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“It really is superb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Polgooth Inn

Polgooth Inn
Ranked #2 of 142 Restaurants in St Austell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$35
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee.
england
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“It really is superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

High quality pub grub, nice atmosphere and all the staff are genuinely trying to ensure you have a great experience. Three really nice real ales on at the bar - I loved the proper job !

Gets incredibly busy so booking a table is essential - although if you are prepared to wait a while you will get a table eventually.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank oldbrewer
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Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
Thank you so much for such a lovely review
Hope you'll be returning soon
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English first
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Polgooth Inn”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Was on holiday in the area and popped in one evening to see what it was like. This was a typical character type pub and felt cosy with outside seating areas and good views over countryside with plenty of parking. When we visited the pub was packed but managed to get a table. There was a good variety of food on the menu and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and would definitely go back again and would recommend to all.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jackie M
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Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a great review
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Polgooth Inn”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

No dislikes, lovely oldie worldly style pub, great food, lovely outside area and smashing views across the Cornish countryside

Visited May 2014
Helpful?
Thank tommytorets
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Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
We are glad you enjoyed your food, we are also very lucky to have lovely views from our pub and am pleased you enjoyed your visit.
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Countryside pub with good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Ate here today at lunchtime. Good variety of food, lots of tables to accommodate different sized parties and outside seating. Nice touch- blankets in case it's a bit chilly. Have been here several times before, would book if coming in the evening. Didn't know there were new owners but liked the menu-lots of typical pub meals but also several specials including fish and vegetarian and various desserts.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Linda G
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Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Thank you for this lovely review, myself and my staff are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Brilliant impromptu lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We saw the signpost off the main road and decided to take pot luck - glad we did as this is a real gem, located between St Austell and Megavissey. Exciting and varied menu, staff who couldn't do enough for us, brilliant well cooked food. This pub delivers what so many aspire to. Please don't tell anyone - this is our secret !

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BasildonBond2013
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Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
Thank you for taking pot luck and choosing us! We try to keep our menu varied and appetizing and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thankyou for this review.
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