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Harbour Inn

) #7 of 17 Restaurants in Porthleven $$ - $$$ , British,
Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JB, England
+44 1326 573876
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JB, England
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1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

At 7.50 pm my wife and I sat down at a table with a beer and were promptly told in a boorish manner, by a bailiff who also appeared to be the manager, to vacate the table as it was needed at 8pm. Please and...More

Thank GregPurnell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

St Austel brewery so the beer is good. A little bit busy and main focus is often the food, which is normal pub grub. The best bit is sitting in the harbour on a table on a sunny day with a pint. Always in the...More

Thank Sarah D
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back here soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I never know what to expect from Cornish pubs, as the food is often overpriced & underwhelming. NOT THIS PUB! Prices are what you'd expect to see in this area, but my word...the food is tremendous. I opted for the Cornish Blue Ploughman's which was...More

Thank Jaysee1980
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your review - we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here for dinner whilst staying along the coast in Gunwalloe, quite busy but quick service. Menu was traditional pub but lacked any sense of food from the area. Average price but tasted good although kids meals were typically bland but that can be said...More

Thank chandler_alan
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Chandler_Alan, Thank you for taking your time to give us this review. We hope to see you back here soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the lovely village of Porthleven overlooking the harbour this pub and guest house is a great place to come. Excellent food, great service and lovely atmosphere.

Thank AnnieB664
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear AnnieB6664, Thank you for your 5* review, it is always pleasing to read such positive feedback regarding all aspects of your stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my husband and grandchilseen. Food was actually good for a pub and not too expensive. Nice atmosphere and good service

Thank Bernadette C
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub, lovely location. Dog friendly but waiting staff love to let the dogs lick their hands and fingers. Just hope they wash their hands before serving food when they return to the kitchens. It also took over half an hour to receive 2 portions...More

Thank Tony H
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been out and about (Kynance and Gunwalloe) and decided to take the (german) wife to Porthleven for late lunch/early dinner (I am originally from Cornwall). Although not overly warm decided it would be nice to sit outside so Chose the Harbour Inn. Both settled on...More

Thank Pigitty
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review - we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a pre dinner drink sitting in the sun overlooking the harbour. Decent beer, lively and great position. Great location.Feiendly welcome.

Thank hashtagstringvest
StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear hashtagstringvest, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always have the carvery here every time we stay in Porthleven, this year I must confess wasn't our best visit the beef was dry, ok if you like gravy, but one of our party doesn't like gravy so it wasn't best. The Yorkshire pudding...More

Thank Andychandlers
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John L
14 August 2017|
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Response from Lloyd M | Reviewed this property |
I saw plenty of dogs when we were there, but I was sat out on the patio but overlooking the port.
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Pauline S
30 August 2015|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry never had Sunday lunch there However we had good Fish and chips and a couple of other reasonably good meals over the last 3 or 4 years.So we thought that we would try a 3 course meal one evening. We had eaten in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 573876
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Description
The Harbour Inn, Porthleven, is a lively pub situated on the harbour serving fantastic food all year round using fresh local produce. The decor is a comfortable blend of old and new, creating an atmosphere which is relaxed, informal and individual. The en-suite hotel style bedrooms are cosy and inviting, blending comfort with character, some enjoy sea views over the harbour. Located, on the Lizard Peninsula (near Helston) with its beautiful beaches, historic harbour and quaint narrow streets of fishermen's homes is the ideal location from which to explore historic Cornwall.
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