The Seafood Restaurant

Opened by Rick and Jill Stein in 1975, join us to enjoy the freshest catch from around the British coast

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2020 charity lunches

Our charity lunches are back for 2020 to support Cornwall Air Ambulance - 3 courses £22.50 plus £2.50 donation

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Fresh fish, simply cooked

Head Chef Pete Murt and our team cook the freshest catch from around the coast using Rick's classic recipes

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Join us in the kitchen

2020 is the 20th anniversary of our cookery school here in Padstow. Join us to learn Rick's recipes...

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Rick Stein's Secret France

Rick's latest culinary adventure sees him explore Secret France - from Dieppe down to Cassis in the south

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Book a table to enjoy fresh seafood, simply cooked and try some of Rick's favourite dishes.

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Fresh fish, simply cooked

Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall

Opened by Rick Stein and Jill Stein in 1975, The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow is famous for establishing an international reputation for the very freshest fish and shellfish, often landed on our doorstep.  Head Chef Pete Murt and our team of chefs create simple seafood dishes with classic flavours using Rick’s recipes. Join us for lunch to enjoy to our set menu, 3 courses for £34.95 – available every day alongside a la carte menu.

We have a seafood bar right in the middle of the restaurant where you take a seat to enjoy the atmosphere of the whole restaurant.  No reservations are required for the bar and you can order anything from the menu.

Using quality and local produce will always be close to our hearts and we’re proud to work with suppliers that are a passionate as we are. Meet some of our Cornish food heroes here.

Restaurant Information

Opening times
Monday – Thursday: Lunch: 12noon – 4pm | Dinner: 6.45 – 9pm
Friday – Sunday: Lunch: 12noon – 4pm | Dinner: 6.30 – 10pm

Please note: We’re closed for dinner on Monday 3rd February for our annual team party.

Seafood bar: If you want to get the true seafood experience, we’re now taking bookings for the stools at our seafood bar.

Dress code: We have a relaxed dining atmosphere, so welcome guests to wear whatever they feel comfortable in. Most opt for smart-casual.

Children: We welcome children aged over 3 at The Seafood Restaurant
Please note that children (up to the age of 18) aren’t able to sit at our seafood bar

Parking: There are four large pay and display car parks in Padstow; at the harbour, South Quay, Link Road and the Lawns car park. Alternatively, in the summer you can use the park and ride which operates from the top of Padstow, near Tesco.

Taxis: Not staying in Padstow? Plan ahead and book a taxi to get you home. Find our preferred taxi services here.

Facilities Quickview

  • Children's menu
  • Children aged over 3
  • Accommodation
  • Disabled Access
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Gluten free options
  • Wifi

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Find us

Riverside, Padstow, PL28 8BY. Use our interactive map to see where we are. Pay and display parking is available opposite the restaurant.


Cookery School

Join Nick and his team at our cookery school in Padstow to learn how to cook the Rick Stein way. Our wide range of courses start from £45.