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“Great pub” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bowgie Inn

The Bowgie Inn
Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Crantock
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Cornwall is renowned for its stunning coastal locations and dramatic seascapes, and if you haven't visited The Bowgie Inn in Crantock near Newquay, you're yet to see the best. Situated on West Pentire Headland overlooking the stunning Crantock Bay, the views from this famous pub will take your breath away. The surrounding area is a walker's paradise sandwiched between the unspoiled beaches of Crantock and Polly Joke. It's just a short stroll from The Bowgie to the coastal path which will take you on a circular walk of the headland, passing both beaches. On route, you'll be treated to spectacular views of the wild Atlantic Ocean, spot seabirds at play and work up a well-deserved appetite. A 'Taste of the West' Member, The Bowgie's traditional menu includes prime selected ingredients, Cornish produce, great food offers, local ales, well-chosen wines, an acclaimed luxury hot chocolate, and of course, the pub's famous Sunday Roast Dinner served all day. The Bowgie is open everyday from 11am, serving great pub lunches from 11am - 3pm and evening meals from 5pm - 9pm on week days and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Food is also served all day during school holiday periods. With fantastic sea views, lots of seating inside and out and a sun terrace for those warm Summer evenings, The Bowgie and the surrounding area is the perfect place to explore all year round. With a large private car park right outside the door, this must-visit Cornish treasure is accessible for all.
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

good facilities, lots of different beers and ciders, didn't eat at this pub so cannot comment on food. Only downside for us was we had to sit outside, as they do not accept dogs at this pub. Its pretty big, shame there's not a part of the business that could be opened to dog owners - large cut-off area as you walk in to the left, this could be useful for when its raining and you want to come in for drinks/food if you have dogs.

Visited May 2014
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Nice views and usually good service but average interior. We've been three or four times and the food is consistent. Not the best but always good. Not too pricey and they have an adults only section which is nice and quiet. We'll be back again next year.

Visited May 2014
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Dorset
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Should let dogs in and cut the piped music!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Visited recently several times and the stunning view and location is the main attraction. Coffee is good but we have yet to take the plunge and dine. Toilets are unexpectedly outstanding. Down points are you cannot dine inside with a dog anywhere plus there's god awful loud music piped throughout plus TV sport screens too, all totally unnecessary. A senior overall management figure would help. Plenty of room for administrative improvement.

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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Over cooked tasteless food!!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Me and wife went for lunch in this seaside pub. Spacious place but could do better with cleaning. Nice to see really busy place but staffs should be more attendable. Felt ignored and blanked. The place seemed really dirty and loo's were really stinky. Food wise, it was ok! Still felt it was over cooked! But there's one side I liked HOT plate and food itself. Crappy service!!!!!!!

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Thank Prem D
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“Excellent Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

We always try to get to the Bowgie when we are in Crantock and our last meal was as excellent as ever,My Steak & Kidney pie was full of meat and piping hot, My wife had Lasagne which was also excellent, There is a lovely view out to sea, The staff are friendly,The service is good, And the prices are reasonable,What else can i say except see you next time.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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