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Chainlocker & Shipwrights

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Bar, British, Pub
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Quay Street, Falmouth TR11 3HH, England
+44 1326 311085
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Tokyo, Japan
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ate outside at large round tables, so nobody was left out at the end. Food was standard pub fare, but all well cooked and we had no complaints. Everyone enjoyed the meal, and the kids menu choices were popular with our boys.

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Thank JenLGH
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

Thank you JenLGH, we are pleased to hear that you had a great time when you joined us before our refurbishment project began in November 2016. The larger round wooden tables certainly were popular for the families and larger groups that joined us, especially when the weather was as good as it has been recently. We are due to open... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Can't say a lot when it is closed for a very big refurbishment, and won't be ready too soon either. Plenty of alternatives close by though

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Thank bl_b_10
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

Thank you bl_b_10 for your review on our current refurbishment project at The ChainLocker. Our Five new rooms will be the highlight of our refurbishment project whilst also preserving and incorporating the old features into the restoration works. The ChainLocker is scheduled to open its doors August 2017 with all the new rooms having decor which keys into contemporary trends... More 

Heybridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The pub to go to for a very good selection of ales from the pump. There is also some very good food on offer, make sure to look at the daily specials board over the fire place. This pub is old worldly and if only some of the pictures could talk, there would be many a tale told of long... More 

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Thank mick g
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoy our food, drink and atmosphere. We are currently closed for a refurbishment and will be open again in Spring. We wish to welcome you back then. More 

Level Contributor
30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This was the first pub I went to when I moved to Falmouth 3 years ago. It seemed the obvious choice - bang in the middle of town, right on the harbour front and always fairly busy. Since then it's changed hands and the food has improved, they serve a small menu of pub favourites like fish and chips, pies... More 

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Thank Mrjonnygreen
StAustellManagement, Reception at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoy our food, drink and atmosphere. We are currently closed for a refurbishment and will be open again in Spring. We wish to welcome you back then. More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Really good old pub in a great location. As a welcome change, it has a good choice of ciders as well as ales. Spent an hour on both Weds and Thurs relaxing and looking out over the inner harbour following a couple of walks. Staff make you feel welcome. A definite choice for the future.

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Thank Ozzyoscar1
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review of our establishment! We very much appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. We do hope to welcome you back here very soon! More 

Bogo, Philippines
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It's just the perfect place to relax after a long hours working in the drydock. The ambiance inside the bar is perfect and the Wifi connection is superb. They usually closed at 2300 on regular days but hours extended on Saturdays as plenty people will hangout. Gonna missed the taste of Rattler cider and Strongbow🍻😃⚓️🛳⛴🇬🇧

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Thank jundnm24
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

What a fantastic review... and it has to be said, that we will all miss you and all of the crew as well. You were a great bunch of lads and it was a pleasure to have you most evenings during your stay. We hope that you will be back soon next time youre docked in Falmouth. More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I went here for a beer one evening, after driving 5 hours to get to Falmouth. The Chainlocker was cosy, with a friendly atmosphere and a nautical theme. When we arrived at the bar I had my usual Guiness but my husband couldn't decide on a light ale so the extremely friendly bar man allowed him to... More 

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Thank Wils B
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

We're glad to hear that you'll be back to try us out again. Also wonderful to hear that we were here for you to help you recover from your drive. Refreshing weary travellers is what The Chainlocker has been known for, for centuries. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Level Contributor
39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Chainlocker has character and offers a warm and friendly venue to spend an evening. Whilst moored at Falmouth Yacht Haven we took the opportunity to revisit this venue for a beer and ended up sampling their menu of food, wine and whisky. The fish & chips were excellent and the large portion left little space for the chocolate fudge... More 

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Thank Christopher H
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

The Chainlocker has always been renowned for being the first port of call for many people arriving in the Falmouth harbour. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and drink we have on offer and we certainly hope that you will once again be back to sample some more. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

After a walk through Falmouth Town centre stopped off here for some refreshment. A really old, probably fisherman's Inn from many years ago, with the Merchants buildings beside it. A good selection of Cornish Ales.

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Thank JinglingGeordie
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

It’s a little biased on our part, but we can’t help but agree with you about the ales, we are constantly looking to add new great ales to our already vast list with our ‘small batch brews’ project which has proven to be a success and well worth any real ale drinkers time, we hope to see you again very... More 

Corsham, England
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125 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a wonderful harbourisde Pub that serve a great selection of real ales, and excellent food. Food portions are generous and served hot when applicable. The menu is extensive, and offeres everything from snacks to full meals. "Daily Specials" are always available and unsurprisingly these or often locally caught fresh fish. The back bar as I would call it... More 

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Thank thebeardedwonder
StAustellManagement, Manager at Chainlocker & Shipwrights, responded to this review

We’re so glad to see that our location is a driving force behind getting people through our doors, we like to make the most of our location and will look to really make it a feature when the proposed renovation is completed, obviously The Chainlocker also needs to live up to the expectations and with wonderful reviews such as this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Falmouth TR11 3HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 311085

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?