We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Polgooth Inn

) #1 of 122 Restaurants in St Austell $$ - $$$ , British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (57 reviews)
“nachos” (18 reviews)
“jacket potato” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
Write a Review
Reviews (1,307)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

201 - 210 of 1,298 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2016

The pub/restaurant is tucked away off the main road in a lovely country setting,good choice of ales, and also a excellent food menus Pets are also welcome, and when we stayed they had a troupe of Morris Men dancing Great Fun too Watch.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for a few years so thought we would pop in for lunch. Beautiful sunny Sunday a few weeks back. Glad we came.....Fish and chips cooked to an absolute treat. Well done, we will be back.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting , visited many years ago , still has the charm and lovely welcome . Ales are spot on , food was out of this word can not praise it enough. Will be visiting again

Thank samantha j
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place was buzzing with people enjoying themselves. The time was between 7.30 and 8.00pm. All the Tables for diners were taken. However, we managed to get a Table for 8 after about half an hour which gave us a chance to have a pre-dinner...More

Thank Mohammed J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good service, food came out nice and quickly. Staff very friendly. Quite expensive for pub food, and would think twice about returning.

Thank Bongobabe1971
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went on a Friday night had not booked but was lucky to get a table for two after 5 mins.people after us where told waiting time 30 mins.but as tables became available they where cleared quickly .staff lovely, quick and very helpful. Beware meals are...More

Thank 109fran
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Pronounced as in tooth!! Big pub with three or four rooms,very friendly staff and varied menu at reasonable prices.If it's dry sit outside,the view lovely,if it's a bit chilly there are thick wraps by the door to keep you warm.

Thank bamccann
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fabulous food, not cheap but the Scallops served on slices of hogs pudding with a sauce was very tasty and nicely presented. Steak was nice but the pepper sauce was regretful (bland). They serve an excellent breakfast Friday and Saturday. All is a lot more...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nice lovely pub with a great view. We went there on a Sunday afternoon/evening for a drink and there was a live band. There were lots of families and everyone seemed to enjoy their Sunday lunches so we decided to come back the next day...More

Thank Giao Chau N
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went for Sunday lunch at 2pm. The starter of crab tian was delicious and then the roast was amazing! 3 of us had the beef, which melted on the tongue, and one the lamb, which was also good. However, she wanted Yorkshire pud and...More

Thank pco1
Nearby Restaurants
Hewas Inn
188 reviews
1.94 km away
Kingswood Bar & Restaurant
1,109 reviews
.98 km away
Cedars Restaurant and Bar
49 reviews
2.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pentewan Valley Cycle Hire
44 reviews
3.55 km away
Roche Rock & Hermitage
23 reviews
4.01 km away
1,146 reviews
4.24 km away
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
4,380 reviews
3.62 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jeanette G
Hello I'd like to know if the inn is disable friendly as we plan on visiting on the week beginning 3rd of June with my mother who is now wheelchair bound since our last visit three years ago...
23 May 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
directions from St. Austell
15 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Diane31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there From the A390 At the McDonalds roundabout in St Austel take the B3237 road towards Pentewan sands and Mevagissey. through London Aprentice. The sign for Polgooth village is on the rights with a restaurant on the... More
Mike N
Is it dog friendly?
29 July 2015|
Response from Claire C | Reviewed this property |
It's VERY dog friendly. Dogs allowed inside as well as in garden. Water bowls provided.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing