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Couch's Great House

) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Polperro $$$$ British, European,
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tomato soup” (28 reviews)
“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (27 reviews)
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British, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We went with friends to this restaurant as we were away for he music festival. Most of them had scallops for starters, I had the crab and it was lovely. I had the cod for my mains and it was cooked to perfection. My husband...More

Thank Cherry M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here during a previous holiday which we enjoyed immensely, therefore we booked again for this holiday. Pleased to say the food was delicious, we enjoyed 5 courses, the roast tomato soup is amazing with a great depth of flavour. My husband...More

Thank derry162
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food quality was of the highest order and the only slight disappointment was the lack of diners thus not a great atmosphere but the patron did advise it was a quiet period.

Thank kckeyworth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful restaurant on our first night in Polperro. Lovely location, outstanding food and brilliant, friendly service. We eat out alot and this restaurant stood out. Thank you Richard, Chloe and the rest of the team for a wonderful experience. Highly recommended.

Thank arundelclaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my husband's birthday and as he loves tasting menus we thought we'd give this a go! Having said that it was more of a gastronomic feast and an absolutely delicious one at that. From the delicious tomato soup with salty warm fluffy rolls...More

Thank gwynshees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there last night. Great food & service & lovely ambience. I had the scallops & black pudding, amazing, and the lamb, also beautiful. My dining companions had the turbot (nicest fish he has ever eaten), chicken & bresaola with artichokes. All delicious. Thoroughly...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Holiday Property Bond site in nearby Duloe. This was an organised evening meal out for bondholders at £35/head for a 4 course meal including taxi transport to and from Polperro(10 miles round trip). Drinks were extra, good wine list. There were 8 of...More

Thank steben
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I booked this restaurant for my birthday with my husband, from looking at reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed, Richard was an excellent host as well as chef - serving the freshest ingredients and the choice was fantastic - loved it - if...More

1  Thank eps0msilverlady
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have visited Couches a good few times, the first time we were blown away, and every time after that it's slipped further and further down hill. Unfortunately, we now wont be returning. Menu used to be catered specifically for you, now it's a completely...More

Thank Frangellica O
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This chef knows his fish. Great scallops with black pudding. Excellent wine list. Service can be slow.

Thank kent_wino
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow dogs please? We'll be on holiday do you cater for vegetarians/vegans please
12 December 2016|
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Response from M0numentAL | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the owners by using the "Contact Us" link from their website (use Google to find it). They are most helpful and assisted us when booking from Australia. You can also view the current menu from the same... More
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free WiFi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? Are you open in the winter?
23 November 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
What are your opening days and hours?
What French food do you serve? As referred to in the Tripadvisor heading?
23 November 2015|
Response from EdIslandDreamer | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't really French but probably has French overtones to it. There is a menu available on their website. See this link if it works or search for Couches Great House in Polperro and you should find it. regards. Eddie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272554
  • E-mail
Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.
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