The Watch House Menu

Celeriac Chowder
With sour dough croutons and salsa verde


Crispy Cornish Goats’ Cheese Salad
Poached pear, beetroot, walnut granola and baby leaves


Roasted Shellfish
Half shell scallops, tiger prawns, mussels, crab claws dressed with olive oil, chili, garlic, parsley and lemon


Moules Frites
Classic Marinieres, steamed with garlic, white wine and parsley


Tiger Prawns
Plancha grilled with olive oil and served with lemon and our mayonnaise


Day Boat Fish of the day


The Watch House Burger and Chips
Aged beef mince patty, Da Bara brioche bun, burger sauce, streaky bacon and cheddar


Salt & Vinegar Crispy Squid 
Garlic and chilli salt, Asian vinegar and sriracha mayo


Pie of the Day
With mash and greens


Pumpkin Ravioli
Roast onions, butternut squash, kale, pinenuts and sage burnt butter


Beer-battered Cod and Chips
MSC certified cod with chips, crushed peas, tartare sauce and lemon


Steak Frites
8oz bavette steak, garlic butter, watercress and chips


Sides ALL £3.5

Home cut and twice cooked chips

Dressed leaves

New potatoes

French beans

Bread & Bar Snacks

Da Bara Bakery sour-dough baguette, salted butter from Rodda’s Dairy


Marinated Nocellara de Belice olives



Porthilly Pacific rock oysters 3 or 6
on ice with Mignonette, lemon and tabasco


Roasted Shellfish
Half shell scallops, tiger prawns, mussels, crab claws dressed with olive oil, chili, garlic, parsley and lemon


Grilled Half-Shell Scallops
with wild garlic butter and breadcrumbs


Salt and Vinegar Crispy Squid
garlic and chilli salt, Asian vinegar and sriracha mayo


Mussels – 1/2kg or 1kg
Classic Marinieres, steamed with garlic, white wine and parsley


Tiger Prawns
Plancha grilled with olive oil, Maldon salt and served with lemon and our mayonnaise


Watch House Waldorf
Helford Blue croquette, quince, celeriac, celery heart & leaf and walnut granola


Buffalo Mozzarella
vine tomatoes, basil pesto and rocket


Wing of St Mawes locally smoked Salmon
watercress, lemon and rye bread



Seafood Spaghetti
hake, prawns, mussels and crab, chilli, garlic and parsley


Sri Lankan Cod Curry
coconut sambal, steamed basmati rice, raita


Whole Baked Plaice
samphire, new potatoes and caper butter


Beer-battered Cod and Chips
MSC certified cod with chips, crushed peas, tartare sauce and lemon


Grilled Hake
chorizo cassoulet, French beans and aioli


Steak Frites
Dry-aged British grass fed beef with chips, garlic butter and house salad

Bavette 8oz £17

Rib Eye 8oz £24.5

Sauces & Accompaniments

 Classic garnish £5 (grilled tomato, field mushroom and onion rings)
Surf & turf it – £10 to add 5 grilled tiger prawns

The Watch House Burger & Chips
dry aged beef mince patty, Da Bara brioche bun, burger sauce, streaky bacon and cheddar


Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli
Courgette, peas, broadband, mint, lemon and Cornish goats’ cheese


Sides ALL £3.75

Home cut and twice cooked chips

Dressed leaves

New potatoes

French beans


Chocolate Pot de Creme
With sea salt caramel and toasted hazelnut biscotti


Tregothnan Earl Grey Panna Cotta
With strawberry compote and shortbread biscuit


Warm Almond Cake 
with poached stone fruit and clotted cream


Peanut Butter and Jelly Sundae
peanut butter parfait, chocolate brownie, frozen blueberries,cherry sauce and peanut granola


A scoop of vanilla with Amaretti biscuits and a shot of Olfactory coffees espresso


Treleavens Ice Cream, Sorbet & Frozen Yoghurt
vanilla, chocolate, strawberries & cream, After Eight, salt caramel

