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The Witchball

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Lighthouse Road | The Lizard, The Lizard TR12 7NJ, England
+44 1326 290662
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch whilst holidaying in St Ives, it was well worth the visit. Very tasty ciabatta roll with plenty of filling. Attentive staff. Great value for money. I would highly recommend.

Thank CNHerts
Te Anau, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two excellent meals here. Very friendly service and I particularly recommend the fish specials.

1 Thank RAB0333
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I understand why this has so many great reviews as the dinner I had was superb. I arrived late as I came from Penzance, and luckily they were still serving, so I took a table in the dining area. The service was friendly, I'm not sure why other reviews are complaining about the service, but this may have been because... More 

1 Thank Julie L
Lelant, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my partner and siblings on 22/4/17 for lunch. There was 5 of us and we had pre booked a table outside (weather permitting). There were quite a few people sitting outside and the weather was lovely. This is an old pub with a quirky interior. Staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu is not large but plenty... More 

1 Thank midsummer14
Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday as part of our walking holiday of the south west coast path. As it was Easter weekend I had rung to book a table for 7:30pm back in January! We arrived to a lively pub as you would hope on the Easter weekend. Gave our name to the barman who passed us on to so... More 

1 Thank Laal_bod68
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were refused seating in the nice front room because we were a party of two and there was only a four-seater table available. So we were shown into the weird, sad back room, and seated at... a four-seater table. We ordered crab parfait with celeriac remoulade, seafood chowder, and fish burgers with red cabbage slaw, then waited for 45... More 

6 Thank babs212016
Singapore, Singapore
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236 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We ordered 2 mains and one starter, and came out really stuffed. The seafood chowder was a bit expensive, but chock-full of seafood so it was still pretty worth it. The poached mackerel with watercress risotto was the best here. It was such a unique dish, and the watercress complemented the thickness of the risotto really well. And the fish... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 668 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went here as a family group of eight. Some of the dishes were exceptionally good. These included the seafood chowder,well presented and excellent quality, the special of baked Pollack with new potatoes,spinach and a creamy chorizo sauce was fabulous with delicious very fresh fish. The burgers were all very good, and the one undercooked was quickly corrected. Drinks were... More 

1 Thank malholme
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice food at a not unreasonable price nice cosy Cornish pub very good service with friendly staff Rump steak Smoked fish linguine

Thank Sparkytph
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my daughter and 3 year old grandson, very friendly and nice atmosphere, just a little disappointed on the size of the fish , chips and mushy peas. The fish was delicious but a bit on the small side and the mushy peas were just a swirl on the plate. More like a decoration than proper mushy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Road | The Lizard, The Lizard TR12 7NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  The Lizard
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 290662

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