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Driftwood Spars

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$$ - $$$
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4 Trevaunance Close, St Agnes TR5 0SW, England
+44 1872 552428
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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is really hard to review a place like this as on one hand I was desperate to smarten it up and give it a makeover / really good clean and on the other hand it isn't pretending to be Chelsea by the sea and perhaps we should accept it for what it is. Having said that, there is no... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed in ST Agnes a few times, and during our visits we have had a beer or two in the Driftwood spars. The staff are friendly and the have a good selection on beers, ciders and wines. Will always return when in the area...

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Thank ps3bigd
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I order slow cooked pork belly which was delightful - well presented and well cooked. My son's pasta wasn't great and, although it was only pasta, tomato sauce and cheese, It lacked flavour and was overcooked. I would like to suggest that diners are told that a band will be setting up, especially when folk are trying... More 

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Thank ImNotCrosspatch
Worthing, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Driftwood Spars public house is located at the end of a dead end road that leads from the village of St Agnes down to the sea at Trevaunance Cove, where many years ago there was once an industrial harbour. Free parking is available opposite the pub if you give the bar staff your car registration number when ordering. There... More 

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Thank MojaveJoe
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch, busy time, wedding going on , ramblers group - but all good. Think the meals have improved. My ploughmans was lovely - the tomato soup delicious. Great place which we always look forward to walking to from perranporth. Worth the ups and downs of the coastal path. Nice new toilets too.

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Thank Carol D
Twick
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258 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked across from Perranporth to St Agnes across the cliffs and arrived at 4.30pm on a Sunday. They served a delicious starter of baked Cornish Brie (my husband had the pork terrine which he argues was as delectable as mine) and had the gammon roast and beef roast for a main. Both were excellent and the veggies on the... More 

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Thank Talia H
Stockport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal. Food was of a high quality and the children's meal was a decent sized portion. It was good we booked as it was very busy. Would recommend if in St Agnes cove.

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Thank Sue S
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice welcome Good atmosphere Great Sunday roast Perfect stop off after our long walk from perranporth

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Thank jacqui252003
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an initial stutter about our booking, resulting in having to be found a suitable table, the service and the food was excellent and very good value. All of our party of seven left feeling well fed and well looked after even though it seemed to be very busy. Thanks.

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Thank Andrew W
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had heard good things about this place. Food is edible but not great. Shop bought coleslaw and tartare sauce. Whitebait was cooked in very old oil and as such was awful. Very expensive for cheap bar food. Location and ambiance were great and dogs are welcome. Just eat somewhere else.

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Thank Tony M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Trevaunance Close, St Agnes TR5 0SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Agnes
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 552428
Description
We are a pub that offers food, B & B and live music, we also host conferences, weddings & beer festivals. Postcode TR5 0RT

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