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The Bolingey Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Penwartha Road, Bolingey, England
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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here during a stay locally. Can't praise the place enough. Atmosphere great, very friendly staff and the food was excellent. We ate here several times as a couple and a larger group and each time the food and atmosphere was excellent. Will definitely return

Thank NickyQ595
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cottage style pub, tasty HUGE portions, lots of choice. Beware of some funny looks and 'banter' if you're not local though!!

Thank jod_b346
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Lovely pub, friendly locals and landlord serving excellent food. Be warned though, the portions are very generous! Heartily recommended.

Thank Claire G
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food was gorgeous. I had monk fish in a white sauce. Delicate in flavour and perfectly cooked. The pub was cosy and warm with a roaring fire on our cold December night. Friendly staff too. Top place

Thank andymb123
Verwood, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic, traditional country pub. From the moment we walked in with our friends and 2 retrievers we were greeted by a warm welcome, sat in the bar by a roaring fire. An excellent pint and wonderful homemade food. Possibly one of the best pubs I've ever visited. Thanks guys

Thank DorsetNick
Warrington, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went with friends who knew the place since it is hard to find at night. It was full of locals which was always a good starting point. It is very cosy and the table and chairs are very close to each other. The food choices were very good and we enjoyed a good meal with local ales. Do look at... More 

Thank dselvan
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub although very expensive, bar area can get quite noisy whilst dining but atmosphere very nice. Staff lovely.

Thank sarahshannewall
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I lived in perranporth in the late 1970, the bolingy inn was the place we went on a Friday night. an old pub with real ales fab. went back last week to visit friends, and went on a Friday for a meal. friendly staff, good choice of food that was wonderful. if this little treasure was in one of the... More 

1 Thank marianneburnett
Buxton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Red Fox Barn b&b booked ahead for us. The service was very good, and the wine and locally produced food was delicious. Atmosphere was just what you would expect when eating in a traditional Inn.

1 Thank Helen G
Buxton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I had a lovely meal at the Bolingey Inn. The only slight criticism is that our table was tucked away in a corner but at least we were able to talk quietly. Very attractive pub but advisable to book. We tried the following day only to find that it was fully booked. Two wines, two pints of... More 

Thank Trevor G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penwartha Road, Bolingey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bolingey

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?