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Nature-inspired food that ticks all the boxes. With three AA rosettes, welcome to Falmouth's highest-rated dining experience.

The Food

Like chef Hylton always says, what grows together goes together. So we team up with local artisans and foodies to serve you nature's choice of Cornish bounty and original flavours.

The Drink

Raise a glass to provenance and sustainability. Our generously-stocked bar has plenty to keep you occupied as you stretch out in front of the fire or curl up in a window seat.

The Chef's Journal

Californian Wine Night

Tuesday 24th September The Snug at Merchants Manor 7pm Sample the delights of California. Taste an iconic collection of Biodynamic and Organically farmed wines from the Bonterra Vineyard, paired with a selection of Mezze nibbles from the …

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Our Bees

Shortly after arriving in Cornwall we went to a local food festival where I met a bee keeper who specialised in Cornish Black Bees. We got into a discussion about honey, the future of bees and all things related. Ever since that first meeting I …

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Scallops

My sous chef Aiden and I went for a trip to visit Jude at Kota in Porthleven to see his kitchen and have a chat. After doing the tour Jude opened his fridge and there were echoes of snapping and clacking under camouflage of a wet cloth, they …

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The Team

Team work makes the dream work and we have now developed an exceptional team in the kitchen and front of house. When you work in a kitchen you will spend more time with your fellow chefs than your Family, Partner or friends. It takes time to …

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Offers & Experiences

Taste a flavour of Cornwall and indulge in one of our specially-tailored breaks.

11th September 2018

Flavours of Falmouth

Three night’s accommodation, a three course dinner at Rastella, and dinner and drinks at Rick Stein’s Fish. With our Flavours of Falmouth break, …

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24th April 2017

Drinks Inc.

Two nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast. Evening drinks included. Kick back and let the good stuff flow freely with this offer that includes two …

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31st May 2017

Taste of Coast & Country

Three night stay includes two nights’ dinner at Rastella, three mornings’ bed & breakfast and a £50 dinner voucher at Rick Stein’s. …

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