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Couch's Great House

€€€€European, British,
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272554
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tomato soup” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (11 reviews)
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Saxon Bridge Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an evening meal here, we had five courses for 45 pounds each. The roasted tomato soup had great depth of flavour and the bread was delicious. All the food was superb and there was something suitable for vegetarians for each course. Service was...More

Thank debfuller54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on the evening of 11th September whilst staying in Polperro. What a lovely restaurant ! We went for the 5 course menu at £45 per head and a Reisling at £19 and we thought overall it was great value ... the food was...More

1  Thank davidrh236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited here last night whilst staying in Polperro. We highly recommend visiting Couches, the service of the staff is top notch along with the food was amazing! Prices are reasonable and the restaurant is a lovely environment. Definitely worth visiting!

1  Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a short break to Talland and booked our last night here. We were not disappointed with great food, great atmosphere and great service. Richard, head chef and owner came to each table to ensure all guests were happy. We had the 5 course menu...More

Thank Aidan_Irl_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for a birthday meal. We had the 5 courses and I cannot explain how amazing this food was!!! There is no need to say any more apart from if you go to polperro make sure u book in here, you...More

Thank spanner246
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at the Holiday Property Bond in Duloe and came here as part of a trip including transport. We had the set menu (but no pre dessert - thankfully). I don’t think I have ever eaten so much - I could not leave...More

1  Thank sueborwicknicol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with my wife for dinner during a week's holiday staying near Polperro. We each opted for the 5-course menu and were really pleased with the food and service. The amuse bouche was a tomato consumme with home made olive bread, this had...More

Thank t-rexx687
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a Friday night table at 8. Nice atmosphere and interior. The Amuse-Guele of tomato soup & bread was very nice. Everyone enjoyed there starters, the grilled asparagus and the scallops were particularly good. For mains we had rack of lamb, Hake and duck breast....More

Thank re_Bassetti
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Superb service, immaculate attention to detail with everything. Food top class. Can't wait till our next visit.

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

No chance of eating in there - tried phoning to book, no one answered the phone yet a guy was serving a table. Went to go in and speak to him but he turned head away. Doesn’t matter who the chef has trained with, if...More

5  Thank Emmaparkes75
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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$43
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
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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