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Polgooth Inn

££ - £££, British,
Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (88 reviews)
“nachos” (26 reviews)
“cobb salad” (27 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Atmosphere
"Everything was just superb: Service friendly, cheerful and efficient"
Brian G
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2. Excellent Service
"Service is excellent and the food quality and quantity is very good"
Allan B
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3. Brilliant Place!
"The views over the valley to the pubs kitchen garden beautifully"
John C
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1 - 10 of 1,786 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in with family for a meal, the staff are lovely and friendly, well behaved dogs allowed, the food was really nice. Lovely setting. Will be back next time we are down on holiday.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pen13
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We love being 'your local away from home', glad to hear that you enjoyed your genuine Cornish welcome while you were here - we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our family of four visited a few days ago for an evening meal and a drink and weren't disappointed. We hadn't booked and were surprised at how many people were there, although it was relatively early in the evening. Our meals were extremely generously portioned...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank DianeA393
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks so much for you lovely review, we really appreciate your recommendation. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. From the Team at The Polgooth Inn

Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited for lunch and enjoyed a good meal. Not gastro pub but more interesting menu than most pubs and overall good quality and plenty of it. Very pleasant atmosphere enlivened by a lot of locals at the bar. And the beer was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timnchris
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review, excellent news to hear that the beer was excellent as was the atmosphere! we look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks, from the Team at the Polgooth Inn

Reviewed 1 week ago

Table of 5 please and 2 dogs, not a problem this way We all ate different food from a meat eater like me to 2 Vegans (what ever they are) nothing was too much trouble all the food came out together and was piping hot,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank REDCHUCK
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Won't be long, summer will be here and you can sit and relax in the sun, take in the views of the heritage fruit and veg garden over a nice cold glass of something fantastic! We all look forward to welcoming you all back! From...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in a friendly and cosy environment. The views from the outside sitting area were lovely. The staff were very helpful and even posted back to me a scarf which I left behind.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank C M
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for visiting us, great that you had a lovely time and we rescued your scarf! Hope to see you again. From the Team at The Polgooth Inn

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food never fails to disappoint, homemade cottage pie with with winter vegatables. My meal was absolutely superb, service was also first class, highly recommend and will be back in the near future

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nilesy101
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We will pass on your compliments to our kitchen team and the front of house staff. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy atmosphere, good food, ideal location. Food tad dearer than other places, but huge portion and excellent quality, pleasant service. Dog friendly, lovely outside area, will return in warmer weather, Would reccomend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Angela L
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you again soon - if you come back in the spring/summer don't forget to check out whats going on in our heritage fruit & vegetable gardens.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place online when we had a late check in at our accommodation. Rang ahead and yes still serving lunch at gone 2pm... Fantastic. An unassuming sign on the road but when we arrived wow ... Lovely traditional busy busy inn. The place was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ruth G
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to read your review! We serve food all day from 12pm right through until later in the evening. Don't forget to check out our daily specials too. We are also open for lovely tasty breakfasts on Friday & Saturday mornings from 7.30-10am - which...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this pub on our way to Mevagissey where we were staying for New Year. We just wanted coffee/tea and that was no problem, we were warmly welcomed by staff, sat by the fire and received waitress service for our drinks. Food menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sam N
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to hear that you popped in for a 'fireside' coffee, we look forward to welcoming you back another time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to stop on the way to Mevagissey. We were greeted by friendly staff and we sat by the fire. The waitress took our order and after a short wait, our coffees arrived. Will visit again when next in the area.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jordan_Nugent_
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to you popping in another time!

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barrells
2 January 2018|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
sorry for late reply, Yes well behaved Dogs are welcome
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meliahemsley
31 August 2017|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we have Wifi Kind regards
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JeanetteG407
23 May 2017|
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Response from 393KarenC393 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$65
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
  • E-mail
Description
Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee. Enjoy cosy fires in the winter months and a great pub garden in the summer
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