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Polgooth Inn

££ - £££, British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (64 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“jacket potato” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve visited the Polgooth on countless occasions whilst staying in the area over the past 5 years or so. It continues to be an exceptionally good pub that caters for tourists like us as well as locals. It’s well worth booking if you want to...More

Thank Prestonwalkies
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on the 20 th sept for evening meal, with four small dogs!! Didn't batter an eye lid which was lovely. There was practically a dog under every table all very well behaved enjoying their holiday also. We ordered BBQ brisket which was gorgeous highly...More

Thank Alexpppp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful little spot with a picturesque beer garden overlooking a small valley and stream. Lovely food menu and plenty of selection behind the bar, particularly if you like a real ale. Staff were extremely accommodating to us particularly as it was very busy and...More

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on Sunday after arriving in Cornwall the Saturday evening before. We were looking for somewhere nearby that we could get a roast dinner and this was perfect. We called the night before to book (needed as it was busy) and they were very...More

1  Thank Abby E
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're hungry this is the place for you!! Good atmosphere, and lovely staff! Great beer, but both the pinotage and the sauvignon blanc are absolutely awful ... such a surprise to get bad wines in this day and age ...

Thank grizwaldadams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good atmosphere, good price, enjoyed our evenings spent there. This pub gets very busy and it always pays you to book in advance.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at the Polgooth Inn. We went here as everywhere else we tried was full on a Monday evening in St Austell. Thank Goodness! The Polgooth turned out to be the best decision, although at 7pm it too was full to bursting...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing start,found out that the booking I had made for the restaurant previously had not been recorded then was offered small table in the bar!.The food was in my opinion was average and nothing special. Would I go back again?, probably not.

1  Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table a few days before hand and would highly recommend that you book. We went on a Wednesday evening and it was packed. We opted for the fish pie and special of brisket in BBQ sauce and were not disappointed. The food...More

Thank Cat1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here back in may with our party of 2 families and we were extremely impressed! The outdoor area looked amazing as well as toys for the children to play with. The food was delicious and plenty of it and the staff very attentive....More

Thank siobhan h
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Questions & Answers
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
15 August 2016|
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Response from Diane31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there From the A390 At the McDonalds roundabout in St Austel take the B3237 road towards Pentewan sands and Mevagissey. through London Aprentice. The sign for Polgooth village is on the rights with a restaurant on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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.
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