Find this bustling bistro/brasserie/bar in the heart of the city.
You can watch your food being prepared in the open plan kitchen, which adds a certain interest.
Lunch brings everything from Sandwiches - served with skinny fries & mixed leaves - to a full à la carte menu (all-be-it a tuned down version of whats offered in the evening.
Dinner starters are typified by starters such as 'Whitebait with Lemon & Anchovy Mayonnaise'; 'Potted Ham Hock with Apple Jelly & Toast'; 'Deep-Fried Mozzarella with Grape & Serrano Ham Salad' and 'Grilled Seasonal Vegetable Salad (bok choi, celeriac, jerusalem artichoke, kale & purple sprouting broccoli appearing in an autumn version).
These might be followed by 'Ricotta Ravioli with Chard & Vegetable Cream'; 'The Bistro Burger with Pancetta, Gruyère Cheese, French Fries & Home-Made Ketchup'; 'Rabbit, Partridge, Pheasant & Venison Ragu woth Pappadelle & Parmesan Shavings'; 'Steamed River Fal Mussels Marinière with Artisan Bread' and 'Rib Eye Steak with Hand Cut Chips, Peppercorn Sauce, Onion Ring & Watercress'.
There are also set Plats du Jour - Monday bringing 'Beef Bourguignon', Tuesday 'Beef & Guinness Pie', Wednesday 'Surf n Turf' etc . . . . plus fish specials listed on a blackboard.
Puds, such as 'Lemon Tart with Crème Fraiche'; 'Deep Chocolate Tart with White Chocolate Sorbet' a 'Cornish Cheeseboard' and 'Cheesecake of the Day' completes the picture.
- Food Style: Bistro
- Lunch: all week 12.00-14.30; mains about £15 to £19
- Dinner: Mon-Sat 17.30-21.30; mains about £15 to £19; set D £14 (2 courses), £18 (3 courses)
- Seats: 110
- Wine: a well-chosen list, has something for everyone - including local beer;s & cider's - plus modest mark ups
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Truro Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Closed: D Sun