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The Engine Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Cripplesease, Nancledra, St Ives TR20 8NF, England
+44 1736 740204
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cripplesease, Nancledra, St Ives TR20 8NF, England
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving past this little pub whilst staying nearby. Looking for a roast on a Sunday and pleased that we could take our two little dogs in with us. I would describe the pub as Cornish rustic. Flag stone flooring and wooden tables but...More

1  Thank Laura W
Kazza063, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review your visit. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your impromptu stop off and would recommend us to others.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

My wife and I popped in on the way home from St Ives one Sunday afternoon. It was our first visit and we loved the pub. We discovered they have live music every Sun 3pm to 6pm so we booked a table for the whole...More

1  Thank Ian S
Kazza063, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to review us and rate us so highly. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch and the music from The Sunday Shambles and hope very much to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Well I'm going to say what a lovely pub the Engine Inn is. Adrian and Karen were so welcoming and made us feel so at home in there fantastic pub. The room was stunning and very clean and warm, we loved it. The breakfast was...More

2  Thank Robin B
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you so much Sarah and Rob for such a great review. It was a pleasure to have you to stay and we are so pleased to know that the room and breakfast was so much to your liking. We are glad that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We walked to the pub from the lower penderleath campsite. The service was good and friendly. The pub had a large outdoor seating area and ample space inside. Enjoyed a couple of drinks in the evening.More

Thank whitlamabroad
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, I am sorry that it has taken so long for me to respond. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit and found the service good. I hope that we can welcome you...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We (a family of 4) popped in here on a rainy Sunday to escape the weather and wow....what a surprise! A lovely pub, friendly staff, and delicious food. We had a Sunday Roast and every morsel was perfect.... huge yorkshire pudding, succulent beef, crispy broccoli........More

Thank Greenswirl77
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the trouble to review your impromptu stop off. I am very pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and found the Sunday lunch so much to your liking and the staff extremely friendly.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

An old country pub in the moors between st ives and Penzance. Great atmosphere at any time. Great food at any time. Well worth a visit if you are able. Also music night's.

Thank Geoff P
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for going to the trouble of reviewing us and giving us such a great rating and lovely comments. It sounds as if you have visited us several times and I am very pleased to know that our standards are consistently high.

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Me Ann and our grandson visited the Engine inn near St Ives for a meal and we were not disappointed the food was excellent service first class and the welcome was really welcoming When we got there for our meal it was quiz night and...More

Thank rod0144
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to review your visit. I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the warm welcome.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

we went in here for food one evening it was a nice little pub but even though it said everyone welcome it felt like it was more for locals as everyone seemed to know each other which made us feel a little out of place,...More

Thank Indius18
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am sorry that you regarded The Engine as more of a locals pub and as such you felt out of place and that you felt our statement that all are welcome was incorrect; as...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We made an impromptu stop at the Engine Inn on a Friday evening on our way back to St Ives. Being visitors to the area we knew nothing about the pub, but we were hungry, so took chance. We arrived just before the end of...More

Thank wilkins_family29
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for taking the trouble to review your visit. I am so pleased that you found your impromptu stop worthwhile and that you enjoyed your food experience and received a warm welcome. Our burgers are certainly homemade; we pride ourselves on the fact that...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Dropped in on the way back to our cottage for a swift pint. Well the place was busy and live music . Just great and the staff were so welcoming. Dog friendly and made a nice fuss of the dog even gave her a doggy...More

Thank gbeachkidz
Karen T, Owner at The Engine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to review your visit to us. I am pleased to know that you found us so welcoming. I do hope that we see you again in the not too distant future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cripplesease, Nancledra, St Ives TR20 8NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Nancledra
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 740204
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional Cornish pub serving reasonably priced, home-cooked meals using locally sourced ingredients. During high season food is available each lunchtime and evening, but during other periods, days and times of the food service is more limited and may be restricted to hot bar snacks. Please ring before travelling to avoid disappointment.
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