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Polgooth Inn

Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (71 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“pudding” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, 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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201 - 210 of 1,487 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017

First impressions were very positive and inviting, however the £18.50 crab salad I ordered was not what I was expecting following the menu decription and was some what disapointed.

1  Thank jameslock78
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were stopping at nearby Pentewan Sands and I stumbled across this place on Tripadvisor before our holiday and thought it would be worth a look. The location is beautiful - surrounded by dense forest / woods and a truly lovely spot in the middle...More

1  Thank Wickywahwah
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Friendly staff, very yummy food and great location! The 'Amazing Fish Pie' was very tasty and the sticky toffee pudding was also very good. One tip I would suggest is to book ahead - we had to go on a waiting list when we arrived...More

1  Thank RachelSarahC
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Firstly I must say my impressions when I walked in was very good , lovely pub and pleasant staff, Decided to go for the roast dinner at £12.50 and was expecting something a bit special for the price. Although it was presented well it wasn't...More

1  Thank trevor h
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident, but what a wonderful find. Lovely friendly staff, chatty and helpful even when the restaurant was really busy. Great food, especially the Stilton and mushroom soup. Huge portions.....not for the faint hearted!

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here and our dogs were made to feel welcome too. A great find. We will definitely return if visiting the area again.

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were recommended this place by a local and headed there for a midweek meal during a stay in the area. The drinks choose is good, but is the menu that catches the eye. It is one of those menus where you would be happy...More

Thank Lynden M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Ate here with my husband and brother and sister in law on a Sunday afternoon. The inn is in a beautiful setting and the outside seating area is lovely if the weather is good. We ate inside and although it was very busy, we were...More

Thank JlizW
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is my local pub, set in the beautiful Pentewan Valley with a lovely garden and has brilliant staff, excellent food and great locals.

2  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were a party of twelve, six adults, six children. We all enjoyed our meals, I had the fish pie which was delicious. The staff were very attentive without being intrusive, and nothing was too much trouble. Well worth a visit, but pre book if...More

Thank Sarah S
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Questions & Answers
3 January 2018|
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Response from 345andy789 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly
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$69
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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
  • E-mail
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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