Acclaimed chef restaurateur and hotel owner, Michael Caines has announced the acquisition of the former Rick Stein Restaurant in Porthleven, Cornwall.
With a prime quayside position, the venue with Caines at the helm will serve a contemporary interpretation of his relaxed seaside fare, shining a light on the very best Cornish produce and English wines, matched with exceptional and charming service.
The news marks Caines’ second venture in Cornwall and is a welcome addition to the Michael Caines Collection, which currently comprises of luxury country house hotel and restaurant Lympstone Manor, The Cove at Maenporth, and a new project in Exmouth.
Caines said, ‘We are delighted to have the opportunity to pick up where Rick and Jill Stein have left off, taking over this wonderful property in Porthleven.
'We are looking forward to working with Trevor Osborne, the owner of Porthleven Harbour & Dock Company, to continue to grow Porthleven as a destination and develop a restaurant that warmly welcomes both locals and visitors through its doors. We’re looking forward to sharing details of this exciting new venture in due course.'
Osborne commented, 'It is with great pleasure that I shall welcome the distinguished and popular chef, Michael Caines, to Porthleven. His reputation goes before him and I know that he will not disappoint. I much look forward to his new venue opening.'
The venue is currently closed following government guidelines.