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Nelsons Restaurant

Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272366
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may walk by and think a bit vintage with red velvet interior, we visited a few years ago and food and experience was faultless, on our return last year we revisited to see whether still as good. Sad to hear previous owner had died...More

Thank AlisonF60
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Nelson's in June 2017 with family and partners. It was a brief visit which would've been even briefer had we not waited ten minutes to be asked if we'd like to order a drink. When the waiter did come over we asked to order...More

2  Thank Nick F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My partner and I really enjoyed our recent short-break to the gorgeous Polperro, and we were so pleased to have discovered Nelsons on our first night. Following a long journey, we were a bit tired and bedraggled, and slightly overwhelmed by all the dining choices...More

1  Thank JekkaAngel
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We stay in polperro quite a lot, & love this restaurant. Fantastic food, lovely atmosphere. We always have a "special" meal here when we stay. I particularly like the chocolate & amaretto mousse!!

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A total rip off with low grade food! Don't even think about it... A total waste of money! This place absolutely ruined our evening! We are regular restaurant goers and we were on holiday. The restaurant was freezing cold with a single old fashioned gas...More

4  Thank foxwithfood
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Meal excellent,waitresses advise and time spent with us very appreciated/dietary problems/ ,relaxed, liked the decor - fitting with the town

1  Thank olapie2017
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Food was mediocre for the money. We came here four years ago and nothing has changed in terms of the decor, it looks like a Victorian funeral parlour. It was closed Tuesday although stated on line it was open.. the place needs brightening up.. friendly...More

1  Thank 820lorraine
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited this restaurant during our last stay. It is a lovely place with very fine food and wonderful staff. I recently saw that the owners are trying to sell it, which is a shame as it is a lovely asset to Polperro.

1  Thank Katlady_01
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We recently visited Nelsons whilst on holiday in Polperro. We regularly visit Polperro usually about twice a year for about the last 5 years but even though we always walk past Nelsons we had never ventured inside, what a mistake that was. This restaurant is...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love this place. Yes this place may feel a bit 70's but I love it. The food is the reason we go there. We ate there three times in the last week. I had steak each time, tried it three different ways and loved...More

1  Thank ShazB10
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Katherine N
17 April 2017|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
They are closed today!
Carolyn R
7 March 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can but I am not 100% sure.
Michelle Q
1 September 2016|
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Response from Tracey T | Reviewed this property |
We always go to Nelson's for a special occasion, however I would advise you to book in advance as it is very popular, and it is better to be safe than sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272366
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