The Old Forge Lelant

4.7
212 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 served 9-11am
Lunch served 12-230pm
Dinner served 5-830pm
Coffee and drinks served throughout the day.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • 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
What 212 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.7
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4.6
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AmyB
Cornwall
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, lovely relaxed atmosphere and really good portion sizes. Also an extensive vegan menu and I can confirm the vegan pizza was divine.

MM
MichelleM
Cornwall
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal as always! Always friendly and welcoming!

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Local
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food and service as good as ever thank you despite difficult times

JJ
JoJoChicken
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was by far the best breakfast I've had out in a long long time. Will be going back for sure

CB
ChaBe
Wales
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a mezzo of starters as a main and they were all beautifully presented and tasted just as good! Service was ace - no pressure to rush you and plenty of time to enjoy the company we were in. Recommend the Elderflower Spritz cocktail!
All in all a very pleasant evening. We will be back

LP
LouiseP
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best crab linguine and melt in your mouth steaks. X

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russelld
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love it nice brekky good start to the day local and easy

IH
IngridH
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything from the pasta to the chicken to the pizza was delicious and fresh.
Service was excellent.

NS
NataliaS
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Addicted to their crab linguine, amazing salads and exceptional wine list! We love sitting in the terrace area when the sun is shining it feels like you could be on holiday in any hot European country.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience at the Old Forge, lovely stuff who can’t do enough for you, stunning food and great atmosphere! Will definitely be back next time we’re in Cornwall!

ST
SusanT
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent experience, would highly recommend. Very relaxed evening with very efficient staff and very good food. Can't wait to go back.

MJ
MarkJ
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Poor choice of drinks with distinctly average food & service. 'Salt' down the road is much better quality

GW
GillWall
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm a regular at the Old Forge and it is always lovely.

TR
TimR
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we arrived we had a great feeling about the forge.. Very friendly helpful and COVID conscious staff ….plenty of room in a relaxing environment… The food was very tasty and good value for money … we would highly recommend it for anyone who wants a great night out Thank you.. we will be back and soon ❤️

OT
OpenTable Diner
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really great honest tasty food!! We couldn't fault what we ate delicious. Service was swift & they really helped us with our extra needs having a small child at the table. If you go anywhere when visiting the area be sure to reserve a seat here.

ID
IanD
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I have passed The Old Forge on many occasions over the last 20 years but this is the first time I have had a meal there and I found it was well above my expectations. Give it a go and be very pleasantly surprised.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super breakfast before we headed off home
Staff were amazing and courtyard lovely
Couldn’t fault it although parking is a bit tricky

KF
KarenF
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were the only ones in the Old Forge but a little noisy due to climate protestors outside. It made for great entertainment though. Food as always was fantastic. Portions are great so don't over order. Cheesy dough balls were scrumptious. The Old Forge staff were great providing cold water and facilities to large amount of police overseeing the G7 protest. Lovely afternoon in outdoor courtyard with delicious food. They never fail to disappoint.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff we’re very friendly, efficient and informative. We knew there would be a wait, but in fact we’re served quicker than we anticipated.

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GaryV
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and the service was impeccable and very reasonable price with a very good feeling when eating there.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Enjoyable, relaxed birthday lunch of pizza followed by an excellent sticky toffee pudding and tasty Black Forest cheesecake.

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susanm
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is very local to us and we couldn't be happier. The
Old Forge is warm and cosy with a great covered outdoor area, which is lovely in summer and winter. The food is great, something for every taste and always the same great quality. Service is faultless, food comes in good time and the cocktails are very, very good. We are fans!

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Eleanors
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, excellent food and fantastic service. Thank you for a wonderful evening a real gem of a find!

AR
AlanR
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good range of dishes from starters to desserts.
Attentive service.
Comfortable location.

SM
SallyM
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, 2nd visit in a month - lovely vibe and great food!

SD
SteveD
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, wonderful service. Lovely atmosphere.

KS
KirstyS
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely brilliant food, great gluten free options which I wasn’t expecting! The gluten free pizza base was so good.
Thank you!

IH
IngridH
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food, fresh, good quality and well presented.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Stuttgart Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal, great outdoor seating

GW
GillWall
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service excellent. Lovely outside area to relax over lunch. Really good wine as well.

AF
AlanaF
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Couldn’t fault! Amazing food, lovely service and nice ambience in outside area.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service. Will definitely return.

LG
LeggattG
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect, authentic food, amazing personable service. couldn't recommend enough!

BT
BrianT
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well it was all excellent from the arrival to paying the bill. Great food from the Italian choices on the menu i.e. bruschetta & calamari to start and crab linguine & vegetable risotto for mains. The tiramisu for dessert was top notch. A great early evening diner.

MJ
MoiJayne
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food in a great setting. Can't wait to go back.

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food
Lovely atmosphere on the outside dining area.
Great service from the ladies.

ML
MaxineL
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very tasty vegan breakfast options, cake & delicious coffee

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Gazza
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful end to our holiday , food and wine superb, ambience of restaurant excellent. Our 6 or 7 visit , never disappoints .

CM
CornishMaid
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent pasta and pizza. Wines from Scarlett Wines next door also excellent. Recommended.

SP
SamanthaP
Bath
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always. Service is friendly and efficient and food is good quality and tasty.

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 212 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.