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The Three Pilchards

€€ - €€€, Seafood, British
Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
+44 1503 272233
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish pie” (72 reviews)
“scallops” (57 reviews)
“coleslaw” (13 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Quay Road | Quay Road, Polperro PL13 2QZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous Sunday lunch had by all 8 of us . Very tasty food great staff but do get in early as it gets very very busy.

Thank Sy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

visited polperro via boat from looe on a day trip,could'nt have picked a better day,flat sea and warm sun.had lunch in the 3 pilchards when we arrived and found a table in beer garden up stairs at rear of pub.food was good well cooked and...More

Thank Rogg-12
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked in to a roaring log burner that heated up the whole place and was welcomed by a conscientious member of staff. Food was very reasonable priced and when it arrived was well presented and tasted great! Service throughout was amazing and were made to...More

Thank Marcus B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited several times during our stay in Polperro. Food, staff etc really good. A decent choice of cider would tick an extra box and would be nice if I could have bought a single sausage for the dog. ( Doesn't take much surely ? )...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really lovely roast. Excellent service, everyone who came in to the pub was greated and the customers well looked after once inside.

Thank olyboyce
Reviewed 1 week ago

the three pilchards like the rest of the pubs in Polperro is dog friendly. We had 2 meals here and both were good.

Thank Matlock1lady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch purely by chance...we lucked out! French onion soup to die for, chicken and fish goujons from their light-bite section were definitely homemade and perfect portion size for kids now too big for the children's menu; crab sandwich was 100% white meat and...More

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here for many years and always find the food and atmosphere excellent. If I had any problem it would be that it is maybe too popular and at times, especially early evening it can be difficult to get a table.

Thank lionel916
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were coming to Cornwall for our annual long weekend and planned to stop in Polperro on the way in as it’s a place we haven’t visited yet. We had a walk round this stunning Cornish fishing village and The Three Pilchards looked the picture...More

Thank 437natasham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice, the second time was a Sunday evening and everywhere else was closed. The pub itself is not large but comfortable, the staff were very friendly and took the order for drinks as well as food, unusual but very good. The food...More

Thank Allen H
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Questions & Answers
9 September 2017|
Response from ThreePilchards | Property representative |
providing it can go in a takeaway tub the you can take it away. alternatively leave a deposit for the plates and your become to take them to your cottage too :)
Jason J
22 August 2017|
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Response from ThreePilchards | Property representative |
hi Jason yes we do accept card payments. however there is an 80 pence charge under £15
Susan H
27 June 2017|
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Response from ThreePilchards | Property representative |
they are almost compulsory
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
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
Home Cooked, Fresh, Locally Sourced Food. Specialising in hearty meals and fresh fish dishes.
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