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Polgooth Inn

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Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
09:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are down in Cornwall for a few days away. Went to the polgooth inn for dinner tonight. I had braised lamb and the other half had gammon. Food was absolutely delicious, staff were really attentive and very well priced. Will recommend to family who are due to visit in the new year! Thanks all!

Thank Ellie C
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slightly off the beaten track, about 1 mile off the A390, we visited here just for a quick bite and ended up having a full lunch. We visited on a midweek day and yet the place was really busy but we still received a very friendly welcome from the landlady and her staff. The pub looks like a proper traditional... More 

Thank j w
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We can't thank Tanya and her team enough. What was a very difficult day, was made exceptional by them all. The food was spot on and so was the service. Thank you

Thank Dom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting relatives and decided on a Saturday evening meal at the Polgooth, it was very busy with a few large parties and all tables were used. The staff were friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was fantastic in this old pub. The service considering it was busy was first class and the food as good as the service.... More 

Thank waggers100
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked Sunday Lunch at The Polgooth Inn for my Mum and 2 sister last Sunday and wasn't sure what to expect. Having used the Inn for my daughter-in-laws birthday meal some years ago (and not had good food or service) we were a little apprehensive. However, I have to say the food was lovely, the staff friendly and helpful (and... More 

Thank Sarah W
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely warm and welcoming inn.our food was excellent beer well kept. There's ample parking it's clean warm and friendly and really good value. Don't miss out

Thank andrew4433
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an amazing breakfast....look no further! The food is second to none and even the coffee is THAT good.... is our Friday morning guilty pleasure. Don't waste your time anywhere else. The staff are amazing, the food amazing and the feeling of the place...perfect x

Thank LadyDiKnight
Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and welcoming ambience. The food was good but some was a little overcooked. The fish was too dry and the ham was not as tasty as the menu said. Beer was okay and the prices reasonable.

Thank Billythefish1
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and good food, very efficient too even though we did not book and it was a quiz night. Will certainly return.

Thank lorrainereedwenman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my Mum and Dad's local. Always pop in whenever I'm down in Cornwall visiting them. Good old fashioned pub grub. Can sit outside in the summer, or in by a cozy fire. Large portions of food, great tasting and fab service every time. Can see why it's always busy!

Thank Elizabeth M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 35
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee.

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