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The Heron Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Trenhaile Terrace, Malpas, Truro TR1 1SL, England
+44 1872 272773
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Trenhaile Terrace, Malpas, Truro TR1 1SL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came down from Kent and wanted a nice pub for a Sunday lunch. We where in Truro but wanted something scenic the Heron Inn did not disappoint located on the river with great views. We where welcomed very warmly I said...More

Thank Jaycee1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have regularly visited this pub over the past 10 years through 3 sets of tenancies. The last set of tenants ,#2,ruined this once delightful venue but now IT'S BACK AND BETTER!!! The staff are friendly and welcoming (again!) the venue is improved (check out the...More

2  Thank joycee755
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve been to this gorgeous spot three times this week as it’s a stones through from our holiday rental. Friendly staff, great food and delicious wine. Great choice of Gins

1  Thank hazelshaw72
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a pub with atmosphere, modern and traditional at the same time, good menus and a welcoming bar, Sunday lunch was good and popular with families and groups of friends, the Christmas menu looked great and the views of the river are delightful, a...More

1  Thank david f
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited on a Saturday night, we were staying in a local cottage. The menu is great and the smoked duck and the lamb were excellent. We didn't try the desert menu as white chocolate isn't a family favourite. The service was fabulous, friendly and...More

1  Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This fine place was recommended to us when we hired a kayak.. worth the paddling alone! Really nice lunch, great views, roaring fire and staff that went well out of their way to be helpful... with two little ones it's always a little chaotic, but...More

1  Thank Pmgerrard
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lovely atmosphere very up to date decor, good service from the staff. I had the spicy kebab with sweet potato chips which was delicious, I asked the waitress what ingredients the sauce had next thing was the chef came and explained how the raita was...More

1  Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We walked around the river bank to the restaurant.... a good thing because there is very little parking. The menu was wide and plenty to choose from. Food was well cooked and we will definitely be back. I heard three people raving about the pollock..which...More

Thank Trewirgies
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had great service and the food was superb on a recent visit. Fast efficient service even though it was a busy Friday evening. Our dog was welcomed inside.

Thank jmstob
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A bit of a drive down some narrow roads but well worth the effort. The food was reasonably priced and a bit different from the 'run of the mill' menu. We both had fish dishes and they were great. The chef serve us our meals...More

Thank Nadoleg
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2 December 2017|
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Response from ahemming2015 | Property representative |
Yes we welcome all well behaved dogs on leads.
Sarah B
26 October 2017|
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Response from GypsyJaneNuneaton | Reviewed this property |
Steps up to the entrance but as suggested give them a ring - all the staff were very helpful
24 May 2017|
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Response from Quixote2001 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not local so not sure. Best to enquire direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trenhaile Terrace, Malpas, Truro TR1 1SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro  >  Malpas
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 272773
  • E-mail
The Heron Inn is a beautiful waterside pub, with stunning views over the river Fal. We are open all day, every day from 10am, serving freshly prepared homemade meals, ranging from a light lunch to hearty meals, and an excellent range of daily specials. Booking is adviseable but not always necessary.
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