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Cornish Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, European, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed yesterday

Faultless service, lovely friendly and helpful staff and really good food. Stayed in "mallard" room, plenty of space and very comfortable. Interesting opening conversation from a bubbly member of staff - "have you had a bath yet?".:- due to there being a rather interesting bath...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pete N
Reviewed yesterday

We went as a group of 12 when they were very busy. Our table was waiting, service polite and cheerful. Food delicious with not one complaint need I say more! We are going back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sylvi M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Cornish Arms is a very nice place. Meals are good, service is also good, prices are a little high but worth it.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Joan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located on a modest downtown street, the Cornish Arms suprises with a magnificent menu. The service is impeccable, the presentation is magnificent, and the tastes are truely awesome. I indulged myself with a locally sourced filet and my date had the fillet of sea bream...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Olsen P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely food but felt a little rushed no sooner had we sat down for pre supper drinks than order was taken. Plates cleared immediately fork and knife set down and when dessert plate cleared asked if wanted bill. Not good in my opinion we could’ve...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food at a great pub with friendly attentive bar and restaurant staff. Definitely will be going back again

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank haybrook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Lovely steak burger, all cooked fresh. Would definitely return. They even gave me a birthday card !

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 61nikw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's unusual for me to be in Tavistock for a weekday lunch, but when I am, the Cornish Arms is at the top of my ' where shall I go? "list. Today, for £20.00 I had a three course fine dining lunch of the most...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jonathanmP5145UC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to eat here by our B & B host and can recommend it as well. Food was delicious and a great varied menu with excellent variety of ingredients made into fantastic meals.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank venusreturnnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cornish Arms is a credit to Tavistock, 5 adults and 4 kids in our party for Saturday afternoon lunch, the food was above and beyond anything we expected, nibbles with great imagination and the kids loved every bit of it. I had the ox...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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1 November 2017|
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Response from Keith T | Reviewed this property |
Yes , very good indeed , but my advice would be to book early as it's always busy . It's a long drive out from Plymouth if you can't get in BOOK EARLY
8 October 2017|
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Response from w0nnieb | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry but I don’t know
27 December 2016|
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Response from steviejgalfie | Reviewed this property |
we parked practically opposite and it's all free in the evenings so normally you would find somewhere to park nearby
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