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Located in the heart of the village and overlooking its picturesque harbour, The Square at Porthleven is a wonderful place to sit, relax and enjoy the view.

The brasserie-style menu, warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere make for a perfect setting at which to enjoy a chilled lunch, a relaxed dinner or even just coffee and cake. And on warmer days, why not dine al fresco on our terrace whilst watching the boats come and go?

We like to welcome everyone to The Square at Porthleven, so we offer a healthy children’s menu, where our chef has created some special offerings with our younger diners in mind.  We love dogs, and even though they are not allowed inside, they are very welcome to relax on our terrace.

Our ethos is local is best, and the menu changes daily according to what is available. All of our fish, shellfish, meats and vegetables are sourced from a selection of local suppliers. We also stock a variety of Cornish alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Alongside the restaurant, The Square Deli and Ice Cream Emporium has a selection of delicious offerings to take away. Our ice creams are all made on the premises using only natural flavourings, and the flavours change seasonally.  Looking for a tasty delight to treat yourself or someone special? We stock a great variety of Cornish chocolate, fudge, gin and other foodie gifts including wine.  Some of these items are also available to click and collect from our new online shop, see below for details.

During these difficult times, we have adapted our business to run in line with The Government COVID-19 secure guidelines,  We have carried out an extensive risk assessment, spaced out our tables (and removed some) inside and out, installed hand sanitiser units at each entrance and at various points throughout the building.   We offer table service only and recommend reservations.  Each group is asked to register with NHS Test and Trace App (or we can take your details manually), all our team wear face coverings and customers are asked to wear face coverings when not seated in the restaurant.

We have been offering take-aways during the lockdown and are carrying these on, in a slightly adapted way, during December.  For full details, see below.

During lockdown, our time has not been wasted creating an online shop where you can click and collect and we also now offer online gift vouchers.  All details below.The Square Take-away Service

During December, we are offering a small, weekly changing menu available as a ‘heat at home’ takeaway each Saturday.

Our menu will be on our website and social media pages each Monday.  Orders are placed via email or social media direct messages (not by telephone).  Payment is made via BACS/Faster Payment or via credit/debit card over the telephone.

We will give you a time slot to collect your order from the Square on Saturday between 3-5 pm.  The re-heating instructions are included and are very simple – usually only 10-15 minutes in the oven.

Please order early to avoid missing out.  We will close orders at 5 pm on Wednesday each week.

Online Gift Vouchers

Online Shop

We have launched an online gift shop selling items usually available in our deli as well as bespoke gift sets.  Click and collect available during lockdown.  We may also be able to offer a local delivery.  Please get in touch with any questions.  Click on the image above to go to the shop (opens in a new tab).  Happy shopping.



We are currently not open in line with the Government’s guidelines.  Our usual opening lines are as below:

We are usually open 7 days a week.

Monday – Saturday 11am-4.45pm
Sunday 11am – 3pm

Monday – Saturday 12pm-2pm
Sunday 11am – 3pm

Monday to Saturday from 5.30pm-8.15pm


You can reserve a table by calling us on 01326 573911

or by using our online booking system.


Our fully refurbished two‑bedroom flat is the perfect base for your visit to Cornwall. The Lookout comprises of a double bedroom, twin bedroom, shower room and an open‑plan kitchen, living and dining room, with spectacular views over Porthleven harbour.

Enjoy the space and freedom in your own home‑from‑home, with a fully equipped kitchen and TV/DVD with Freeview in the sitting room – with everything provided to make your stay a pleasurable one.

A cosy place to snuggle up in a winter storm and a cool retreat on a hot summer’s day. Long walks along the harbour and surrounding beaches or trips to see the sights of South West Cornwall.

Whatever your choice, Porthleven is a perfect place to start.

To book your stay at The Lookout, please visit The Lookout or call Porthleven Holiday Cottages on 01326 574270


The Square at Porthleven, 7 Fore Street, Porthleven, Cornwall TR13 9HQ
01326 573 911


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