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“You must visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Polgooth Inn

Polgooth Inn
Ricketts Road | Polgooth, St Austell PL267DA, England
+44 1726 74089
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Ranked #4 of 110 Restaurants in St Austell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, British, English, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Award winning cosy Cornish pub situated in a beautiful valley near St Austell and the Eden Project serving great food, wine,ale, and coffee.
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“You must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Polgooth inn is a must. So many times these days we go for a pub meal and I go home thinking I could have made a better job myself at home and definitely not feeling like we had good value for money. This is certainly not the case here. Visited several times and tried different starters and mains. No disappointments at all. Everything delicious, hot and served with smiling efficiency. Well done to the management to I wouldn't fancy trying to run this place so well. Have to be honest didn't try a desert, didn't have room!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, September 8, 2013
Dear Melanie d,
Thank you, you've certainly put a smile on our faces with such a great review.
Kind regards
Alex & Tanya
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English first
Haverhill, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“lovely mains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The staff are friendly and very helpful. We had four meals trying something different on each visit. There was no rush to order from the staff when they came to take our order and we were not quiet ready. Sadly on our last visit the desert that we had ordered was cold. My wife and daughter had had the chocolate sponge with peanut butter fudge on a previous visit and said that it was hot and to die for, so my wife and myself ordered this on our final visit,but as I said it was cold as if it had come straight from the fridge. We did ask the person who served us if there were different chefs which may account for the difference she said there was.
It's a shame that it's the bad experiences that stick in your mind but I will finish by saying that I would definitely eat there again when we next visit the area on our travels.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Lovely main course - shame about the dessert”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great steaks and burger.
Friendly staff.
Shame desserts were so limited - 4 and ice cream and cheese, also asked about a dessert and was told it was something it wasn't but otherwise really good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Polgooth-Inn, Owner at Polgooth Inn, responded to this review, September 8, 2013
Dear Claire1648
Thank you for your review, we take a daily look at our reviews to help us improve. All our desserts are currently made in house and we try to change them every week if not more often. We feel that this keeps it interesting for our regulars and also keeps a little more control during our busy summer months when we consistanly serve over 200 meals a night. Also sorry that the decription of a dessert given by our waiting staff was incorrect, a lack of communication on our behalf.

We are reviewing our menu again soon and have certainly taken your comments on board. I'm glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again.
kind regards
Alex & Tanya
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“loved this pub!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

staff were always very welcoming and friendly. food was lovely, red hot and there wasn't a long wait. our family thoroughly enjoyed our visits, haven't got a bad word to say!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very good value for very good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Very good service and food. Highly recommend you give it a try. I will be when ever I am in the area.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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