What the papers say...
“The head chef, Chris Eden doesn't leave local produce to speak for itself. He throws an entire shopping trolley of fancy ingredients at the dinner.... My main course cod was another example of Mr Eden throwing a party on the plate and inviting everyone"
John Walsh - The Independant
“This is a fabulous, very romantic Cornish hideaway... Elegant dining with delicate dishes packed with flavour”
Tom Chesshyre - The Times
" I'd send my son and his girlfriend here; I'd send my mother and her ailments here: they would all be looked after equally well. And, of course I would send myself."
Fiona Duncan, Sunday Telegraph
"Right up alongside the best seaside hotels in Britain. All kinds of personal touches – like the sea urchin shell placed on the early morning tea tray. Dinners to die for, with succulent local hand-dived scallops and melt-in-the-mouth boeuf en daube."
Brian Jackman, Daily Telegraph
"Last night I dreamed I went to driftwood again. …there is a lovely, relaxed atmosphere…good food at a fair price always produces a smile on everyone’s face."
Jan Moir, Daily Telegraph
"Turn off your mobile and head for the ultimate hideaway, where the only thing you’ll hear is the sea lapping at the shore."
"The restaurant serves a seasonal menu which summer visitors can enjoy on the outside terrace watching the sun drip down behind the horizon - perfect."
The English Home
"…one of Cornwall’s best."
"Another fine establishment is the extremely stylish driftwood hotel…"
"Charming, atmospheric…There can be no more cuddle-inducing retreat in Cornwall than this…"
London Evening Standard
"…relaxed ambience and youthful vibe and the food is also excellent…. Without compromising on its sophisticated chic and style, the place is very child-friendly."
Harpers & Queen