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Papa Nino

Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
+44 1503 264231
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (65 reviews)
“fusilli” (13 reviews)
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Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was really good and tasty I had the tomato pasta which was really nice and then had the lemon tart for dessert which was also really nice and tasty. They had lots of different fresh seafood dishes to offer so I would recommend to...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful little find this place is! We originally visited 5 years ago upon a B&B owner's recommendation. We have been coming ever since! We love Looe as a yearly family break away and coming back to this restaurant is part of it! The...More

Thank CassieLcon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious! I had the spiced crab (highly recommended). Hubby had the mushrooms in garlic and red wine (highly recommended and loads of it). Them I had the Whole grilled lemon some and hubby had the vitello ripieno. He couldn't finish his and...More

Thank Alda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been travelling to Looe and eating in this restaurant for over 10 years and the food and service has always been amazing. Unfortunately, when I was there with my boyfriend recently, we were horribly disappointed. My partner is vegetarian and ordered garlic bread...More

3  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband have been going to Looe for a few years now and we always make sure we eat here at least twice because the food is so good, you have to book because it is a small restaurant but the quality of...More

Thank juliedevine03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small & exciting You could only get this sort of place where the fish is still jumping ! The music created much enjoyment as we wear trying to guess who it was playing & ended up with other friendly people joining in ;) It was...More

Thank jenwhoya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner for two. One course each and a bottle of average wine £70. Don't take credit cards to keep down the price! Asked for two steaks without sauce. Ok ish. Waited for ages. Couple next to us had three courses while we were waiting. Steaks...More

5  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and friends (we all have kids under 6) had the most amazing meal here this evening - 2 x Massive Fillet steaks cooked to perfection , lobster Thermidor, Fusilli seafood special and a mass of mussels - kids had smaller main meals too...More

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since I last went to this restaurant (almost 35 years). This little gem didn't let me down. Starters were excellent ( soup, garlic mushrooms) followed by pasta with lobster, spaghetti Bolognese, veg canneloni, spaghetti and meat balls. All meals where excellent...More

1  Thank B0udewyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here last year so came back as it was good. I had a steak which was huge and delicious, my partner had sea bass which he was equally pleased with. The restaurant is small, so would recommend booking especially this time of year. Staff...More

1  Thank Tina561
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3 July 2017|
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Response from Mark E | Reviewed this property |
Derrick is often in doing prep first thing in the morning
Dawn Q
5 November 2016|
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Response from ct2185 |
Hello, yes the restaurant is open New Years is and is open up until then too!
Adrian T
8 June 2016|
Response from nickmBedford | Reviewed this property |
It would be tight and I would say you would need to prebook
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 264231
Papa Nino is a small Italian Restaurant, based in the quiet picturesque fishing village of Looe in Cornwall. Offering a range of traditionally loved Italian dishes and wines, whilst also taking full advantage of the wide variety of fresh fish and seafood caught daily by local fishermen.Choose from our starters selection of Mussels, Scallops, Speciality 'Hot Spiced Crab' or Minestrone Soup, Mozzarella and Tomato, Homemade Pate, Avocado with Prawns, Mushrooms in Garlic, Melon with Parma Ham or Prawns in Garlic Butter. Main courses include a large variety of Pasta dishes, lots of Fresh Locally-caught Fish, Whole Dover or Lemon Sole, Whole Sea Bass or Sea Bass Fillets plus many more. Not forgetting our House Speciality Lobster Thermidor or large Fillet Steak. Vegetarian options, Children portions, Fully Stocked Bar and Comprehensive Italian Wine List with Home-made Desserts, Liqueur Coffees and old Italian favourites Sambuca or Limoncello to finish.All served with a warm, family friendly Italian style silver-service. Come try us out, you'll be glad you did!
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