Raspberry or rhubarb sorbet

Blueberry yoghurt

£3 per scoop

Cornish Cheese Plate 




Canfo Airen Spain
Light, fresh citrus fruit with a hint of richness


Cielo Pinot Grigio Italy
Crisp and clean with a wonderful dry finish


Adega de Moncao Vino Verde Portugal
Lemony, bright, fresh and minerality with hints of peach. Bright and delicious with some spritz


Soave Classico `Terre di Monteforte`, Cantina di Monteforte, Veneto, Italy
Ripe, aromatic fruit and fresh, zingy acidity with a clean and spicy finish.


Costa Vera Chardonnay Chile
Un-oaked chardonnay presenting refreshing tropical fruit


Mont-Auriel Viognier Languedoc France
Soft honeysuckle notes, off dry with a mouth filling richness


Picpoul de Pinet Languedoc France
Elegant aromas of citrus, pear and white flowers with a crisp, mineral palate ideally suited to seafood


Gasper Chardonnay/Ribolla Slovenia
A fresh and fruity wine that displays hints of peach and citrus with a vibrant acidity and lovely roundness


Stoneburn Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand
Gooseberry and nettle notes, dry, with a clean refreshing finish


Lagar De Bouza Albariño Spain
Elegance yet tangy and well-rounded flavours of honeyed-peach and fresh pear


Sancerre Hubert Brochard Loire France
Succulent, very fresh and bone-dry, with a crisp lemon flavour. Perfect for summer drinking


Pouilly- Fuissé ‘Terres du Menhir’ Dom. Gilles Morat Burgundy France
Broad, aromatic, ripe nutty nose with honeyed apple and pear fruit. Delicious, complex and fruit driven



Canfo Tempranillo Spain
Gentle cherry fruit with a lovely soft edge


Ortonese Sangiovese Merlot Italy
Rounded plum highlighted with an enticing richness


Nostros Pinot Noir Chile
Light in style with gentle black fruit character and hints of fresh cherry


Kaiken Malbec Reserve Argentina
Vibrant crimson purple in colour with excellent intensity of blackberries, plums and spice


Côtes du Rhone France
Smooth, ripe cassis, blackberry and damson. A classic, flavoursome Côtes du Rhone


Ugarte Cosecha Rioja Spain
Smooth and round with hints of vanilla and toast


Château Lamothe Cissac Haut Medoc Bordeaux France
A classic Grand Vin de Bordeaux, beautiful tannins with fruity and oaky notes.


‘Vigneto Bucerchiale’ Chianti Rufina Riserva, Selvapiana Italy
The taste is rich, intense, with the classic flavors that represent this vineyard’s trademark along with its lively acidity and tannins



Cielo Pinot Grigio Blush Italy
Light and refreshing with a refreshing dry finish


Cuvee Alexandre Chateau Beaulieu Provence France
Shows nice initial acidity with a rounded mid-palate. Candy aromas, fresh finish


Sparkling & Champagne


Cielo Prosecco Italy
Well balanced flowers and fruits shine in this refreshing Prosecco


Camel Valley Brut Cornwall, UK
Award winning ‘Champagne Method’ sparkling from Cornwall


Bollinger, Cuvee Special Champagne, France
Full-flavoured, with biscuity notes and velvety bubbles. Powerful yet Elegant, with a refined finish




Peroni, 5.1% (330ml)


Corona, 4.5% (330ml)



Cornish Orchards Gold, 5% (500ml)


Spirits (35ml, add mixer £1.75)

Stolichnaya, Zubrowka Bisongrass, Sipsmith ‘Sipping’


Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray, Tarquin’s Cornish, Hendricks


Spiced Kracken, Goslings Black Seal


Jameson’s, Laphroaig, Auchentoshan 12Yr, Glenmorangie


Jim Beam, Bulleit


Tia Maria, Bailey’s, Disaronno




Berneroy Fine Calvados, Chateau de Montifaud VSOP Cognac


Soft Drinks



Diet Coke




Fentiman’s naturally botanically brewed soda’s (275ml)
Ginger Beer, Orange Jigger, Victorian Lemonade, Rose Lemonade, Dandelion & Burdock


