We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Three Pilchards

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
+44 1503 272233
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

312 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 309: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This pub is the gem in Polperro,we were given a warm welcome by the owners and the food was beyond belief fresh and we'll presented,nothing was to much trouble to them,cannot recommend this pub enough thank you to all

Helpful?
Thank Bob8338
Level Contributor
122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought we would have a walk and some lunch on a Sunday in January. Obviously we didn't expect much to be open but couldn't find any of the places we normally go to that were open. Nearly gave up when we saw The Three Pilchards and so glad we went in. The menu is pretty big and first glance... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacqui309
Honiton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a drink and a bowl of chips that were freshly cut still with skins on. Very attentive staff nice pub

Helpful?
Thank philip c
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited The Three Pilchards in July as we had a weeks holiday in Polperro. The atmosphere is lovely and welcoming, the staff were great! All the food we had was awesome - it was a great local for the week and will definitely be back! 😊

Helpful?
Thank crazybutlush
Calne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Friend his quiet Jack Russel Tiny, and I have been visiting the Three Pilchards on our visits to Polperro for a number of years now. The Three Pilchards is a very friendly and welcoming pub. In the last year it has seen a change in Ownership, with a re-furbish and a new menu. The change in ownership has seen... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael H
Taunton
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived from our walk from Fowey wet, cold and hungry. What a lovely find a burning open fire, and the welcome was just as warm, hospitality and food excellent. A lovely welcoming friendly Cornish pub, well worth a visit if your in the area. We couldn't praise this enough, the landlord and landlady were very friendly and attentive, very... More 

Helpful?
Thank CyclingBuddies
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love The Three Pilchards frequent visiting for great food & drink in a lovely cosy pub every time we stay in Polperro. Staff are friendly and it's a great place to relax in all weathers. We love the Beer Garden too it has great views overlooking Polperro. 🤗

Helpful?
Thank Quietme
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the seafood platter. Tasted just like it looked absolutely fantastic. Service friendly and helpful. Don't miss a chance to eat here. Roof top gardens great place to sit and enjoy beautiful Polperro.

Helpful?
Thank Philmyglas
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to have our New Year Eve dinner in a pub and was hesitating between this and the next door place. Finally we decided to try The Three Pilchards. Wrong decision :-( However I've read the negative reviews but thought they were personal. We all know fussy guests. And I didn't really want to bother... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Andrea S
Banbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst visiting Polperro during our trip to Cornwall in the week between Christmas and New Year we came across this gem of a place. After a long walk we were pleased to find this cozy, welcoming and dog friendly place. Dan went out of his way to help us out with our various food questions (dietary requirements) and also questions... More 

Helpful?
Thank SusannaMarie
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Stunning review! Thank you so much for writing it. Extremely pleased you enjoyed your two visits with us. We certainly look forward to seeing you again. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Travellers who viewed The Three Pilchards also viewed

 
Polperro, Cornwall
Polperro, Cornwall
 

Been to The Three Pilchards? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272233
Description
Home Cooked, Fresh, Locally Sourced Food. Specialising in hearty meals and fresh fish dishes.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Three Pilchards and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Three Pilchards staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?