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The Old School Hotel and Restaurant

Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
+44 1208 880721
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
“scones” (47 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
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1 - 10 of 737 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit. We sat on comfy leather settees. My husband had a coffee and I ordered a cream tea which came with two scones, a pot of jam and a generous pot of clotted cream. I allowed my husband to have a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CupcakeW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think perhaps the strength of this facility lay more in its position overlooking the harbour and its accomodations than it does on the cuisine. Four of us visited for a light meal. It was OK and yet I believe it could have been better....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again were back in Port Isaac and we visited the Old School House 5 times for dinner on our 2 week holiday, with family and the family dogs. The shinning Star is Sam, she is fantastic and a credit to The Old School House,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maggiem186338
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Good basic and fancier food available. Doc Martin fan's will love being back at School! Good food served at fair prices.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charles H
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Firstly I’d like to say what an excellent Host Sam the Manager was. She made us feel immediately welcome & comfortable. Her manner was professional & friendly. She had everything covered and always seemed to be around. We stayed for three nights and took advantage...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flossydoris
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely fresh crab sandwiches. Lovely friendly place. Efficient staff Good choices of good to suit everyone.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 229justined
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner service on an off season Monday evening. Dining room was empty except for a few couples. My husvand asked at the bar for a table for 3- they asked in a very conceited way if we had made reservations. When he...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Oregonroadtripper
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Despite having stayed in a cottage which faces this restaurant across the bay for the past 31 years, this was my first actual visit! The Old Schoolhouse is the large white building which dominates the view of Port Isaac beach. The food was all really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SW N
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

First time holiday in Port Isaac and had seen this place listed so booked a table. Great food had the hogs pudding and prawns for starter both excellent. Steak cooked to perfection and the chips were amongst the best. Not greasy or overcooked. Big home...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TimJ261
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Great food, great staff, clean, friendly, comfortable...what more can you ask for? We liked it here so much we went twice during our stay in the village. They had gluten free options available. Lovely vegetarian options too and the local gins...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 643cerib
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14 April 2017|
Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
Hello, and thank you for the question! For taxi service from Bodmin Parkway to Port Isaac, I highly recommend Mark's Taxi Service out of Wadebridge. I use him myself and have been really happy with his personal attention... More
5 November 2016|
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Response from ColinRS0346 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but it was a mid week visit
5 November 2016|
Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
The Old School Hotel in Port Issac operates their restaurant 7 days a week. The Old School Hotel in Port Issac, Corwall, UK has its own website. Here is an excerpt from the restaurant section of that website. "Jake... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880721
  • This restaurant is at Old School Hotel
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