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“Very disappointed”
Review of The Witchball

The Witchball
Ranked #5 of 9 Restaurants in The Lizard
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Myself, my husband and my friend went to the Witchball a couple of weeks ago. We have been before and thoroughly enjoyed it, so was really looking forward to our visit. Unfortunately we were extremely disappointed. We booked a table in advance, but when we arrived they couldn't find the reservation, the staff were not very friendly and the food was no where near the standard we have previously had. We travelled from Newquay especially, as the last meal was so good but feel this journey was a waste of time and petrol, we won't be making the journey back down there again.

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4  Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We arrived here last Saturday evening for supper. We were warmly greeted by a very cheerful lady and sat outside. We had fish, chips and peas, which was delicious (fresh local fish - beautifully cooked) all served with a bright smile.
We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this pub, although I have to say it was ever so slightly marred by an elderly man (who was obviously local) who had had rather lot to drink and his language could have been a little better. A couple turned up who were obviously three sheets to the wind on alcohol or drugs, we left at this point.
Although we do not live at The Lizard we do live in Cornwall (Falmouth area) and I have seen it before where the locals seem to take over in these small villages and make non locals feel uncomfortable, they sort of show off, not nice.
Thank you for great service and great food though and we will be back!

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1  Thank maryfletcher62
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We visited the Witchball for a quick drink and decided to go back for lunch a few days later. The meals were delicious, I had fish and chips while my partner had the scampi...both were well cooked, freshly prepared and a reasonable price. But the highlight of the meal has to be the half pint of fresh prawns we shared as a starter; the waitress brought out a half pint handled glass stuffed full of shell-on prawns, with lime mayonnaise and fresh bread on a platter. There ensued a feeding frenzy which judging by the pile of shells in front of me I won. I would highly recommend the Witchball and will be returning in September.

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Thank sue3202
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Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Great little place, cute and cozy, food was yummy! Great little spot. Relaxing and welcoming. Will be back soon!

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Thank Brookeshee
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

We were tempted by the sandwiches on offer for our lunch after a wander around Lizard Point and as they said they included "a handful of chips and some salad" it sounded ideal.
Both our sandwiches were well filled, the chips were plentiful and hot, the salad was well balanced and lightly dressed, overall very pleasant and great value.

Will pop in again next time we're down there.

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Thank Very_Happy_Everafter
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