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£4 - £15
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were frequent customers with a usual spend of £70+ … Went to lunch and I was served a pint of Proper Job. It was off, so I returned it to the bar and was told that they knew it was near the end of...the barrel so they were not surprised. No apology (giggles) but it was replaced. Ordered food. Eventually our fish and chip meal arrived. The batter was case hardened, dark brown and the fish inside was tough, shrivelled and way over cooked. When we complained we were told the apprentice had probably cooked it. Apology this time when the meal was re cooked. The manager was not there that lunchtime … in the past I have often complimented him on service and food. Shame this incident has let him down and reduced our list of where to eat in Truro. AlanMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 November 2023 via mobile

Have been coming here for years and always very happy. Recently came in for a quick bite before a cinema visit. Great atmosphere, fab menu with loads of choice and fabulous friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023

After buying a pint and a drink for my girlfriend and myself we sat down at a table to enjoy our drinks in peace. The table wasn't reserved and there was another empty table nearby also unreserved yet a rude staff member told us we...had to move from the table (and stand up I guess) even though he admitted the table was not booked. The even ruder landlord said the same. As paying customers we are not putting up with this rudeness. Surely we can enjoy our drinks without feeling like we are in prison. T aking our custom elsewhere. AvoidMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 20 October 2023 via mobile

Staff were extremely pleasant, polite and courteous. The ‘special’ chicken and pancetta linguine was excellent value for money. Nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 5 October 2023 via mobile

My wife and me went for lunch, fantastic staff and fantastic food, thank you all very much for a wonderful experience! A1

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 September 2023 via mobile

We enjoyed a really lovely meal here, pleasant bar and waiting staff, good value for money and good service. Would definitely return.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023 via mobile

Absolutely lovely pub. Popped in for a quick pint and was greeted with a very warm welcome. Busy pub with loads going on, always worth a visit

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

What a find this little gem was. Down the bottom end of town but eye catching when you walk up to it and extremely welcoming when you entered. Menu catering for all. We just wanted a small bit and can highly recommend the Parmesan Fries,...fully covered from top to bottom in Parmesan and the Aioli mayo side accompanying was perfect.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 5 August 2023

We came here for Sky TV coverage of a particular football match. Staff happily put the game on for us and had a great night with a grest selection of beer. Comfy pub. Lively. Would recommend. Oh and Southampton won.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 9 July 2023

I had time to kill and was hungry, and desperately wanted to sit down. The little side garden is a total sun trap, and the staff were super helpful. Food arrived quick, and the portions were huge. Lots of cut chicken, thick granary bread, and...crisp but fluffy fries. The house Prosecco was nice too, really made the meal.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 3 July 2023

Amazing ribs! Good service, typical lively sports-screen drinking hotspot but nice decor and great food.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2023 via mobile

Amazing staff and manager.Gorgeous garden and great selection of food and drinks. We arrived with a very tired dog I. A dog trolley they even helped us up the steps with her and made sure we were all happy

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023

We always have great meals here when we visit from Plymouth. Ellie and the team are fantastic, always great service and she even gave us a Tarquins gin deck chair which I will include in the photos

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 April 2023 via mobile

We were very saddened to find out you won't be accepting any more large bookings on a Saturday? We as a group have been coming for years. We pre bookings if asked too and spend quite a bit of money over the bar!!!! We don't...expect waitress service. We would be interested to hear why you have made the decision to stop groups of 12. ThankyouMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Ellie Pitt, Owner at William IV, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2023

Hello and thank you for leaving your review. We haven’t stopped groups of any size on any day we just cannot allow large groups to reserve tables on Saturdays as it is just too busy. Sadly reserved signage on tables is just removed by customers...More

Reviewed 2 April 2023 via mobile

12 of us visited yesterday to celebrate my birthday. As always it was first class. We all enjoyed a lovely meal in the conservatory . As a group of 12 friends it is invariably someone's birthday e ery month lol. The staff are always very...attentive, food lovely and service great. We have already booked our next visit In May!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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I wouldn't park in the side bit dear. I seen a customer be spoken to by a member of staff with black hair be very rude and swearing infront of a little boy. It's shaken me up to see her getting angry and shout. Please be... More
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William IV is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4