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Polgooth Inn

Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (74 reviews)
“nachos” (21 reviews)
“cobb salad” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Atmosphere
"Everything was just superb: Service friendly, cheerful and efficient"
Brian G
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2. Excellent Service
"Service is excellent and the food quality and quantity is very good"
Allan B
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3. Brilliant Place!
"The views over the valley to the pubs kitchen garden beautifully"
John C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here a couple of weeks ago. We were so impressed by the service and staff. Even though the pub was very busy, the service was great. The senior staff member Fay was superbly efficient and pleasant and we had a lovely meal. Often...More

Thank Claire72
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our family of four visited a few days ago for an evening meal and a drink and weren't disappointed. We hadn't booked and were surprised at how many people were there, although it was relatively early in the evening. Our meals were extremely generously portioned...More

Thank Diane A
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks so much for you lovely review, we really appreciate your recommendation. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. From the Team at The Polgooth Inn

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never been before so didn’t know what to expect, very pleasantly surprised. Meal very good and staff very friendly. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service and wonderful food. We went here to celebrate my wife's birthday. We shared a small nachos which was more than adequate for two. Then I had the cod and chips and my wife had the small portion of the same. My meal was...More

Thank andig36
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent everything. Food, friendliness, service, drinks, location, views, did I mention fabulous food 😊👍 Best pub I’ve visited in a long long time

Thank Tim W
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your amazing review, the team here are very passionate about providing a lovely experience for our guests, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We met here after hearing about the pub winning the licensee of the year award and were not disappointed! Great atmosphere, fantastic food and lovely selection of gin - served with home grown cucamelons which you can also purchase on your way out! I had...More

Thank Hannah S
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hannah Thanks for your lovely review, - our cucamelons are undoubtedly the best thing ever! Hope to see you again on your next visit to Cornwall

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went for a meal whilst on holiday and it was perfect. The staff are polite and friendly and the food was excellent. It was around 45 mins for the food to arrive but we had been advised of this so not a problem. Would...More

Thank David J
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review, here at The Polgooth we are very proud of our staff and the quality of the food that we serve, we look forward to seeing you next time you visit Cornwall.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Steak and chips all round. The steak was fine, but the chips were some of the best ever. Whatever you order, make sure it comes with chips! Because we happened to visit on quiz night, and they were quite busy, we were seated in an...More

Thank L3K
Polgooth-Inn, Manager at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Chips are the stable diet here - so pleased you loved them. Hope to see you again when we're less busy and we'll try and get you a table in the main bar area!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and exceptional level of service. Very impressive commitment to locally sourced produce including from their kitchen garden! Highly recommended.

Thank jim622015
Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks - our staff try really hard to give great service, so thank you for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic pub. 4 of us ate Saturday lunch last weekend and had the nachos and then crab salad. Both were utterly delicious. There is a great atmosphere both inside and outside the pub with great views of the kitchen garden which is a sight to...More

Thank Sarah T
Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your 5 Star review We work really hard to create a pub & gardens to be proud of, so it means a lot when its appericated

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Questions & Answers
3 January 2018|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
sorry for late reply, Yes well behaved Dogs are welcome
1 September 2017|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we have Wifi Kind regards
Jeanette G
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$64
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
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Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee. Enjoy cosy fires in the winter months and a great pub garden in the summer
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