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The Punchbowl & Ladle

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Garden
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Local rumour has it that the fireplace in the bar of this lovely old pub close to the King Harry Ferry was used to burn contraband when customs officers dropped by. Settle down in the cosy low-beamed bar and make your choices from a menu that uses seasonal ingredients sourced from local Cornish suppliers. Typical dishes are slow-braised lamb shank, onion potato cake, crispy kale with carrot and coriander purée; or wild mushroom risotto with leeks and garlic. Salads and sandwiches are also on offer. In summer, head for the suntrap walled garden or patio with a glass of St Austell Proper Job or Cornish Rattler cider.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: Monday to Saturday 12-2.30, Sunday 12-3
  • Dinner opening: all week 6-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Tribute, Proper Job, Trelawny, HSD and Cornish Best
  • Real ciders: Healey's Cornish Rattler

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change

Accessibility

  • Ramp or lift access available
  • Accessible toilets

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Truro take A39 towards Falmouth, after Shell garage at Playing Place roundabout follow King Harry Ferry signs. 0.5 mile, pub on right

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