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The Old Forge Lelant, Hayle, Cornwall
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The Old Forge Lelant

4.7
4.7
911 Reviews
£25 and under
Continental
The Old Forge holds value to the ethos of high quality ingredients, great flavour, yet simple dining served with warmth and humility.

With our small team of kitchen and front of house staff, we aim to provide a relaxed experience, with consistency, control and quality. Serving seasonal, cheerful and nostalgic food.

Breakfast reservations 9-10.45am
Lunch reservations 12-230pm
Dinner reservations 5-830pm
Coffee and drinks served throughout the day.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Continental

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Tue–Sat 9:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Phone number

    01736 753696

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

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What 911 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Cornwall

    Best Overall

  • Cornwall

    Best Service

  • Cornwall

    Best Ambiance

  • Cornwall

    Best Value

  • Cornwall

    Healthy

  • Cornwall

    Most Booked

  • West Cornwall

    Best Overall

  • West Cornwall

    Best Food

  • West Cornwall

    Best Service

  • West Cornwall

    Best Ambiance

  • West Cornwall

    Best Value

  • West Cornwall

    Neighborhood gem

  • West Cornwall

    Romantic

  • West Cornwall

    Good for special occasions

  • West Cornwall

    Most Booked

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  1. TS

    TinaS

    Cornwall

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fantastic, great service and atmosphere.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal, great place and friendly staff.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Essex

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service as always
  4. JP

    JacquieP

    Devon

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We often dine here as the food is so good and suits everyone’s taste It’s such a cosy restaurant and the service was excellent I thoroughly recommend The Olde Forge
  5. EC

    EmmaC

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great as always - we were in and out pretty quickly but that suited us perfectly
  6. LM

    LukeM

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Really lovely food, good ingredients and good portion size for the price.
  7. JE

    JENNYSIM

    London

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent meal and service. Will definitely go back.
  8. SC

    StevenC

    Devon

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a lovely meal beautifully cooked. Thanks very much!
  9. HS

    HelenS

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. A real treat for date night. We’ll be back soon!
  10. SB

    SarahB

    Cornwall

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly service, nice atmosphere and lovely food.
  11. RP

    RuthiePoo

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gorgeous brunch as always in one if our favourite restaurants. Buzzy atmosphere and fantastic choice of veggie and vegan breakfasts as well as full Cornish breakfast!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always a perfect dinner , food delicious , service excellent and cosy ambience. Our go to restaurant 5 stars
  13. LT

    LisaT

    Devon

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Lovely restaurant. Have visited 7 or 8 times & consistently good food on each occasion. Comfortable relaxed atmosphere & dog friendly which is a bonus for us!
  14. ST

    SharonT

    South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food always freshly made and staff are always very nice
  15. JH

    JaneH

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb food. Best in Cornwall.pizzas amazing. Great service.
  16. LT

    LizT

    Devon

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very high standards of cuisine and service. The Old Forge is understandably popular so booking is most advisable. Please note that the portion size is generous.
  17. DO

    DaniO

    Cornwall

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, service and ambience as always. Even if just popping in for a quick lunch it always feels like a treat
  18. AD

    AidanD

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, delicious food and lovely environment. Highly recommended! *****
  19. H

    Hippychick

    Cornwall

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food as always in one of my favourite eateries. Wine is pricey but food prices are fine.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our first visit and we had a lovely evening. It was beautifully warm and cosy, the staff gave just the right level of attentiveness and the food was excellent. Definitely one to return to.
  21. GO

    GrahamO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Comfortable and cosy. Delicious food, exemplary service. Sound track not to our taste.
  22. MW

    MariaW

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Our visit was lovely. It’s a great place with really friendly service and delicious food. The servers are really attentive and smiley and helpful. My pizza was lovely and my sister said her Dahl was really good. Thanks - we’ll be back!
  23. LC

    LeeC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely Staff, very nice food, lovely place, highly recommend
  24. D

    Donna

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A good menu choice, quality food, efficient and helpful staff, lovely atmosphere.
  25. SP

    SaschaP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 3, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    food nice , but sitting outside is cold , good service
  26. NN

    NickN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this place. Food is wonderful and the owners go the extra mile for you. Right balance of choices, not to many, not to few. Can't recommend it highly enough.
  27. CB

    CornishBoy

    Devon

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great menu, really nice relaxed ambiance. Sat next to the lovely log burner. Friendly staff and very tasty food.
  28. GC

    GeorginaC

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A lovely dinner at The Old Forge. Staff were attentive and friendly, and the atmosphere was super relaxed - we can’t wait to come back!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely! Delicious food, served in a timely manner, friendly staff, lovely cosy atmosphere
  30. WC

    WendyC

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had red Thai curry delicious sauce and fluffy rice.also slow cooked beef Raghu hubby said fabulous and melt in mouth.we shared a tiramisu as we’re almost full up.it was lovely .
  31. AP

    AndrewP

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Lovely food but beware the portions are large so only order a starter if you are really hungry
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cornwall

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good, great food, great service, great value.
  33. TB

    TimB

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and lovely atmosphere. Cheesy dough balls to die for!
  34. H

    Helen

    Surrey

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely winter evening night out. Fire was lit making it very cosy and welcoming. Small but varied menu all served by very pleasant staff. Meal well paced and not rushed. Definitely a must visit
  35. MH

    MaxineH

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Lovely venue, amazing service and good food. What’s not to like?!
  36. TT

    TheThompsons

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Old Forge team can always be relied upon to deliver up gorgeous food with cheerful and attentive service. And the Bonfire Special Martini tonight was just heavenly.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cornwall

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always great food in a great setting so great atmosphere new menu elements. The chicken satay was really tasty. Good value too. Always discovering new things that are sold at the counter. Thanks for a great experience.
  38. PW

    PeterW

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere, food well presented and good value. Good variety on menu. Crème Brûlée was the best we’d had.
  39. SB

    SandraB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    The food was good but very little choice for vegetarians, which is why I marked it down.
  40. PP

    PaulP

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    First time visit with my wife, place was small and cozy, staff were very friendly, food portions were plenty, very tasty, garlic bread a bit burnt around edges, but very rustic and plentiful, I had beef ragu, a must have, wife had pizza, all in all a good night out, would visit again for sure if in the area Thank you

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

The Old Forge Lelant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01736 753696.

The Old Forge Lelant is rated 4.7 stars by 911 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for The Old Forge Lelant

Hayle TR27 6JG England Griggs Quay, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 6JG

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Hayle

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Tue–Sat 9:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Continental

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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