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Shipwrights Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
+44 1326 231235
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (20 reviews)
“monkfish” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Sat outside on a very busy day, but watching the world go by in such a beautiful location is no hardship. Delicious fish and chips and Goan fish curry (although the latter was a rather small portion) were superb - really fresh fish, excellent chips...More

Thank Jules M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great pub love the views,staff welcoming and friendly,food great have the mussells or the curry top notch!well done shipwrights come a long way since we stayed in helford and saw a closed down sorry looking pub to what it is today,cheers!

Thank graynik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day of showers walking the south coast path we rocked up here hoping for supper on a pleasant but cool evening. We were fortunate to be offered the last table and enjoyed our mussels, really fresh fish and chips, and Goan fish curry....More

Thank alpinahed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, fantastic location, good ambience, friendly staff. Unfortunately their advertised "Food all day from 12noon" isn't true. After a 10 mile trip arrived at 15h30 to be told the kitchen was closed & only re-opened at 17h30. People were still eating but no option...More

Thank oakman76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a welcome stop after walking the hills around Helford. The pub was quite busy, which was great as it gave it nice atmosphere. Lovely cider on tap, beer was good too. I really enjoyed the smoked mackerel pate. My husband had a Cornish...More

Thank Yuliya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views of the Helford. Can particularly recommend the crab linguine - delicious. The burger looked really good too. Staff always friendly and helpful. Dog friendly too - a must!

Thank Jayne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There wasn't much choice of establishments in Helford so we were happy to find Shipwrights Arms. The place allows dogs, was quite crammed but cosy. The food was ok, we then heard that they run out of quite a few items on the menu so...More

Thank KasienkaNW
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sailed to Helford and moored in the river for a couple of nights, on our first trip ashore we passed the Shipwrights and noted the large sign outside saying food was served all day. On our second day we spent the morning walking and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Introducing our new back fitting starting to look like a pub, new bar in the lounge soon, garden next

Thank bren1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has a lovely terrace where you can sit with a coffee, a glass of wine, or have a meal. We stopped for an early lunch around 12.00. The Goan Seafood Curry was lovely - great taste and good sized portion. My partner had...More

Thank carolyn607
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cleggt
12 June 2016|
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Response from foxycat2015 | Reviewed this property |
Not really - there is a small space but it's usually full. The main car park is about ten minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 231235
  • E-mail
Description
Quirky Cornish pub with great views and food served all day
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