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Good stopping place.

After miles of road works we were delighted to see the signs to this quaint, old pub. The car park... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Pengor
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Typical Village Pub

As I have relatives living in the village I have started visiting the pub whenever I am in the... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Trevor D
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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18 Feb 2018
“Why bother?”
12 Oct 2017
“Great Find”
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A quaint little village pub in the heart of Trispen. Recently under new management with Gary and Emma who took over in December 2016. Currently undergoing little refurbishments such as the inside has been recently painted. Gary and Emma look forward...more
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Trispen, Truro TR4 9AZ, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Called here for a pre-arranged light sandwich meal en route to nearby crem after a long journey, had booked 12 noon for 9 people. There was no-one around when we arrived just before we noon so we walked up and down the street waiting for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My partner and I popped in to the Clock and Key for lunch whilst on holiday in Cornwall. The pub was in a quiet location but easily accessible and signposted from the main road. We received a warm welcome from the landlord and landlady, who...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Popped in for a bite to eat, wish I hadn't. The landlady I presumed to the lack of friendliness and the cant be bothered attitude seemed to enjoy being the boss but didn't lift a finger to serve or pour me a drink which I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank f00dspy007
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My husband and I was looking for a place to hold a wake after my Mum's funeral which was being held at 'Penmount' Crematorium. We noticed the 'Clock and Key Inn", we popped in for a coffee, and had a good chat with the Landlord...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

After miles of road works we were delighted to see the signs to this quaint, old pub. The car park is large and the outside of the building is rather dilapidated but inside it is warm, comfortable and welcoming. Lots of interesting artefacts and old...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pengor
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went into Clock and Key only 2 weeks ago and I can honestly say how welcoming and friendly it was for a village pub, nothing is to much trouble from Emma and Gary and the food is fresh, local ,good value and fantastic quality ,I...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Sarah J
Management response:Responded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Recently had a wonderful meal and quality ale served by helpful and friendly staff the new management have definitely improved the menu and customer service.we will definitely be seeing you again Emma and Gary.

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank Pauljustine
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This place served unhygienic food to an OAP which later killed her. Absolutely disgusting that the pub managers only got a paltry fine.More

Date of experience: February 2017
10  Thank alandliz2000
Management response:Responded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review. With regards to the very sad news that has been reported recently this incident happened in 2015. My partner and myself took over in December 2016 and this does not relate to us in any way. I make sure there...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

As I have relatives living in the village I have started visiting the pub whenever I am in the area. It has a very friendly atmosphere and a decent selection of ales with guest ales from time to time. This recent visit included a meal...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 5 February 2017

As a vegetarian it can always be tricky to find somewhere with a variety of choice for roast but this particular day i had the choice of three vegetarian options which was great, and also to know that the gravy was even vegetarian, as i...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank WendyPWoo60
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