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Polgooth Inn

) #1 of 122 Restaurants in St Austell $$ - $$$ , British,
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (57 reviews)
“nachos” (18 reviews)
“jacket potato” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went out for a pub meal with friends. Very good food. If you have a large appetite the fish and chips will certainly be the best choice.

Thank Myra M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Three visits to this fantastic in during our two weeks in the area gives a good indication that we enjoyed it. This pub has lots of atmosphere and character and excellent serving staff.An interesting menu that strays from your normal "pub grub"A good range of...More

Thank AlanwManchester_UK
Reviewed yesterday

We walked over to Polgooth from Sticker to work up an appetite and it was definitely worth the effort! I think I counted 6 options for vegetarians on the main courses (some of them vegan), and these weren't just the standard offerings. I had some...More

Thank planetbyde
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perhaps a little overpriced, £9 for some nachos I thought was a little steep. Our main meals however seemed more appropriate, my partner had steak which was cooked well and I had vegetarian lasagne (I liked that you could choose a smaller portion); maybe a...More

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Off the main road by a mile or so, a lovely country pub overlooking the small valley there, clearly popular with locals and visitors alike. Hot day led us to eat outdoors in the clean, tidy and pretty beer garden overlooking the small valley. Staff...More

Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good pub food and service. Interesting and varied menu and St Austell beers including an excellent limited edition

Thank pinfarthings
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having written a review about Polgooth Inn back in May after my first visit, I have been back on two further occasions: i. As a group of ten celebrating the birthday of my son-in-law on 1st June 2017 ii. Just with my wife for a...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was served very quickly by attentative staff. Ordered a jacket potato with prawn mayonnaise sauce, beautifully presented with a green salad. It was very tasty and I am looking forward to strawberries and clotted cream for afters!!

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions were very positive and inviting, however the £18.50 crab salad I ordered was not what I was expecting following the menu decription and was some what disapointed.

1  Thank jameslock78
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were stopping at nearby Pentewan Sands and I stumbled across this place on Tripadvisor before our holiday and thought it would be worth a look. The location is beautiful - surrounded by dense forest / woods and a truly lovely spot in the middle...More

1  Thank Wickywahwah
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Jeanette G
Hello I'd like to know if the inn is disable friendly as we plan on visiting on the week beginning 3rd of June with my mother who is now wheelchair bound since our last visit three years ago...
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so too...my dad has Parkinson's & we had no problems here
directions from St. Austell
15 August 2016|
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Response from Diane31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there From the A390 At the McDonalds roundabout in St Austel take the B3237 road towards Pentewan sands and Mevagissey. through London Aprentice. The sign for Polgooth village is on the rights with a restaurant on the... More
Mike N
Is it dog friendly?
29 July 2015|
Response from Claire C | Reviewed this property |
It's VERY dog friendly. Dogs allowed inside as well as in garden. Water bowls provided.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ricketts Lane | Polgooth, St Austell PL26 7DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 74089
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Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee.
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