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The Old Inn

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

Open all day every day! Food served Monday - Friday 11:00 to 14:00 then 18:00 to 21:00 Food served Saturday 11:00 to 21:00 All day carvery on a Sunday 12:00 to 21:00 with full bar menu and specials menu too. We also serve hot fresh Panini's All day A warm and friendly welcome awaits visitors at The Old Inn & Restaurant, which is famous for its delicious home-cooked food, including its legendary Moorland Mixed Grills and very popular all-day Sunday Carvery with a selection of 4 freshly cooked meats, and daily-changing Specials Board of over 25 different freshly-prepared dishes. And the good news is that where possible, everything is made from only the very best, fresh local Cornish produce. With
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
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All reviews steak pies sunday roast salad potatoes pudding fish and chips the pub highest pub bodmin moor specials board large restaurant portions are huge extensive menu great carvery lovely meal great place to eat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here 25 years ago for our honeymoon and coming back the food is as fantastic as we remembered. We have eaten here 3 times and every time the food has been awesome. We braved the mini mixed grill - my goodness there was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank salllyoBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined there three times last week the food was once again excellent,the Sunday roast was great and the sizzling chicken not to forget the cheeses chips. The log fires were burning it made it very welcoming. We will be there a few times in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stephenl880
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Old Inn often and always have great food and service, last night was no different. For a while they are cooking different seafood dishes on Friday & Saturday, I had scallops, amazing is al I can say. Hubby had John Dory with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pat I
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

All in all good food and good service. Only minor issue was with the carvery where the meat was very fatty, otherwise brilliant food. No other issues with any other order.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulthorning87
Reviewed 28 December 2018

We stopped in for a drink after a fantastic long walk around St Breward and on the moors. The locals were very friendly and welcoming and even came to our rescue when we returned to the car to find we had a flat tyre, saving...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Buderesident
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, and great service. Would highly recommend it. Warm and friendly, felt like nothing was too much trouble. We shall be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pyke999
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The Old Inn is a lovely traditional pub with a great restaurant at the back, they serve a varied menu of quality food. The atmosphere is great with friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Lovely Inn on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Originally built in the 12th century, by and for the monks who were building the church next door, (the Highest church in Cornwall). Later an Inn for travellers across the moor. Now a pub and restaurant. Good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank acpollard27
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Me and hubby had a Wednesday Roast and it was delicious, will definitely be going there again soon. Lovely pub, lovely atmosphere. 😍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Spent a great few hours here and really enjoyed the Carvery,the vegetables and accompaniments were excellent particularly the cauliflower cheese. The staff were prompt and friendly and my dog felt welcome. Will return...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1jambla1
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David S
16 January 2019|
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Response from acpollard27 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are happy to have well behaved dogs
16 September 2018|
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Response from Tina W | Reviewed this property |
The pub staff are very good and helpful, I'm sure if you give them a call they will be able to help you.
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