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Smugglers Cott

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Smugglers Cottage Middle Market Street, Looe PL13 1AY, England
+44 1503 262397
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We go here regularly and have never had a bad meal. The service is good and the surroundings are full of lovely ancient charm. A wonderful place to eat, full of atmosphere and warmth with great friendly staff!

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Thank Cinnycat
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Where do I start. Booked this place because of all the good reviews. Sat looking at a wall 3ft away for 50mins whilst my wife looked at a scary bust. Had 1 drink at that time. Then a waitress came over to say" sorry we lost your order" so they rushed our order through. If you like raw scallops and... More 

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Thank Mark B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a beautiful old place. Me and my wife both had the posh beef and reef (fillet steak, prawns, mussels and scallops), they were amazing. Perfectly cooked! Highly recommend. Place is quite dark tho so watch your step

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2 Thank jamesg00se
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the staff is excellent and the food is excellent this time we went down stairs we have booked to go back

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1 Thank ianharris
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst looking for somewhere to eat I noticed that I could look through the window into this kitchen and see the chef working. I stood there for a few minutes admiring the chef's (Matthew's) work until he came to the double window (serving hatch?), opened it and told me to quote "(quote removed)" - let's just say it wasn't pleasant... More 

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2 Thank AlexJamesHaines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a lovely evening celebrating my husbands birthday. The service was excellent and the food was extremely good. I would recommend the scallops with chorizo and the duck which was cooked just how I like it

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Thank Jo E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with friends for Sunday lunch last weekend, as they had recommended Smugglers Cott, and we weren't disapppointed. The queue for the carvery was long, and was a good sign, I thought. It was. The various roast meats were cooked to perfection, and you could have a bit of each: beef, lamb, turkey and pork. The veggies were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my partner during a weekend away in Looe and the food was absolutely gorgeous. Lovely setting, great service from the staff and very well priced for the quality of the food. Would recommend the beef stroganoff, best meal I've had in a very long time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very difficult to beat Sunday lunches here..... Consistent in excellent quality/choice and staff. Always a choice of 3 meats, rare and well done roast beef, roast pork,,lamb, turkey. selection of vegetables to accompany...cauliflower cheese, mushy peas, roasted onions, parsnips,roast potatoes, greens, boiled potatoes. leeks in white sauce. yorkshire pudds, you could go on actually as there is more. Do not... More 

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Thank Jill C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us visited the Smugglers Cott in January 2017 on a wet Saturday evening, it was fantastic to walk into a warm and atmospheric restaurant. The food was good but, to be honest, I think it could be improved. I had nachos to start and they were literally the worst thing I've tasted in Looe, a real let down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smugglers Cottage Middle Market Street, Looe PL13 1AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 262397

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