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Polgooth Inn

) #1 of 125 Restaurants in St Austell ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,324 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely old inn. Needed satnav to find it but well worth it. It was a Tuesday evening but very busy. Had to wait about 10 mins for table. Staff were lovely and kept us informed when table would be ready. Had starters which included samosas....More

Thank Oldmotherhen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After the recent closure of Austells we were very excited to try the new 'Top Restaurant' in St Austell. There is no doubt that the Polgooth Inn is a lovely family and pet-friendly Cornish pub in a beautiful little village. The menu promises some interesting...More

Thank Ratz2011
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved it so much we visited two nights in a row when having a short break in Cornwall. It was busy and buzzing with atmosphere but the staff were welcoming and had time for us and after a short wait on both nights until a...More

Thank SuzieQ021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends whilst here on a short stay. Great food,big portions, good beer Shall definitely come again if in area. :) thanks guys

Thank Bear07533
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service was very slow, lots of waiting staff, but time from ordering to table took ages. I had scampi which was average, my partner had a burger, also average. I was surprised to see several dogs in the restaurant, (outside would have been acceptable)......Won't...More

Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a busy sunday evening for a family meal service was attentive without being intrusive , beers very well kept and all the food everyone had was delicious but those harita pulked duck rolls were simply delicious and id have quite happily had just...More

Thank Garethjohn P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have eaten her several times and the food has, without exception been fabulous. The crab salad is wonderful, husband described the burnt brisket ends as superb. Everything we have ever eaten here has been great. Service is efficient and friendly. The Saturday morning breakfast is...More

1  Thank Anniecass
Reviewed 1 week ago

have been using the Polgooth for about 6 years now at sometime over the summer season, so with our visit time we were surprised to see the menu had shrunk a bit with its selection, still a good choice with the specials, we just felt...More

1  Thank Calvin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Dog friendly too, which is always a plus. There "large" portions are exactly that, better being an appetite!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven 6 hours to our camp site followed by a near divorce getting our tent up, tired and hungry, we literally stumbled upon The Polgooth Inn. What a fantastic find! Great food, quick service in a quaint ancient pub. Husband would recommend the locally...More

Thank Mellie1313
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Jeanette G
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
15 August 2016|
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Response from Diane31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there From the A390 At the McDonalds roundabout in St Austel take the B3237 road towards Pentewan sands and Mevagissey. through London Aprentice. The sign for Polgooth village is on the rights with a restaurant on the... More
Mike N
29 July 2015|
Response from Claire C | Reviewed this property |
It's VERY dog friendly. Dogs allowed inside as well as in garden. Water bowls provided.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 37
Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
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
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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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