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“Artistic vegetables, delicate flavours and beautiful presentation ”
Review of Ocean & Earth

Ocean & Earth
Ranked #10 of 84 Restaurants in Looe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 11 - US$ 33
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Our Restaurant is designed to give an authentic Thai garden ambience with lots of artifacts to enhance this. We have 30 covers inside and 8 on our outside Terrace. Our restaurant is cosy and friendly and we strive to welcome and put all our diners at ease.Our waiting staff are English and young. They have a detailed knowledge of Thai food and can help and advise on choices where appropriate.Our Chef and Assistant Chefs are Thai and have a lifetime of experience in preparing and cooking their native food. While we welcome young children there is no room inside the restaurant for prams or pushchairs, so they will have to be left outside.If the restaurant is quiet we reserve the right to close early, it is always advisable to telephone in advance to make a reservation.
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Having recently transitioned to a plant based diet for health reasons we were looking for somewhere which offered a variety of vegetarian options. We were not disappointed. With about 70 meals there was plenty of variety. We went for a tempura park, deep fried Thai vegetable starter which had beautiful sculptured carrots amongst other vegetables with a delicious sweet plum sauce.
For main course she enjoyed a delicately flavoured Gaeng Daeng red vegetable curry, choosing the mild flavour.
I tried a Pan Brian's Wan, stir fried sweet and sour sauce with pineapple, mushroom, green beans, tomatoes, pepper and onions. It was full of crunchy, fresh vegetables.
We washed it down with a very mellow local cider.
A very pleasant meal in a nice atmosphere for £33 for two.

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Thank you to the lovely owners who made celebrating our anniversary even more special. The food was delicious and the menu included dishes that I had not seen before on a Thai menu. My tamarind prawns were beautiful, and the mixed starter was generous and varied. You came highly recommended by all the locals we spoke to and the atmosphere inside the restaurant was fabulous, really upbeat and friendly. It's clear you go the extra mile and it is appreciated. Thank you again, we will be back.

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1  Thank deborah w
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

My first experience of Thai and certainly the best place for it. Authentic Thai cooking served with the utmost knowledge of the menu. A very varied and plentiful menu. Lovely restaurant with good ambience and very clean and presentable.

1  Thank MrRuffkin
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I hate to give a bad review as I realise that this affects an owner's business but I have to be honest as this is not an isolated incident. We have been to this restaurant (under it's current ownership) 3 times.. The last 2 times were at best average but we decided to give it another try based on the reviews but again we found the food lacked depth of flavour and the meat (chicken and beef) were tough. The owner was lacklustre when we arrived complaining that he had a staffing problem instead of greeting us with a smile!!. The outside of this property is extremely tired and unwelcoming. The awnings outside, which screen the couple of dining tables, are stained and dirty and does not inspire you to venture in.

This restaurant used to be fantastic when the previous owner (Martin) and his (Thai) wife ran it the food was addictive but sadly we will never go back as it is at best very average.

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3  Thank Yvonne_1952
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Went to eat here on a Monday night, we didn't book but were seated straight away. I think we were lucky as the restaurant filled up quite quickly shortly after we were seated. The proprietor was very helpful in assisting us with how spicy to order the food, and we were provided with additional chillis in case the food did come out too mild (it didn't).

We opted for the mixed starter for 2, which I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of items that came with this choice. This was followed by beef massaman, chicken with cashew nuts, vegetable pad thai and sticky rice. Particularly enjoyed the massaman which was as good as any I have eaten. It would have been nice to try one of the desserts, but we had both eaten enough. Would highly recommend this restaurant, but advised to book in advance as it can get quite busy.

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Thank Mike C
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