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All 28 Mevagissey Restaurants

The Fountain Inn

Cliff St, Mevagissey, England
01726 842320
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Ranked #6 of 28 Restaurants in Mevagissey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The oldest pub in Mevagissey. In November when most of the tourists have gone, it turns into a cosy, local pub. Very friendly, lovely fire, good food and service, dogs allowed.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great little pub with open fire and lovely warm welcome from the staff. We ate upstairs in their intimate restaurant which was full, fab meal and what lovely staff. We will be back and well recommend a visit may be worth booking as very popular.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Realy cozy place, again a warm welcome, the food was excellent, was a bit dubious when we were handed laminated a4 menu, but wow what we were served was fabulous. My partner an I both had the scampi and cod goujons. Huge portions with thick fillets of lightly battered cod, loads of scampi, chips were delicious. Came out feeling stuffed!!!... More

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The front bar was very busy so we went though to the smugglers bar at the back lovely room .bar staff and food was great will be back

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Even on a wet November evening this pub was busy but there is an upstairs dining room. My husband enjoyed excellent fish and chips followed by Cherry Crumble and custard whilst I had a delicious Fish Pie and Eton Mess. All the food was well cooked with generous portions. The service was efficient and friendly. This was genuine pub grub... More

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

This was a lovely traditional pub, We ate here the last 2 nights in Mevagissy, the owner and staff were very friendly, the food was excellent having had the Cornish sole one night and then the cod and chips the next,also my family had the cottage pie,the rump steak and fish pie, we left nothing on our plates. would definitely... More

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Traditional pub tucked up a little side alley run by a true Cornish-man. Excellent lunch of locally caught sole, scallops and delicious fish and chips. Good choice of real ales all kept properly and great taste - superb.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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304 reviews 304 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Staying at the top of the hill made visits to the Fountain the perfect place for us! My friends and I ate here several times during our week's stay in Mevagissey and we were never disappointed. I tried several things on the menu and I especially enjoyed the fresh seafood. I loved the history, the atmosphere, the service, the resident... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

nice old pub with low ceilings and flagstone floors just by the beautiful harbour down a narrow cobblestone alley,really nice pub grub and dog friendly but beware the cider packs a punch !!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We ate here on a Friday night in October & at 7:15pm we got the last table - so booking would be advisable. The fish n chips were lovely (the fish wasn't local though) & the fish pie nice. The latter could have done with a few more minutes in the oven to get a golden top. Good beer and... More

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Additional Information about The Fountain Inn

Address: Cliff St, Mevagissey, England
Phone Number: 01726 842320
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mevagissey
Cuisine: Pub

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