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SeaDrift Kitchen Cafe

Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 558733
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meringues” (20 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (18 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit SeaDrift every Thursday to take advantage of their breakfast offer which enables us to exercise our limbs with a walk to the end of the pier afterwards. This restaurant offers great quality food, fabulous service and ambience that is second to none. Chris...More

1  Thank Scottie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good varied menu, lots of choice, friendly staff, sweet potatoe fries & bacon bap were excellent, worth a visit if in Porthleven

Thank Ally B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The best meal iv had in a long time. There isnt a bad word you can say about this place. The staff were lovely and very attentive. And the food was just incredible! You must go for dinner, you wont regret it

Thank coka-jayne
Reviewed 19 May 2017

3 of us had dinner here last evening. The service is first class. The food is excellent. It was their fish evening, and you can have two courses plus a glass of wine for £18.95 . The fish was fresh and well presented and tasted...More

Thank paulandsonja2
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Seriously the best food I've had for some time. We both had fish, lemon sole and Sea bream and it was soooo good. Lovely service, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. I highly recommend going if you are in the area!

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Forget Rick Stein! This is the best fish restaurant in Cornwall. No fuss and no frills just great, wholesome and delicious food. And the Seafood Chowder is to die for!!

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have visited Seadrift a couple of times now, for lunch and dinner. We were really pleased to go back this weekend and find the food just as exceptional as before and the staff were friendly and welcoming, as before. For those who are gluten...More

Thank Phillipa S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

As always another great meal with polite and efficient service. We had mussels, bream and the tagliatelle which where all very tasty and perfectly cooked. Sophie and Louise were an absolute delight.

Thank pz736
Reviewed 9 May 2017

A small friendly restaurant excellent food well presented would recommend a visit .We visited as four adults for lunch needless to say fish plays a big part on the menu

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a relaxed restaurant resembling an attractive 50s cafe. The food was very tasty, I particularly recommend the chowder. The staff were friendly and helpful. If only they weren't closed for the last two days we are here we would definitely return.

Thank Lonsdale6
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Are you open in January 2017 ?
20 October 2016|
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Response from Hilary T | Reviewed this property |
No idea only been in the summer
Angela M
Can you get gift vouchers to give to someone so they can have a meal?
21 March 2016|
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Response from HelstonJude | Reviewed this property |
Yes,I bought vouchers as Christmas gifts. One for a given amount and one for 4 cake deals .
Sue F
It must be there somewhere, but does Sea Drift Kitchen Café do evening meals and do you have to book? Thank you very much.
20 February 2015|
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Response from Judy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open in the evenings - they do have one night a week when they close in the winter but when it is open they are always nice and busy so always best to call ahead and book a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seadrift Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 558733
  • E-mail
Located within the picturesque harbour of Porthleven, open from 10 am for Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Recently featured in 'The Times' for top places for Breakfast!
Extensive Fish Board, locally sourced from the harbour, excellent Cornish meats selected by our butchers from The Lizard, wonderful vegetarian dishes and all produced in house by our fabulous chef, stunning selection of cakes & yummy things!
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