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The Square At Porthleven

7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 573911
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (20 reviews)
“black pudding” (11 reviews)
“belly pork” (20 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a chance on this place quite late on a Sunday evening - and whilst it was busy, they happily accommodated us. Food and service was fantastic. I cannot recommend it high enough

Thank Vorberger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be our favourite restaurant in Cornwall, we used to go every year, but we were busy organising and then getting married last year and hadnt been since 2016. We went this evening... What can I say ? Still Amazing ! Absotelt superb...More

Thank 2taboo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst staying in the lovely harbour Town of Porthleven booked an evening meal for 4 adults (noticed how busy it was ... always a good sign ..so booked 3 days in advance ) Attended on a Thursday evening in the second week of October .....More

Thank wisden333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited again and enjoyed the set menu tremendously. The sticky ginger pudding is to die for. The starters were delicious and the main courses wonderful....10/10, great value and great service.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well in answer to my title question, wholeheartedly yes. The only risk is that it will encourage others to use the restaurant at the expense of me not getting a table when I want to eat there. Fantastic location at the harbour head in Porthleven...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the Helston area quite frequently to visit family, and always include at least one visit to The Square. The food is always superb, well-cooked, and well-presented - and the friendly service and atmosphere is the icing on the cake. In our view, it...More

Thank RoundtheHorne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place- wonderful food and relaxed ambiance. Our go to place when we can. Arancini to die for and perfectly cooked hake. Compliments to the chef on Sunday.

Thank ramblinrose232
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We came here with our 8 month old for a quiet family meal. We thought we’d try it after seeing a lot of people sat outside every time we’d walked past. Boy we’re we not disappointed! We didn’t book but the staff couldn’t have been...More

1  Thank PickyTrev
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food here , had a delicious main course and dessert, very relaxed atmosphere, service great.

Thank petercardell
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant overlooking the harbour with very helpful staff. The set menu offered very good value for money, both the fish stew and duck were delicious. Homemade ice creams were a treat too. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Keeley24
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Rachael G
24 August 2017|
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Response from kerr_edinburgh | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.
katie t
8 November 2015|
Response from tegenpresious |
Good evening, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing day. Apart from that we are open everyday for Lunch 12-2pm and Dinner 6-9pm. There is a special set menu for New Years Eve and on New Year Day I believe we are only... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 573911
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