Relaxed tapas style dining from chef Nathan Outlaw
A matter of feet away from the lobster pots and fishing nets of Port Isaac’s pretty harbour sits Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, allowing you to enjoy tapas-style seafood whilst gazing out on the boats that brought in the catch.
Situated in a 15th century fisherman’s cottage, Nathan Outlaw’s small, but perfectly formed eatery serves unique fish dishes, the content of which is dictated by what’s landed by local fisherman each day.
Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen is Nathan Outlaw’s third Cornish venture, alongside the two Michelin starred Restaurant Nathan Outlaw also in Port Isaac and The Mariners pub in Rock. Back in Port Isaac and it’s head chef Tim Barnes competently running the kitchen.
The “Fish Kitchen” is not quite as humble as it may sound though – it was awarded one Michelin star in 2014. Despite this coveted accolade, visitors can look forward to a friendly welcome and a relaxed, bistro-style dining atmosphere.
With a menu that celebrates small, original and delicious seafood plates, cooked to order and served when ready, you will be hard pressed to choose which dishes to try. You’ll be tempted by the likes of crispy monkfish served with chilli jam, lemon sole accompanied by green sauce butter or raw brill with honey and lemon.
Indecisive diners may want to opt for the “Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen to Share” platter, while everyone should easily find a tipple to suit from the expertly chosen beers and carefully curated wine list.
As you might guess, booking is advisable for evening dining, while the lunch service operates on a first-come-first-served basis, so be sure to get there early as queues out the door are not unheard of, especially in the busy summer months.
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1 Middle Street, Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3RH
Lunch, 12pm – 3pm
Dinner, 6pm – 9pm
Chef: Tim Barnes
Owners: Nathan Outlaw
Crispy monkfish, chilli jam, £9
Lemon sole, green sauce butter, £12
Chocolate mousse, peanut, espresso and lime, £6