The Team

We are immensely proud of our team at The Idle Rocks. Professional yet un-stuffy, dedicated & dependable, their priority is to make your stay the best it can possibly be. From the Head Chef and Restaurant staff, to Housekeeping and Management, all will greet you as a friend, with a smile.

Dorian Janmaat – Head Chef

In January 2020, we were delighted to be joined by our new Head Chef, Dorian Janmaat. The award winning chef...
David & karen Richards

David & Karen Richards

In July 2013, David Richards and his wife Karen opened The Idle Rocks in Cornwall to coincide with its centenary,...

Our Booking Options

Book your stay with Idle Rocks online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful partner Hotel, The St Mawes Hotel.
a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email

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colouful green and orange carror dish on white plate
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Tables can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms and dining options, at our sister hotel

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Best Rate Guarantee
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Room Availability
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Exclusive Offers
Rewarding loyalty is what we do best, if there’s an exclusive offer or limited treat you will find it here first.