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The Old Lifeboat House

The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
+44 1326 281212
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (4 reviews)
“pollock” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
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1 - 10 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is famed for fish and chips. While it's mostly take away type. The sea food dare is fresh and different always.

Thank Rayshines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal! We found the staff pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable. A good view of the sea in pleasant surroundings.

2  Thank TrevorLynne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I run an IT business and while on holiday unfortunately sometimes I have to work while away. I needed decent wifi, so I thought of the lifeboat house. Last year I think we picked the rainy season and spent half the holiday there, my wife,...More

Thank juju1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Old Lifeboat House after local recommendation. Do not be deceived by the restaurant being your typical fish and chip restaurant, the menu is high end freshly cooked produce, ( the Crowder is mouth watering) so expect a short waiting time for your...More

2  Thank tillydilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated right on the waterfront, this restaurant looks like nothing special until you go inside. Book for a table in the window and get a fabulous sea view. The staff are friendly, attentive and helpful. The food is exemplary, mostly a fish menu but not...More

2  Thank Simmy91259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited last week while staying in Coverack - takeaway always seems busy. We booked a table in the restaurant - tomato, honey & orange soup was lovely - I'm going to find a recipe for it. I had fish and chips with mushy peas -...More

2  Thank justinkinsella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this has to be my favourite place to eat in coverack!! The fish and chips are outstanding and the restaurant to the rear caters for all no matter what your dietary needs! I frequently visit coverack and am never disappointed with the quality of...More

2  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 7 nights cooking in our motorhome, treat to eat out. Lovely setting, great view and some lovely really truly home cooked fresh food. Great fish dishes. Had kids menu too. Quite small so book if busy time

2  Thank Laura N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not the cheapest fish and chips in the world, but probably some of the tastiest I've ever had. Just a short wait for the freshly cooked fish and chips to be ready, which we then took outside to eat overlooking the habour. All nicely washed...More

1  Thank mmtravellers
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our fish and chips, we sat by the harbour to eat them. We waited quite a while for them but everything is cooked to order so that's fair enough. However we did find it over priced.

1  Thank jlw12920
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17 July 2016|
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Response from thestoad | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully owners will answer. We were there off season (June) and seemed open throughout the week at all reasonable hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 32
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cove, Coverack TR12 6SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Coverack
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 281212
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