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The Square At Porthleven

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7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 573911
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A group of six for an evening meal, too much choice on the menu! Took us ages to make our minds up, but no one was dissappointed. French Onion soup to die for, venison haunch cooked to perfection and I was even tempted for desert, Brioche Bread and Butter pudding. Great service and good selection of wines. Fantastic evening with... More 

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Praa Sands, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had previously dined at the Square when it was newly opened and on that occasion found it to have good food but a rather soleless environment. However today we had lunch and found it to be warm, with pleasant surroundings and a much more welcoming environment. We had two starters each rather than a starter and main and found... More 

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit here and just as good (if not better!) as before. We had a delicious meal and the service was friendly and efficient. We will be back.

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so nice to go back to The Square for our 25th wedding anniversary, great service and fabulous food, thank you.

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Thank Paul F
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing! Good service. Sat with a view out over the harbour. This place is a must if visiting Porthleven or Helston area. I will definitely be back.

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Penzance, England
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely friendly staff and a really great cream tea. Scones were nice and warm, plenty of jam and clotted cream. The Square is just down from the public car park and by the harbour. I understand dogs are welcome but must stay outside on the patio. Certainly no problem as you can just sit out there and watch the world... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite simply the best meal I have had for a long time? Backed up by friendly staff. Superb flavours in fresh seafood dishes.

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Thank Phil A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome from friendly staff. Food is amazing, beautifully cooked plaice topped with anchovies, I closed my eyes and it was the taste of the sea, perfect! My wife had hake beautifully cooked with the best mussels she has ever tasted followed by sticky ginger pudding the best pud she has ever tasted! She cooks in our own Pub, and... More 

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Alrewas, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regular visitor to Porthleven, but a first time here after a recommendation. We went for lunch and were delighted to find such an interesting choice of dishes, all well prepared. Will be returning here.

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Breedon on the Hill
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb food of a very high standard! A very good selection and beautifully presented. Staff are wonderful. Very Highly Recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 573911

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