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Pilots Gig - CLOSED

The Bank, Hugh Town TR21 0HY, England
+44 1720 422654
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pollock” (14 reviews)
“fish curry” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Seafood, International, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bank, Hugh Town TR21 0HY, England
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed June 3, 2017

Important for people to know Pilots Gig has ceased and this needs to be reported in Tripadvisor. Often reviews are terribly dated and this is a vital piece of news for travellers as this is one less resource for hungry people!

Thank FreddyKater
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Quite possibly the worst ever , this place looked like a bomb had hit it before we walked in ,there were bags of rubbish in the door way and the chef was stoned out of his head by the look of him.

Thank Steve T
laurieann w, X at Pilots Gig, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Why eat there then? Moron. And 6 months to write a review? Get a life.

Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely a delight when we walked into the restaurant, very quaint. Food was amazing. Will def return.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Very slow - waiting over an hour for simple food. Lack of attention - just left to wait -Average food.

Thank Tony P
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Made to feel very welcome and the food was fantastic. Great staff interaction. I had the keralan fish curry which I would definitely recommend.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our meal and the wine. Fish curry, pork belly special, crab cakes all delicious! Just wish we had room for pudding too... they looked very tempting. We have eaten at many places around the island and this has to be the...More

Thank tegenpresious
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

What an awesome place this is great fresh caught fish lovely starters and deserts lovely friendly owner who is so welcoming and can't be any more helpful will be returning again next year

Thank bev d
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The staff here are so lovely and friendly and the food is just wonderful. Great Gluten Free optiions and all fresh food, freshly prepared.

Thank mag1e_10
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This restaurant is good for all diets including gluten free. Best food we tried were the crab cakes, the fish curry, and an excellent steak

Thank Skell_8
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We visited in September 2016 during our first visit to the Scilly Isles and were warmly welcomed by the owner. We had crab cakes (delicious!) followed by the special catch of the day which was Turbet on a crab and pea risotto, absolutely scrummy. Way...More

Thank Debbie H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$21 - $33
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bank, Hugh Town TR21 0HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's  >  Hugh Town
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 422654
  • E-mail
The Pilot's Gig Restaurant is a cosy cavern full of Scilly history and character. It is accessible at ground level through the fairylight archway, down the alleyway opposite 'The Mermaid Inn', or you can come in through the front entrance, which is down the stairs, under 'Calico Jacks'. We are fully licensed and offer free wifi. We will be open for Xmas parties and pre-bookings over winer 2013/2014.
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