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From locally-sourced food to the must-see attractions in Falmouth, our blog will guide you through the best bits of a stay at Merchants Manor.

Cocktail Club at Rastella

Meet at Rastella on Friday 26th April for our first Cocktail Club of the season. We’ll be serving up some of our favourites from the brand new menu from 5pm – 11pm.  Here’s a sneak peek at the menu; 2 for £10 CORNISH ESPRESS …

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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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Cocktails at Rastella

We Love food and drink, who doesn’t! Whether the sun is just past the yard arm or to set you up before a night of decadence we’ve slaved long and hard, putting in the hours, sampling the finest of liquors and blending to perfection …

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Our First Hidden Hero

Room to reward asks charities to nominate volunteers and staff who consistently go above and beyond in their support, their commitment and impact, whilst their hotel partners pledge numerous room nights throughout the year to reward and give …

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Photography Workshops 2019

Photography Workshops at Merchants Manor Uncover the secrets of the professionals with the guidance of photographers Clare Ball and Ben Mostyn. Their two day exclusive workshop offers an insightful and enjoyable journey, sharing their wealth …

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Oysters

One of my fondest food memories was with my Dad and some friends on Arniston beach sinking ice cold oysters in the hot sun, I remember eating 45 of them that day age 9. A few years later we were once again in amongst the sand cliffs and aqua …

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Fall In Love with Falmouth

Whilst we could spend all day writing down all of the things we love about our great town, we’ve made a list of our top five reasons. Discover for yourself and fall for Falmouth this summer.   1. Home of Sub-Tropical Falmouth is …

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A Taste of Home

Bobotie If someone were to ask me about an iconic South African dish it would have to be Bobotie. Nothing sums up our History and cultures quite like it. The dish originated from Holland, brought to Cape Town by the Dutch in the 17th Century, …

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It Must Be NOW

  As members of the NOW Force for Good Alliance we form part of an inspirational shift in the travel industry, striving to be accountable and transparent about sustainability. NOW Track & Book is a new tool to help you find, track and …

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