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The Watch House

) #3 of 15 Restaurants in St Mawes ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, British,
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270038
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
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11 - 20 of 480 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you book in advance, as this delightful restaurant tends to be crowded! We went in the evening and had an excellent supper, even if the place was packed and the staff was very busy! We had squid (excellent!), very juicy local oysters, a...More

Thank clara b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly (definately)the best Fish and chips ive ever had .Non greasy and beautifully cooked .The mashed peas were full of flavour .Can certainly recommend anyone to try here .

1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Went to the take away two nights this week. Very good fish and chips, with Minety peas. Good value all cooked to order which is a better way. Can recommend this take away if you are in St mawes Cornwall.

1  Thank Raymond I
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Informal, friendly fun place to eat. Good food, well presented & won't break the bank👍🏼 Has it's own take away service too.

Thank Archiesenior
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Visited the Watch Out which is the takeaway section of this restaurant. Fish and chips cooked to order, so you may have to wait a little while. My only niggle is my own fault in that by the time we had got them home (15...More

Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Just happened upon this little village on holiday and The Watch House looked the cleanest and nicest position to eat. In we went and great luck: warm, friendly service with just the right balance; food was simply fantastic and good value too. Brilliant place, thoroughly...More

Thank passingbyWiltshire
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

First visit for takeaway fish and chips whilst camping nearby. Delicious food cooked fresh to order. Will return for more another evening!!

Thank Jazzy1869
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Good food and wine and a very nice view over the harbour. A useful addition to our St Mawes eating list.

Thank CrazyInglesi
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here on two consecutive nights in May 2017. The good and service were both so good that we had to return. The restaurant overlooks the picturesque sea from of st Mawes. Ask for a table by the window! Fish is a speciality of...More

1  Thank dippi1
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We looked at the Watch House several times and decided against it for some reason. We had fish and chips from their Watch Out and they were very good, but felt that after eating at the Tresanton it might be a bit of a let...More

1  Thank surreychef
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Questions & Answers
8 February 2017|
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Response from Eleanor B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would book as there are 12 of you and I am sure they would be happy to welcome you
17 May 2016|
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Response from nich14 | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind, food is cooked to order so you can be hanging around for 20 mins for fish/chips takeaway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270038
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