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The Mote

9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880226
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time I come down to Cornwall with my family (me, wife, toddler and a baby) I always ensure that we drop by The Mote. It's perfectly located on the edge of the harbour, so when it's a sunny day, nicking one of the two...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gave it a try as it was down at the harbour and could take our booking ... but were very disappointed! Many things had run out on early Saturday night including the soup! Poor selection of fish although at the water’s edge! The garlic crevettes...More

Thank Yorgoadvisor
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mid November in North Cornwall and decided to head to Port Isaac aka Port Wenn. Dropped in on The Mote for a simple lunch. I had beautiful leek and potato soup with croutons and flaked pancetta. Tasted the crab pate too, made in house. Both...More

Thank Nozza W
Reviewed 5 days ago

had lunch very generous portions and staff very friendly. nice variety of food on the menu.Lovely upstairs eating area

Thank Kath H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The new menu for The Mote is incredible! I had the bouillabaisse which was perfectly cooked and piping hot. Will be back next time we are in Cornwall. Word of advice - make sure you book a table because we didn’t and it was a...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very nice. I loved the maritime decoration. Service was good and the food was very tasty and fresh.

Thank MariseCaetano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a meal here for my partners birthday, the staff were very welcoming and friendly, the food was extremely good however having previously arranged for a surprise bottle of prosecco and a birthday cake unfortunately the cake did not arrive which was disappointing. We...More

Thank laner007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner on a blustery Friday evening and sat upstairs by the window looking out at the port. On first impressions, the restaurant is presented nicely with cosy seating area and nice decor. The prices on the menu looked a little steep and...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Mote on Sunday we had the best roast ever. The people were lovely and it had a great atmosphere. We will definitely go back.

Thank Karen w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had the crab linguine which was lovely, plenty of crab and a hint of chilli and arrived at our table piping hot and nicely presented. The staff are very friendly and attentive.The upstairs dinning room has a nice atmosphere with nice lighting and...More

Thank Lindafitz2605
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Questions & Answers
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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