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Bodmin Jail

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Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
+44 1208 76292
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Today
09:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:30
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Penzance, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was very poor. From the time we were seated for our meal, 8.45pm till we finished 11pm! Long wait between courses. Main course wasn't quite as described on the menu. I would give the whole meal event only 5 out of 10! Also I ordered a pot of tea prior to the meal, but they forgot to supply... More 

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Bournemouth
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bodmin Jail used to be our favourite resturant a couple of years ago. After moving back to Bodmin we celebrated a birthday meal. Service was extremely slow and staff didnt want to be there. Food, well 2 meals were not eadable...the 2 vegetarian meals available were not imaginative at all. I will not be going back, the place looked and... More 

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Thank puckey91
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff service was excellent The old chapel has been renovated to an excellent standard The food excellent A very interesting surprise and not what I expected Will certainly be popping again in the near future

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! Amazing food! Amazing service!! Brilliant prices!!! 100% best back soon!! Thank u to the bodmin jail restaurant team!!

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Thank Niki-muskett
Penzance, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Mrs R hasn't been here since she was at school, the rest of us have never been here, not sure why. Had a very good lunch in the restaurant - good food and friendly service. Aware of allergies too. Why can't all tourist attractions have restaurants like this? Enjoyed our tour of the gaol after lunch too, lots to see... More 

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Thank RetallickRamblers
Bristol, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Last came around 11 years ago and it was okay but did not use all the outstanding features and history of this impressive building. Now though it's fantastic. Lots of improvements and better use of the site covering history and showing the buildings at their best. There are apparently plans to regenerate the buildings into a hotel though keeping the... More 

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Thank William H
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband & I ate here after touring the jail. The restaurant looked posh so we thought it would be good. The food was terrible. My chips were undercooked & rock hard when I bit into them. The gravy had an odd smell & an even odder taste. I was unable to eat much. My husband had leek & potato... More 

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Thank asdajohnlover
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a light bite after we had visited the jail and it was a very posh looking restaurant at a good price. The kids (and adults) ate all their food with no hesitation. The girl that served us was brilliant and very chatty when we went to pay, we all felt very welcome

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Thank salamander135
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Heard a lot about this place so decided to visit lots of history and plenty to see has a very strong atmosphere about it makes you think of the past has a good cafe and gift shop free parking not sure it's value for money but well worth a visit

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Thank Francis S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Value for money was great. We got a delicious 3 course meal and a live magic/mind reading show for £25 each. I would have liked to be sat downstairs and got picked but I didn't this time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
09:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 21:30
Thursday
09:30 - 21:30
Friday
09:30 - 21:30
Saturday
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 76292

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?