The Idle Rocks Hotel, Harbourside St. Mawes, Cornwall TR2 5AN

The Idle Rocks Restaurant

Take a front row seat on our blissful waters edge dining spot in the much-loved Cornish seaside village of St Mawes.

Head Chef Matt Haggath and his team have designed a menu around stories brought to fruition through carefully developed relationships with local suppliers, fishermen and farmers.

Homely yet sophisticated, elegant yet immensely welcoming, the main mood is “home from home informality”.

Served Wednesday – Sunday for bookings between 6.30 – 8.30pm, where you can choose between our A La Carte menu or our 7-course signature menu.


Afternoons, including Cream Tea & Sandwiches:
Served 3pm – 5pm Wednesday – Sunday


Lunch At The Idle Rocks
Served 12noon – 2.00pm Wednesday – Sunday

View our restaurant reservations policy


Sunday Lunch At The Idle Rocks

Join us in the Idle Rocks Restaurant for a delicious 3 course Sunday lunch with a view, served every Sunday between 12 & 2.30pm.

The Idle Rocks Supper Club

Join us for a convivial evening in our delightful waterside restaurant, where you’ll enjoy delicious food, gather with like-minded people and meet the kitchen team who create the wonderful seasonal dishes on the unique 3-course menu.
The Idle Rocks Supper Club

Our Signature Menu

Dive into the finest Cornish produce from land and sea. A special seven course gastronomical experience created by Head Chef, Matt Haggath and our talented culinary team.

Dine at The St Mawes Hotel

The Bar & Restaurant at St Mawes Hotel is a convivial escape to enjoy authentic, quality dishes that showcase the best locally sourced Cornish ingredients.

Private Dining

Enjoy our private dining room in our sister property, the St Mawes Hotel, which can accommodate up to 30 guests.

Our Booking Options

Book your stay or reserve your restaurant table at The Idle Rocks.
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To make a hotel reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email

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