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Trawlers on the Quay

The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AH, England
+44 1503 269088
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (73 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (77 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AH, England
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1 - 10 of 667 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2017

A wander round the quay meant we found this restaurant and I'm so glad we did! Being a group of seafood fans this place served up exactly what we were hoping for in Looe. We sat upstairs which gave us access to the balcony and...More

1  Thank Colleen S
Oli W, Owner at Trawlers on the Quay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the loverly review we our so glad to hear you enjoyed it .

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Visited with friends, should not have bothered. Poor choice menu, Sticky Table. Very bland food, slimey soft mussells, with raw onion on top a miserable bit of stale mackerel served on beetroot and pretentious staff, that thought they were doing us a favour by allowing...More

1  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Trawlers regularly and love it. Fresh fish, great atmosphere, amazing views. What's not to love? Back this weekend for more.

Thank MrsEdwardes
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A group of 6 of us had a birthday lunch here whilst attending Looe Music Festival. The extensive gin menu was well received by our party and we started the meal with fresh local oysters and a lovely dry white wine. At the managers recommendation...More

Thank BMKelly67
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Should have realised before going back to have gone elsewhere!! We are here a couple of years ago and had an awful meal, went back last year just for drinks and found the staff to be rude and the place pretentious. This year we thought...More

3  Thank Emily G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We ate at Trawlers 3 times in August. The location is perfect - one of the few places in Looe where you can sit outside in the sun, eat, drink wine and watch the river. Service on every occasion was exceptional. The fish is all...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Spent a pleasant evening here with family, a good varied menu and good service and atmosphere. Was a bit disappointed that we were not offered a desert menu

Thank MrRuffkin
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A very good meal - we had prawns with scallops, which was a generous helping with several huge and beautifully cooked scallops, and the mussels which were in a tasty cream sauce and served with lots of crusty bread. We also enjoyed choosing from the...More

Thank jazzy0310
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We ended up going to this restaurant as several other places we tried were booked out. We got the last table in Trawlers and glad we did. The food was excellent and we really liked the split pricing on the menu so you could have...More

Thank m873a
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My best friend and I were really looking forward to a lovely lunch here today but feel extremely disappointed with our visit. We ordered a few tapas plates to share but each ordered the smashed avocado with crab and could not wait to taste. When...More

2  Thank Joanne S
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Anthony H
30 July 2017|
Response from Phil C | Reviewed this property |
When I went there they didn't. Actually, the server asked my daughter to be quiet. She wasn't being that noisy. The server was the gentleman Who seemed to be managing the restaurant.
Dave W
2 August 2016|
Response from Gareth T | Reviewed this property |
We have three but escaped without them. Early on in the evening there were a few families and waiting staff seemed good with them. Def lunchtime it's a kid friendly place. It's quite small so kids would need to stay at the... More
16 October 2015|
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Response from Jannerbloke |
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 53
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 269088
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Trawlers on the Quay is an intimate restaurant located on the quayside of Looe Harbour. We specialise in seafood although our menu offers a range of alternatives and is updated regularly. The perfect environment for a relaxed lunch or a romantic dinner during your stay in lovely Looe.
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