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The Three Pilchards

Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
+44 1503 272233
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (45 reviews)
“coleslaw” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nipped in today for a quick pint after our hotelier recommend the place. Saw the menu and couldn't resist the Scallop/King Prawn mix. Wow so glad I did - the food was amazing. Tasty and flavoursome Would recommend you try this place out Staff were...More

Thank emmalD7085IC
Reviewed yesterday

We visited at the end of May 2017. We found the staff very friendly. In fact, they went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience. We ordered 2 fish skewer dishes from the specials board and we really loved them....More

Thank kazzacola
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely a big improvement on the food side. Big portions too, my other half had to finish mine. Sat out in the beer garden 2 tier terrace with wonderful views of the harbour. Watch your head though as you go up and down the stairs...More

1  Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Welcomed my 82 year old mum, me and 2 dogs. Had the BEST steak and ale pie with cheesy mash. No fat or gristle, thought it must be fillet! Mums sea food, she also said was excellent. We will be back, I'm coming down to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Keep coming back to The Three Pilchards. The variety of food on offer is really very good and the quality of the fish is especially good. Service is very efficient too. All in all you will not be disappointed if you call in here

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and hubby were staying a couple of nights in Polperro, so, popped in lunch time for a drink, as you do, looked at the menu and instantly knew tea was sorted, came back later and we weren't disappointed, had the Alpaca burger, never tried...More

Thank Sedgewick100
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Brilliant review - really glad we enticed you back for an evening meal which sounds like it was definitely worth the second trip! The Alpaca Burger from Hendra is exclusive to us so very pleased you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We are staying in Polperro for the week and after looking around we found The Three Pilchards. From walking in we were made to feel very welcome and could not have wished for a better service. So far this week we have eaten here three...More

Thank Ken H
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Really pleased you enjoyed your visit with us - huge compliment to hear that you have been to us three times already this week! We hope we see you again over the next few days and you get to enjoy...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have just enjoyed a sunny holiday in Polperro and the Three Pilchards seems to go from strength to strength. Lovely staff, glorious garden and delicious food. The scallops are particularly outstanding. Great place.More

Thank derry162
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Beautiful review - thank you! Really pleased you have been able to see The Pilchards progress over the last few months and great to hear this is being perceived as going from strength to strength! We hope to see you again soon, Kat, Dan and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent food and service at this delightful old pub in a charming fishing harbour village. The fish was so fresh the batter amazing and the chips perfectly cooked. A must for visitors to Polperro in Cornwall.More

Thank chilloutgirl
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review - Our New Chef has improved our Batter Recipe even further so really pleased you were able to sample the new creation! We hope to see you again on your next visit to the village, Kat, Dan And The Three...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited The Three Pilchards at Polperro once again and the choice and quality of food was superb. The staff were welcoming and friendly. On warm sunny days the upper out side seating area was fantastic with great views. Dan and Kat have made...More

Thank juliev1966
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review! Great that you enjoyed your recent visit with us - look forward to your return!! Kat, Dan And The Three Pilchards Team.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol W
Are there rooms here ? B & b. ?
5 April 2017|
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Response from DanKat80 | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have rooms to let due to the size of the pub - however there are other places in the village we would happily recommend should you ring us on 01503 272233
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free WiFi? Do you allow children and well behaved dogs? Do you accept debit/credit cards and contactless payments? What are your opening days and hours? Do you close during the winter?
24 November 2015|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
They do have free WiFi, They do allow Dogs and wee behaved children, they do accept Card Payments and they Open from 1100 am even during the very quiet winter months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272233
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Home Cooked, Fresh, Locally Sourced Food. Specialising in hearty meals and fresh fish dishes.
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