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The Arboretum

Pentewan Road, St Austell PL26 7AB, England
+44 1726 874050
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
17 Aug 2016
“Fails to deliver unfortunately.”
3 Apr 2017
“great food”
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Pentewan Road, St Austell PL26 7AB, England
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good menu,good food, well served fine dining at it best good staff well worth the visit will return soon

Thank Petbri M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We wanted to book a table for 9 on our last night of staying here. The booking was treated as an inconvenience by the supervising waiter, but after wanting 7.30, we were eventually allowed a table at 7.45. On arrival, the restaurant only had a...More

Thank 140louisa
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for three nights and has reserved a table in the restaurant on our first night. This was confirmed to us via email. When we arrived at the restaurant they couldn't seem to find us in the diary ".......that's the impression...More

Thank Martina W
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We had dinner one evening whilst staying at the hotel and were really impressed by the quality of the food, the service and the setting

Thank sunshine3227
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Sunday evening dinner booked. Slightly limited menu - so expected amazing standard. It was edible, tasted ok, but not great. Asian fish and chips sounded good - batter soggy, chips not crispy - think it had been kept warm for too long. Minted crushed peas...More

Thank sayM65
Reviewed 6 November 2015

A real classy experience. We had a Sunday lunch in the restaurant. A three course menu. The food and service were outstanding. I can recommend this place highly.

Thank NashB2000
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Food was excellent as was the service. Mark our waiter was very good. Would eat here again and would recommend the restaurant. Nicely set out with subtle lighting and music. Fantastic.

Thank joanne w
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Lovely restaurant and great service, but I expected more from the food. The scallop starter was lovely but the main meal and dessert were no more than average

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

The food is great - not a vast choice but everything is beautifully presented and everything we tasted was delicious. However, for us, what made our meal extra special was actually the staff. Mark the Manager looked after us superbly but then, so did all...More

Thank Hyacinth03
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I regularly dine here as the atmosphere is wonderful, the food excellent and the service good. It is a real treat and I have never been disappointed. If you are in the area, it is well worth a visit and one of the finest restaurants...More

Thank Roger K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Average prices
US$39 - US$55
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pentewan Road, St Austell PL26 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 874050
Description
In the most sophisticated of settings, The Arboretum Restaurant, with 2 AA Rosettes, offers dining for guests and visitors to The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate. The restaurant is in the beautifully restored White House - once a grand private mansion, now one of the county's most elegant hotels and restaurants.The whole of the kitchen team at The Cornwall is local, with everyone thrilled to have the opportunity to extend the area's burgeoning reputation as a foodie paradise. The Kitchen team is led by Brett Camborne-Paynter with a background including The Four Seasons, The Ivy, The Waldorf, Le Caprice and J Sheekey. Brett made his name locally at the highly regarded Austell's Restaurant in Carlyon Bay. The passionate front of house team is directed by Emma Simpson with whom Brett forged a formidable team at Austell's.The Arboretum Restaurant is open daily from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Advance booking for The Arboretum Restaurant is essential to ensure you can get the table and the time that you want.
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