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Polgooth Inn

Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (72 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“jacket potato” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Polgooth Inn
1. Great Atmosphere
"Everything was just superb: Service friendly, cheerful and efficient"
Brian G
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2. Excellent Service
"Service is excellent and the food quality and quantity is very good"
Allan B
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3. Brilliant Place!
"The views over the valley to the pubs kitchen garden beautifully"
John C
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201 - 210 of 1,564 reviews

Reviewed August 17, 2017

Very very busy, booking essential. Very friendly staff. Great food. Enormous portions, even the half portions !

Thank BusybeeCrumlin
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Average food, good staff, not all it's cracked up to be. A bit of a let down to be honest. The pub was quaint and busyish. But after the reviews we read on trip advisor we didn't get it. I left half my 3 tonne...More

3  Thank Sophiaelleolivia
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We, as a family of 8 have just returned from an evening meal at the Polgooth Inn. We try to visit each year when we holiday in Cornwall at this time of year, and always expect excellent food, service and reasonable prices, and this visit...More

4  Thank DAVE T
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Very good service, delicious food - a wonderful place to spend an nice evening. Trank you Amanda and Chris for this great recommendation. Best wishes from Ines and Sascha, Cologne, Germany

12  Thank sascha d
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Came here twice recently, superb food, all 10 of us enjoyed it, we ate outside and it was chilly but there are blankets for that. superb service and wold definately recommend

3  Thank agoforth
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic we are still here on our holidays The staff are the friendliest I have ever met The food is reasonable in price loads of it and so tasty Lots of selection on drinks including Gin (yum yum) Lovely setting inside and out Go here...More

2  Thank YORKSHIRE123_9
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

In Cornwall for our holidays again! Visited the Polgooth again! Expected the same great food and service again! What happens? They up the ante and make the food even better. Fish pie so deep I spent a good hour polishing it off, and if you're...More

3  Thank Nick B
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

With two open fireplaces this snug little country pub serves excellent food from an extensive menu. Large bar area and plenty of dining space both inside and out. Service is courteous and relatively swift although expect to wait at peak times. Ample parking (even has...More

2  Thank Tigger2930
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Really enjoyable family meal. The atmosphere was buzzing and there was a great selection of local ales. The starter, mains and deserts were excellent and the standouts were the fish pie and chickpea tangine. Lots of room for tables inside and out, but definitely worth...More

1  Thank Matt B
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for my husband's 50th birthday whilst we were on holiday. Food was beautiful, hubby had rib eyed steak & he said it was the best steak he had had for a long time! I had ham, egg & chips & gosh...More

3  Thank Karen P
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barrells
January 2, 2018|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
sorry for late reply, Yes well behaved Dogs are welcome
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meliahemsley
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we have Wifi Kind regards
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Jeanette G
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$67
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
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Description
Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee. Enjoy cosy fires in the winter months and a great pub garden in the summer
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