Talland Bay Hotel

Porthallow, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2JB
Special place to stay
Talland Bay Hotel

Escapist coastal dining

The epitome of luxury, Talland Bay is a secluded coastal retreat for those wishing to experience the true spirit of Cornwall, away from the crowds.

It’s also a foodie paradise, thanks to the creative genius of head chef Glen Merriot and his team. The à la carte menu may wear its French influence on its sleeve in dishes like fillet of beef with roast Roscoff onion, truffle pommes anna and a blue cheese and mustard croquette, but the ingredients are determinedly local – like the Philip Warren beef, which is reared on rich Cornish pastures.

For those seeking an immersive evening, the nine-course tasting experience with wine pairings is a must. Each impeccably plated dish is explained by the team on presentation, showcasing the provenance of your meal as you dine.

It’s quite possible you won’t want to leave after all this exquisite wining and dining. Fortunately, accommodation is available for every taste, from sea‑view and dog‑friendly rooms to garden cottages and a self‑catering bungalow.

Trencherman’s tip: In summer, after feasting in the restaurant or sea‑view conservatory, there’s no better place to soak up the evening rays than the lush subtropical gardens. For perfection, pair the experience with a Talland Bay No.1 gin, crafted with pines and botanicals grown on the grounds.

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Chef(s): Glen Merriot
3 course dinner from: £38
Seats: 42
Bedrooms:  20
Room rate from: £220

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