Drinks on the terrace before a fabulous three course meal, coffee in the library and a leisurely round of pool? Whether you join us for lunch with friends or a sunset supper you can make the Scarlet your home from home.

The Scarlet Restaurant gazes out over Mawgan Porth beach to the sea beyond, it’s the perfect setting to watch the waves, the weather and the sunset.

We have been serving the freshest, locally sourced food since 2009. Cooked in a modern European style with Cornwall at it’s heart, our menu’s change each day and with the seasons. We pride ourselves on working with the most amazing suppliers the county has to offer and we’re proud how blessed Cornwall is with innovative, organic and sustainable growers, fishermen and farmers.

The Scarlet’s philosophy is to truly care for our guests as individuals, so if you have a dietary requirement, please let us know and we’ll do everything to make sure you have options to choose from. As a sustainable venture, we recognise the importance of a vegetarian diet so those who don’t wish to eat meat will find themselves well catered for.

Sample Menus

To Start
Why not start your day with a glass of bucks fizz? £10
Crisp and refreshing Polgoon Cornish apple juice
Origins freshly ground “Finca Los Altos” cafetière coffee or Scarlet house blend tea from Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall
Toaster bloomer with Roger’s marmalade and jam

To Follow
Choose as many from the following as you like:
Pain au chocolat or croissant
Banana smoothie*
Porridge with Tregothnan Estate honey*
Homemade granola with Cornish natural yogurt
Dried fruit compote*


Choose from:
Oaked smoked salmon with scrambled eggs*
Pancakes with roasted apples and maple syrup
Cornish sausage, dry cured bacon, black pudding, grilled tomato, mushrooms and butter fried egg

Breakfast is £19.50

Dishes marked with a * can also be created as a healthier option. We also have low fat yogurt and a selection of specialist milks available.

Our lunch menu allows you to eat as little or as much as you like. Items with two prices can be taken as a starter or a main course. You can also enjoy three courses for £22.50 with dishes market with a *. Our lunch menu is available all week, except Sundays where we offer a two-course roast lunch.

To Start
Celeriac soup with apples, salted grapes and mustard £8*
Cured monkfish tail with green chilli, coriander and lime £9
A board of Cornish charcuterie with pickles and toast (for two to share) £14
Terrine of red legged partridge and Cornish chicken with remoualde and game chips £8*
Salad of heritage beetroot with goats curd, pumpkin seeds and Tregothnan Estate honey £8
Cornish fish and shellfish stew with rouille and croutons £8*

To Follow
Sirloin of Cornish beef with hand cut chips, grill garnish and béarnaise sauce £24
Glazed ox cheek with horseradish potatoes, chanterelles and white port sauce £17*
Deep-fried hake with hand cut chips and tartare sauce £16*
Twice baked aged Davidstow Cheddar soufflé with Coxs’ apple and walnut salad £14*
Shallot tart tatin with Rosary goats cheese, carrot and courgette salad £14
Wild turbot with violet potatoes, caramelised shallot puree and warm potted shrimps £19

Roasted squash with salsa verde £3.00
Hand cut chips £3.50
Green salad £3.00


To Finish
Dark chocolate delice with hazelnut praline and star anise ice cream £6*
Blackberry parfait, granola and mascarpone with Cornish honey £6*
Apple crumble tart with vanilla anglaise and green apple sorbet £6*
Selection of homemade ice creams and sorbet £6*
Selection of West Country cheese with homemade biscuits, pear and saffron chutney £10



Sample Sunday Roast Menu – £19.50
Roast beef, Yorkshire pudding with homemade horseradish and gravy


Roasted squash with goats cheese and wild mushrooms

Served with all the trimmings: cauliflower cheese, glazed carrots, roast potatoes and greens.

