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Couch's Great House

) #1 of 17 Restaurants in Polperro $$$$ British, European,
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
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British, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly and attentive staff, lovely food, good wine list, convivial atmosphere. Well worth the short walk from the car park.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable dinner, every course was great. Book in advance. We went for our anniversary and the owner brought us a card, feel like your the only people in the restaurant. Great atmosphere, would strongly recommend to anyone

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While it's been a couple of years since our last visit to Couch's our return was just as warm and just as satisfying as previous. The food always impresses...as does The Owner-Chef's warm welcome. No "taster menu" at the moment but that's probably just as...More

Thank pjddraper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this restuarant for an evening meal for myself and my partner, and I must say it was a very enjoyable visit, The staff where attentive, yet not constantly bothering you. I especially welcomed the chef, Richard, visiting every table, and speaking to each...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant for the second time and it wont be our last. Nice welcome, interesting menu, good wine list. Food was delicious and well presented on interesting plates. Efficient and friendly staff. Only slight complaint, on the opposite side of the restaurant to our...More

Thank bevambrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow had the pleasure of eating in this fantastic and charming restaurant. The chefs were fantastic the food just melted in your mouth ,we managed to eat five courses but I recommend don't eat at lunch, we would travel four and half hours just to...More

Thank j b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having sampled this restaurant on our last holiday in Cornwall 12 months ago it was an absolute certainty that we would return. We managed to get a reservation on a Saturday night for the last sitting, and, after a slight delay (due to customers not...More

1  Thank TIJ59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor and had to try it out, we definitely were not disappointed, the service was fantastic, the food was absolutely outstanding, we will definitely be visiting again and highly recommend Couch's.

Thank 1985steve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on our first night in polperro and wish we could have gone again! Outstanding food from start to finish and lovely service too. The warm freshly baked bread they brought out with the first course was to die for. We had the 5...More

Thank Hayley P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't complain about the food... fresh and well prepared. But there is an attitude here that's hard to describe... one of trying to appear as a high-end London restaurant in simple little Polperro. Other restaurants such as Michelle's and The Kitchen provide equal quality at...More

1  Thank Ian B
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11 December 2016|
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Response from M0numentAL | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the owners by using the "Contact Us" link from their website (use Google to find it). They are most helpful and assisted us when booking from Australia. You can also view the current menu from the same... More
23 November 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
What are your opening days and hours?
23 November 2015|
Response from EdIslandDreamer | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't really French but probably has French overtones to it. There is a menu available on their website. See this link if it works or search for Couches Great House in Polperro and you should find it. regards. Eddie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$43
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272554
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Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.
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