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The Engine Inn

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited for a anniversary meal, and local quiz. Had a wonderful meal. Staff are brilliant. Karen and Adrian are wonderful landlords. Really recommend visiting if your passing through. Ideal back packers pub too and wonderful views!!

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends for a meal on Easter Sunday and wasn't disappointed. Very friendly and welcoming. Prompt service, good beer, well kept and excellent food. Really good value for money. Nice locals with great sense of humour. Absolutely delightful local pub. Recommend without a doubt.

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience and would be happy to recommend us.

Nancledra, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to our local pub 'The Engine Inn' on and off for many years, this year on Thursdays it all changed, they decided to do a 'specials board' of all vegan and vegitarian, they also have the usual menu, we have been up there nearly every Thursday since chef started, it is lovely as a vegan/gluten free...

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your dining experience with us Brenda and for recommending us so highly. As you know, Ben, our Head Chef, is extremely enthusiastic about our vegan/vegetarian specials night and also his commitment to offering gluten-free meals. I honestly believe that this enthusiasm is reflected in the quality of his food. As you mention, we do also offer...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were made to feel welcome from the moment we walked through the door, very friendly staff and locals, was taken to our accommodation by the landlady (karen) who had made sure the room was warm and snug before we arrived, the landlord (Adrian) invited me and my fiance for games of killer pool with the locals and the atmosphere...

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Chris, thank you so much for taking the trouble to let others know about your positive experience of staying with us. I am so glad that we were able to contribute to making your very special weekend away so memorable and that you found the accommodation, the food and the welcome to your liking. It honestly was a real pleasure...

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great fri/sat night stay in the converted Barn ... situated by the Pub , very comfy and rustic with fab views ... evening meals and the breakfasts were very tasty and not to be missed .. the owners Karen and Adrian work very hard and make sure you want for nothing ... would definitely stay again .

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Kazza063, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Bobbie for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review. I know that we are friends but I do hope that you would feel just as confident to offer a critical review if it was warranted. It was fantastic to see you and Gareth again after all this time and now that you know where we are...

Falmouth
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Just finished a delightful three course meal in this nice old down to earth dog friendly Cornish pub. Very quiet at this time of the year out of season. Nevertheless there was a reasonable menu choice and everything we ate was well cooked and presented and most enjoyable Service was very friendly and comfortable. A very pleasant rural escape from...

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review your visit to us. I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the general ambience and that you would return. We do offer a more limited menu during low season in order to ensure that we can maintain our commitment to using fresh produce, but if...

Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Brilliant food with people who really understood vegan food. The Tangine was amazing and the Bean Stew was lovely and spicey.Fantastic vegan pavlova.Really nice pub,lovely and warm and cozy with the log burner.

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Sandy thank you so much for taking the trouble to review your visit. It was lovely to meet you and Neil and to know that you appreciated our Thursday night vegetarian and vegan specials menu although as you saw from our regular menu, there are dishes suitable for a vegan and vegetarian diet at other times too. I am so...

Redruth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This little pub serves excellent food, beers and wine. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. They are definitely trying to make a good impression and are pulling out all stops to do so. I would recommend this place, so pop in for a pint and a meal and you wont be disappointed.

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to review your visit to us and for being so positive in your recommendation. We hope to welcome you back to The Engine again soon!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Wow we stumbled across this great pub whilst on holiday and returned twice more - sadly couldn't fit it in more than that !! Great beers and ciders fabulous outdoor area and lovely staff, didn't get to eat as we arrived too late but the menu looked like it suited us. Thank you !

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit so much that you came back. I do hope that you will return to try our food if you ever visit this part of Cornwall again.

Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We took advantage of a voucher offer from pirate f.m for a birthday meal and were instantly welcomed as soon as we walked into this amazing pub,such great service from people who make you feel so at home,and as for the food....wow!! The tastiest pub meal we've had in a long time,a must visit recommendation from us to a place...

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Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to give such a positive review of your experience. I am extremely pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit for a birthday meal so much and that you would recommend us. We do hope to welcome you back to The Engine again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new ownership since February 2015, The Engine Inn is a traditional Cornish Grade II listed pub situated in a rural area between St. Ives and Penzance in West Cornwall. The welcome here is as warm as the log fire. The pub serves home cooked, reasonably priced pub meals - whenever possible, utilising fresh local ingredients - and a range of wines, lagers, ciders and Cornish ales. En suite accommodation is housed within a separate converted Grade II listed barn, offering privacy, peace and in the case of the first floor room, stunning moorland views. There are regular events taking place, including a weekly charity quiz night and an accoustic night, as well as a monthly open mic night and other live music events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Engine Inn

Address: Cripplesease, Nancledra, St Ives TR20 8NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives > Nancledra
Price Range: ₹ 6,371 - ₹ 7,363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Engine Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“The top barn has the best views”
brns4barnes, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“Wifi can be accessed in the pub but not in the room”
1234Col, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No mobile phone signal.”
Hifichris, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The top room in the barn has brilliant views”
Tavipirate, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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