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“Heaven scent”
Review of Prawn on the Lawn

Prawn on the Lawn
Ranked #5 of 91 Restaurants in Padstow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$76
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Word of mouth sent us here. Shopping locally as all tourists do we got chatting and asked of Rick Steins restaurant.. 'Oh no, if I may say so try the Prawn on the Lawn just around the corner? Far better' She was giggling guiltily on telling us too. So off we trotted in pursuit of said place, we found it, looked at one another quizzically and entered. When we came out we had booked a table for that evening for 8.30 untill 12pm! Groovy, later that evening we pottered back excited, shown to our table by a lovely waiter and ordered a G&T & wine... we pondered the boards on the wall where the menus were and the waiter came back and explained how it all works. Small orders one side and main dishes the other. A kind of mix and match. We had Monk fish & Gurnard that you choose yourself from the fish counter in the window, how much weight wise and then your told costing. Tomato salad, spiced potatoes, seared tuna (Fabulous) Scallops too. All the dishes were well seasoned and smelled amazing, there was nothing they needed at all. I loved the confidence of not putting Salt & Pepper on the table? This to me tells you that it is perfect, they are correct. You take your time here, eat and talk, smile and laugh. Everything was perfect, we even had a desert. One caramel (divine) and my partner a Lemon and peanut desert. From top to bottom we had the most enjoyable evening in there in our stay in Cornwall and Yes, of course we would go again. I am telling everyone I meet of Prawn on the Lawn, it needs to be spoken about. Thankyou to you all for our Heaven scented evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate a selection of the tapas and everything we had was outstandingly good. So good we’ve booked for tonight too! Great service as well as great food and a lovely quirky cosy environment.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jennydaviesswindon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked lunch here rather than going for the popular well known Michelin chef places. Had a really good review rating on TripAdvisor and Google so thought it was worth trying........no regrets!
Beautifully fresh ingredients, expertly prepared with a combination of flavours that are wow!
Will definitely return and would recommend to all.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B2701MIandyc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked as a couple for a celebratory lunch. The positives: Nice location close to the harbour, great marketing concept, attractive window display that entices diners to book and very good service.
The negatives: inconsistent quality of the sharing plates (ranging from excellent to poor), thought that one or two of the flavour/texture combinations were inappropriate, generally over priced and felt uncomfortably 'hemmed in' due to the cramped seating.
On balance, glad to have tried the restaurant but the standard of the sea food and its preparation was average and we felt underwhelmed by the whole experience. Unlikely to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank DevonThomas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked ahead as recommended. Glad we did as the restaurant was quite busy for a Tuesday lunch. Everything we ate was superb, a fantastic opportunity to try new dishes, new flavours and the freshest of fish. We loved it. Also shared a bottle of Cornish wine from the nearby Trevibban vineyard which was delicious. The service was efficient, knowledgeable and friendly. Not the cheapest of meals but a wonderful treat, we will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tim J
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