National Restaurant Awards 2018

We're delighted that for 10 years running The Seahorse has been in listed in the Top 100 in the National Restaurant Awards, having been ranked number 1 for Devon. Going up against some of the big London restaurants and still ranking so high is a real sense of achievment for our small coastal town restaurant.

Mitch Tonks & Mat Prowse said, “We worry about the little details every day and it is times like this that remind us why we do it and why we love it, that it means something. It is a real testament to the hard working team at the Seahorse and Rockfish and behind the scenes who all care as much as we do about what we do”

Sunday Times Top 100 UK Restaurants 2018

"Rated by me as the best restaurant in Britain when I ate a storming fish supper here in 2009, and recognised in the same way three years later by the always-way-behind-me Observer in its annual awards. Mitch Tonks is the No 1 man in Britain for fish, the atmosphere is electric and the booze flows like floodwater. A local restaurant I’d happily travel five hours to for supper.”
Giles Coren

"Best UK Restaurant"Observer Food Awards 

The Seahorse won the prestigious award of Top Restaurant in the UK at the Observer Food Monthly Awards.  Editor Allan Jenkins said " The Seahorse is the sort of brilliant seafood restaurant you hope to find in Italy, France and Spain, and never do. It has a great room, great service and great cooking from Mitch and Mat. With an intensely loyal local following, it made us at OFM very happy to see them outgun the big-money, big-ticket, big London places."  A huge achievement for a small restaurant in Dartmouth to take the top spot! Listen to Mitch and Mat talk about what the Seahorse means for them. 

Good Food Guide Best UK Seafood Restaurant

We are delighted that we have been awarded Best Seafood Restaurant in the UK by the Good Food Guide for 2013. Mitch & Mat said, “The Seahorse is a life’s work for us both, we have our own particular ways we do things but most of all we love working together and giving our guests a special time. We are lucky to be surrounded by the best fish in the world and that is what the Seahorse is all about. We are delighted this has been recognised by the readers of the highly regarded Good Food Guide, the whole team at The Seahorse are absolutely delighted with the award.”

Herald Express, Best Restaurant 2017 


Devon Life - Best Restaurant 2018


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