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Bodmin Jail

Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
+44 7867 455999
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit here. Amazing history. Very sad as well at the same time. Lots of lives lost. Read the boards by each section

Thank Slimmingworldmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I called in to the Jail having visited it some years ago a d remembered that the food was good. We had tried a few other places locally but felt they were not suitable. We had not visited the restaurant before in...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Spent just over an hour here and yet it’s advertised as a truly memorable DAY out, all you see is scaffolding, scaffolding, scaffolding, which would of been ok had it of been mentioned on the website. No tour guides as advertised, and the free to...More

Thank emwoll
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Found a leaflet in the hotel we were staying at a decided to give it a go. A great choice as it is a really good half day out. The staff are very informative (one lady who we failed to get the name of was...More

Thank Kev A
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

don't see actual prison only entrance full of badly made dummies, took only minutes to get round & to top it off they are charging £10 per person to fund their plans to change into hotel.

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We spent New Years Evening with 10 friends. Couple of criticisms - the evening booking said it started at 21.00 but in reality and after re-checking doors opened at 19.00. Initially told we were not able to book a table - first come first served,...More

Thank Lexybabes
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This was a nice place, set out well and very friendly and helpful staff. Nice coffee too, and well worth a visit.

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Jail has been over hauled and looks amazing , I would recommend the governors hall for lunch what an amazing atmospheric room that is. Ive ordered many different foods at many different times and it has always been beautifully presented and has tasted just...More

Thank mpbaz
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Not sure if I have enough room to write up the full experience... Go visit and go to the bottom floor and find a dark corner and touch a wall... And relax............ Spooks you right out... I can actually feel the torture and pain if...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

My wife and I took a friend here for lunch and though service was a bit slow (order didn't print in the kitchens apparently) the food and the service were excellent. Due to the delay we were offered free drinks (having to drive mine was...More

Thank Jeff S
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3 April 2018|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to take so long in answering your question, but I have only just seen it. I have not heard of any weird things happening at the Jail and I have been there quite a few times so maybe I'm immune to anything like that.
13 September 2016|
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Response from nverr | Property representative |
22 July 2016|
Response from nverr | Property representative |
Ring 0120876292
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin
  • Phone Number: +44 7867 455999
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