The Sardine Factory

The Sardine Factory , The Quay, West Looe, United Kingdom, PL13 2BX
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Wednesday - Sunday
Lunchtimes 12 - 3pm | Dinner 6 - 9pm

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Sardine Factory

Award-winning Chef Benjamin Palmer is returning to his home town of Looe to open The Sardine Factory Restaurant in July 2018. Ben’s passion in the kitchen has bagged him a number of awards, including reaching the quarter finals of Masterchef: The Professionals in 2011 and he is currently Chef de Patron at the 2 AA* Greedy Goose restaurant in Plymouth and Glazebrook House in South Brent.

Excited to return to his roots, Ben’s 3rd restaurant, The Sardine Factory, will have 60 covers overlooking the stunning harbor with a menu reflecting the ethos of Looe and a passion for local seasonal produce, with an abundance of sustainable fish dishes.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Very nice meal, great service and reasonable prices. Wine list wasn't exhaustive but quite comprehensive. Curry Hummus was especially nice. Will definitely go back some day.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

A very enjoyable experience as always thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Probably the best restaurant in Looe

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

The smoked haddock scotch egg was exceptional. We had a lovely evening and enjoyed all our food. Thanks.

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Lovely restaurant with beautiful decor in a great location. Delicious food - lots of choice. Excellent service!

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

We love going to the Sardine factory, lovely freshly cooked food, very interesting menu but also straight forward fish and chips available. Wine reasonably priced, good service and now that the sound has been sorted out a great atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Food was super and the staff did a great job Thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Fantastic fresh fish.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

A great addition to the eating out offering in Looe with stunning views. A bright and airy restaurant where the tables have lots of space between them (so you dont feel crammed in) We had the breads to start with and then either the fish special or the fish and chips. Perfectly cooked, not greasy and a good size portion as well. The puddings looked a little too fussy for us so it would be nice to see something traditional/a bit simpler. A wider selection of dishes - maybe two extra starters and two mains would be good and encourage us to eat here more regularly as the limited menu means we dont eat here as often as we would like/could. Excellent serving staff, attentive but not over fussy and we did not feel hurried or rushed at any time.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Wonderful seaview, delicious fresh fish!

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

More menu choice would be nice .

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Sophisticated yet relaxed, great atmosphere, inspiring decor. Wonderful food, we liked the limited main menu as it allows the chefs to produce the best it can be. All the staff friendly, efficient and seem to enjoy their work - great to see. Enjoyed Sardine Factory far more than Steins Seafood Restaurant in Padstow or the Ivy in London.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Great fresh food

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

Fantastic evening with excellent service and food. Breakfast was also excellent two days later.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Excellent food, attentive staff -would return

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Very comfortable dining experience, relaxed and prompt service. Food a delight for all the famiky. Local so no driving, no parking and we would certainly book again. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Great food, lovely restaurant,friendly staff. We will definitely be dining there again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Reservation was easy and thank you for giving us a lovely table for my wife's birthday. We had a lovely welcome and the waitress was very friendly and efficient. Food was very good quality, and wine enjoyable too!

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Amazing squid. Great value - really enjoyed it.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

A lovely meal for our anniversary.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

We absolutely love this restaurant. As usual the meal was delicious and the service delightful. The addition of a bit of extra acoustic absorption has made it easier to talk over dinner Really recommend this for people who want some fine dining to enjoy.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Excellent food.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Food excellent, atmosphere relaxed, service attentive

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Very good will revisit next time back in Looe

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Had a lovely evening at your beautiful restaurant. Will be back!

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