Award Winning Chef & Sardine Expert
Award-winning Chef and Sardine Expert Benjamin Palmer returned to his hometown of Looe to open The Sardine Factory Restaurant in July 2018. Ben’s passion in the kitchen has bagged him a number of awards, including reaching the quarter finals of Masterchef: The Professionals in 2011. It has always been a dream of his to open a restaurant in the town that he grew up in. Benjamin & his team were delighted to receive the prestigious accolade of a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2020.
The Sardine Factory has 80 covers overlooking the stunning harbour with a menu reflecting the ethos of Looe and a passion for local seasonal produce, with an abundance of sustainable fish dishes.
A Fantastic Location To Dine
The Sardine Factory is a great spot for you to really be able to make the most of local cuisine, whether you’re joining us for, a light lunch, dinner with friends or family, a romantic night out or a big celebration. Innovative and modern coastal cuisine served in the historic fishing port of Looe in Cornwall.
Using the freshest of day boat fish from Looe market opposite the restaurant. Our food philosophy is to keep it simple and fresh, let our ingredients do all the talking!
The restaurant is open for Lunch & Dinner Wednesday-Sundays (12pm-2pm for lunch & 6pm-9pm for diner)