I've been frequenting the Blue Peter for more years than I can remember - it's had its ups and downs as well as various landlords, some of whom were obviously not cut out for the hospitality industry and some, like the current landlords, who most definitely are. They've had the place now for twelve years and it just gets better and better.
On this cold, blowy evening, it was great to see the log fire burning in the grate, and a selection of locals and visitors sat around the bar. There are always at least four real ales on offer, usually from Cornish and Devonish breweries, and all are served in top notch condition.
The food is superb; I've tried just about everything on the menu but this time I opted for the home-cooked gammon, served with eggs, chips and a large portion of salad. I ordered on the stroke of 6.30pm and by 6.45pm, I was tucking in. The gammon was beautifully cooked, without a trace of fat, the eggs runny, and the home made chips crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle. The salad consisted of rocket leaves, tomato, cucumber, and red onion and was a perfect accompaniment.
I cleared the lot and then settled back with the local newspaper and a further couple of beers. The regular bar staff are a delight, talkative, funny and friendly and everyone, whether local or visitor, is greeted upon entering. Dogs are welcomed and will be given a treat or a drink of water. There are no airs and graces here, you'll see local fishermen straight off their boats, walkers covered in mud who have come in from the coast path and all types of people who love this pub for its great atmosphere and friendly staff.
There's nowhere in the village to touch it, in fact, it remains for me one of the best pubs in the UK, and I've been in a few in my time.
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