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The Globe

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19 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH, England
+44 1726 337076
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starting with the positive ... the food was excellent; maybe somewhat overpriced (in my opinion), and the desserts were definitely overpriced. Sadly, a lot of the menu was unavailable - the restaurant was full, and there was a definite air of disappointment when unable to order what you wanted. We arrived for our early evening booking, but had to wait... More 

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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived tonight (Thursday) at 7:20. Maybe two other couples in restaurant but already out of calamari starter as well as mussels and crab. So obviously not available as mains either though on the menu. Ordered the cod and porcetta as mains. The cod was a nice portion with tasty sauce but boiled baby potatoes were hard. So many undercooked leeks... More 

Thank Riveright
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have a Sunday roast at the Globe, due to reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and i am so glad we did. The place was empty and we thought we may have had the wrong place. But my word, the food was top notch. The beef was slow cooked and the portion was massive. Added to this... More 

1 Thank boingboingego
Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch. Very generous portions of quality food at reasonable prices. Very tasty indeed give it a try

Thank goatygoatster
Tenerife, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent meal, on opening the door to the restaurant we we treated with the most delightful aromas. Our meal of twice faked cheese soufflé and dressed crab on crumpet followed by crab linguine and seafood meddle was excellent flavours and presentation were lovely. We will certainly be visiting again.

Thank Amanda R
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with my Sister last month. The food was not only fresh and beautifully cooked, it was of an outstanding quality. Wonderful atmosphere, the staff were extremely friendly, attentive and polite. It is nice to have a restaurant on our door step that serves such fantastic food! We will be going back very soon, if you are in... More 

Thank Jacob-Aaron K
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On a cold wet afternoon at the end of March we wandered in for lunch - 8 adults plus a toddler. There was not a problem. The wonderful lady greeted us and pushed tables together, organised the highchair and made us all feel warm and welcome within minutes. Nothing was too much trouble and the food was DELICIOUS! We are... More 

Thank Lorraine B
Callington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We enjoyed a traditional Sunday Lunch of roast beef with all the trimmings, preceded by a seafood starter with oatmeal mackerel - all good. Our Parisian friends just about understood the whole Cakey Tea story and we tried to find the French for it - Gateau et The just doesn't quite work. The nut roast, according to my other half,... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We hadn't booked, but we were greeted warmly and found a table. The waitress was helpful and friendly. The food was good but not spectacular.

Thank Twinkle233
Surrey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very well prepared seafood. Exciting menu. Nice atmosphere and professional but friendly staff. Really enjoyable evening.

Thank Johnny G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 64
Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 337076
Originally a Posting House where people could 'hire' horses and get 'victuals', The Globe has been in Fowey for around 400 years. It has had many guises over the years but has always been a place of hospitality. Since taking over the building in March this year, it has been our philosophy to produce fantastic food using the very best ingredients Cornwall has to offer along with the warmest Cornish hospitality.

Our Head Chef, Glynn Wellington, is Fowey born and bred, and proud to be Cornish and utilise the wonderful produce on our doorsteps. You may see him collecting the bread from Quay Bakery, just 50 yards away from the restaurant, or picking wild garlic in the fields around Fowey. Our meat comes from Kittows of Kilhallon just 3 miles away, and our mussels from beds about a mile away by sea. Our coffee is hand roasted here in Cornwall and our beers are all brewed in St Austell. Even our bubbly is Cornish from the award winning Camel Valley, near Bodmin.

Over the coming months we will be restoring the letting rooms upstairs to their former glory and then be able to offer the finest Cornish food, drink and hospitality, right here in the heart of Fowey.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?