Our restaurant in the heart of Falmouth gives you the chance to experience an authentic taste of Cornwall as well as innovative creations from our Chef Patron Hylton Espey. From Hedgerow Greens, to finest steak, we only serve the best of the best from coast and country.

With 3 AA Rosettes to our name and Hylton at the helm of our kitchen, Rastella is quickly earnt itself a reputation as one of the best places to eat in Falmouth, the county and beyond.

Our restaurant in the heart of Falmouth gives you the chance to experience an authentic taste of Cornwall as well as innovative creations from our Chef Patron Hylton Espey. From Hedgerow Greens, to finest steak, we only serve the best of the best from coast and country.

With 3 AA Rosettes to our name and Hylton at the helm of our kitchen, Rastella is quickly earnt itself a reputation as one of the best places to eat in Falmouth, the county and beyond.

Falmouths' highest awarded restaurant
AA 3 Rosettes 2019. —

Ethical sourcing, intuitive service, a well rounded wine list all crafted together to give you an unforgettable dining experience is at the heart of what we do here at Merchants Manor.

The Chef's Journal

Cornish Black Bees

Nestled amongst the subtropical gardens near to the greenhouse, is home to our Cornish Black Bee Colony.  Over 15,000 bees are currently busy producing a sweet golden nectar to accompany some of Chefs favourite dishes at Rastella. The Native … Read more

The Drinks Corner – Stiggins’ Smoked Old Fashioned

Father’s day is just around the corner and with that thought in mind, I really wanted to put the spotlight on what might just be, my favourite cocktail on our new list. Perfect for a hazy summers afternoon in the garden or relaxing at the bar , … Read more

Cocktail Club at Rastella

Meet at Rastella on Friday evenings for 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 Belvedere, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Offers

Fill your senses with the spirit of Cornwall and indulge in one of our specially tailored breaks and offers. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Offer

Manor Moments

Take a moment to relax, unwind away from kids and decide how you want to spend your time and money. Stay on a two night bed and breakfast rate …

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11th January 2019

Do Not Disturb

This is the one for some serious me time. Splash in the pool, soak up the heat, and untwine with a massage or facial. Then cosy up with a …

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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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Suite Offer

Suite Retreat

Getaway to your very own private retreat for two nights and immerse yourself in one of our luxury private residences with private terrace, …

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12th September 2018

3-4-2

Enjoy three nights’ dinner and bed & breakfast for the price of two. Indulge in a three-night getaway deal in one of our cosy and …

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10th October 2018

Christmas Getaway 2019

Step into Christmas with this three night festive break. Crackling logs, mountains of board games, live music, our festival table groaning with …

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14th September 2018

Winter Warmer

Warm your cockles with two nights of dinner, bed & breakfast and two spa treatments. Check in for a cosy two night break this winter. Tuck …

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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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31st May 2017

Sunday Sleepover

Make Sundays that bit more special with dinner, bed & breakfast. We think Sundays should be about slowing down and carving out some time to …

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15th October 2018

New Year’s Eve 2019

Toast the new year with a one-night Champagne-fuelled gala break. Break out your finery and let the champagne flow as the clock counts down to a …

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