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The Prince of Wales Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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St. Martin | Newtown, Helston TR12 6DP, England
+44 1326 231247
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit for Sunday lunch after seeing an advert in a local magazine. We hadn't booked so were pleased to be accommodated. Two of us had the beef and the other two had the gnocchi. Although we couldn't fault the taste we were very disappointed by the portion size, particularly the gnocchi which was more like a starter. The... More 

Thank phoepan
Anne B, Owner at The Prince of Wales Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food but sorry that you were not satisfied with the portion sizes. We are always more than happy to provide extra vegetables with Sunday lunch if we are asked to do so. We really do hope that you will return and visit us again when you... More 

Helston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff and owners were so helpful, as we had to postpone our date due to illness. They sent us the menu a week ahead for us to pre order, as there were 11 of us. We had the room at the side of the bar which was ideal Every one was happy with the food

Thank Josephine C
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Welcoming fire, personable staff and good food. We really enjoyed the fish and chips. There is plenty of parking

Thank Caroline H
Banstead, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lovely country pub with friendly locals and staff plus a log fire for cold nights (and a lovely garden for warmer evenings). Plenty of good parking at the rear. Good choice of food and good portions of quality. My son said it was one of the best sirloin steaks he had ever had and my fish was fresh and not... More 

Thank Kingsmac
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Although a fair way out from Helston itself the journey was well worth the wait. Think of your typical country pub with log fire and this is it. And to make matters even better the food was superb. I highly recommend you examine the specials board. The Ales are also good. A beautiful pub with superb food. What more can... More 

Thank Dowboy9
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very smart and clean pub-come-restaurant. Good atmosphere, quiet, with nice decor and feel. Food was excellent, we were not rushed and the service was attentive but not in your face.

Thank cornishman_11
St Albans, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

On holiday we were touring the beautiful coves and countryside and luckily came across this wonderful pub. IN all my time of visiting pubs and there have been many over the years I have never seen one so spotlessly clean,tidy and pleasantly decorated and if this wasn't enough the grounds including a site for camping were immaculate also. The staff... More 

Thank Brooksie1951
United States
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495 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had dinner here on a Monday night in October. There was loads of parking in the back and a very elegant garden area for dining al fresco weather permitting. We arrived around 6:30 and there were just a few locals at the bar. It was a chilly night and they had a wonderful fire going. We went to the... More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you go down the die of the pub there is a large car park. you then get to walk through the lovely garden before you get into the pub. Everything is clean and fresh. All food is freshly prepared with plenty of choice. The puddings were superb. would definitely visit again when in the area.

Thank Louise E
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Called on speck for Sunday Lunch. We were made to feel welcome and despite being busy they found us a table. The food was great as was the beer. One draw back, the "Special Board" dessert was blackberry and apple crumble - one of my top favourites! After my order was taken it was removed from the board. Judging by... More 

Thank JOHN R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Martin | Newtown, Helston TR12 6DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 231247

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