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At a glance

Bar menu
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

This handsome Grade II listed coaching inn dates from the 17th century. Owned by the St Austell Brewery, it’s a popular place to enjoy West Country ales and ciders, as well as being a gastro-pub. In the enclosed courtyard you can order jugs of Pimm’s in summer or sip mulled cider under heaters in the winter. The modern British cooking uses local produce in dishes such as pan-seared scallops, oyster leaf purée, herb filo pastry and crispy roe; surf and turf with a 4oz fillet steak and grilled king prawns; potato and gorgonzola gnocchi, braised violet artichokes and salted ricotta; and honeycomb cheesecake. A bar and lunch menu offers pub favourites and brioche rolls. There is an annual cider festival in May.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25-26 Dec
  • Days closed: Mon L
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 10am-mdnt
  • Lunch opening: Tue-Fri 12-3, Sat 11-3, Sun 11-3.30
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sat 7-10

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Proper Job, Tribute & Cornish Best, Otter Bitter
  • Real ciders: Thatchers Cheddar Valley & Gold

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Cider festival, Early May BH

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

From A4 take B3129 towards city centre. Right into Clifton Down Rd. 3rd left into Boyces Ave

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