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All 90 Helston Restaurants

Shipwrights Arms

Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
+44 1326 231235
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Ranked #35 of 90 Restaurants in Helston
Price range: $8 - $31
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Quirky Cornish pub with great views and food served all day
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stopped here on a walk for lunch. The food was great, service good. Unique pub with a character all of its own. About a far from being a plastic pub as you could get.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stopped in on a Sunday lunch time and were transported into a magical world of colour, gorgeous views, quirky art, a jazz band and both indoor and outdoor space. We all had the chowder which is probably the best I have ever tasted. We loved it so much we will come back to stay in the village next year.

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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited Helford for a long weekend stay in the village. Being close we decided to try The Shipwrights for our first meal and never tried anywhere else it was so good. Apart from the views, good beer and food being served all day - which allows you to while away many an hour with warmth and friendly company -... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We read some of the reviews on Trip Advisor this morning, and thought the Shipwrights sounded like a good place to celebrate an anniversary. On arrival, we were not greeted by either of the staff behind the bar, but eventually got served with drinks and ordered our lunch. One crab sandwich, one brownie with cream. We sat in an empty... More 

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Would highly recommend going for drinks and overlooking the harbour as it is beautiful. The meal was ok - we ordered two meals. Fish and chips were lovely, but the steak dish was sent back 2 times! Don't drive down to the pub as it is very hard to turn around - park in the car park on the opposite... More 

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Siem Reap
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Magical setting with tables inside & out on terrace which has lovely views. The food is excellent and good value and Vicki has done a wonderful job with the decor. Sadly was not there for their paella evening which must be amazing and missed out on the homemade soup which was sold out (which in itself speaks for the quality)... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We found this pub on a morning walk along the beautiful Helford river and was impressed so we returned in the evening for a meal. The Monkfish was amazing and very fresh and nicely presented. Very pleasant decor with wonderful views over the river. If planning to visit this pub book ahead to reserve a window seat. Highly recommended.

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Halwill, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very friendly staff and spent quiet time munching crab sandwiches as we watched the Helford Passage slowly fill. Good buzz about the place and is on our stop-off list whenever we visit the area.

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Helston, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is in a lovely spot on the Helford River. Access and parking limited so be prepared to walk. It is quite 'touristy' and expensive. However you may spot a star or two as a few ver well known ones hang out there from time to time!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were staying near the Ferryboat Inn and got the small ferry, £6 return, to Shipwrights Arms. This is a fun way to arrive at this charming pub and no parking problems. We had BLTs and crab salad with Doombar beer. Staff friendly and helpful. Since our last visit the pub has had a total revamp but has retained lots... More 

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Address: Helford Village | Helston, Helston TR12 6JX, England
Phone Number: +44 1326 231235
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston
Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
Cuisine: Pub

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