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Harbourside Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Harbour Front, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 67955
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a late afternoon drink and surprised to see how busy the Bar was during a November afternoon. We enjoyed a pint of Doom Bar and a decent glass of Shiraz in pleasant, lively surroundings. Obviously well supported by locals. Well priced drinks and bar food. Worth a visit.

Thank Gerry T
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not really an inn, sort of cross between sports bar and pub. Soft drink choices a bit poor, no cloudy lemonade or elderflower for example. Very average pub food, soup, jacket potatoes: but luckily available all day. But what prices? Ouch, nearly ten pounds for a potato, apparent justified by a heap of green salad and not needed coleslaw .

Thank Micemurders
Tuxford, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and i had an evening meal at the Harbour inn and it was very good. The pub was very busy so we had a fair wait until our food arrived but it wasn't a problem as there is a really friendly atmosphere here, we were sitting with two complete strangers but got chatting and it was lovely to... More 

Thank irenenights
Truro, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed excellent Betty Stoggs bitter here - beautifully kept and as good as any place in Cornwall. Party of 4 family members chose sharing platters for lunch - all tasty and served with a smile by the barman who seemed to be the only front-of-house member of staff on a quiet lunchtime.

Thank Ray B
Chard, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely wee place for lunch. The staff were nice. The food was hot. The meals were huge. The whole place (Inc loos) was clean. Stunning views too. Worth a try. Thx team.

Thank Nat T
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

First time we went this week we got food from the specials board, ribs and chips and what portion sizes, 3 of us couldn't finish the meal, we went again tonight to celebrate my sister in laws birthday and again the food was really nice, we all had different dishes. My husband got the fish pie which had loads of... More 

1 Thank Jules B
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch reasonably priced. Clean pub friendly atmosphere and a nice pool table at the end. Don't get to play pool in a pub much these days so our teenage sons loved it and at 50p a game it's cheaper then I remember. Perfect half way stop when looking around Charlestown.

1 Thank E H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

The jambalaya was excellent, beer very good, atmosphere very modern an lively. I will be back! This is a good use of an old building. Live music, sports bar.

1 Thank George B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Had lunch in this place that seemed to have a TV mounted on every wall. Add noisy customer S drinking at the bar, it wasn't conducive to a, chat over lunch. Food was average and they don't understand what a vegetarian appreciates for food.

Thank david s
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Wet monday evening but staff attentive, well kept beer and some of tbe nicest fish and chips I have had in Cornwall

2 Thank tonym26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Front, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 67955
The Pier House Hotel and Restaurant in St Austell Cornwall, (originally called Charlestown Hotel) was built in 1794 and was originally two farm cottages. It became a farmhouse after the Rashleigh Arms was built in 1851. Then the occupants at the farm started taking in paying guests as farming prosperity declined before 1914-1918 wa

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?