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The Watch House

$$ - $$$Seafood, British,
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270038
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (111 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“shellfish” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
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111 - 120 of 607 reviews

Reviewed September 4, 2017

Very good value for the take away meal provided. It was clear that it was well supported. Very good filling food.

Thank BuchananPlymouth
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Both started with a 'special".......a deconstructed sea bass ceviche, Simple, a nice amount of heat and perfectly balanced. Great mussels with chips and fish and chips. Chips were super crisp with melt in the mouth centers.

Thank FiveStarTravelers100
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I walked in for a dinner during our honeymoon at around 8.30pm in peak season and were offered a table for 9.30, which we were pleased with. The staff were very friendly and attentive, the place is clean and well decorated but...More

Thank Toni P
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Friendly young staff. Perhaps inexperienced but did their best. We were seated on the upper floor via stairs, very low ceilings which was far too warm. Staff struggled too as kitchen was on the ground floor. We had to ask for a window to be...More

Thank maggieadelaide2017
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely birthday meal here, would recommend the mussels. Lovely to sit upstairs and see the view - fairly expensive however the service was fabulous and the food was delicious so it was justified. The atmosphere was buzzy and would definitely come again.

Thank Leamspagirl
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Tried to book a table for Sunday evening. Answering machine said to leave a message and we would receive a call back. Sadly we didn't. We've eaten here before and loved it but this lack of customer service will affect our decision to go again.

2  Thank Sandyra60
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening tea here. Very tasty and very polite and helpful friendly staff. Will go again when we are next in St Mawes.

Thank jessicasaundry
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Had a lunch and dinner here and both times the food was fresh and good value for the amount and taste. Not the flashy types of restaurant, but none the less good. Recommend the seafood pasta and steak.

Thank RealWomen
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I wanted fish and chips by the sea and, as this place appeared to be the only option I could see on the sea front in St Mawes I tried it. Orders were taken but, rather than being fulfilled in the usual way with a...More

2  Thank Sandiwin
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Great staff/a little sloppy with service i.e. had to be encoutaged to bring glasses post delivering water bottle and bread arrviving/that is paid for just before we finished main course but my wife said her food was awesome...I had whole plaice....more meat on a crab...guess...More

Thank Dave B
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from Eleanor B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would book as there are 12 of you and I am sure they would be happy to welcome you
May 17, 2016|
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Response from nich14 | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind, food is cooked to order so you can be hanging around for 20 mins for fish/chips takeaway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270038
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