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“Our favourite restaurant, ever”
Review of South Cafe

South Cafe
Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Manaccan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Open seasonally from Easter to November for lunch, homemade cakes, coffees, cream teas, wines and a full license, with fresh fish and shellfish our speciality. A South facing garden is great for sunny days, with a wood burner when chilly. Please telephone for more details, extra opening, dinners, Christmas opening and reservations.
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We just love this place. Ever since we discovered it in 2010 we keep coming back time and time again - it really is a special place.

Thank nikandzoe
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Fab lunch, lovely choices. Well executed, cosy atmosphere, superb serivce, fiesty fire will be back again soon

Thank Madcornishbird69
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

Visited in August of this year and had a truly superb meal. The service was attentive with great attention given to helping us select both food and the wine accompaniment. We both decided to go for the mussels as a starter then lobster and sea bass for our main courses; consequently we would highly recommend the seafood. We rarely eat dessert, but as we had enjoyed the meal so much and the array was so tempting we gave in and were not disappointed! Excellent meal, excellent service, fantastic location.

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1  Thank Viv1483
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

A lucky find in a sleepy village called Manaccan on the Lizard Peninsula is Coast, a wonderful restaurant that defies all expectations. The setting is smart but casual, split into two dining rooms with log burning stoves, set either side of a restful bar area which is ideal for pre or post dinner drinks and conversation. The walls display a fine collection of art, some of which are by the noted Scottish painter Hamish McDonald. The service was friendly, attentive and informative.

More importantly the superb food more than matches the decor and service which is a selection of mainly locally sourced fish, meat and other produce. Known for their fish I opted for the lightly curried crab followed by a splendid fillet of rock bass. Both cooked to perfection and very tasty. My wife enjoyed fried squid followed by a perfectly cooked Angus rib eye steak. Puddings were chocolate fondant with honeycomb ice cream and a lemon creme brulee. The brulee was the only low point of the meal as it didn't have a perfectly brittle topping. A very small niggle of an otherwise wonderful evening. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Navek62
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

visited again as back in the area and food was really good again; I had an excellent burger -well presented with quality beef and my wife had hake which was also very good ; there appears to always be a small number of fish specials; puds were also great;

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Thank pjw956
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