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St Pirans Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Holywell Bay, Newquay TR8 5PP, England
+44 1637 830205
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this pub several times over the week we stayed and never had a bad meal or drink. Good value family pub.

Thank christopher p
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is close to where we are staying so it's convenient to pop down for a drink or two, however I wouldn't choose to have food here. They have two types of rattler on tap which is good. However, service can be hit and miss.

Thank Becky A
St Austell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

When Open fantastic food and Chris the landlord is very good and helpfull, there is an outside eating area for when the sun is shining

Thank Padstow2008
Banstead, United Kingdom
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1,157 reviews
867 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

When you walk the coast path you can't miss this place and it has great views of the beach. The outside seating is pastel coloured and sits on Astro turf which shouldn't work but it does and the beer is well kept and the food lovely. It's a great place to stop if the sun is shining.

Thank LargelyMonk
Chichester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We didn’t set out to eat at St Piran’s Inn when we were looking for something to eat during our recent holiday in Cornwall. We had intended to visit a restaurant in the nearby village of Cubert but when we got there it was inexplicably closed. We were left high and dry without a paddle, stuck in the middle of... More 

1 Thank Bollinger28
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

As a keen walker on the South West Coastal Path imagine my disappointment when we told to take our jackets off before entering. Wet or even a perception of being rain sodden this was a first for us, especially when we told to leave our expensive jackets and rucksacks outside. It was not even raining at the time! Not the... More 

1 Thank Steveshols2014
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Firstly, we have been here before but only for a brief lunch last year. It was fine. Positioned fantastically at the edge of Holywell Bay beach, we had planned to use it as our 'go to' pub while staying in Holywell. However, no, they were only open Thursdays - Sundays and were actually closing for the season on the Sunday!... More 

Thank Tangolady_11
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Visited in October and were surprised the pub was still open as they normally close for the winter at the end of September. I've had braised ox cheek with mash and sweetened carrots whilst my wife had fresh halibut with new potatoes, vegetables and lemon and caper sauce. Our daughter very much enjoyed southern fried chicken. All of the portions... More 

Thank Dan V
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very clean and tidy, lovely outdoor space with great view of Holywell bay. Staff very friendly and always busy Wether it be service customers or keeping the place clean and tidy. Didnt get a chance to try the food as the kitchen had closed but would certainly have liked too.

Thank Thomas S
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Love this bar when the suns out as its right on the beach and dog friendly. The Corev beer is great too as are the views over the sand dunes where Poldark is filmed.

Thank jacs222

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holywell Bay, Newquay TR8 5PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 830205

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?