Treacle tart with clotted cream or  Clementine sorbet with spiced tuille biscuit

À la carte Sunday Menu
Butternut squash soup with sautéed wild mushrooms (v) £7
Salad of heritage beetroot with truffled goat’s curd, pumpkin seeds and Cornish honey (v) £8/£12
Smoked haddock toastie with poached hen’s egg, Jerusalem artichokes and hollandaise sauce £8
Terrine of Cornish duck and pistachio with Coxs apple, pickled vegetables and duck skin salad £8
Sirloin of Aberdeen Angus beef with duck fat potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and red cabbage £22
Free range chicken breast with galzed root vegetables, purple sprouting and bread sauce £16
Potato herb gnocchi with Old Winchester and root vegetable purée (v) £8/£12
Deep-fried line caught cod with hand cut chips and tartare sauce £16
Hot chocolate mousse with vanilla ice cream £6
Spiced pear and almond tart with pear sorbet and Cornish clotted cream £6
Cornish honey parfait with honeycake, marinated cherries and blackcurrant sorbet £6


The Scarlet Champagne Afternoon Tea is a high tea worth celebrating. A glass of our favourite Scarlet champagne, a table overlooking the Atlantic Ocean – a perfect moment to share with a loved one or friend.

The homemade cakes and pastries are delicate and delicious, from gorgeous macaroons to strawberry cupcakes. The scones are served with our homemade jam and local clotted cream. The sandwiches – made from artisan bread – are made to order. The tea, the only grown in the UK, is from the local Tregothnan estate.

£25pp with tea or £35pp with champagne. Must be booked 24 hours in advance so we can hand make each part just for you.

Aftermnoon Tea menu at the Scarlet sea view restaurant.

Three courses £43.50
Two courses £35.00

To Start
Crown Prince pumpkin soup with sautéed girolles, gremolata and mushroom brioche
Seared hand dived scallops with celeriac puree, green apple, hazelnuts and beurre noisette
Terrine of Yorkshire grouse with spiced parsnip and orange
Salad of heritage beetroot with goats curd, pumpkin seeds and Tregothnan Estate honey
Cured monkfish tail with green chilli, shrimp toast, coriander and lime
Potato gnocchi with Jerusalem artichokes, watercress and smoked almonds
Wild rabbit ragout with saffron pasta, chanterelles and parmesan

To Follow
Chateaubriand with hand-cut chips, roasted tomatoes, Portobello mushrooms and béarnaise sauce (for two to share, supplement applies)
Tregothnan Estate fallow deer with venison sausage roll, cauliflower puree, kale and white port sauce
Wild sea bass with violet potatoes, caramelised shallot puree and warm potted shrimps
Fillet of brill braised in Cornish cider with champ, apples and celery
Twice baked Cornish Crackler soufflé with caramelised walnut and Coxs’ apple salad
Lasagne of Cornish duck egg and young spinach with charred onions and sauce hollandaise
Spiced aubergine with tempura vegetables, pickles and black sesame seeds

To Finish
William pear and almond tart with clotted cream and pear sorbet
Dark chocolate marquise with Pedro Ximenez, raisins and malt ice cream
Blackberry parfait with salt caramel and compote of Devon Coxs’
Chilled vanilla rice pudding with warm damsons and fresh walnuts
White chocolate mousse with honeycomb, marinated cherries, pistachio cake and natural yoghurt sorbet (for two to share)
Selection of West Country cheeses with accompaniments

Three courses £43.50
Two courses £35.00

To Start
Roasted pumpkin soup with sauteed chanterelles and pumpkin seed brioche
Twice baked Davidstow Cheddar souffle with salad of caramelised pears and walnuts
Chargrilled organic fennel with truffled goats curd, hazelnuts and Cornish honey

To Follow 
Poached Terras Farm duck egg with Horn of Plenty mushrooms, sprouting broccoli and hollandaise sauce
Parsley risotto with Cornish Blue cheese, Granny Smiths and extra virgin olive oil
Potato gnocchi with confit young leeks, red peppers, basil and salsa verde

To Finish
Chocolate fondants, natural yoghurt, vanilla ice cream
Iced lemon soufflé, Cornish raspberries, Champagne sorbet
Spiced cheesecake, rhubarb and custard
Apricot and pistachio tart, clotted cream
Colston Bassett stilton, Greens of Glastonbury, Sharpham & accompaniments

Opening Hours

We are open seven days a week to non-resident guests for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and Sunday lunch.

Breakfast 8-10.30am (visitors who aren’t staying with us can reserve a table between 8-9am, booking essential)

Lunch is served between 12.30-2.15pm and dinner is 7.00-9.30pm, booking is always advisable.

Afternoon tea is served between 3-5pm, we will need 24 hours notice as each element is freshly handmade for you.


To book a table call us on 01637 861 800 or book online below:

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