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The Seafood Restaurant

Riverside, Padstow PL28 8BY, England
+44 1841 532700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“turbot” (371 reviews)
“seafood” (503 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Riverside, Padstow PL28 8BY, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Been before so thought we would visit again. Good service and the food everyone had was fine, but we have had better in padstow. This used to be the best place to eat but it’s slipped a bit. The prices don’t reflect the experience, white...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alank939
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here for our 14th wedding anniversary,the food and service was excellent.had stuffed squid and xo clams for starters,for main course we both had the Indonesian seafood curry which we both really enjoyed.highly recommended,can’t wait for our next visit,the menu choice is a seafood lovers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fleathompson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Seafood Restaurant to celebrate our Anniversary for 4 nights and celebrated with a meal in the restaurant. Super service, great food the fish amazing my wife had the Singapore Crab which looked amazing and tasted great, and what a mess to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Crispie21
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hadn't visited Rick's for many a year and my wife had never been, so as regular visitors to Padstow, I thought a visit was well overdue and we dined there during the Christmas Festival. Rather than go into much detail, I shall sum up...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gus40
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, very good flavours and a wide menu selection. Smart but informal. Signature dishes did not disappoint. The Indonesian fish curry tastes very authentic even for an Asian local. Fresh seafood. Service was fast, staff attentive. Only downside was prices, especially when lunchtime prix...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sjbol2n
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lunchtime menu was good and reasonably priced with of course excellent fish dishes. The welcome was a bit odd with no-one really taking control and later the dishes brought out by staff who did not take the order and so got it all a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julian E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So we have come down to Padstow for the Christmas food festival for three nights. First booking we made was Rick Steins Seaford restaurant, his flagship establishment, because.... well it’s one of the reasons to come to Padstow! However, to be honest we probably won’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank james_pinchen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've only ever managed to visit this delightful place at lunch times. We treated ourselves to an evening meal a few weeks ago and it was just as amazing. The food was delicious as always and the staff are so friendly and efficient. Can't wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been visiting the seafood restaurant for a number of years now and the lunch we had on Saturday was another delight, our waiter was a credit and had a good sense of humour, the lobster salad full of flavour and the turbot was a real...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kenif64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the lunch menu, set price but not sure why there wasn't a choice of 1, 2 or 3, courses as the portions are quite big. Although they were all delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Deborah P
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David K
12 September 2018|
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Response from Vincent W | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the plate you were served with, but Rick Stein does have a retail shop in Padstow selling a variety of things including plates and things. You might want to try that?
4 September 2018|
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Response from ScubaDave76 | Reviewed this property |
You can park on the quayside, it’s always busy so sometimes you will have to wait 10mins
2 July 2018|
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Response from lompstermash | Reviewed this property |
Sorry No. But I have just read a review of St Petroc, Rick Steins other restaurant in Padstow and dogs are welcome. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, Padstow PL28 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Padstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1841 532700
  • E-mail
Opened by Rick Stein and Jill Stein in 1975, The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow is famous for establishing an international reputation for the very freshest fish and shellfish, often landed on our doorstep. Head chef, Stephane Delourme and his team create simple seafood dishes with classic flavours using Rick's recipes. We have a seafood bar right in the middle of the restaurant where you can watch chefs assembling platters of oysters, langoustines and sashimi. No reservations are required for the bar and you can order anything from the a la carte menu.
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