Below is a selection of our recent awards and achievements; all testament to the commitment and dedication of The Idle Rocks team.

Trenchermans Awards 2019 – Best Dine & Stay Experience

Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2018

We are delighted to have been named the winner of the 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year by The Caterer; in association with Seafish, the public body supporting the £10bn UK seafood industry.

The restaurant was awarded the title for its exemplary customer service and menu, which demonstrates a variety of locally-sourced fish species, after being tested during an anonymous audit by Seafish. It was also praised by the judges for its sourcing and sustainability practices, and for the team’s dedication to training around provenance.




Trenchermans 2018 – Best Restaurant

Trencherman’s celebrates exquisite, creative cooking and pitch perfect service. We are proud to have achieved the Trenchermans Best Restaurant Award in 2018, as recognition of Chef Guy Owen’s skill and dedication, along with the support of his team and carefully selected local suppliers.

Chef of Year 2017 – Cornwall Life Food & Drink Awards

Cornwall is home to some of the most celebrated chefs in the country. This award aims to recognise those who show an exceptional awareness of produce and have the knowledge and expertise to use their ingredients to create sensational, seasonal menus using local produce where ever possible.

Best Hotel Restaurant 2017 – Cornwall Life Food & Drink Awards

This category enables our numerous hotel restaurants to stand out from the crowd. We were looking for venues that offer a sublime dining experience with fantastic food, drink and superb service.

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