The Seafood Restaurant

Opened by Rick and Jill Stein in 1975, Head Chef Stephane Delourme and his team cook the freshest catch every day

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Try seasonal favourites

Our menu is full of Rick's tried and tested seafood dishes - including Padstow lobster with fines herbes

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Seaside set lunch menu

Join us for a leisurely lunch this spring to enjoy three fab courses for the freshest fish, simply cooked for £42.95

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Stay with us in Padstow

Treat yourself to some rest and relaxation on our special 2-night summer break here in Padstow

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Join us in the kitchen

Join Nick and his team at our award-winning cookery school in Padstow to learn how to cook Rick's classic recipes

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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, Stephane Delourme and his team create simple seafood dishes with classic flavours using Rick’s recipes. Join us for lunch to enjoy to our set menu, 3 courses for £42.95 – available every day alongside a la carte menu.

We have a seafood bar right in the middle of the restaurant where you can watch chefs assembling platters of oysters, langoustines and sashimi. 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:
Lunch: 12noon – 3pm | Dinner: 6 – 9.45pm

Walk-ins welcome at lunch and dinner

Seafood bar: If you want to get the true seafood experience, we’re now taking bookings for the stools at our seafood bar. Sit back and watch chefs prepare assembling platters of oysters, langoustines, crab and sashimi

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


Cookery School

Learn how to cook the Rick Stein way at our award-winning cookery school in Padstow. Our wide range of courses start from £45.