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

Summer Sessions 2017

This is the fabulous fifth year of our Summer Sessions and with talent ranging from Ronnie Scott’s regular Tina May to local folk group extraordinaire Flats and Sharps there’s plenty to what your musical appetite.   Here’s the rundown… Friday 26th May Gwellhellin This unique Cornish show band creates an irresistible performance drawn from their world-wide … read more

Winter Warmers are back

We’re delighted to announce the return of our Winter Warmers for the colder season. Running right through until March we’ve got a host of specials nights that will warm the cockles of your heart.   WEDNESDAY is PIZZA NIGHT. On Wednesdays throughout winter we’re offering Buy one get one free on dine-in pizzas. Buy one pizza and get … read more

Get hot hot hot for New Year

Join us for cocktails and dancing as we turn up the heat this New Year’s Eve. We’ll be leaving behind chilly Porthleven and heading for the spicy shores of Havana to welcome in the New Year. Expect Cuban cocktails, music, and spicy salsa dancing. Tickets are now on sale priced at £50 a head for … read more

Award for Best Cornish Sunday Roast

A brace of awards

We’re delighted to share the news that we’ve have been presented with two prestigious awards. Earlier this month it was announced we’d been awarded Highly Commended status in the Best Restaurant category of the Cornwall Tourism Awards in our first year of entering. Last night, at an Awards ceremony in Newquay, we collected the award for Best Cornish Sunday Roast in the … read more