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Harbour Inn

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great location and nice looking pub inside and out. BUT the service was terrible. Took 10 minutes to get served. I don't mind waiting to be served at a busy place but they weren't busy. 4 members of staff at the bar but seemed to be ignoring me and the lady behind me. Served other people (probably local) as they...

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Porthleven
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great views across the harbour mean you pay slightly more for pub food but it is tasty nonetheless. When chips come with the meal the portion size could be a bit bigger. Bar staff were really friendly and there were enough people on so didn't have to queue for ages even though it was busy.

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your food with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Burton-on-Trent
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped here just for drinks. Only visiting for two hours. Staff very friendly & helpful. Food other people had looked amazing. Real ale beers very good choice. Excellent views of the harbour outside. Hard to believe this area was devastated by storms in the 90s An excellent job of renovation. Rick Stein restaurant overlooking harbour but we had no time...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place serves standard 'pub grub' but they do it very well. My daughter enjoyed her steak and my carvery was perfect - a couple sat at the table next to us with just drinks, but they soon decided to order food when they saw the quality we were served. Staff were really friendly and very helpful, we arrived 30...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review following recent time with us. It is always pleasing to receive positive feedback regarding the customer service provided, we hope to see you all soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We thought we would treat ourselves to a final pub lunch before we heading home from our holiday. Unfortunately we made the wrong choice ! I've never waited so long for a simple pub lunch in a not particularly busy pub (God knows what they do when it's actually busy) When the food finally arrived it was really poor quality....

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great location in the middle of Porthleven. Lovely room apart from the window that shook all night which was probably down to the wind. Breakfast was a bit manic with nobody knowing exactly what was going on, but food was ok. Lovely beer garden on the harbour...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. Please be assured that all your comments are discussed by us a team and acted upon accordingly. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a good pub transformed into a cosy comfortable hotel right in the heart of the old fishing village of Portleven.We made a one night visit and everything worked out perfectly. We had our evening meal , which was very nice , on the outside restaurant area(right by the harbour side) listening to the local brass band. The staff...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review following recent stay with us. It is always pleasing to receive positive feedback regarding the customer service provided, we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Clearly popular, a real buzz about the place, continental feel sitting outside on a summer evening. Food is average pub grub, service speedy. Staff do need to be more on top of clearing tables outside, hence 3 stars. Never yet sat down to a clean outside table. Also, if tables are not cleared seagulls will attempt the job making for...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I came here for the first time back in May after a recommendation from my dad who made the bold claim that it's the best carvery ever. After sitting outside overlooking the harbour with a drink we ventured inside to put this claim to the test. I was not disappointed the food was amazing and plenty of it! A choice...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your food with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed for two nights, Saturday and Sunday in August. Our room was 'Predannack' with a stunning view of the harbour. I feel it was well worth the extra cost to have the view. The room is big enough to have 2 comfortable chairs in the bay window over looking the harbour. Comfortable bed and no noise from the bar,...

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StAustellManagement, Manager at Harbour Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and taking the time to review your stay. I am thrilled to hear that you had an enjoyable visit and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbour Inn, Porthleven, is a lively pub situated on the harbour serving fantastic food all year round using fresh local produce. The decor is a comfortable blend of old and new, creating an atmosphere which is relaxed, informal and individual. The en-suite hotel style bedrooms are cosy and inviting, blending comfort with character, some enjoy sea views over the harbour. Located, on the Lizard Peninsula (near Helston) with its beautiful beaches, historic harbour and quaint narrow streets of fishermen's homes is the ideal location from which to explore historic Cornwall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour Inn

Address: Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Helston > Porthleven
Price Range: $177 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbour Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Shepperton, United Kingdom
Helston, United Kingdom
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“Try to book a room with a bay window.”
peterhS7777YV, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Definitely go for a Harbour View room, really nice!”
Mariekev484, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are not on top of main dining area of the restaurant”
LucileCreis, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“A really good Restuarant”
thompsonjstjet, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms with views over the harbour, two with balconies & chairs in the windows”
  • View from the room overlooking the harbour entrance
  • Porthleven harbour looking over to Rick Steens restraunt
johnkG6083VD, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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