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The Unicorn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
+44 1209 890244
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely place to hold Pure Blue Surf Academy's Christmas party! The food and service was amazing! Thank you allfor a wonderful evening!

Thank Deborah W
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the food last night. Table looked lovely and Christmassy and prawn cocktail and roast turkey with all the trimmings was yummy! Mulled wine delicious too. Thanks guys!

Thank Michelle A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Unicorn is a lovely, family and dog friendly pub really close to the beach in Porthtowan. Cosy and inviting atmosphere, stylish decor, great food and really friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommended.

Thank HollyDingo
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this pub with my wife and 8 month old daughter. We were staying local and not heard good things but thought we would give it a chance. Apart from the friendly staff I have nothing good to say! Food was very over priced, the quality was very poor, I don't mind paying for good food, it most definitely... More 

Thank Sam_everett3
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Under new management so thought we would try here again as old ownership had run it down. Place is looking great. Food was limited in a Sunday but tasty all the same. Fair prices and staff were lovely. Going to have to visit here more often.

Thank Kate B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after a long walk with little options for a quick lunch and a drink. The place itself is slightly shabby, dirty toilets with staff eating and on their laptops behind the bar. The menu is limited choice with no normal salads or sandwich options which normally in today's choices for a lunch is a shame as not... More 

Thank Amy N
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights whilst visiting relatives in Cornwall. Very friendly staff, who did their best to accommodate (no pun intended that time) We were made very welcome on arrival and shown to our room quite quickly. I didn't think that this place was particularly cheap and was not exactly blown away by the room being right... More 

Thank Kcracing
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday ..we visited pub.. Had a great evening ..a superb meal...it was very clean and comfortable....staff are very polite and we were made very welcome Highly recommend....

Thank bettycannon6
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant Sunday lunch on 23rd October, great service and value for money. Friendly staff. Thanks so much

Thank Martin5Q
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Just returned from a week's holiday in Porthtowan ( our first Visit) lovely place. We went to the Unicorn most days, either lunch or dinner. We did find the drinks quite pricey, but the food was good tried a few dishes which were all good. I would like to thank Becka who was very friendly and is an asset to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Porthtowan
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 890244
Public House with En-suite rooms and a surf lodge

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