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Dessert at The Old Ale House Truro

Review – The Old Ale House [Truro, Cornwall]

Having studied TEFL in Truro ten years ago, I have really fond memories of The Old Ale House during our Saturday study sessions. They always sold a selection of homemade local wines, as well as everything you’d expect on a pub bar, and in that sense have always had an
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Old coastguard Mousehole

Review – The Old Coastguard [Mousehole, Cornwall]

Let’s get something clear, before we even start: it’s pronounced Mowzel, not Mouse Hole. Jus’ sayin’. This is important to people down here. OK, so the thing about The Old Coastguard is that it’s set within grounds overlooking Hockney blue seas. St.
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Laura goes to the gurnard's head

Gurnard’s Head Forage & Feast

Gurnard’s Head Forage & Feast [Zennor, Cornwall] Rating   Type of cuisine Locally sourced to the nearest degree possible, the Gurnard’s Head have always been on my radar as serving foraged ingredients, as well as local produce. They were serving samphire years before it
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Treglos Hotel, Constantine Bay

Quies Restaurant – Treglos Hotel [Constantine Bay, Cornwall]

Rating   The type of cuisine I’ve written classic with a contemporary twist before for a few hotels, and yet the phrase does not quite do justice to the way in which contemporary is not a subtle reworking, a la The Impressionists, but rather an absolute in-yer-face
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