In May 2006 Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall opened its doors for the first time to the people of Cornwall. Having worked relentlessly throughout 2005 to convert what was the top floor of The Beach Hut, into a modern, bright restaurant with 120 covers and to recruit a full team of staff, Fifteen Cornwall was opened to much anticipation, and eight years on people’s excitement for the restaurant hasn’t faltered since.
In the past eight years Fifteen Cornwall has seen over 100 apprentices trained, severed over 400’000 diners and remodeled and redecorated the restaurant to make the most of the great location and food they serve.
And speaking of food, Fifteen Cornwall’s signature style of Italian inspired, rustic, honest food takes centre stage, with the introduction of wood fired vegetables, char-grilled fish and juicy steaks. Sourcing their ingredients from Cornwall and the South West you get a real taste of the county in a truly innovative way; think tortellini of sweet Cornish squash, followed by Longhorn rib eye or crispy sea bass, washed down with carefully selected wines.
Head Chef, Andy Appleton oversees everything kitchen, menu and apprentice related, often travelling to Italy and further gathering inspiration and ideas to recreate at Fifteen.
New in 2013 came the antipasti table offering a new way to enjoy the bold Italian flavours on offer. Here you can graze on little plates of delicious food such as olives, ‘nduja on toast, arancini or indulge in the pig and pickle platter.
And if you really want to spice up your evening, be sure to order one of the famous cocktails. From the classic Cosmopolitan to a Hemingway Daiquiri, a Lemon Fizz to an Orange and Vanilla Mootini they’ve got it covered.
Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, antipasti or just a few cocktails, there is no excuse not to try Fifteen Cornwall whilst on holiday at Watergate Bay.