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The Unicorn - CLOSED

Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
+44 1209 890244
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“basket meals” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Friendly staff lovely food very welcoming .pub a big play area for the kids out at the back of the pub .

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome service,friendly staff and chef, will recommend and come back. Very dog friendly too! Thank you

Thank lovonik
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We visited as a party of 11; booking our table beforehand. We were told there would be a disco starting at 8.30, but when we arrived at 7.30pm (after a man was arrested on our entry) we found the disco in full swing. To our...More

4  Thank scareygiraffe
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We visited here for a Sunday lunch but were tempted by the alternative roast, the steak and mushroom pie with roast potatoes and seasonal veg. We asked for the gravy to be served separately in a jug and not on the meal. What a disappointment...More

1  Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Difficult to review but I will be positive! Very good food, in fact better than good it was great Extremely friendly staff. So, the negative. Absolutely dreadful cleanliness, the conservatory area is thick with cobwebs on higher levels, you cannot help but notice this while...More

Thank teamjacob14
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank u for your honest review. We have had issues with cleaners over the last couple of months since mother finished with us, so I absolutly take this onboard. There is no excuse for them to have cobwebs at all as i have long handled...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

I visited the Unicorn in June for lunch which was reasonably good pub standard food. I paid by debit card. One month later I was charged another £33. The Unicorn admitted that it had been mistakenly taken from my account. Visa refunded the amount when...More

1  Thank rsgkent
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

There was an error for which we have liaised with you and offered our sincerest apologies for this. As a positive response, we have installed a new tab system, where people lock their card in a deposit box and they hold the key until they...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The Unicorn through the years has had a hard time becoming an established pub in Porthtowan, thanks to the new management over the past few years it has become a really good pub again. The staff are really friendly and helpful, food prices I feel...More

1  Thank TheSaffa
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

The team will be pleased to read your review. Thanks for the lovely comments

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food at the unicorn is just excellent! There is always a theme night in the pipeline and great entertainment at the weekends. The pub quiz is always great fun and the hard working staff are ALWAYS friendly and helpful. Finally Porthtowan has a wonderful...More

2  Thank kirsty w
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for the lovely review it means a lot the team who work very hard to make things happen.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Drinks were well kept and well served, ambiance okay but not as homely as it could be, the food was also okay for the price but not special and not cheap, too many other places are better than this in the surrounding area.More

1  Thank Phil D
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for the feedback. I'm not sure what cheap is for you but most of the main meals on our winter menu are £9.95 with a healthy portion which has had positive feedback but we do take note of everyone's comments onboard and if there...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I ate here last night with my partner as we were celebrating our anniversary. A good selection of beer and spirits plus the food was amazing! I highly recommend the chickpea and spinach burger! The slightly spicy guacamole the comes on it was amazing! We...More

Thank Emma R
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for the feedback. Glad to you had a lovely time. Hope to see you again some time soon. :-)

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Porthtowan
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 890244
Public House with En-suite rooms and a surf lodge
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