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 Sunday, 09 August 2020

Although it wasn't very busy on our night we couldn't fault the lovely food and drink and attentive service and would definitely recommend to everyone, well worth a visit, you won't be disappointed

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Fabulous food and attentive service. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

we had a really good meal and the staff were very attentive only not 5 stars because we set the bar very high. Would happily recommend to people.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Very nice and super clean.food +drink+service very high atandard. Our table position ment that customers pasted by us on the way to toilets almost all didnt respect our space and no staff directed them my suggestion is staff advise strongly to keep space rigously this could result in serious issues lets HOPE NOT! THIS RESTURANT WAS FANTASIC OTHERWISE. We had whole plaice it was devine😀😀😋

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

We enjoyed a lovely, quiet lunch at The Sardine Factory. Our table had a great view from the restaurant out across the river. The food was all lovely and the service was very good as well.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Lovely venue, great views, fantastic food, and very good service.Been twice now before and after lockdown, and think they have adapted very well without any reduction in the whole experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

We visited during our holiday stay. We ate out our 4 different restaurants and this was by far the best. The food was superb, and we loved the fact that it’s an open kitchen. The staff were very friendly and our waitress was very attentive. COVID 19 rules were followed and we had hand sanitiser on our table. The food was not over priced but reflected the quality. Overall a great dining experience, which we would highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Great food and overall experience

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Fish and chips overcooked and hard.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Great service from the moment we entered. Drinks served quickly, advice given on food, delicious chowder and cockles to start. The hake as a main was absolutely sensational! Would go back in a flash

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Lovely meal and great service

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Lovely first post lock down meal with family. Great service too. We are back week after next. Thanks

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Lovely setting and great food. Will certainly come back when we are in the area.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Food was absolutely beautiful, great portions relative to the price, and amazing value for the quality! Service was really good and the place was immaculately clean. Highly recommend a visit to this place if you’re in Looe!

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Excellent chefs. Superb presentation of food. Delicious food. We could taste how fresh it was. Happy, attentive staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Lovely meal couldn’t fault anything Staff were attentive throughout. Good timings between courses. Highly recommended

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

We really enjoyed our evening thank you. It would have been nice to have a window seat though. The food was lovely, I very much enjoyed my linguine and lemon posset. It was good that the restaurant had participated in the Government’s ‘Eat out to save out’ scheme and that saved us £20. My only little niggle was I think £4 for cockles a little steep, as nice as they were and these could have been served with a little portion of bread.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Visited on Sunday 2nd August and both myself and my wife had the Roast Beef. Both agreed that this was by far the best roast dinner we have ever experienced in a restaurant, just a shame we live 3 hours away, otherwise would likely try and book every week. Fishcakes were also amazing as a starter. Service was brilliant and all waitresses were very friendly and accommodating. If you are in the area and get a table then this will not disappoint.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Great food. Nice atmosphere. Very good service. A bit pricey.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

The food was amazing couldn't fault it was fantastic. Mackerel pate, calamri, scallops and crab pate was out of this world. i will definitely be back!!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Lovely food well presented and excellent service. COVID safe. We would definitely recommend and will definitely be back on our next visit to Looe.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Scotch egg was wonderful

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Wonderful food, excellent service - cracking place

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Perfect

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