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Polgooth Inn

££ - £££, British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (71 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“pudding” (37 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, 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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Reviewed today

The food in the Polgooth Inn is always xcellent - both in quality and value for money. The staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is great with log fires going in the winter months.

Thank MaureenFranks
Reviewed yesterday

Popped in for a light bite and ad expected we were not disappointed. And it was quite busy considering it was a Monday lunch time.

Thank AgentGordon
Reviewed yesterday

We had not planned this visit, but ended up here as the venues in town were either full up, or had rowdy kids parties going on. A great decision, food was superb, and its such a nice environment, with the wood fires were burning. I...More

1  Thank Hesineur
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so pleased you decided to visit us! Glad you enjoyed your meals here, the team work very hard and take great pride in their work to ensure that you enjoy your visit. Come and see us again soon, perhaps try one of our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A rainy Sunday the Inn had a warm welcoming atmosphere. Obviously very popular with local clientele too which is a good sign outside of the holiday season. A few good options for Sunday lunch and the main menu is available. Our Sunday lunch had a...More

Thank Christina G
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Thanks so much for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your recent Sunday lunch with us. The team here at the Polgooth Inn work really hard to make your visit to us as great as possible. We are very lucky to have...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was really delicious. Service was efficient enough, but not overly friendly (IMO). Very relaxed atmosphere and cosy surroundings.More

Thank Wanderlust_151
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Glad you enjoyed your food, relaxed atmosphere and cosy surroundings here at the Polgooth Inn. Please come and visit us again soon, maybe try out our lovely breakfasts served on a Friday and Saturday morning? The fires are lit and we assure you of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I ate here on Saturday night. I had the smaller portion of fish and chips which was divine, my partner chose the biryani. It was not to his taste although well cooked and presented. When the waitress asked at the end of...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very polite and welcoming seated quickly to our booked table - great choice on menu - BUT beware it does all seem to be microwaved as our order came really quickly so nothing could have cooked from scratch - except the fried eggs on...More

Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks for your recent review. All food is cooked to order and all the team here take great pride in their ability to deliver every element of our comprehensive menu to our customers. The speed of your food arriving is dependent on other table...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend recently visited here and wasn’t dissapointed. Really friendly staff and good atmosphere! I had the bbq brisket which was great and she had the sweet potato tagine and she enjoyed also. Would visit again!

Thank brad2410
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Come and see us again soon, you should try out our breakfasts on a Friday or a Saturday morning next to the log fire! Thanks again from all of the team at The Polgooth Inn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely vegan meal here wih greta staff and lovely atomosphere in the pub. We sat by a roaring fire and thoroughly enjoyed our meals which came with quick service!

Thank Greendragonette
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback on your recent Vegan meal here at The Polgooth Inn. Glad you enjoyed the roaring fire and warm welcome. Come and see us again soon! Thanks again from The team!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here on a Sunday evening just before Christmas. The pub was quiet but we received a warm welcome. We opted to sit in near the bar instead of rattle about in the dining room although we overheard staff talking about how busy it...More

Thank The_Groke1
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us before Christmas, we are pleased that you had a warm welcome and enjoyed your visit. Great feedback on the Tagine, deserts and soft drink selection. Come back and see us again soon, perhaps come and try our lovely Sunday Lunches! Thanks...More

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Questions & Answers
2 January 2018|
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Response from 345andy789 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly
31 August 2017|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we have Wifi Kind regards
Jeanette G
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$70
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
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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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