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The Engine House at Compton Park

Compton Park Florence Road | Compton Park, Callington PL17 8EA, England
+44 1579 386859
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Compton Park Florence Road | Compton Park, Callington PL17 8EA, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and wife decided to go for a nice drive and stumbled upon this little gem , we decided to pop in for a coffee but once we seen the food pass us we had to indulge, it was very busy yet the staff went...More

Thank craigandlisa1977
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Just love this place ,the food is all fresly cooked with great taste , The staff are all delightfull and friendly, We come here for breakfast every Friday ,it's the best meal around ,and I have tried quite a few! It has superb views and...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My friend and I went here for lunch and we were not disappointed. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Good choice on menu. Food was served promptly and efficiently. We were very pleased with our choice.

Thank gparkyn
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Breakfasted here 16/09/2018 and many times before that - Breakfasts are always excellent, with a good selection of 'sizes' Pretty sure I went for the 'Stack' which is a regular large full english. Sausages were excellent 'butcher' sausages, eggs were very yellow and runny and...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We dropped in at The Engine House for breakfast and everything about this visit was just excellent.... easy access, smart buildings, wonderful view. very friendly reception on arrival, First Calls Service and a really delicious and generous breakfast!! We enjoyed reading the little historical article...More

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We come here about once a week and the food is good quality and served with a smile. Monique is a gem, always service with a smile.

Thank tiggerlili2
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had one of the special of the day.Lamb and mint sausage with mashed potatoes peas and gravy and Yorkshire puddings.Very value for the money and tasted great.Staff very friendly and knowledgeable able the menu.Will call again very soon.

Thank hardhousedad
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was a really good breakfast with lots of options. Lovely views over the Tamar Valley, very friendly staff and reasonably priced. All in all well worth the visit.

Thank srb264
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a very pleasant, well respected local eatery, where we have eaten several times previously. Sadly on this occasion three of us chose a 'Special', chicken ham and mushroom pie which though edible was mediocre. It was served with chips and frozen garden peas,...More

Thank graeme l
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We went for a meal here and it was lovely. Staff were very friendly and lovely views of surrounding green fields. Spacious car park and ramp for disabled

Thank julie g
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1 August 2018|
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Response from AdeBarrett | Reviewed this property |
You can download their menu off this page from the Crompton Park website, look for the "The Engine House Restaurant" page.
20 March 2018|
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Response from gary v | Reviewed this property |
Hi sry taken sooo long to answer, peeps have taken thier dogs there no probs, they have to stay out on the decking though
Sarah J
31 July 2017|
Response from Altarica B | Reviewed this property |
You got me there. I've only been once and have no idea. Why not I've them a ring?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compton Park Florence Road | Compton Park, Callington PL17 8EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Callington
  • Phone Number: +44 1579 386859
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Compton Park nestles on the warm southern slopes of Kit Hill. Kit Hill once owned by Prince Charles, but given to the people to celebrate the birth of Prince William, Kit Hill is a 400 acre Country Park towering above the beautiful Cornish and Devon countryside to the height of 1000 foot, giving views of both the north and south coast of Cornwall and Devon from its summit. Compton Park is a six acre peaceful site affording panoramic views of both Cornwall and Devon, the views stretch from Plymouth and its Mew Stone in the east, way out to sea and the Eddystone lighthouse some twelve miles out to sea, along the Cornish coast to the high ground above Looe, all the way down to the white peaks of the Cornish clay tips and the Eden Project to the west, and then back along the eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor and all the way up to Davidstowe Moor and the North Cornish Coast. Compton Park closest village is Kelly Bray, a five minute walk away , which has a local pub and a laundrette. For larger shops Compton Park sits over the top of Callington, an ancient Cornish town with its mural project and pleasant town centre, providing everything that people require, food shops, hardware stores, banking and old Cornish pubs. Callington is a twelve minute walk from Compton Park The site at Compton Park is a gently sloping grassed site, with access straight onto Kit Hill and its many beautiful walks and horse trails leading to the stunning Tamar Valley area of outstanding natural beauty (A,O,N,B) and its many attractions from National Trust stately homes to Old Cornish riverside ports and villages, and peaceful wooded walks. A little further is Plymouth a twenty minute drive, with its historic Barbican and all the major retailers one would expect to find. To the south a twenty five minute drive are the famous old fishing villages of Looe and Polperro, further down the coast is Fowey, a very old Cornish port and Polruan, just across the water, and now you are in Eden Project country. Location Compton Park is a peaceful, simple and unspoilt site formerly the site of an old Cornish tin mine, with the old Cornish Steam Engine house now single storey, tastefully converted to provide showers, toilets, washing facilities and the Engine House Tea Rooms where hot home cooked meals are served Compton Park is very easy to find, if you are coming to Cornwall through the Dartmoor National Park, then head for Tavistock, then the A390 for Callington, cross the Cornish - Devon border at Gunnislake and just before reaching Callington at the crossroad's of Fullaford road and Florence road turn right and up the hill of Florence road, half a mile Compton Park is on your right. From Plymouth / Saltash take the A388 towards Callington, you will be greeted by a roundabout on the outskirts of Callington, go straight across staying on the A388 heading for Launceston, straight through the traffic lights and along Launceston road for one mile brings you to Kelly Bray, turn right along Florence road, after half a mile Compton Park is on your left. If you are coming to Cornwall via A30 get to Launceston and head for the A388 to Callington. Coming into Kelly Bray the village before Callington, take the third on your left along Florence Road and again Compton Park is half a mile on your left.
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