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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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On point flavours in a traditional country house

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At a glance

Vegetarian menu
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Service charge
Credit cards accepted

Cornwall's benign climate helped create the 65 acres of sub-tropical gardens that surround Budock Vean, but it is the inspired vision of the owners that made an organically-managed landscape of woodlands, gardens and golf course on the banks of the Helford River. The elegant restaurant is the setting for a menu in which high-quality Cornish produce is treated with simplicity and respect in dishes such as spiced West Country chicken breast with poached pear, followed by pan-fried fillet of John Dory (from local waters) with wild mushrooms and chive-butter sauce. A dessert of banoffee pie with chocolate ice cream and honeycomb hits the sweet spot.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 3 weeks in January
  • Closed for lunch: Monday to Saturday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 9

Chef

  • Chef: Darren Kelly

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 49
  • Wines over £30: 41
  • Wines by the glass: 7

Price guide

  • Service charge
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 5
  • Accessible toilets

Facilities

  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 40
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 40

Getting here

From A39 follow tourist signs to Trebah Gardens. 0.5m to hotel

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Truro, Penryn
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