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Nelsons Restaurant

Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
+44 1503 272366
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A delightful place with genuine and highly experienced staff. The dining room is eccentric with a Lord Nelson overload but is comfortable and a good blend of privacy but with a social buzz . The chef is inventive but not afraid to serve up the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 197nigel
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Polperro and came across this gem of a place. Absolutely loved it. The proprietors love of their restaurant is unsurpassed. Food was beautifully served and delicious. I loved the attention to detail, our bottle of wine even had a bottle collar....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pickles2020
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you want a special place to eat in Polperro then you aren’t going to find anything to beat Nelson’s. The place looks impressive even from the outside. Inside you know you are somewhere a cut above the average. It is not bright and modern....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

And what a treat! Staff were really lovely and very helpful. The fish was well cooked and delicious and plenty of it. Along with lovely big thick chips. While my hubby had lamb with vegetables that were cooked well too desserts were delightful with birthday...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lizzie1jane
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having being tempted every time I past we decided to give it a go on our last night. Wish I lived around the corner would frequent all the time. A good earthy Rioja crab bisque to die for followed by a real fave Crab mornay...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Colin O
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal here just last night. I loved the food the service and the atmosphere. The food was amazing and exceptionally well priced for the standard of food available. As a group of 3 with 1 vegetarian we all had a great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kay h
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I stopped at Nelson's for dinner. I had the crab bisque for starter and it was quite good. For main I had the fish of the day which was hake. It was a lovely piece of fish, served with lemon butter, plus potatoes and vegetables....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LauraLeeTraveler
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food . Loveley surroundings. Reasonably priced. Great service. 5🌟.staff were fantastic. A proper restaurant experience.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Lovely classy resturant visited twice whilst on holiday in Polperro we had steak with stilton sauce it was perfect. Decor interesting and lovely and clean

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amanda j
Reviewed 10 July 2018

my wife and dined at this resaurant whilst on holiday in Polperro. The menu is very comprehensive and well cooked The whole experience is one of luxury the surrounding are very comfortable and relaxing.My wife ordered chicken and I ordered beef wellington both cooked to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Damian L
25 June 2018|
Response from 326jacqs | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, shorts or jeans are fine, I’d probably go with jeans though 😊
17 April 2017|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
They are closed today!
7 March 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can but I am not 100% sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saxon Bridge Big Green | Big Green, Polperro PL13 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272366
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