at places with a 4/5) and it really lived up...More

Thank NadiaCarvalho
Reviewed 24 March 2016

What a fantastic little cafe. The food we had a lunchtime was delicious and the staff were so friendly. There was a wide range of food on the menu from cakes and coffee to a variety of fish dishes and salads and great breakfast options...More

Thank SammyM4
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Are you open in January 2017 ?
21 October 2016|
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Response from Hilary T | Reviewed this property |
No idea only been in the summer
Angela M
Can you get gift vouchers to give to someone so they can have a meal?
21 March 2016|
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Response from HelstonJude | Reviewed this property |
Yes,I bought vouchers as Christmas gifts. One for a given amount and one for 4 cake deals .
Sue F
It must be there somewhere, but does Sea Drift Kitchen Café do evening meals and do you have to book? Thank you very much.
20 February 2015|
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Response from Judy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open in the evenings - they do have one night a week when they close in the winter but when it is open they are always nice and busy so always best to call ahead and book a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 558733
  • E-mail
Located within the picturesque harbour of Porthleven, open from 10 am for Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Recently featured in 'The Times' for top places for Breakfast!
Extensive Fish Board, locally sourced from the harbour, excellent Cornish meats selected by our butchers from The Lizard, wonderful vegetarian dishes and all produced in house by our fabulous chef, stunning selection of cakes & yummy things!
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