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The Falcon Inn

ST MAWGAN, Nr Newquay, TR8 4EP

This wisteria-clad, stone-built inn situated in the Vale of Lanherne is just four miles from Newquay. It can trace its ancestry back as far as 1758, but is thought to be even older. By 1813 the pub had been renamed more than once, and in about 1880 it changed again to The Falcon Inn, an allusion to the nearby estate's coat of arms. Throughout much of the 20th century the inn was run by members of the Fry family; the present innkeepers are David Carbis and Sarah Lawrence. The Falcon's interior is cosy and relaxed, with flagstone floors and log fires in winter; there's a large attractive garden, magnificent magnolia tree and cobbled courtyard for alfresco summer dining. An ever-changing selection of predominantly West Country real ales is augmented by Old Rosie cider, and a dozen wines are served by the glass. Lunchtime brings snacks like Cornish pasty and spicy Indonesian crab cakes, plus an appetising range of sandwiches. There's also a good choice of home-made hot dishes such as breaded scampi, and a different soup, pâté, pie, fish and curry every day. The evening menu is served in the more formal restaurant; main courses include seafood linguine, jambalaya, rump steak and roast loin of pedigree pork. Slow-roasted leg of lamb with butternut squash mash and red wine gravy; or West Country mussels could be on the specials menu. Comfortable, individually furnished en suite bedrooms are also available, and events like charity quiz nights run throughout the year. Contact the pub for details of the beer festival.

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Tel: 01637 860225
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Principal beers

rotating real ales

Open

All week
11-3 6-11 (Jul-Aug all day)

Closed

25 Dec (open 12-2)

Facilities

Children welcome.
Garden.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.
Bedrooms available.

The Falcon Inn, St mawgan

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From A30 (8m W of Bodmin) follow signs to Newquay Airport. Turn right 200mtrs before airport terminal into St Mawgan, pub at bottom of hill

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