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Polgooth Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (64 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“jacket potato” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having booked a table thw day before we arrived and the inn was crowded so we were lucky to have got a table . staff were young and friendly but very professional. All food was freshly cooked so it took a while but it was...More

Thank DMcGarr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend came and picked me up and we both ordered the Full Monty which is a very big breakfast . Was greeted and shown to our table by a lovely waitress who even remembered what sauces we like on our breakfast, which I think...More

Thank Aub F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here twice last week while on holiday, opted for the fish pie absolutely delicious, and the second time had the burnt brisket ends, cannot fault anything, very attentive staff. Booking a must.

Thank 17Boss
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve visited the Polgooth on countless occasions whilst staying in the area over the past 5 years or so. It continues to be an exceptionally good pub that caters for tourists like us as well as locals. It’s well worth booking if you want to...More

2  Thank Prestonwalkies
Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Prestonwalkies Thank you for your great Review and visiting the Polgooth Inn over that past view years. the pub trade really is a tough business to be in, but to read your great comments makes it worth while. Wow best pub in Cornwall, thank...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on the 20 th sept for evening meal, with four small dogs!! Didn't batter an eye lid which was lovely. There was practically a dog under every table all very well behaved enjoying their holiday also. We ordered BBQ brisket which was gorgeous highly...More

Thank Alexpppp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful little spot with a picturesque beer garden overlooking a small valley and stream. Lovely food menu and plenty of selection behind the bar, particularly if you like a real ale. Staff were extremely accommodating to us particularly as it was very busy and...More

1  Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Sunday after arriving in Cornwall the Saturday evening before. We were looking for somewhere nearby that we could get a roast dinner and this was perfect. We called the night before to book (needed as it was busy) and they were very...More

1  Thank Abby E
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're hungry this is the place for you!! Good atmosphere, and lovely staff! Great beer, but both the pinotage and the sauvignon blanc are absolutely awful ... such a surprise to get bad wines in this day and age ...

Thank grizwaldadams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good atmosphere, good price, enjoyed our evenings spent there. This pub gets very busy and it always pays you to book in advance.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at the Polgooth Inn. We went here as everywhere else we tried was full on a Monday evening in St Austell. Thank Goodness! The Polgooth turned out to be the best decision, although at 7pm it too was full to bursting...More

Thank Claire H
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Polgooth-Inn | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we have Wifi Kind regards
Jeanette G
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
15 August 2016|
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Response from Diane31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there From the A390 At the McDonalds roundabout in St Austel take the B3237 road towards Pentewan sands and Mevagissey. through London Aprentice. The sign for Polgooth village is on the rights with a restaurant on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Polgooth
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
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Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee.
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