Holding an event?

Our restaurants and venues offer great locations for a memorable experience

Whether you’re looking for a venue to hold your networking event, a private dining experience, a chance to cook your own dinner party with a twist, or a table for that special occasion we have a range of options available for you.

Find out more below about booking your private event at one of our fantastic restaurants and venues.

Get in touch
For more information about holding your private events with us in Padstow, Falmouth, Porthleven, Fistral, Marlborough, Barnes, Sandbanks or Winchester, please contact Amy, our Sales & Events Manager, using the contact form below, or give her a call on 01841 550289.

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: from 8 – 20 guests
Prices start from £100 per person
Wine to accompany the evening can be chosen from our wine list.
Dinner parties are available from 6pm, seven days a week.

Enjoy a six course menu, coffees, petit fours and a demonstration by one of our chefs at Rick Stein’s Cookery 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.

Finding the perfect venue to host your networking event is a key part of ensuring its success.

We have a number of venues perfectly suited to host your next event, from breakfast networking with bacon rolls or full English breakfasts, to evening events with canapes and a glass of fine wine.

The Cornish Arms

Enjoy a relaxed start to the day with our breakfast networking packages, offering the chance to enjoy a full English Breakfast or bacon roll, all served with great tea and coffee in our spacious bar and restaurant area.

Rick Stein’s Cookery School

The school boasts stunning views across the Camel Estuary and is a versatile and unique space for your networking event. From hands-on cookery classes for groups of 12, to canapes and wine for groups of 50, there are options for every group size.

We are not only equipped for cooking great food, we can also provide you with AV facilities to utilise during your event, including two plasma screens, a DVD player, HDMI connections for a laptop, and an iPod connection to play music through our speaker system.

Fine food, award winning wine list and fantastic service.

We are sure that one of our restaurants in Padstow, Winchester, Falmouth, Porthleven or Fistral will suit your event and dining needs.

Looking for private dining experience?

We have spaces available at the following locations for private bookings:

The Cornish Arms

Our newly refurbished restaurant area is perfect for your celebration, offering private dining for up to 80 guests.

Rick Stein’s Cookery School

Available for dinner parties, networking events, or celebrations, Rick Stein’s Cookery School provides the perfect surroundings to hold your private event, and create a memorable experience.


Looking to book space in one of our other restaurants, contact Amy our Sales & Events Manager with your enquiry using the contact form below.

Private events and parties

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What our customers think

We booked the school to celebrate hosting in Cornwall with 60 Cornish Airbnb hosts. It was a great evening - everybody was really impressed with the food, the organisation and the venue. Thanks for hosting an excellent event.

Andrew Ratcliffe, Airbnb

Thanks to the team for making us so welcome and for the fantastic service. Everyone here has been talking to their colleagues and we've had loads of requests from people wanting to attend in future.

Stephanie Daughters, Waitrose