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Roseland Inn

| Philleigh, England
01872-580254
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Ranked #13 of 131 nightlife in Cornwall
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: Dating from the 16th century, this is the quintessential English pub, full of charm and historic character, which offers roaring log fires in the... more » Owner description: Dating from the 16th century, this is the quintessential English pub, full of charm and historic character, which offers roaring log fires in the winter and a scenic garden in the summer. « less
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Essex
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Sunny afternoon over the King Harry Ferry and straight to Philleigh for a drink. Just getting painted outside so bright white against that blue sky. Then I'm being treated to lunch however sandwiches are a bit fancy for my tastes. Whitebait is on the specials board . "Why dont you have a bowl of chips with that?" suggested the friendly... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Had a delicious meal at the Roseland last night while on yet another visit to this wonderful part of Cornwall. The whitebait starter was really good, followed by a superb rib eye steak (not quite sure why it was served on top of the chips, but hey) and some succulent John Dory fillets. The whole thing was washed down with... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We've been meaning to visit the Roseland for a number of years every time we have our annual holiday in the area and at long last we made it - and we were not disappointed! Contrary to some reports, it certainly isn't 'run down', they are brewing their own beer again and the food is really good - especially the... More

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Cambridge
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31 attraction reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Generous portions, good meat and nice veggies. Just a small complaint, why no stuffing?? The puddings were fantastic, lovely yummy lemon posset and very nice apple crumble. Good service. The pub is in a lovely setting in a quiet village on the Roseland, with lots to see within a few miles - either going to the coast or inland up... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

The Roseland revival appears to be on track. We visited in the Summer and were pleasantly surprised by this lovely pub's return to form. Today my wife and I enjoyed a pleasant lunch of whitebait and crab risotto. Both were well cooked and presented. Our sticky toffee pudding, homemade, was wonderful. My only reservation is there is no need to... More

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Cornwall
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103 reviews 103 reviews
31 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch (it's best to book as it's a favourite with locals) and tried the roast beef - a huge portion with lots of vegetables - and crab risotto - yummy. Very friendly service, a real fire, parking outside and an enormous portion of bread and butter pudding to finish with. A welcoming "local" with much better... More

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Truro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Five of us went to lunch last Wednesday and each had a different meal. The standard of the food was very high. The service was efficient and very friendly. We all felt that we has had an excellent meal. It wasn't cheap but was good value for money.

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

The drive through narrow country lanes is worth the trip . Charming very authentic Cornwall country pub - very nice pub meals with fresh local ingredients .

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Truro, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Often stop here for lunch before or after a walk. Had lunch there this week and had a nice fish platter (crayfish could have been better, not fresh tasting possibly pre frozen) and other members of our party had chicken strips and whitebait which went down well. Prices were not too bad and the drinks were good. The staff were... More

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Slaidburn, null, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

We have just enjoyed two nights on the trot. Booked the second time as it was so good - great food, great value for money and great own ale! Lyndsey and Lorraine are a fantastic front team and ensure you have everything you need. I am sure every landlord washed they had a L n L team :-) if your... More

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