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“Nothing special”
Review of Lookout Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

Lookout Restaurant & Bar
Price range: US$0 - US$86
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 28, 2010

I have to say I was rather disapointed with this place, some of the reviews on here had been pretty good, but maybe we went on an off night. The service was terribly slow, it took thenm an age to see if we wanted a drink, then asked if we wanted water, that they then never bought. The food was pretty average too. It is basically a restaurant tucked away in a bar, if you want a speacial meal, dont go here, however if its fish and chips, then you may be ok

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1  Thank angieraven
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Reviewed August 27, 2010

The location is absolutely stunning, with wonderful views of a sandy bay nearby, and the restaurant have certainly grabbed every opportunity - big panoramic windows, great food, ambiance, everything clean and looked cared for.

Minor criticisms - the waiters were a little inexperienced, but made up for this by seeming to be genuinely keen to do a good job.
A little pricey for our pockets, but the whole experience made it worth the expense.
A wonderful first call on our first visit to St.Ives - Highly recommend.

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Thank TrinTragular
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Reviewed August 5, 2010

Stayed here for 4 night while on an art course. I am 60, completely deaf and travelled alone. Neither am I easily impressed having stayed in luxury hotels across the world. The staff are outstanding, and cant do enough for you. The views are amazing with the sea at your window and the rooms are spotless, thanks to the high standards of the housekeeper. The beds were soft and comfortable and the towels had a high thread count. Management looks after you personally and the food is a very good in the restaurant. The chef at my request fiddled around with my meals to my liking and did not bat an eyelid. The Gin & Tonic was not for the fainthearted! My only grumble would be the guest manual, throw it out when you get there as none of it is applicable. Breakfast and service delightful.

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Thank Duchess000
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Reviewed July 7, 2010

The set course meal for 2 at £25 each really exceeded all expectations. Each of the 3 courses was excellent and offered a great choice including wonderful fresh fish. Portions not too large so nothing left to waste. Wonderful views of the bay. Get there early as it was busy on a Tuesday mid reason

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Thank MechanoLeg
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Reviewed August 27, 2009

i came to st. Ives with a group of friends in July this year to have a meal, and we thought we would pop into the Pedn Olva Hotel for a quick drink, as we were orginally going to have a meal at the porthminister cafe, we then found out that the hotel, have there own resturant called the Lookout, so we cancelled our reservation at the portminister cafe and decided to eat in the resturant. Well what can i say we were greated by pleasant staff and nothing was too much trouble for them, they re-arranged the tables and had us sat down in a matter of minutes. while we were deciding what we wanted to eat, we were brought complimetary bread and olives. I ask if the bread was fresh and the young lad who served us said that it is made fresh everyday. Well things just got better from there, i had the scallops with some kind of herb butter for starters, which was amazing, my best friend Stacey had the soup, Chris had the Squid, and Emily had the goats-cheese. they all looked beautifully presented, and tasted amazing, deffiently compliments to the Chef. The service was very good and both the lad and the young lady serving that evening were so poliet, when we had finsihed are started the lad asked us would you like me to clear those for you guys, Chris answered yes please, and it was no problem, he even asked if we had, had a good day. Me and Emily then had the Cornish Trio of fish for mains, Chris had the Steak, and Stacey had the Risotto. We felt like we couldn't actually eat anymore and then the young lady who was also serving the resturant that night asked if we would like any desserts, and we were all like umm, well we will have a look, please. She was so sweet and said no problem. We all thought no we cant have a dessert we all felt so full, But once we saw the choices on the dessert menu we soon changed our minds. Me and Chris had the Eaton Mess, (which was meranguie, strawberries and cream) it was absolutly delicious, and it was a fair size too, Umm Emily had the Sticky Toffee Pudding, which looked and also tasted amazing... and then finally Stacey had the Brulee.

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Thank PKYAF
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