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The Tinners Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Built in 1271, The Tinners Arms has been at the heart of village life in Zennor for over 700 years. Originally built to accommodate the masons who constructed St Senara’s Church, famous for its mermaid, you’ll find little has changed over the years. Modern life slips away as you step inside. Join a friendly mix of regulars, visitors, families and walkers (often with a well-natured dog or two in tow) in the cosy bar or the light and airy dining room. Or spill out into the sunny garden with views to the rugged Atlantic coastline. Stay on and settle in by the roaring fire for a legendary Tinners Thursday Folk Night session. “At Zennor one sees infinite Atlantic, all peacock-mingled colours, and
US$6 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped off on our way around the gorgeous Lands End to St Ives road and are so glad we did. A wonderful, cosy, really old cornish pub. We sat near the roaring fire and enjoyed fish and chips, burger, fishcakes and ham egg and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 2lemonlover
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

What an absolutely delightful pub in the small village of Zennor. The pub is quintessential English Country Pub! Fire in the fireplace, old hand carved tables and seats. They also have a quaint dinning room too. We elected to stay in the pub and had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not long after leaving the outskirts of St Ives, and by following the meandering coastal route, we arrived at our destination for lunch “The Tinners Arms” nestled into the hillside within the hamlet of Zennor. The Inn offers a spacious carpark adjacent to the hostelry...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Professor B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here while staying at Zennor Chapel just down road. Very helpful fitting us in when we hadn't booked and great food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank charistravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't visited for a year or so but food and service was as good good as ever. I highly recommend this comfy, relaxing pub.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sherron J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had eaten here before but not for two years! The welcome was warm and the food and service of a high standard for a pub. We all three greatly enjoyed our evening meal and will certainly return when next in the area! Although we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davidwB6194TR
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Popped in for lunch early for lunch , had a 10 oz sirloin steak ,(from a local belted Galloway bull ,) cooked to perfection succulent tasty , with oven roasted cherry vine tomato s shallots and portobello mushroom -bleddy ansome it was ! My partner...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GIZ1788
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We’ve been to the Timner’s Arms a few times and and it never fails to please. It has an authentic classic pub atmosphere and the staff are friendly. Would definitely come back here for another pint of the amazing Zennor Mermaid!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AmeliaRG
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

A quaint atmospheric Cornish pub. We were staying a couple of miles away from Tinners between Christmas and New Year. We decided to take circular walk involving the coast path and a stop at the Tinners for some lunch. We arrived at 1.30. Asked at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jay1954
dewgenenny, Owner at The Tinners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Jay, I'm really sorry to hear that were busy on your last visit and that we weren't able to serve you as quickly as you would have liked. We do try and cook all of our food fresh, and from scratch and have a small...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018

Walking the coastal path we called in here in 2017 and found it excellent so we decided to visit again,and again ,excellent except it was packed but when your a little gem as this pub is I would have been more surprised if it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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