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The Blue Anchor

50 Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EL, England
+44 1326 562821
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Great pub stocked with fantastic real ales - brewed on the premises!

One of the oldest Inns around and it's been brewing for 600 years! Lovely original features, nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Domspiral C
Silverton, United Kingdom
Spingo fan

Absolutley love this pub. Its like going back to the Poldark days inside. Rickety tables beer... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Truro, United Kingdom
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50 Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EL, England
+44 1326 562821
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest Inns around and it's been brewing for 600 years! Lovely original features, nice and friendly and a great venue for live music!

Thank Domspiral C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Absolutley love this pub. Its like going back to the Poldark days inside. Rickety tables beer barrels for tables old arm chairs. Completely unchanged for decades, absolutely no frills, no jukebox. no tv, no fruit machines, Just a good old fashioned pub that brews its...More

Thank paulbrookman
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A small GBG Pub, with little rooms all on the ground floor. A really old pub with character. It has is own micro brewery too, and sells the Spingo Ales it brews. Any real ale enthusiasts, it's a must.

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very friendly staff and patrons, dogs are welcome too. Fascinating history to the place. Far too easy to get sloshed without realising it. Rounds of great conversation and fantastic home-brewed ales. What more could you ask for?

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have stayed at No 52 for the Beer Festival at the Blue for last 10 years, even came to the Blue for my 50th in Jan 2009. Kim at the B&B is great nothing is ever too much trouble for her, the locals are...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Went with three friends, none of whom had visited the Blue Anchor before, and my last visit was almost 40 years ago! The beer was excellent and the bar staff extremely friendly and helpful. Two minor problems were no food and parking is some distance...More

Thank kenbaines
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A regular visit here is a must. If your in holiday you must pay a visit and try the locally brewed ales. My recommendation "Flora days". Live music nearly every week. Quiz night Mondays. Jam night sometimes too! Relaxing, not clicky with great ales to...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We always make time to come here to drink the Spingo - as our father and grandfather did before us! A real old-fashioned pub with the best ale in Cornwall

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Hadn't been in a few years and spent weeks looking forward to it. Still something to behold. A rarity in the day and age of chain pubs etc and a welcome change to the normal. As always, fantastic Spingo and also, the amazing 7.4% special...More

Thank Knobjunior1974
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A great pub with all the old world charm and good ale brewed on the premises. A must whenever in Helston and if your lucky an impromptu Cornish sing that can happen whenever. Top marks also to the barmaids who are welcoming and service is...More

Thank Ron E
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David M
Have you got a callander of evening events
17 September 2015|
Response from Lettice A |
If you go to their website, under the title of events is a list of everything happening for the next month or so.