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The Golden Lion

) #5 of 19 Restaurants in Port Isaac $$ - $$$ , British,
Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
+44 1208 880336
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We "found" this pub and enjoyed the warm and friendly atmosphere.. We enjoyed "trying" several different drinks... Will definitely be returning.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub with stunning views across the harbour and we were fortunate to sit outside on the terrace in the sun. £6 for a pint and pot of tea which is reasonable. Staff helpful and friendly.

Thank Hooch2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

As per usual on holiday, it's lovely to sit and have a pint outside a lovely pub if the sun is out. And, that's exactly what we did. Views across the port are beautiful. Drinks pricey (£20 rounded) for four pints. Staff friendly and kept...More

Thank firekat2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you have the best view of the harbour, a little sunshine and a cold drink in your hand, there is nowhere better in the world than this place. Friendly staff, great local ales and local gin (believe it or not), nice menu serving locally...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellant pub and good food Very friendly staff and dog friendly Good ales and an excellant view of the harbour

Thank SteveTeresa
Reviewed 1 week ago

In fairness, we didn't book in advance and they found a table very quickly in the main dining area upstairs - the place was quite busy. However, they then started to explain their rules, which included that they could bring water to the table, but...More

Thank Dick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had Sunday lunch with my family in the golden lion today. If you haven't been here before, this is a perfectly nice pub. The food was fine, if a little over priced. I do have to admit to being disappointed not to be able...More

Thank fiona c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub and food very nice, old but good, fairly priced compared to other places in port Isaac such as Nathan Outlaws.

Thank Ray O
Reviewed 1 week ago

popped into the pub for a quick pint ...small and old full of character ..staff very friendly and made you feel welcome ..as this was the pub used for the doc martin series it is usually very busy but a must see if you are...More

Thank fisherman5091
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely traditional pub in good location, we visited here last time we were in Port Isaac (2014) and I remember really enjoying it but there didn't seem to be as much menu choice this year and especially limited for children. I had the small fish...More

Thank Debbie D
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Questions & Answers
Steve L
1 October 2016|
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Response from seafood12 | Reviewed this property |
you must have parked somewhere were you shouldn't!
14 June 2016|
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Response from Norfolkdreamer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we do not have children . I didn't notice any there when I went Or were they just sooooo well behaved that they went un-noticed? The easy option would be to call and ask.
Maxine L
3 April 2016|
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Response from RobGWatfordEngland | Reviewed this property |
The pay and display car park is at the very top of the hill, it's a ten minute very steep walk, there's no other option. The menu isn't large, unfortunately didn't note the veggie options but I'm sure there would be an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Port Isaac
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 880336
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