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The Scarlet Restaurant

Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
+44 1637 861800
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (22 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took her mother to The Scarlet for afternoon tea to celebrate her 85th birthday. The website makes it sounds like a very classy and relaxed affair with food and environment that is a step above your typical Cornish tea. Some members...More

Thank Chris D
Jennie W, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback. I am so sorry that on this special occasion we did not met your expectations. I will of course investigate all of your comments with the F&B team but would also welcome the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just for context - I’ve eaten at the Dorchester, claridges, Chez Bruce , Heston’s Dinner and a number of Michelin star and well regarded restaurants around the world. The food here competes with all of these and in my view, going from tonight’s meal is...More

Thank Corknomads
Lisa B, Deputy House Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This makes me smile so much, thank you so much for such an in depth and wonderful review. I will relish sharing this with our team and I know how they will be delighted to receive this.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great service, lovely sea view, the restaurant is very stylish but with a relaxed atmosphere. Afternoon Tea was enjoyable, the scones were delicious.

Thank scm1712
Lisa B, Deputy House Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your service that afternoon, and I shall make sure our pastry chef hears that her scones were delicious! We hope to see you again soon, all the best, Jennie (House Manager)

Reviewed 16 March 2018

great food and service, and super views, a great laid back vibe for a Sunday with a great choice of food, for the traditionalists the sunday lunch is superb with a great selection of vegetables and lovely puddings, can't wait to return.More

Thank Rummum
Jennie W, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

We do love Sunday lunch here at the Scarlet, and the view from the restaurant makes it all the more special. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here on Trip Advisor, I shall make sure that the food and beverage team...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Menu changed daily with large choice of options, all of which used locally sourced produce. Great selection of wines too.More

Thank eaitken2018
Jennie W, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review - we work hard to source high quality produce from our abundant county, and change our menus daily to make the most of what is currently in season. We also take great pleasure in sourcing wines for our eclectic...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We have had lunch here on many occasions and the food is always very good, and local. This time the atmosphere was a bit dead, which it hasn't been before, hopefully just a quirk of the day - and we will certainly be back.More

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Lisa B, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback and it’s good to hear how much you enjoyed your meal. It is unusual for us to be that quiet, hopefully you will find us back to our usual ambience on your next visit. Quirky in all the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit, but sadly it will be our last. Although the food is good, not excellent just good, the service has deteriorated to a level that is unacceptable given the prices charged. If you want attentive service, faultless to a T, provided by...More

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Lisa B, House Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. I’m concerned to hear of your disappointment during this particular visit to us and I would welcome an opportunity to speak with you in person so to build a more detailed perspective of where we...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

First visit and we will be back again, attentive, courteous and knowledgeable staff, great ambience with lovely food. It was an annual Christmas meal for the six of us and could not have been better. The food; excellent and the 'wine flight' (different wines served...More

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MHudd, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Scarlet restaurant, and how wonderful to be in your top five! We are very proud of our knowledgeable team and I shall make sure that they see your kind words. We do hope to...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

We had dinner as part of a short break. Can't fault the quality of the food, and the service was attentive but not overly so. I had duck breast which was succulent and delicious. Will come back!

Thank KitiferD
MHudd, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

What a great review of our restaurant, thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Jennie (House Manager)

Reviewed 30 November 2017

We opted for the 5 course tasting menu with wine flight on night 1. This was excellent with all options covered even down to vegetatian wine for the non meat lovers! The semelier was informative as to why each wine had been chosen to accompany...More

Thank Chris C
Jennie W, Manager at The Scarlet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words – it is always a pleasure to read about our team, especially when they are so knowledgeable and accommodating. Our wine list is truly unique, I am glad that you both had the opportunity to enjoy different...More

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Linda W
10 November 2015|
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Response from Deborah W | Property representative |
Scarlet dining is a very relaxed affair, with no pressure to dress up at all although many do. As the owner my observation is that our customers choose their holiday clothes around the individual Scarlet experience they have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mawgan Porth
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 861800
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Our restaurant menus are simple yet bursting with flavour, changing daily to ensure that full use is made of what is at its local, seasonal best, whilst remaining reasonably priced. Breakfast and lunch are relaxed and served in the restaurant or the terrace. For dinner we add a shot of glamour to both the menu and the atmosphere, ensuring a memorable evening whether a romantic dinner à deux, or a long-overdue catch up with friends. Our comprehensive wine list includes plenty of unusual choices available by both the bottle and the glass, with selections made daily to complement the restaurant menu. Our enticing deli menu and ‘to die for’ Cornish afternoon tea can be served in your room or anywhere else you like at any time.3 course lunch £23.50. 3 course Sunday lunch £25. 3 course dinner £45.50.
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