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Smugglers Rest

| Talland Bay, Talland, Looe PL13 2JA, England
+44 1503 272259
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“baked potato” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Talland Bay, Talland, Looe PL13 2JA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If yu are looking for a nice food for you and your family this is the place to go after a swim . Not far from Talland Bay or Looe. Believe me Chris has got the best BBQ in that area. Don’t miss it next...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nisoracpj
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Tucked away behind Talland Bay this is the perfect place to stop for a snack if you're walking from Looe to Polperro. The scones are delicious, reasonably priced and the setting is glorious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A similar experience for us as many others have clearly had. Were told that food would be a half hour wait even though they weren’t that busy and all they offer is jackets and sarnies; nothing complicated to prepare. Must have not liked the look...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ngood77
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning location and delightful place for refreshments and a bite to eat. Nice choice of food on the menu. Slightly bit pricey but definitely worth it. Fresh food, ample portions and beautifully presented. A simple jacket potato lunch was gorgeous !

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BumballB08
Reviewed 15 September 2018

we did the Looe to polperoo coastal walk and this cafe is approx half way which was such a welcome break from our walk on a hot day,just had the Jacket Potatoe with Tuna which was a very good choice

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank PeteH8
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking, food and drink very nice as was the service. Also do beer and wines. Beach is nice but rocks and stones, very sheltered unless wind from south. Road very narrow with passing places but well worth the trip.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Went to this lovely place in 2016 / 2017 /2018 beautiful food and great BBQ in the evening, staff very good. Whilst talking to one staff member she said stop talking and tell me what you hear, the only sounds you could hear was the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kshinkwin
Reviewed 9 September 2018

After walking from Looe it was like landing in heaven Had the full English Not the cheapest but one of the best Ended up there 2 hours,there’s also a nice little beach

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank keith490
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We’ve been visiting this charming little place,which is nestled away idyllically just off the beaten (coastal) path, for over twenty years both as a couple (myself & my husband) or with our children. It is as beautiful and serene now as it was when we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bevharrison87
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We walked from Polperro to Talland Bay with a party of 11 and having seen the advert outside the Smugglers Rest two days beforehand on a walk to Looe, we decided to return for a cooked breakfast later in the week. According to the board...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank RPB58
Carole B, Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Well firstly we opened at 11 due to the fact I had an doctors appointment that ran over which was not ment to run over so it made me late but that was not my fault ,but I do apologise for that , also I...More

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28 November 2017|
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Response from Vanessa_b85 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October and they were closing up for the winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Talland Bay, Talland, Looe PL13 2JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe  >  Talland
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272259
Breakfast, lunches , and evening BBQ,S amazing views and outside dining , have a glass of wine or a nice cold beer from our bar while enjoying the amazing view,s , very friendly staff
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