Shine for ShelterBox event at Amelies, Porthleven

A fundraising candlelit supper on December 1st

Flickering candlelight. Music on the baby grand. Fantastic food. And all for a great cause. We’ll be hosting a Candlelit Supper in aid of ShelterBox on Friday 1st December. Our own head chef Donato Dondiego will be teaming up with local chefs Ben Arthur and Chris Brooks from Seadrift to create a fabulous, Caribbean-inspired menu that reflects ShelterBox’s … read more

We’re closed in November

Amélies will be closed from October 29th to December 1st, when we will re-open with our Shine for ShelterBox night – find out more. Our Christmas set menu will then be available alongside the standard menu from December 2-23rd. If you would like to know more or make a booking our office will be … read more

Refill Cornwall logo

Out and about? Refill your water bottle at ours

We live in a beautiful part of the world and are keen to do our bit to help avoid single use plastics and keep Porthleven beautiful. That’s why we’re very proud to be part of Refill Cornwall That means you can pop in and have your reusable bottle filled with fresh Cornish tap water at … read more

£500 off Amelies weddings

£500 off your Amélies wedding

We’re currently offering £500 off weddings booked at ours in 2017 or 2018. Visit our wedding pages to find out more or call us on 01326 653653 to chat through your plans and order a brochure. Terms and Conditions Applies only to weddings of 45+ which are booked and with deposit paid before 14th February 2018 £500 will be taken … read more

Amelies wins best restaurant award at Cornwall Life Food & Drink awards

Winners of Cornwall Life Best Restaurant Award

We’re delighted to share the news that the Amélies team went to the Cornwall life Food & Drink awards last night and came home with the award for Cornwall’s Best Restaurant! We were nominated by members of the public and then blind judged against the two other finalists, The Idle Rocks and The Shore in … read more

Amelies head chef Donato Dondiego

Our new chef – Donato Dondiego

Our new Italian chef Donato Dondiego has relocated his family down from Surrey to enjoy the mix of fabulous food and family-friendly lifestyle that Cornwall offers. It’s a brand new challenge following a spell in London and a period in South Africa where he ran his own restaurant, Due Leoni — and cooked for the … read more

Christmas Party Menu

Gather together your friends, family and colleagues at Amélies this Christmas for an evening to remember. From traditional turkey with all the trimmings to a Zuppe de Pesce seafood feast, we’ve got plenty to tantalise your tastebuds whilst you share the festive cheer. See the full menu. Available from December 2nd – 23rd the menu is priced … read more

Supporting our local food (and drink) heroes

Seasonal strawberries, tasty Cornish cheeses, fish plucked from the salty waters of Mount’s Bay within a few miles of the restaurant. At Amélies, we pride ourselves on using the very finest local suppliers and produce — and we’re spoilt for choice in Cornwall. Here’s a run down of some of our favourite local foodie superstars … read more

Amelies supports Surf Action charity

We’re proud to support Surf Action and the RNLI

Surf Action is an amazing charity that helps the armed forces, emergency services and their families who suffer from physical or psychological injury or have difficulty readjusting to civilian life. Surfing changes lives – find out more at:   Living by the sea, we can’t help but be aware of the constant efforts of … read more

The Amélies terrace — Cornwall’s newest dining space

Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a private dining experience for a special occasion for up to 40 guests, our brand new terrace space is waiting or you. The permanent wood and glass terrace space, designed by owner Sam Sheffield Dunstan, built by Camborne Joinery and styled by eco furniture company Rough Living, has a dedicated … read more