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36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
+44 1326 210759
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  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (31 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
“fish” (31 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Lovely food sorted us out a vegan and a picky eater😩 and me. Excellent meal lovely special gin and tonic. Well worth a visit

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here before and always enjoy, friendly service with good quality freshly cooked food. We took advantage of the Friday night 2 rib eye steaks and bottle of wine for £40, excellent value, steaks cooked to perfection and a lovely bottle of wine....More

Thank Suzy134
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

After reviewing the menu online my wife and I looked forward to a nice meal. It was a Thursday and the website said it was closed Monday and Tuesday. This was reiterated on the front door when we arrived at 1900, however we found the...More

Thank dk1745
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious; we each enjoyed three faultless courses. Imaginative vegetarian options (at last somewhere recognising veggies like things other than risotto, lasagne or goat's cheese!). Other half had duck - cooked perfectly. Dessert was delightful too. Alcohol very reasonably priced. Staff professional...More

Thank bakescakes2016
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We started with plump mussels which were beautifully cooked and then moved onto Plaice with polenta chips and green veg. My sister-in-law completed the meal with a vanilla brulee - perfect!

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Had the seafood mezze which was great, pickled anchovies battered cod pieces, mussels, smoked salmon, hummus, pitta. The mussels were by far the best I’ve had, big juicy and perfectly cooked. At that size I’d guess they’re not local to fal as it’s just after...More

Thank englishroseincork
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good food. Fish was excellent. Very good knowledgeable service. The restaurant lacks atmosphere. It is unusual these days to find restaurants that don't take cards and only take cash. The nearest ATM is a five minute walk and it is not well lit and only...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were staying in Falmouth and hadn't secured our evening meal, walked in at 6.30pm and reserved a table for two for 7.30pm! Best decision we made, excellent food prepare to order and nothing was too much trouble! Would highly recommend for friendly atmosphere and...More

Thank julie16tmay
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited Samphire for the first time for a birthday celebration and had a really great evening. The steak in particular was fab u lous.

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Another great meal at Samphire we visit whenever we are in town and were not disappointed on our last visit. We were a group of four and we all enjoyed our meals, all well presented and very tasty. Staff were helpful got us a table...More

Thank Nickjl67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 210759
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Simple French Bistro food using local ingredients cooked with class and care
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