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The Mote

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9 Fore Street, Port Isaac, England
+44 1208 880226
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Sunday Roast. Just what I needed. Loads of food. Great flavours and a nice wine which went perfectly with my wife's oxtail and my roast beef. Staff were great and really attentive.

Thank Scot H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time to visit and now part of our annual trip to the south west. Lobster amazing. Although second time round we were disappointed with a member of staff who appeared to not understand much about what we were ordering and somewhat rude, due to the fact I was pregnant and requested no prawns in my food I was greeted... More 

Thank Ruth K
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Port Isaac... My Haven. The Mote aim to deliver simple rustic dishes packed with seasonal charm and flavour. They source world class ingredients from established local suppliers who are loved and trusted... What a great restaurant in a superb location. ✔ Friendly host. ✔ Clean and tidy environment. ✔ Burger and fries, lovely freshly prepared lunchtime food. Give it a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Port Issac on the way home from holiday and had lunch in the Mote. my wife and i had the mussels and they were beautiful. I am not a big fish eater but i loved the mussels and the broth that came with it. We saw other food coming out and i must admit it all looked... More 

Thank tigers7446
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch a large table outside with a good heater so we didn't get cold. We enjoyed a delicious lunch of local produce, reasonably priced and lovely service. Perfect location right on the harbour in Port Isaac. Would definitely come go back.

Thank Lucy E
Bicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

we rocked up at about 7,30pm new years day expecting to be turned away but they we very accommodating and seated us we only had a main and must say was very good and some of the best mash I,ve every had the service was very good and the price was good value will def be back In the future

Thank Thomas m
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here when I visited Port Issac. The friendly staff also didn't mind when I accidentally spilt milk all over the floor! Well priced for area.

Thank laura121x
Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very helpful Polish waiter, flying around like Basil Fawlty. Food well presented, The Menu books had imprints on the clear plastic and so you had to withdraw the menus to read them. Apart from that, the wines were a little over priced given the quality available, a very average Pouilly Fume was £38. But you are on holiday and you... More 

1 Thank David H
Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Went today to Port Isaac and had our lunch in The Mote and it was great. We both had the burger. It's huge and so tasty. We both couldn't finish the fries as we were so full already from the burger. You know that the meat for the burger is freshly made, which is great. The service was brilliant and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great evening meal on our last day in port Issac will defiantly return on our next visit .the portions were huge and great value

Thank Monique M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street, Port Isaac, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880226
Fresh, local, simple. Good Food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?