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The Mote

9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880226
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (87 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
“meringue” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another full of character building in this stunning location. The Mote is next to the harbour, if it is good weather and you book early enough there are 2 tables either side of the door outside. We were too late booking, so had to eat...More

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my second time visiting The Mote on holiday here and it has been excellent both times. We came into Port Isaac in the afternoon and I suggested we eat here as I had been before and it did not disappoint! My family had...More

Thank April L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here twice during our stay and have to say I absolutely loved this place. Fresh and delicious food, great service, very friendly and I thought all appropriately priced. If there's two of you, I would suggest booking the upstairs table by the window...More

Thank GlamRockSocks
Reviewed 4 days ago

Surprise perfection cream tea this morning at the Mote. Scones straight from the oven and gorgeous Cornish cream. So, not just great for lunch or dinner then. Also it is a friendly and welcoming pub.

Thank Di_McK_88
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited The Mote many times over the years and love it here. They offer fantastic food and efficient, friendly service. The lobster is particularly good as is the crab linguine. The desserts are to die for! Highly recommend when in Port Issac. Need...More

Thank GoLiveYoung
Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking for a great meal - go here. The Mote offered awesome food and service. Friendly team with a great attitude. Even though our party of 6 arrived 20 minutes before the stopped serving dinner we were pleasantly surprised when they said come on in...More

Thank ianstreet2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited last minute and we were accommodated. Had the best table overlooking the beach and music event that happened to be on that even. We had prawn starter, then steak and lobster as mains and all was to perfection. I could not fault on part...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was a little chaotic, but food was very good. Great location and varied menu. One special on the blackboard which was very good. Nice range of wines and good quality food. Well worth a visit if you are in Port Isaac, but make sure...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here in June 2017. We stopped by to reserve a table for the evening and staff was very friendly and helpful. The lobster special was very good, the crab rarebit (one of the specials) was good but a bit overpriced I think....More

Thank Evy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have returned to this restaurant many times over the years and the quality of food, service and atmosphere has been maintained throughout. It is advisable to book in the summer to avoid disappointment. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank RamboRoger
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Andrew S
Does the Mote do kids menu's in the evening or only at lunchtime?
6 February 2017|
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Response from bethanmarie | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Yes. We serve children's food in the evening! The choice at the moment for kiddies is: Fish and chips Sausage and chips Mussels and chips Macaroni cheese Ham/cheese/peanut butter & jam s/w We also have colouring... More
Nigel C
What are the opening times for meals
4 June 2016|
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Response from roundbalehaynet | Reviewed this property |
pretty much standard pub hours
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
3 May 2016|
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Response from Dragonman100 | Reviewed this property |
I think not. This is a posh hotel but by all means ask the management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880226
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Fresh, local, simple. Good Food.
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