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The Rock Inn

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6 Beachside, Rock PL27 6FD, England
+44 1208 863498
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously Rock has gained it's status fro various Conservative Government Members staying in Rock. The location is stunning looking out over the estuary and Padstow. The food was only ok and the service could have been better and more welcoming.

Thank Coity11
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

What a shame that a political view can have such an affect on someones review. Please read other reviews as I can't believe that this reviewer is talking about THE ROCK INN in ROCK, as we have a wonderful team, striving to give good service and the food is great. More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot on a gorgeous sunny afternoon. Very sorry to say that with a small dog we weren't made to feel welcome. Understand completely that dogs and restaurants may not be a good mix but once you have satisfied yourself that you have met the numerous criteria relating to dogs on the handwritten signs at the entrance, the stern woman... More 

Thank PMTK_11
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Ladies and Gentlemen PLEASE!!! We are dog friendly. I have 3 dogs myself. We have very simple rules as given in our business description. We have had to be a little more insistent on our rule of late because of the unbelievable amount of disrespect for the premises and other customers. They have to be clean dry and quiet. They... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice it was that good , food is fantastic quality fast service and really lovely staff, the views over rock beach are stunning , lovely outside area to sit with heaters tooo! Fish cakes were really good as were the steaks and home made pie!! Highly recommended *****

Thank kelly s
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a "fabulous" review. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great vantage point!! We had a great late lunch here, on the veranda in the sun, look out over the estuary. The food was great scampi for me and salad for my wife, all washed down with a crisp cold bottle of Muscadet! Very friendly helpful and cheerful staff, We'll be back next time we are in Rock

Thank Alistair W
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review More 

Halesowen, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We were visiting Rock and popped in for a lunchtime drink as we waited for the ferry back to Padstow. Large selection of drinks with some good real ales. Food looked very inviting as we saw many meals being delivered as this is a popular place right on the seafront with an outside terrace with great sea views. Popular with... More 

1 Thank Baggie57
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. More 

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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. Rude man with dark hair that works behind the bar was very unaccommodating and rude. Will not be returning. Extremely unhappy with the visit. Basic customer service skills should be a requirement on the job description.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Not too sure who the dark haired man could be as I am the only man here and very grey. The only person that could have left this review is a truly unbelievably and completely unreasonable dog owner. We are very dog friendly here at The Rock Inn, however some very simple rules apply. These people arrived on a very... More 

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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Great lunch (again) after a long walk at Rock at low-tide.... dog friendly, great choice of drinks and food, excellent staff and delicious food. Can't fault it and highly recommend!

1 Thank NPB01
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Very much appreciate your wonderful review More 

Bideford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

However busy a place is it does not excuse impoliteness, when I arrived and asked for a table I was told I had the same eyes as the waitress so could see for myself! Food service was so and service was impersonal so not a good experience

Thank Bidyswan
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

I cant believe that you are talking about The Rock Inn at Rock. There is no way that any of my staff would have said that to you in the manner that you have described. We have been busier than ever over the last couple of days and would always try to help and inform customers to the best of... More 

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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink with my wife and 2 children...we managed to get a table outside, it was a little cool and breezy but the service was excellent and the staff were attentive with welcoming smiles!! We live in Shropshire and if we ever return to this area again we'll try out the food. Cheers!!

Thank Nigel H
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review More 

St Austell, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Recently visited for a drink and a snack. We've been several times before but on this occasion the staff just didn't seem to want to be there. They weren't very inviting and seemed annoyed to have to take food outside as it was windy. When some food blew off a plate when being carried out one of the waitresses cursed... More 

Thank 146tomm
RockInnOwnersReply, Owner at The Rock Inn, responded to this review

Sorry that you felt it necessary to leave such a review, however I find this very hard to understand or accept. We have the most wonderful staff ever at The Rock Inn, working under extreme pressure and in some pretty awful conditions due to the weather. I think most normal people would react in a similar manner, rightly or wrongly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $29
Seafood, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Beachside, Rock PL27 6FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Rock
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 863498
The Rock Inn is an elevated 1st floor pub/restaurant with panoramic views of Padstow and the Camel Estuary. We offer food all day, starting with Breakfast until noon. Lunch from 12.00 Until 6.00 Pm. Evening meals are served from 6.00 Pm until 9.00 Pm. Booking for the evening is highly recommended. We serve great homemade specials and daily fresh Fish. Our Steaks are some of the best around. Fresh local Crab and much,much more. A warm welcome awaits you at the Rock Inn

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