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Seafood, Pub
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy Cornish pub with very pleasant interior decoration. Food mixed reviews. Two companions had ‘starters’ for light lunch,one the Camembert, the other scallops(4) in sauce. Mine was the main course ‘Crab Bake’ which was very poor value at £18. The topping of cheese and breadcrumbs...was ok but underneath was a pinkish slop liquor. It could only be eaten with a spoon. The accompaniments were new potatoes (2 in number, quartered) and a small salad of a few green leaves, one halved cheery tomatoe, s slither of onion and cucumber. Perhaps coincidentally the late afternoon was spent examing the inside of a toilet door!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for drinks. A very cosy little pub and the menu looked great although we didn't eat. Can't say that the bar staff were welcoming, but it was a pleasant stop on a wet afternoon.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 27 December 2023

What a lovely pub. Please don't change! We have longed for a friendly pub that welcomes everyone. I have so many fond memories here in the 90s and it was my grandparents favourite restaurant. So pleased to see the friendliness hasn't changed (like it has...in other nearby pubs!)More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

10 of us went for a special birthday and pre Christmas get together. The food was superb, both in choice, quality and presentation. It all came out together and was piping hot. The service is excellent, friendly and helpful and very professional. Loved the way...the table was arranged in a square so we could all talk to each other. Great evening. Can’t recommend it enough. Thank you.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 4 December 2023

Excellent local pub, great choice of food, went with friends as a pre christmas treat. Enjoyed very much.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023 via mobile

We stumbled across this pub on the way to Truro. We were not disappointed . Friendly welcoming staff. We ordered the Brie starter to share which came with a homemade chutney, delicious. To follow a small fish and chips which was a lovely portion and...a homemade mushroom stroganoff which was stunning. We will most definitely be visiting again when in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023

Recently I won a Raffle prize for Sunday lunch for 2, kindly donated by The Royal Oak, I took two friends and we had a very enjoyable lunch. The meals were hot, nicely arranged on plates and a requested 'small' helping was observed. Pleasant atmosphere,...nice wait staff, and we shall return.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 September 2023

Wow! The place was packed and we could soon see why. Service is slick and efficient. Atmosphere is just right. And the food was amazing and really good value. Starters of mushroom and Stilton soup and also the scallops are amazing. Mushroom stroganoff as a...main was again really good. Scampi and chips ok and I liked that you can order a small portion. Good menu choices available and they also cater for dietary needs if this is something that you are looking for. I recommend a meal here.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 9 September 2023

What a fabulous pub. Food excellent, service wonderful, staff just superb. Nothing too much trouble. We cannot recommend this venue any more than fantastic. Beer garden fabulous also. We live in St Stephen but have no worries about travelling here just for lunch. Thank you...for our wonderful experience, we have now been here several times. Service always the same.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 30 July 2023 via mobile

Visited The Royal Oak, whilst on holiday in Cornwall. Sunday lunch was out of this world, I highly recommend the Roast Beef. Staff are very friendly and accommodating, and I hope to return in the future!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 27 July 2023

The Royal Oak is so popular with local people and visitors alike. This is why, if you are thinking of going there for a meal, you need to reserve a table first! Anyway, we go there for a meal from time to time in the...evening. The food is always excellent, and when you've finished your dinner you can choose any flavour of ice cream!! The service is first class as well, so one feels inclined to leave them a tip. The trouble with Pub's these days is the fact that they put 'Burgers of this, and Burgers of that' on their menu. So well done to the Royal Oak for not having them on their menu All in all, for me, the best Pub in the vicinity.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 27 June 2023

Absolutely fantastic from the moment you walk into this little gem of a rustic pub. Friendly helpful staff and very organised. The pub itself is clean and well maintained. We had the seafood and steak and it's one of the best meals we have ever...eaten and for such a good price. It was wholesome locally sourced food that was fresh and cooked well not your run of the mill pub grub at all! Children would also be welcome here and the food variety for them is excellent as well as having smaller toilet seats was a very nice touch as some pubs don't consider this. Would definitely eat here again and definitely reccommed!!!!!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 26 June 2023

Found this wonderful place when we stayed inCornwall. Cannot fault it. Very friendly staff, a menu that was hard to choose from. Fabulous food and atmosphere and very good price. Can’t recommend enough

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 19 June 2023

We were on holiday in the area and we pre booked the night before ( glad we did ) we were offered the last available table for the Sunday evening . We were greeted by friendly waitress who promptly showed us to our table and...took our drinks orders, we were given plenty of time to peruse the “ regular menu and the Specials board “ we opted for the Salmon and pork dishes and 2 sirloin steaks , each came with choice of chips, new pots, Dauphinois , peas and mixed vegetables we all chose different options so had a fantastic selection to share ! Everything was cooked to perfection and plenty of it ! We were shown the dessert menu and we decided to choose the whiskey crème brûlée and a baileys and white chocolate cheesecake served with ice cream . Wow delicious!! Will definitely return when we’re next in the area !!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 15 June 2023 via mobile

Had 2 cracking meals there the last 2 eves , great service, wonderful pub , 10/10 on the food ! Highly recommend this eatery (but u best book in advance) when a pub is fully booked on a Tuesday and Wednesday eves it’s says something...good is going on here and u will not be disappointedMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Response from Ray C | Reviewed this property |
My Wife is a coeliac and we eat here regularly (it is our 'local').
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There were dogs in the bar area when we went but none in the area where people were eating. Hope this helps.
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