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The Three Pilchards

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Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
+44 1503 272233
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love it here, every time we hoilday in Cornwall we make a special journey to polperro to visit the three pilchards- there pub is beautiful roof top terrace is breath taking with the views! Food - well every time we visit we have the crab baguette and it gets better each time! Beautiful pub beautiful food! Can't wait to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The three pilchards does great beer and pub food. The scallops are first class as is the fish and chips. Visited twice during a weekend stay in polperro. Friendly and helpful staff overall recommend

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Thank James A
Hereford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food, very generous portions in a lovely location. We would certainly return on any further visit to Polperro

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Thank Jane C
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Beautiful review - thank you for taking the time to write it. We look forward to seeing you again, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good choice if you are looking for good quality food that will satisfy most tastes. So good in fact that we visited twice during our Easter holiday. The Nachos and scallops were a particular favourite to get started with and mains were all tasty and plentiful! Wine choices are pretty good and buying by the bottle is relatively good... More 

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Thank Keilor Q
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We do indeed have a quirky little pub and with its age does give it a cosy disposition when catering for larger parties! Really pleased you enjoyed your time with us and great to hear you were able to sample some Polperro Scallops! We hope you visit us again, Kat, Dan and The Three... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off for late lunch after walking along coastline into Polperro. Dog friendly too, we opted for roof garden and not disappointed with the large area together with great views, perfect rest stop. Food was tasty and friendly service, delicious side salad and coleslaw !!

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Thank TJP46
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Brilliant Review - very pleased you enjoyed your visit and had good enough weather to enjoy our Harbour View Beer Garden. We hope you visit us again, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to Polperro and eating in the 3 pilchards for over 50 years - yes 50. I arrived with my family on Easter Monday and we all headed off from our cottage about a hundred yards away to eat around 6pm. On arrival there were 2 tables which had people sitting down eating the rest were empty... More 

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2 Thank Mark P
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

This is one review that every business owner dreads: having to read a criticism that is completely untruthful in every shape and form. Having worked Open until Close both Monday and Tuesday day and nights on front of house (the days you supposedly visited) I am more than aware of how many customers came in and out, as well as... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely pub, in the picturesque seaside town of Polperro. The atmosphere and staff are very welcoming and the choice of beers is excellent. The food (I had an alpaca burger) was in generous portions and very tasty, particularly the chips, as well as the alpaca, which I'd never tried before. Everyone else enjoyed their food too, including... More 

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Thank Henry D
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Great feedback - thank you. The Alpaca is definitely becoming one of our most popular dishes - brilliant to hear you gave it a go and enjoyed it. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to The Three Pilchards on Sunday nights for a meal with friends. Staff very attentive even though they were very busy, nothing too much trouble. Works out better if you have a bottle of wine rather that two glasses if you are having another round. Everyone enjoyed their meal but personally I would have liked less chips more salad... More 

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Thank endwills
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to us. On your next visit if you point out a preference for a larger salad we would be more than happy to accommodate :) We hope you visit us again soon, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Able to take dog into pub and garden at back with sun trap. Watch out for the narrow steps tho. Great food and really friendly staff. Nothing was too much trouble.

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Thank annettetoop
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Really glad you enjoyed your visit and had good enough weather to take advantage of our beer garden :) We hope you visit us again soon. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to looe / polperro as often as possible as we all love it and we always go the the three pilchards at least twice on our weekly stay and have always enjoyed every meal we've had also the staff are very attentive and friendly . I can't wait to return. It's a lovely traditional cornish establishmentioned. Keep up... More 

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Thank JanJohn10
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Beautiful review - thank you - really glad we have kept up to your expectations and look forward to seeing you again, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272233
Description
Home Cooked, Fresh, Locally Sourced Food. Specialising in hearty meals and fresh fish dishes.

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