Wednesday - Sunday
Lunchtimes 12 - 3pm | Dinner 6 - 9pm
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Families and Children Welcome
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.
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
Fabulous food and attentive service. Highly recommend.
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.
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😀😀😋
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.
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.
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.
Great food and overall experience
Fish and chips overcooked and hard.
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
Lovely meal and great service
Lovely first post lock down meal with family. Great service too. We are back week after next. Thanks
Lovely setting and great food. Will certainly come back when we are in the area.
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!
Excellent chefs. Superb presentation of food. Delicious food. We could taste how fresh it was. Happy, attentive staff.
Lovely meal couldn’t fault anything Staff were attentive throughout. Good timings between courses. Highly recommended
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.
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.
Great food. Nice atmosphere. Very good service. A bit pricey.
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!!
Lovely food well presented and excellent service. COVID safe. We would definitely recommend and will definitely be back on our next visit to Looe.
Scotch egg was wonderful
Wonderful food, excellent service - cracking place