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We are proud to hold AA Rosettes for fine dining in our Torquay, Falmouth, Fowey and Padstow hotel restaurants. We are committed to combining the most delicious flavours with the freshest local produce, to ensure our menus offer the most mouthwatering choices.

  • Restaurant 1881
    The Grand Hotel

    Restaurant 1881


    Our elegant, award-winning AA Rosette “Restaurant 1881″ is named after the year that The Grand was founded.

    It offers a daily changing Table d’Hote menu, which showcases Executive head chef Mark Brankin’s talent for fusing high quality local ingredients with superb flavours for an amazing culinary experience.

  • The Castle Beach
    The Falmouth Hotel

    The Castle Beach


    Our spacious Castle Beach Restaurant offers an à la carte menu, with dishes changing daily and a comprehensive wine list.

    Featuring the best local produce, the menu offers a tantalising mix of international dishes combined with popular British dishes, working with ingredients that are at their peak throughout the seasons.

  • The Harbour Restaurant
    The Metropole Hotel

    The Harbour Restaurant


    The award-winning Harbour View Restaurant has wonderful views of Padstow harbour – the perfect backdrop to the delicious menu that offers a combination of local ingredients and fabulous flavours. As you would expect from a restaurant this close to the sea, there is plenty of seafood on offer.

  • John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant
    John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant

    John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant


    For a culinary experience of true beauty, look no further than our brand John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant. Subject to a major refurbishment, the new restaurant offers its diners a space that is both as elegant, as it is cosy. Warm colours and ornate open fireplaces create an easy ambience, while John’s menu offers patrons a perfect selection of innovative dishes with a strong emphasis on flavour, alongside a fun and playful nature.

    To complement John’s cuisine the hotel’s wine list has been expertly selected to showcase the very best fine wines and vintages as well as a range of accessible New World table wines.

    This is a restaurant where you can enjoy delicious food at the highest standard while feeling completely at ease.

    Book a table by calling 01803 294 373 or email


    About John Burton-Race

    John, a long-time resident of Devon, has been involved in the kitchen design of the new restaurant as well as menu planning food preparation. “We’re so fortunate with the produce that’s on offer locally,” he said. “The animal husbandry, the pastureland and the seafood of the country allows my menus to have a real seasonal focus.”

    John has risen up through the ranks of kitchen life. Starting as an apprentice at the Wessex Hotel in Winchester and working his way through the hierarchy kitchen brigades at restaurants such as Quaglino’s, Chewton Glen, La Sorbonne. Eventually promoted to Sous Chef for the super chef, Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons. When Raymond wanted to open Le Petit Blanc, he turned to John Burton-Race to head both the restaurant and the kitchen. It was here that he won his first Michelin Star.

    John fulfilled his lifelong dream of opening his own restaurant in Berkshire, L’Ortolan. This is where he achieved his own two Michelin Stars. He then went on to mirror this achievement in 2000 at his restaurant at the Landmark Hotel.

    In 2002 John moved to France to rediscover his love of cooking. Channel 4 jumped at the opportunity of a TV “French Leave” show based around his sabbatical. After a year of all things French inspired, John moved to Devon in 2004 and opened “The New Angel”. This successful Dartmouth restaurant was awarded a Michelin Star in 2005 and retained it until his departure in 2010.

    In 2014 New Angel Notting Hill was opened showcasing Johns ever-evolving cuisine. Again John proved that he could hire and develop a new brigade to produce food at a consistently high standard.



    2018 ushers in a new chapter for the hotel, with the opening of John Burton-Race Hotel & Restaurant. Following substantial renovations, the new restaurant offers diners a chance to relax in stylish comfort whilst enjoying an exciting, seasonally-focused menu and innovative wine pairings. The new space offers an entirely new dining opportunity for Torquay, and promises to be a destination for both locals and tourists alike.


    Book a table by calling 01803 294 373 or email

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  • The Spinnakers Restaurant
    THe Fowey Hotel

    The Spinnakers Restaurant


    Spinnakers Restaurant combines award-winning food and fantastic views. The daily changing Table d’Hôte menu features the best local produce.

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