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“Wow, talk about price gouging”
Review of Harbourside Inn

Harbourside Inn
Ranked #10 of 14 Restaurants in Charlestown
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: The Pier House Hotel and Restaurant in St Austell Cornwall, (originally called Charlestown Hotel) was built in 1794 and was originally two farm cottages. It became a farmhouse after the Rashleigh Arms was built in 1851. Then the occupants at the farm started taking in paying guests as farming prosperity declined before 1914-1918 wa
Reviewed 23 July 2017

All I will say its that they are clearly getting ready for the Summer Tourists.
A great dish of Mussels and Chips, which was always good food and good value, has suddenly got up about a fiver.
I know potatoes haven't gone up in price and the local Mussels are still pretty much the same price so the only logic I can think of is that they are saying "To hell with the locals; we'll make a big profit out off the tourists during the holiday season"
It's a corny old short term view and, if you're not bothered about the locals business, you might get away with it. Longer term, only time will tell.
I think it's a shame when a local and well respected brewery (St. Austell Brewery), who are probably one of the oldest in the country, resort to these type of profiteering tactics. I guess shareholder dividends will always outweigh customer satisfaction.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting the lovely village of Charlestown we ate lunch here. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the service was good. We enjoyed a very delicious lunch. The crab cakes were so good, served with salad and chips. My husband had bubble and squeak, it was very tasty, and a lot of it. Would definitely recommend. Also dog friendly. A good place for families.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Lovely little "pub" next door to the Pier House Hotel. Excellent food and value for money. Well worth popping in for a drink and something to eat

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had lunch there last year, not impressed,put me off Fishpie forever.
We had fish pancakes and they were just a pile of sloppy fishpie with a soggy panckake on top. My grandson had a burger and that was ok, we wont be going again.

Thank Dee T
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Friendly service with a great choice on the menu even for us (being vegetarian!). The food was delicious and you get a lot on your plate so were well full when we left. The place itself overlooks the old harbourside and is clean and well presented.

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