We have extensive experience of hosting private events and our team will take pride in planning your special occasion. From wedding receptions at St. Petroc’s Bistro to private dinner parties at Padstow Seafood School.

For more information, costs and bookings please contact our events department on 01841 532700 or use our contact form below.

Our seafood school is the perfect venue for special occasions. Our large dining table can seat up to 20 guests and overlooks the golden sands and turquoise waters of the camel estuary, setting the scene for a memorable evening.

Our team of chefs have designed a collection of menus for food lovers, boasting six courses, coffees and petit fours, all showcasing some of Rick’s favourite fish and seafood dishes.

Take a look below for more information about our private dinner parties or a more hands-on ‘cook your own’ dinner party.

Enjoy a six course menu, coffees, petit fours and a demonstration by one of our chefs at Padstow Seafood School.

Group size: 16 – 30*
Menu: £ 75 per person, excluding beverages
Wine to accompany the evening can be chosen from our wine list
Dinner parties are available from 7pm, seven days a week

*Up to 20 guests at our long ‘en famille’ style dining table and up to 30 guests in our school kitchen.

A dinner party with a twist! For a more hands-on evening, our ‘cook your own dinner’ option offers a fun and engaging event. Watch three demonstrations by our chefs and then replicate two of the dishes before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of your labour. As a souvenir of your evening you will receive a recipe folder with dishes, cooking techniques and supplier information.

Group size: up to 20
Prices start from £1000 for a group of 10 or less
Wine to accompany the evening can be chosen from our wine list.
Dinner parties are available from 6pm, seven days a week.

Fine food, award winning wine list and fantastic service.

We are sure that one of our five venues in Padstow and Falmouth will suit your event and dining needs. Private hire of our restaurants is available.


The Seafood Restaurant – dining room can accommodate 110 diners.
St Petroc’s Bistro – dining room can accommodate 55 diners.
Rick Stein’s Café – dining room can accommodate 40 diners.
Stein’s Fish & Chips – dining room can accommodate 47 diners.

Rick Stein’s Fish (Falmouth) – dining room can accommodate 70 diners and our private dining room above the restaurant can accommodate 22.


Private events and parties

  • Please write a short description about your event below, including preference of where you would like your event to take place.
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