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Nelsons Restaurant

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Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272366
18:30 - 20:30
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Tue - Sun 18:30 - 20:30
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

6 of us visited Nelsons on a Friday night in Early November. The menu had a good range of food and was set in a lovely environment. Unfortunately we arrived just after a party of 18 that had booked and they only had 1 chef working that night. The service was a little slow but this was not to bad.... More 

Thank Ian W
Truro, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Break from the bland sterile eating venues and visit a restaurant with genuine atmosphere and character. We had a lovely meal in surroundings that are traditional and full of character. Just a pity it is not open all year. We will definitely return.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited Nelsons with our two young children who are 3 and 4 the décor is very enchanting and there is so much history it is almost like a little museum. The staff were absolutely lovely the waitress even took a baby from another table for a walk around so that the mum could eat in peace just a little... More 

Thank SMC21London
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

having read the menu outside visited for evening meal.welcome and service excellent attentive but not intrusive. the food was delicous, best so far in polperro, same prices as most pubs, so incredible value too. decor not quite our taste , but clean and comfortable. well worth a visit.

Thank nannielou7
Southport, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had a very nice meal here, I tried the Beef Wellington and my lady had the salmon. Both meals were nicely presented and very good value. Waiting on staff seemed to stress themselves a little , though we were well served . Did think the small bottles of wine were vastly overpriced so beware of this . Otherwise a nice... More 

Thank johnniebuoy
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Been here on many occasions over the years and still the same top quality food and service. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sarah P
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Dined 5th October. Lovely salmon and brie tartlet followed by pork in madeira sauce. Reasonably priced wine list. Staff were very friendly without being over the top. Enjoyed it so much we went again two days later and weren't disappointed. Would recommend the scallops in Pernod and cream sauce. Can't wait to return.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The food and the service were very good although the night we visited it was very quiet and as a conequence the restaurant llacked atmosphere.

Thank derek408
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were lucky to get in. Worth a visit so suggest booking. Very comfortable dining and good food. Dogs allowed in dining room - not sure I liked that.

Thank W0rkmanFamily
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The service here was impeccable as was the food. The staff really couldn't have been more helpful. My husband and I wanted to order from both the A La Carte and set menus and the patron said that whatever we wanted was always possible. Wonderful attitude!

Thank michelleaross05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?