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The Unicorn

Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
+44 1209 890244
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“basket meals” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I ate here last night with my partner as we were celebrating our anniversary. A good selection of beer and spirits plus the food was amazing! I highly recommend the chickpea and spinach burger! The slightly spicy guacamole the comes on it was amazing! We...More

Thank Emma R
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the feedback. Glad to you had a lovely time. Hope to see you again some time soon. :-)

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

***Firstly my boyfriend who ate with us is a qualified chef and works at a very well known and high quality establishment***On first look the atmosphere was lovely and friendly and bar staff were polite and well mannered, however when it came to our £100...More

Thank Jess H
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm hoping that anyone reading this review takes it with a pinch of salt and takes the time to read other reviews and take a balanced view as not everything written is the truth and there is two sides to every story.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself, and 3 others are on a week holiday in Porthtowan and came here for a meal. We had the discussion to make of this place and another down the road and this is the one that got choose. 2 pints of Heineken, flat and...More

1  Thank Keenan P
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This is a review is linked to another 1 star review from the same table of unhappy campers! I encourage anyone reading this review to take a balanced view and read others before forming an opinion we do like feedback as long as its constructive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at Rosehill lodges and had dinner here on a Friday evening. Friendly staff, and a nice lively atmosphere. We had the steak and it was the biggest plate of food I've ever had but was all tasty and nice and hot. A...More

Thank Katie C
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a nice review. I will feed back to the staff.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful quirky bar. Great range of interesting drinks and a wonderfully different menu. Food was well presented and was very tasty.

Thank eco717
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying here tonight, dropped my daughter off for uni, food amazing, room more than adequate! Views to die for Just out of season but staff very friendly Will be back

Thank dannyrogers
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very kind review and we look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks The Team

Reviewed September 9, 2017

we dropped in early one evening and the place was empty which was worrying but we decided to eat and the food and service was amazing i had the cajun burger and my wife had the code and chips the portions are huge and the...More

Thank phil a
UnicornPorthtowan, Owner at The Unicorn, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review. This makes the hard work worth while. :-)

Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Loved this pub we stumbled across. Really family friendly and great selection of food Next to the playground too!

Thank Jo987654
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This Sunday lunch was honestly top class. In my experience, up with some of the TV chefs. Keep it up guys, amazing!

Thank Ray C
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Had a great family evening meal second Sunday in August. Roast beef was good big and tasty. Bar staff are friendly and this is a pub for all seasons. I'd definitely come back for a pint by the fire in Feb or dinner in the...More

Thank gavaphro
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Sue E
July 2, 2017|
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Response from UnicornPorthtowan | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. Yes we do if they are on leads and not drooling over the neighbouring tables dinner they are more than welcome.
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Fro1981
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Glen S |
no im afraid we dont. sorry
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lol1871
April 11, 2017|
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Response from michael b | Reviewed this property |
it is open from 6pm in evenings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Porthtowan
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 890244
Description
Public House with En-suite rooms and a surf lodge
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