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The Prince of Wales Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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St. Martin | Newtown, Helston TR12 6DP, England
+44 1326 231247
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere and attentive staff. Food be average an attempt to make it trendy by use of slates and boards instead of plates with dustings of icing sugar. Not bad but over priced

Thank Ray G
Basildon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

05/03/2017. Sunday lunch. Starters Wonderful. Cornish sea food chowder. Goats cheese. Roast beef with all the trimmings The best this year so far. Deserts. Well worth the extra pounds on the waste line. Good Freindly staff. A very nice Good afternoon lunch. Top marks All round. 3rd year on the trot. See you in June or October. Thanks.

Thank ajpenny2016
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here recently with family and will definitely be returning. The food was excellent, we are always on the lookout for a good Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed! The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were really friendly, nothing was too much trouble and the children were made very welcome. We are looking forward to a return... More 

Thank Kiera G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit for Sunday lunch after seeing an advert in a local magazine. We hadn't booked so were pleased to be accommodated. Two of us had the beef and the other two had the gnocchi. Although we couldn't fault the taste we were very disappointed by the portion size, particularly the gnocchi which was more like a starter. The... More 

Thank phoepan
Anne B, Owner at The Prince of Wales Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food but sorry that you were not satisfied with the portion sizes. We are always more than happy to provide extra vegetables with Sunday lunch if we are asked to do so. We really do hope that you will return and visit us again when you... More 

Helston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff and owners were so helpful, as we had to postpone our date due to illness. They sent us the menu a week ahead for us to pre order, as there were 11 of us. We had the room at the side of the bar which was ideal Every one was happy with the food

Thank Josephine C
Level Contributor
97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Welcoming fire, personable staff and good food. We really enjoyed the fish and chips. There is plenty of parking

Thank Caroline H
Banstead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lovely country pub with friendly locals and staff plus a log fire for cold nights (and a lovely garden for warmer evenings). Plenty of good parking at the rear. Good choice of food and good portions of quality. My son said it was one of the best sirloin steaks he had ever had and my fish was fresh and not... More 

Thank Kingsmac
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Although a fair way out from Helston itself the journey was well worth the wait. Think of your typical country pub with log fire and this is it. And to make matters even better the food was superb. I highly recommend you examine the specials board. The Ales are also good. A beautiful pub with superb food. What more can... More 

Thank Dowboy9
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very smart and clean pub-come-restaurant. Good atmosphere, quiet, with nice decor and feel. Food was excellent, we were not rushed and the service was attentive but not in your face.

Thank cornishman_11
St Albans, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
128 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

On holiday we were touring the beautiful coves and countryside and luckily came across this wonderful pub. IN all my time of visiting pubs and there have been many over the years I have never seen one so spotlessly clean,tidy and pleasantly decorated and if this wasn't enough the grounds including a site for camping were immaculate also. The staff... More 

Thank Brooksie1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Martin | Newtown, Helston TR12 6DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 231247

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