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The Three Pilchards

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Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
+44 1503 272233
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Looe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I often eat here lining just a few miles away, and can honestly say I have never eaten a bad meal, high season it is buzzing and in the winter warm and cosy but the standard of what the chef sends out of the kitchen remains HIGH, Portions are huge and they have a selection of vegetarian options, but fish... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This pub is the gem in Polperro,we were given a warm welcome by the owners and the food was beyond belief fresh and we'll presented,nothing was to much trouble to them,cannot recommend this pub enough thank you to all

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Thank Bob8338
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a glowing review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

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122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought we would have a walk and some lunch on a Sunday in January. Obviously we didn't expect much to be open but couldn't find any of the places we normally go to that were open. Nearly gave up when we saw The Three Pilchards and so glad we went in. The menu is pretty big and first glance... More 

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Thank Jacqui309
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us - it is great to hear we are keeping our pub traditional and that we ticked all the boxes for you! Hope to see you again soon, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a drink and a bowl of chips that were freshly cut still with skins on. Very attentive staff nice pub

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Thank philip c
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We hope you visit us again, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Three Pilchards in July as we had a weeks holiday in Polperro. The atmosphere is lovely and welcoming, the staff were great! All the food we had was awesome - it was a great local for the week and will definitely be back! 😊

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Thank crazybutlush
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Brilliant Review - thank you very much for taking the time to put it on! We hope to see you again soon, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Calne, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Friend his quiet Jack Russel Tiny, and I have been visiting the Three Pilchards on our visits to Polperro for a number of years now. The Three Pilchards is a very friendly and welcoming pub. In the last year it has seen a change in Ownership, with a re-furbish and a new menu. The change in ownership has seen... More 

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Thank Michael H
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Smashing Review - thank you! It was great to see the three of you on your most recent visit to us - See you again soon, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

Taunton
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived from our walk from Fowey wet, cold and hungry. What a lovely find a burning open fire, and the welcome was just as warm, hospitality and food excellent. A lovely welcoming friendly Cornish pub, well worth a visit if your in the area. We couldn't praise this enough, the landlord and landlady were very friendly and attentive, very... More 

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Thank CyclingBuddies
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Lovely Review - thank you very much. I'm glad we were able to give you a well needed reprieve from the elements! See you again soon, Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love The Three Pilchards frequent visiting for great food & drink in a lovely cosy pub every time we stay in Polperro. Staff are friendly and it's a great place to relax in all weathers. We love the Beer Garden too it has great views overlooking Polperro. 🤗

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Thank Quietme
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Brilliant Review - thank you for writing it, We hope to see you again soon. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the seafood platter. Tasted just like it looked absolutely fantastic. Service friendly and helpful. Don't miss a chance to eat here. Roof top gardens great place to sit and enjoy beautiful Polperro.

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Thank Philmyglas
DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Great Review - thank you for taking the time to put it on. Kat, Dan and The Three Pilchards Team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to have our New Year Eve dinner in a pub and was hesitating between this and the next door place. Finally we decided to try The Three Pilchards. Wrong decision :-( However I've read the negative reviews but thought they were personal. We all know fussy guests. And I didn't really want to bother... More 

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DanKat80, Owner at The Three Pilchards, responded to this review

Firstly, I deeply apologise for the fact that your visit on this occasion was not perceived to be a Five Star experience - which is what we always aim to deliver. We did indeed finish food service at 7pm on New Years Eve due to the need to clear the pub of all furniture before the inevitable torrent of Merry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polperro
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 272233
Description
Home Cooked, Fresh, Locally Sourced Food. Specialising in hearty meals and fresh fish dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?