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The Mote

9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880226
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (105 reviews)
“rarebit” (24 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had fish pie and fish and chips. Sat outside despite the drizzle under patio heater was fab. Fantastic food couldn’t fault it plus a lot of activity to watch! Lovely inside too! Will return.

Thank NickSmut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a tour of port Isaac to find the Doc Martin locations we went here for lunch. Service was as superb and my fish pie delicious.

Thank drjasonclark
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend the Crab linguine. The fish pue is also goid but csn be a bit ruch gor some. Location is central, right on the boat ramp area.

Thank kimboli66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently visited the resteraunt whilst on holiday in Cornwall. I was drawn to port Isaac due to watching doc Martin and being a fan of the fishermans friends. The trip to port Isaac and my meal at the mote were the highlights of my...More

Thank shane00790
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Back in port Isaac first time in a couple of years decided to eat in the mote. Decore has much improved light and airier now. Food just as good as before the mussels are still excellent staff more friendly than before Definitely recommend

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were fantastic and accomodating for our nearly 1 year old daughter. Her food was brought out super quickly and they did not mind when she threw some of it on the floor and continued to talk to her and engage with her. My...More

Thank Kristina-Louise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times but it did not seem quite as good as before. Yes, the food is well cooked, the menu (perhaps it's just us) did not seem as extensive and there were not many specials. So it's okay.

Thank David24052709
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice enough place for a drink if you can nab one of the two front tables. The menu is expansive, although we didn’t eat to know of the quality. The wine menu is well priced and well delivered.

Thank MattD2305
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate twice at the Mote during our stay in Port Isaac. There is a good choice of food on the menu at sensible prices. The food was perfectly cooked and very tasty. The staff were very attentive and hard working. We...More

Thank Frampers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed a fabulous seafood feast at The Mote. The seafood couldn't have been fresher and the staff was most attentive and very friendly. We dined at many places in Cornwall and this was the best meal we had.

Thank MaAndPaGoOnHoliday
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29 October 2017|
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Response from karen300658 | Reviewed this property |
it is best to book ahead although we didn't, but only managed to get a table. Because it was so nice, we booked that night for the following two nights.
29 October 2017|
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Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Perhaps phone them and ask
7 October 2017|
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Response from Stuart M | Reviewed this property |
Hello They do allow dogs in the Moat in the downstairs restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880226
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Fresh, local, simple. Good Food.
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