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The Old Ferry Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Bodinnick, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
+44 1726 870237
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“kippers” (4 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, French, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
Bodinnick, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal, totally unexpected it to be that good! It had been recommended mainly because it was dog friendly in the bar. We were able to have the restaurant menu or the bar menu - we chose off the restaurant menu and it was so...More

Thank MrsPJnr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped at the end of a four mile walk from Polrun to Fowey and were very glad to find it. It was great to have an alternative to the ubiquitous St Austall beers (it is a Sharps pub). We sat outside to enjoy a...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of our favourite local pubs but the new management were shockingly rude on our last visit. We arrived just in time for a late lunch, going by the hours listed on the website, but food had in fact finished earlier. The vile...More

1  Thank AplusI
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This 16th Century Coaching Inn is worth a visit, stay at the Inn overnight and you will receive an excellent breakfast with the option of dining in the restaurant or from Fowey its a short trip across the estuary by ferry where you can sit...More

Thank GreensNook
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed nearby and were looking for a place to eat. The Old Ferry Inn was perfect for our group and dog. There was no wait and the staff was very friendly. There were locals eating here too and they were friendly as well. The...More

Thank AdventuresomeHobbit
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Been here numerous times, stayed 3 times, cant fault it. Fantastic food, rooms, service, and spectacular views.

Thank Sylvester123707
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for anniversary weekend break.Lovely pub,warm and friendly.The room was very comfortable and clean with lovely views over the river to Fowey.There is nothing else in Bodinnick but it's only a 5min ferry journey to Fowey which is very picturesque with lots of small...More

Thank SHEILA c
Reviewed 9 October 2017

First of all having checked the website for parking yes the hotel has parking but apparently only for residents who are staying at the hotel. The building is hundreds of years old but that doesn’t explain why the bar is so lacking in character and...More

2  Thank Rendatwo
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A friend and I walked across from the boatyard at Penmarlem and arrived a couple of minute after 20.00 to be told that they stopped serving food at 20.00. There was no apology, offer to speak to the chef or any suggestions of an an...More

1  Thank Dillon H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked to eat in the bar at 7:30. Arrived on time and ordered straight away. They told us it would be a bit of a wait ............ one and a half hours later the starter appeared. We had been travelling all day and missed...More

1  Thank Yvonne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, French, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bodinnick, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 870237
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