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The Old School Hotel and Restaurant

Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
+44 1208 880721
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This lovely restaurant with Jake, the executive chef, prepares excellent dishes that would equal any chef in the world with his talents. On my 3rd visit to this unpretentious hotel restaurant simple food is taken to the next level in presentation, portion and taste. Fish...More

1  Thank GCSMaryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely evening meal with very good service from both the waitresses. The food was cooked to perfection. I had steak and my fiancé had fish and chips, both superb.

2  Thank Daveyla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Positives: staff all really friendly. Breakfast excellent although we did have to wait a while for the cooked bit, it was really good when it turned up! Kellogs cereals, coffee, croissants to keep you going whilst waiting. Evening meal again, excellent. Sea Bass and steak...More

1  Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast here on the 29th April on my way to a camping wedding weekend. It was delicious with amazing friendly services. The two girls who worked there nailed the balance of professionalism, friendly and helpful. The restaurant itself has an authentic cosy feel to...More

1  Thank Nav001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had meal in the restaurant on Sunday 30th April 2017. Food was excellent, cooked to perfection and both the waitresses there gave perfect service, very professional, attentive but not overly, felt very comfortable. After dinner coffee taken on big comfy sofas, Enjoyed every moment. Will...More

1  Thank Geraldine707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Art Room, up some steps but the staff is awesome and will help with luggage and anything else. Breakfast is included and cooked to order. Cream tea is delicious in the afternoon. The staff makes this place just grand. And they...More

1  Thank RedRockTravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here, very nice surroundings and excellent food and wine. Staff were very good and we were looked after very well. We had three courses at dinner and all were very good. I had pork medallions with mustard mash which was very tasty...More

1  Thank Mary898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some awful food in Port Isaac but not here. Everything was excellent. Sea bass, fish pie and battered haddock were all first class. Scrummy desserts and good coffee. Great attentive service too.

2  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having arrived in Port Isaac, without booking ahead, we stumbled across this restaurant. We were very pleased we did. We had a super meal, including a great fish pie, sea bass and salmon. The staff were kind and the atmosphere was friendly and informal. We...More

2  Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Port Isaac and walked all around the streets & their was some filming going on so most of the cafes etc were busy so we decided to pop into the Old School House for a drink & it was very interesting . Still...More

1  Thank Phil570
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi Im going to a wedding in cornwall near your hotel. Arrive at Bodmin parkway at 6:30 am that morning (saturday) and will like to have breakfast at your restaurant. What taxi company do you advice to pre book to take me to your restaurant for breakfast? Thank you
15 April 2017|
Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
Hello, and thank you for the question! For taxi service from Bodmin Parkway to Port Isaac, I highly recommend Mark's Taxi Service out of Wadebridge. I use him myself and have been really happy with his personal attention... More
Hi, do you do roast dinners on Sundays
6 November 2016|
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Response from ColinRS0346 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but it was a mid week visit
Hi do you do roast dinners on Sundays
6 November 2016|
Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
The Old School Hotel in Port Issac operates their restaurant 7 days a week. The Old School Hotel in Port Issac, Corwall, UK has its own website. Here is an excerpt from the restaurant section of that website. "Jake... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880721
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Old School Hotel