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Located in the heart of the village and overlooking its picturesque Cornish 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 partially covered 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.  We must be doing something right as we have been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide of Great Britain and Ireland 2021.

Alongside the restaurant, The Square Deli and Ice Cream Emporium has a selection of delicious offerings. Our ice creams are all made on the premises using 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.

We are open Tuesdays to Saturdays during the winter, serving coffee and cake from 11, lunch 12-2 and dinner from 6 pm.  We are currently closed all day Sunday and Monday.  From 14th February we will be open on Mondays.

COVID hasn’t disappeared and as such we are still adhering to the Government Guidelines.

  • We are continuing to ask our customers wear face coverings when entering and moving around the building.
  • Our team continue to wear face coverings.
  • We continue offer table service only.
  • There are hand sanitiser units at each entrance and at various points throughout the building.
  • The restaurant will be well-ventilated.
  • Everyone is asked to register with NHS Test and Trace App

It has been a long time coming but we sincerely hope we can re-open for good this time round and are very excited to welcome you back.



Monday to Saturday:
from 11 am


6pm – 9pm

We are currently closed all day Sunday.  


We are currently only taking reservations for tables up to a maximum of 6 people.
You can reserve a table for up to 4 people by clicking on the link below.
For bookings for 5 or more people, please call us on 01326 573911 and leave a message.
Please note that dogs are not allowed inside the restaurant.
To reserve a table outside on our terrace, please call us on the day after 11.
The outside terrace tables are weather dependent and as such are only bookable on the day.


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

Online Gift Shop

Our online gift shop stocks items usually available in our deli as well as bespoke gift sets.  Click and collect is available during lockdown.

Click on the image above to go to the shop (opens in a new window).  Please get in touch with any questions.

Happy shopping.

Gift Vouchers

Click and Collect Gift Shop

Our online gift shop stocks items usually available in our deli as well as bespoke gift sets.  Click and collect is available during lockdown.  Click on the image above to go to the shop (opens in a new window).  Please get in touch with any questions.  Happy shopping.


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


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