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Horse and jockey

Peverell Terrace, Porthleven, Helston, England
+44 1326 562324
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries” (146 reviews)
“chuck steak” (12 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Peverell Terrace, Porthleven, Helston, England
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Distraught to have discovered that the Horse and Jockey with its incomparable Leopard Loaves and Tiger Baps has closed. They have formed the basis of our holidays lunches for more years than I can remember. I wish the owners a long and happy retirement and...More

Thank Katharine V
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Tasty traditional pasties. I love their flapjack . Friendly staff. Just changed to Phipps pasties but I like those too.

Thank noddie11
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Paste, best I've ever had so good i took two home with me on our last days of our holidays to have for dinner. They are a meal in them selves, you think you have tasted the best, then try here if you have a...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Heard they made the best pasties in Cornwall.We were not disappointed.The size of them were unbelievable.we had a standard steak pastie which they cut in half and we were both full afterwards.service was very fast and friendly and staff were very helpful

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

These pasties are great value, generous size and have an amazing taste. The ladies who work there are friendly and prompt. I understand though that with the forthcoming Philps takeover of Horse and Jockey that the H&J recipe will no longer be used, which is...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 April 2018

After hearing so much about how good the pasties were here, I tried one after a walk. It tasted of vinegar, not a traditional ingredient. Maybe they put vinegar in the water while preparing the potatoes, to prevent discolouration? Whatever, as I don't like vinegar...More

Thank foxy2000
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We stopped several times at Horse & Jockey during our holiday. The ladies who work there are sweet, funny, and so helpful. And the pasties, bread and flapjacks are delicious!!

Thank WaltLo
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Really disappointed with my pasty having only experienced pasty perfection from the Horse and Jockey over the years(see my previous reports). I simply couldn't find any meat in mine- however my better half said hers was stuffed full and better than usual!!As a vegetarian one...More

Thank fatbuttrying
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Called in to the Horse and Jockey on a very cold wet Wednesday, bought 2 of the most enormous and delicious Pasties we have ever had, filled to the brim with wonderful ingredients, succulent to eat with a lovely peppery after taste, just exactly like...More

Thank Joan J
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Went on a cold Monday - but a great pasty - enormous and well filled. Took them back to our holiday cottage and really enjoyed. Well worth the money

Thank David R
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Pauline R
29 October 2017|
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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
Well, according to their website, they're 28 years old. As for Porthleven, I'm not sure but I guess you could call them on 01326 562324 and ask them directly.
6 March 2015|
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Response from Neil R | Reviewed this property |
This is a micro-business, without even a website! - we tried asking about pasties by post, but concluded the only way of doing this was to ask a friendly local resident to buy and post on our behalf. On the other hand... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peverell Terrace, Porthleven, Helston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 562324
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