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The Dining Room

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The Pavilion | Rock Road, Rock PL27 6JS, England
+44 1208 862622
Wed - Sun 19:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A restaurant that gets everything right. The food is spectacular, it looks fantastic and the taste exceeds your high expectations, having visited several times prior. The service is attentive but far from intrusive. Great wine list along with good choice of desert and port wines. The cheese board should not be missed although it is difficult given how nice the... More 

1 Thank SPIKEUkCheshire
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent all round! We have eaten here twice now, and can't speak highly enough of the food and service. Attention to detail is what makes this restaurant special. The food is worthy of a Michelin star, and far surpasses the local Michelin starred competition in terms both of quality and price in our opinion.

1 Thank lcj691
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a visit to Rock and we were delighted to find such such an attractive dinning room , lovely staff and fantastic food. Everything was beautifully presented and delicious. The amuse-bouche , a beetroot macroon was so full of flavour. The main courses were innovative. The house wine was very reasonably priced and was good.... More 

1 Thank Lisa N
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second outing here, just as successful, if not more than our previous visit. The food is Michelin star, without the associated price tag or fussiness. It is more than superbly-cooked food though, it is creative, with some fun touches, but really top class. There must be a quandary for this place; it could quite easily reach for... More 

1 Thank Simon J
United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here while staying at Dormy House B&B, couldn't get a table at Mariners so thought we would pop in and try this, well bloody brilliant. Understated excellence. Food to die for, great service, well looked after. Can't recommend highly enough

1 Thank Linsey556
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 6th time at the dining room. Without doubt our favourite local restaurant and so close for us being based in Bodieve. The quality of the food is top notch and the best Cornwall can offer and rivals more expensive Michelin badged establishments. Keep up the good work guys :-) you're a credit. Mark & Jane.

1 Thank Mark N
Lymington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the restaurant while staying in Padstow. The quality of the food and all the accompanyments were prepared and beautify served with great thought and were a treat to all the senses. Truely outstanding in all respects.

1 Thank Brussels-Man
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family run restaurant never ceases to amaze with very interesting menus of top quality food. The presntation and service are truly superb. It really is our favourite restaurnat in the country.

1 Thank johnsanmarino
London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the dining room is a very simple-decorated restaurant, no trying-too-hard-to-please service, and no too-technical unnecessary terms in the menu and very reasonably priced.. good wine lists, pretty amuse-bouche, tasty hors d'oeuvre and exquisite mains was way better than what i had in the michelin restaurant next door. Maybe a bit more improvement with their cheeseboard selection. but the rest of... More 

2 Thank Odessy12
wiltshire UK
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Dinner for my wife and I in this lovely restaurant. Under normal circumstances this would have been a quiet romantic environment but a group of 20 local golfers rather prevented that being the case! Never mind; it never got too loud and boisterous and didn't detract from the food. The canapes were totally delicious and really set the tone for... More 

1 Thank andrew m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$42
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pavilion | Rock Road, Rock PL27 6JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Rock
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 862622
A small, family run restaurant in Rock, Cornwall

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