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Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Marvellous food - friendly and a good pint. Enjoyed yet another evening - be aware that portions are enormous!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 6 December 2020

Not been to the Russell for a few years but delighted to enjoy a meal here on Saturday evening. Fish and chips were fantastic and their short menu managed to appeal to my husband’s odd ball tastes - hoisin duck pizza!! Covid measures were thorough...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020

Had a lovely fish pie at this pub and landlord was happy to bag up the leftovers so we could take back and eat the following day. Also attended the quiz night but due to Covid and size of pub there were only about five...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020

We were staying in Polruan at Chapel retreat holiday cottage and decided to try out the local inn,we entered this small but cosy in and sat down,ordered our drinks from a friendly young lad and then had a look at the specials board and menu...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Stayed in Polruan recently, and had the fish and chips here. Good food and pleasant staff. Very popular with visitors and locals alike and couldn't get a seat inside or outside there once or twice. The real ales were very welcome after a coastal walk!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 11 September 2020

What a friendly little pub. Very pleasant young lady and man behind the bar and great atmosphere. Mixture of locals and tourists. I could not believe how good the fish and chips were, the fish so fresh, the batter light. I live close to the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

This has got to be the best fish and chips in Cornwall. We took a boat over from Fowey to the other side and tucked into the charming Inn. Couldn’t believe our luck when the enormous and the very best fresh cod and chips arrived...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 10 September 2020

From the welcome to the dinner at this delightful old pub, a really terrific experience. Staff make the difference as always, and they were just lovely. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

We were lucky enough to get a walk in table on our first night staying in Polruan, incredibly friendly staff and the fish and chips were 2 die for! Small pub with a locals feeling to it, loved it!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020

Popped in here for lunch but sadly they'd stopped serving. That didn't stop the friendly and welcoming barman (think he was called Harry) saying 'pop next door for a takeaway sandwich and bring it in'. Thank you! we did that and got a crab sandwich...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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yes dogs are welcome in the pub
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  • The Russell Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4