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“Poor Sunday lunch”
Review of Masons Arms

Masons Arms
Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Camelford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had booked for Sunday lunch at 1200 because we had an early afternoon engagement elsewhere. Pub didn't open until 1210 when cleaner let us in. Bar/eating area was very cold. No staff behind bar to serve drinks. Landlady eventually turned up to take our lunch order. Food was mediocre - vegetables way overcooked although quantity was good. Have previously had drinks in evening when atmosphere was good, which was the main reason we booked lunch. Very disappointed. Dog friendly.

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1  Thank Rob S
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Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyable visit. Food was good, portion size just right and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit

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Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Love the Masons Arms. Always go there when I'm in Cornwall. Just left after great Irish Coffee and on the house fresh baked mince pies and fresh whipped cream with locals singing Christmas carols. Menu is excellent. Fresh local fish and very interesting sophisticated food. Terrific food. Always look forward to my dinner at Masons Arms. You know it's good bc all the locals go there too. Kudos to the owner and chef Nigel. Really genuine old English pub!!

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Thank joannalan
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

On the main street through Camelford, you will find this very friendly pub with good eating options; steak, a fish menu and daily specials. Cosy and Delicious.

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Thank MarkFoodie1
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

Popped back down to my home town of Camelford for the funeral of a dearly loved family member, and stayed a few days. Not many places to eat in Camelford, so we visited the Mason's twice and both times had excellent meals with friendly service. This was proper home cooked food, not the rubbish they serve you in the big chains, and there was a huge choice of courses to pick from. The only down side for me was that the place was run by, and was full of "Incomers" rather than locals but that seems to be the way of the world down in Cornwall nowadays. Already looking forward to my next meal there on my next visit to the home town.

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5  Thank Barry M
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Nigel C, Owner at Masons Arms, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2013

Hi Barry,
Glad you enjoyed both your visits to the Masons and enjoyed the food and the service.
P.S. I can't quite understand why you thought the place was full of "Incomers" as you put it. I did a quick check this morning and can confirm that 14 people who work in the pub are in fact Cornish and 3 are not, two of three who are not Cornish, have lived in Cornwall for over 20 years.
See you on your next visit back to your home county.

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