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The Blue Anchor

50 Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EL, England
+44 1326 562821
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Really Old

This neighbourhood pub has been here for over 600 years. You had to bend your head going through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey M
Chilliwack, Canada
Living history

Local colour and interest abounds here. It is a quirky and individual old pub with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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“real ale” (8 reviews)
“proper pub” (6 reviews)
“great ales” (4 reviews)
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50 Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EL, England
+44 1326 562821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This neighbourhood pub has been here for over 600 years. You had to bend your head going through the doorways as every doorway were made for people below 5'8". Each area were divided into little rooms. They didn't have the open concept back then. You...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Local colour and interest abounds here. It is a quirky and individual old pub with plenty of charm. Full of atmosphere and character. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Quixote2001
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned pub with great ales. Very friendly staff. Local cornish beer served here. Highly recommended.

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 7 June 2017

One of the oldest Inns around and it's been brewing for 600 years! Lovely original features, nice and friendly and a great venue for live music!

Thank Domspiral C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Absolutley love this pub. Its like going back to the Poldark days inside. Rickety tables beer barrels for tables old arm chairs. Completely unchanged for decades, absolutely no frills, no jukebox. no tv, no fruit machines, Just a good old fashioned pub that brews its...More

Thank paulbrookman
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A small GBG Pub, with little rooms all on the ground floor. A really old pub with character. It has is own micro brewery too, and sells the Spingo Ales it brews. Any real ale enthusiasts, it's a must.

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very friendly staff and patrons, dogs are welcome too. Fascinating history to the place. Far too easy to get sloshed without realising it. Rounds of great conversation and fantastic home-brewed ales. What more could you ask for?

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have stayed at No 52 for the Beer Festival at the Blue for last 10 years, even came to the Blue for my 50th in Jan 2009. Kim at the B&B is great nothing is ever too much trouble for her, the locals are...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went with three friends, none of whom had visited the Blue Anchor before, and my last visit was almost 40 years ago! The beer was excellent and the bar staff extremely friendly and helpful. Two minor problems were no food and parking is some distance...More

Thank kenbaines
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A regular visit here is a must. If your in holiday you must pay a visit and try the locally brewed ales. My recommendation "Flora days". Live music nearly every week. Quiz night Mondays. Jam night sometimes too! Relaxing, not clicky with great ales to...More

Thank Rebecca K
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