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Indulgence at Idle Rocks, St Mawes

Boasting chic, contemporary décor and awash with seaside charm – the Idle Rocks really is the epitome of serenity. Perched perfectly on the tip of St Mawes, this eatery certainly has the best views in town. If you’re in search of a boutique dining experience with a critically acclaimed menu, this is a must-visit for you!

This elegant establishment dates from 1913, boasting a rustic charisma as the backdrop to a visually delightful menu. Each dish is thoughtfully prepared by Head Chef Guy Owens, with refined French Asian influences which add an imaginative twist to the menu. Voted by The Times as one of the Top 20 “Places to Eat by the Sea”, it really is an unmissable treat during your Cornish retreat.

Whether you’re planning a dinner date for two or a relaxed family meal, the setting is the perfect balance of lively chatter, background music and tranquillity. If the sunshine is in your favour, why not take your meal out onto the Waterside Terrace and let the open waves be your dinner accompaniment. Each dish is shaped by sustainable local ingredients and Cornish produce, the chefs at Idle Rocks are passionate about creating simple, hearty food sourced in an environmentally conscious way. If it can be found on our doorstep or at a local market, you’ll find it on their menu.

If you’re unsure what you fancy, let Idle Rock’s Head Chef take you on a journey with his imaginative cuisine through the refined “Tasting Menu”. Each dish is perfectly balanced, boasting French & Asian influences; the menu is seasonal, combined with only the best Cornish produce to accompany Pork Belly, Curried Newlyn Hake and Roast Duck. Attention to detail is at the heart of Idle Rock’s passion, with deliciously aesthetic dishes which will take your breath away.

Got a sweet tooth? The renowned Cornish Baked Alaska is bursting with flavours of rhubarb and gin, a truly delectable dessert! Afternoon Tea at Idle Rocks consists of a luxurious array of treats, from finger sandwiches to vol-au-vents and many tempting sweet treats, it certainly is irresistible. Why not upgrade to a Sparkling or Cocktail Afternoon Tea to add that extra indulgence to your experience? You deserve it!

With an array of lavishly crafted dishes available, ranging from locally caught seafood to the highest quality butcher’s produce – there’s a dish to suit any diner. Transport yourself to a world of pure serenity and unparalleled flavour sensations.

The Idle Rocks is open daily for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, from 8am to 9pm.

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Website | The Idle Rocks, Harbourside, St. Mawes TR2 5AN | 01326 270 270

 

 

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