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Couch's Great House

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Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tomato soup” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (17 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
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Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a really nice evening at Couch,s restaurant great food, great service and an amazing bottle of wine, recommended by the chef.... a real treat and good value for the total experience. My only disappointment was the noise and chatter from the kitchen,, they...More

1  Thank simon b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being incredibly fussy about food, I wasn’t to hopeful ... how wrong was I. The food was sensational, the service was fantastic. The beetroot starter was out of this world. It was lovely to see the chef come out to talk to the guests which...More

1  Thank 820lorraine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic night (10/10/2017) the staff where very pleasant and more than efficient , some of the best food we have had for a very long time . Every one of the five course's was fantastic just could not find fault with any of...More

2  Thank Bill L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced a wonderful dinner. The quality of the ingredients was excellent and the flavours and presentation of the dishes were brilliant. Thank you for going out of your way to accommodate our family.

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food in this great restaurant. Go for the 5 course set menu (£35 a head is a bargain) and you certainly will not be disappointed. All the food is fresh and very, very tasty. The staff are friendly and helpful and the decor is...More

2  Thank SamDaDog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in nearby Looe and wanted to go somewhere different for our wedding anniversary and found Couch's (which we were informed by our taxi driver is pronounced "Cooches") having seen reviews on Trip Advisor. We would echo previous reviewers' feedback: the food is...More

1  Thank Kippur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW. We have eaten in some very good restaurants but we both agree that value for money COUCH's is the best. Five courses all of which were delicious (my wife has not stopped talking about the tomato soup with black truffle oil). The whole experience...More

1  Thank hazel43england
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our second night in Cornwall and after a day at The Eden Project it's time for dinner in Polperro. As we had plenty of time to spare we took the scenic route to Polperro and there was plenty of scenery and quiet road of the...More

1  Thank Ken P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service! Loved the scallops - wouldn't have chosen them as they were with black pudding and we're not lovers of black pud but decided to go for it and thank goodness we did! Our only disappointment was that they had no...More

1  Thank Wayne J
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wandered into here accidentally on our first night in Polperro not realising how good this place is and had one of the best meals we have had in a long time. More on the pricier side but it really oozes quality well worth paying the...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from M0numentAL | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the owners by using the "Contact Us" link from their website (use Google to find it). They are most helpful and assisted us when booking from Australia. You can also view the current menu from the same... More
23 November 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
What are your opening days and hours?
23 November 2015|
Response from EdIslandDreamer | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't really French but probably has French overtones to it. There is a menu available on their website. See this link if it works or search for Couches Great House in Polperro and you should find it. regards. Eddie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 34 - US$ 44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272554
  • E-mail
Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.
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