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The Halfway House Pub & Kitchen

€€ - €€€, British,
| Torpoint, Polbathic PL11 3EY, England
+44 1503 232986
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pie” (5 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
| Torpoint, Polbathic PL11 3EY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across The Tamar for lunch often recommended but never before been pity we left it for so long lovely meal really helpful staff great surroundings lots of veggie options which was great as we had 2 none-meat eaters amongst us lots of choice for...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can be sure of a really good meal here. The food is freshly cooked and the atmosphere is warm and cozy.

Thank patti7772018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had a brilliant meal in this great Cornish pub. We came to this pub as we were let down by a booked we had made at another pub. We did no read any reviews before attending and to be honest be did...More

Thank Lorraine182
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in on our way through to Plymouth. It turned out it there was a cider and pie festival going on and everyone was thoroughly enjoying themselves. Because of the festival there was a limited menu in the pub,but we took advantage of the...More

Thank Alistair S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived ad hoc, no booking, with kids and dogs, for Sunday lunch. We were made to feel most welcome and sat in the long room. Amazing food, great service, nothing was too much trouble. Jess and Russ you do a great job. We will be...More

Thank blashmar73
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Finally we set off specifically to try out lunch in this village pub set in Polbathic. Ive been very reluctant, but my husband was keen to try it after hearing good things about the food. We always support eateries in and around Ramehead every week,...More

Thank sanderson23
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Well worth a visit. Stopped here for a random visit trying to find somewhere to eat that was still serving after normal lunch time. All 4 of us chose something different from the extensive menu. We were not disappointed. Staff were really friendly and asked...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Typical English pub? Genial landlord? Tick. Friendly locals? Tick. Secluded quiet beer garden? Tick. Good local beers? Tick. Great food? Tick. We had a fine evening here.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

When we arrived there was plenty of tasty sounding food on the menu, I would say the price was slightly above average for the type of food that was on the menu but don’t let that put you off! The food came out and the...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We went for an early evening meal with family, all the meals were fantastic and the staff were very attentive.

Thank sjparry
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2018|
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Response from TonythemadRussian | Reviewed this property |
Yep. Wood floors. But as always ask out of politeness.
peter b
16 March 2018|
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Response from TonythemadRussian | Reviewed this property |
Best to telephone them and then you can have definitive answers. Alternatively, as you are only down the road, call in, or passing, as you visit Plymouth via the Torpoint ferry.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Maureen G | Reviewed this property |
Traditional Sunday lunch served with a choice of meat, but other options are also available, usually a choice of 4, one of which is fish and another vegetarian. Vegetables are served in dishes. main meal costs £9.95. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Torpoint, Polbathic PL11 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polbathic
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 232986
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Halfway House pub and kitchen, Myself and my partner Jess have run this old free-house pub in South East Cornwall since January 2015. We have newly renovated almost all aspects of this once near dilapidated pub. We are building up the trade with fresh locally sourced pub food, regional real ales, live music and events, a community library and summer beer garden. Our rooms are all ensuite, have new mattresses and Egyptian cotton linen.
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