Fruit Juice (250ml)
Orange, Apple, Pineapple, Cranberry


Tomato Juice (250ml)


Cornish Orchards (250ml)
Cloudy Apple Juice, Elderflower Pressé


FeverTree Tonic/ Slimline (200ml)


Coastal sparkling or still spring water 250ml/750ml


Olfactory Coffee

Delicious seasonal coffee beans roasted by our friends at Olfactory in Penryn



Double espresso




Café latte


Chai latte




Flat white




Double macchiato


Mocha & Hot chocolate


Tregothnan teas and herbal infusions

The finest teas from the company and local estate that puts the English into English teas. Grown on the banks of the river Fal their blends are exceptional for the serious tea enthusiast

Classic English breakfast tea
Earl Grey
Afternoon tea
Green tea
Peppermint infusion
Chamomile infusion
Red berry infusion

£3.00 per pot

Optimal steeping time 3 minutes for a perfectly brewed brew!

Fresh Mint tea


Our Sunday Roasts are back!

However, we are doing things a bit differently this year.

Instead of a weekly special, we are now offering a pre-order option for roasts so you can pick your favourite cuts every week. Simply pre-book your roast the Friday before (48hrs prior) and we will place the order with our butcher or fishmonger ready for you on Sunday. Please note all roasts require a minimum of 4 people.

Beast of Bodmin

Dry aged grass fed Bodmin Moor rib of beef with horseradish and Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roasties, mashed celeriac, thyme roasted carrot & parsnip, whole baked cauliflower cheese, seasonal greens and a jug of gravy

£17 a head (minimum of 4 people)

Brined, Stuffed and Roasted!

Free range west country chicken. Rosemary and sea salt brined for 24 hrs, stuffed and roasted with lemon and sage. Pigs in blankets and bread sauce. Duck fat roasties, roast butternut squash with sage and chestnuts, seasonal greens, whole baked cauliflower cheese and gravy

£15 a head (minimum of 4 people)

All About the Crackling

Primrose herd Cornish pork belly, Porchetta style, seasoned with lots of herbs, fennel seeds and garlic rolled, tied and slow roasted with it’s crackling and roast apples on the side. Served with crushed roast new potatoes, red onions, garlic and rosemary. Fennel gratin, seasonal greens and Cornish cider enriched gravy

£15 a head (minimum of 4 people)

Roast Roseland Lamb

Leg or shoulder of lamb, studded with rosemary, garlic and anchovy and slow roasted with root vegetables. Served with dauphinoise potatoes on the side, minted peas and leeks, apple & red currant jelly and red wine gravy

£16.5 a head (minimum of 6 people)

I’m Game

Pot-roast locally shot pheasant (when in season) with bacon, cider and baby onions.  Mash potatoes, Hispi and Cavalo nero cabbage, game chips and marsala gravy

£16 a head (minimum of 4 people)

Day Boat Roast Fish

Whole wild bass or black bream(when in season – other fish available) tray baked with lemons, fennel & thyme. Roasted root vegetables, vine tomatoes and salsa verde. Green salad on the side

£Market price (minimum of 4 people)

Fish and Red Wine?

Brill Bourguignon. My favourite fish! Bone-in tranche of Brill, served with potato & celeriac mash, crispy pancetta, shallots, chestnut mushrooms and a classy red wine sauce. Purple sprouting broccoli on the side

£Market price (minimum of 4 people)

The Veg Patch

Large made to order nut loaf full of butter beans, squash, mushrooms, sweet potatoes, beetroot, and a blend of nuts. Topped with thick slices of melted Cornish Camembert. Served with potato and celeriac mash, sprouting broccoli, and roasted vine tomatoes.  

£12 per head (minimum of 4 people)

**vegan requests possible**