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Shipwrights Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
+44 1326 231235
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and location on Helford River. Lovely fresh food from the soup and fresh bread to my partners best ever burger and fish and chips. Great after a lovely walk

Thank Becky P
Badminton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Second visit to this lovely Cornish pub. Open all day for food,even in the winter. Out walking our Meerkat in the middle of the afternoon and never expected it to be open, so lovely surprise. This is a really pretty Pub with super views of the bay from the restaurant. This time, scrummy hot chocolate with Timone even having his... More 

Thank XSeb666
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived with a baby asleep in a pushchair and the staff could not have been more helpful. The food was delicious- much better than standard pub meals and the Goan fish curry was a real highlight as were the puddings. We'll be back!

Thank shdalrymple
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Shipwrights is located in one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall, with stunning views over the Helford river from the recently-refurbished dining areas. A wide range of good quality, locally-sourced food is available for both lunch and dinners at prices that won't break the bank, and the beers are worth sampling. What makes a visit additionally special is... More 

Thank Warwick F
Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Only regret is that we had no time to eat at this perfect Cornish Inn! Accepted our Labrador dog and offered a bowl of water. Just had coffee's but 'origin' coffee beautiful! Amazing views of a beautiful river and village of Helford. Staff at the Shipwrights were very friendly, lovely relaxing, 'laid back' atmosphere but still attentive. Worth the ferry... More 

Thank Susie658
St Albans
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great little pub with really nice chatty bar staff. Nice beer and great views. Sadly didn't get a chance to eat here, but the food looked nice.

Thank Veg_grower
Beckington, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This historic pub in the heart of the Helford estuary area is well worth a visit. The original bar area as you enter leads on to three dinning areas all with good views over the river. There is also outdoor space and tables with the same lovely view. We had been recommended to have the pasty & chips meal, but... More 

Thank ScenerySteve
Falmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate here a couple of Sundays back on a beautiful sunny Sunday. The food was fantastic - we ate in the beer garden which has direct waterfront access. Our kids (and dog) spent the afternoon jumping off the quay. Beer was kept very well. They also had live music which added to the holiday feel. Really delightful day and... More 

Thank dollyrocker1977
Leicester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We have eaten at the Shipwright over very many years. It had recent revamp and great things were promised, but somehow they've taken their eye off the ball. We called in for a drink and a sandwich one Sunday lunchtime and were told they only did roast lunches on Sundays. Really? This is not the menu to attract summer holiday... More 

1 Thank NJ F
Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Emailed ahead because we needed a Blue Badge car space. Great welcome and then great food. Get there early if you want lobster! We did and it was special and reasonably priced. Lobster had super, well seasoned new potatoes and salad. Crab starter was really scrummy too. Could not find room for pud. So glad the Arms is now fully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 231235
Quirky Cornish pub with great views and food served all day

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