survey result

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“People come for the glorious view” over the Helford estuary at this “lovely pub”, in a three-century-old building – accessible either by car, in which case you risk battling for a space, or “on the foot ferry from the other side of the Helford river”; despite the “beautiful setting”, it’s no one-trick pony, and the “above-average pub food” includes “great local fresh fish but also a superb and original take on chicken schnitzel and vegetarian choices full of originality and flavour”.

Summary

£52
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Nice views over Helford estuary” from this atmospheric 300-year-old inn and some decent food makes it “well worth trying to get a parking space” for a meal here. The menu may be “limited, but there’s something for everyone”, ranging from a “huge chicken schnitzel” to “seafood chowder with a great depth of flavour” and “top fish ’n’ chips”.

Summary

£35
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It's “worth trying to get a parking space” at this rustic pub set right on the banks of Helford Passage, in prime Daphne du Maurier land, and delivering a “good standard of pub food”; the “many options on the menu” include seafood with “great depth of flavour” and lunch is “excellent value” too.

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The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Ferryboat Inn Restaurant in TR11, Helford Passage by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Ferryboat Inn restaurant.
Emma B
While the menu doesn't vary year on year, t...
Reviewed 5 months, 8 days ago

"While the menu doesn't vary year on year, they seem to have found a format that works for the varied audience it has visiting. Food is hearty and tasty, good quality and feels like a safe pair of hands. I could look at the view forever. Staff friendly and smiley. "

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Grace I
Lovely pub on the edge of the Helford (park...
Reviewed 6 months, 19 days ago

"Lovely pub on the edge of the Helford (parking can be an issue in high summer). Summery seating outside & cosy pub inside. Small, little changing but beautifully executed menu - chicken schnitzel is my go to. Plus funky specials ."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.50 £17.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Helford Passage, TR11 5LB
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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