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Summary

On the one hand, many regulars hail the Stein family’s big, “bustling” inn as a “perfect neighbourhood spot”, offering “real value for money” cooking in a still-pub-like setting (“good for a casual drink”), and a no-nonsense, ‘welcome all comers’ approach (“it’s the first time we’ve seen nearly as many well-behaved dogs as guests for Sunday lunch”). On the downside, service can be “lacklustre” and “the slightly barn like interior detracts from the experience”.

£42
    £
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Now with a “beautifully executed” extension out back, Rick Stein’s “family-friendly” inn scores warm reports for “food that – while very pubby – is all of it delicious and well-sourced”. Service can be “chaotic”, and it’s “probably best to avoid if you don’t like dogs hanging around your table”, but these are the only complaints.

£41
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

From the “wholesome Cornish grub” to the “very helpful staff”, the Stein-empire’s “lovely old village inn” is both “an excellent restaurant, and a busy local”... but watch out – being “really busy”, it can “sometimes run out of food!”

£40
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Rick Stein’s village inn is a “very slick operation which hits the mark on all accounts”, from its “good value” but simple British pub grub to its casual atmosphere; naturally it tends to get “crowded in the summer”.

£37
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Highchair, Portions
Yes
8.30 pm
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The Cornish Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Cornish Arms Restaurant in PL28, St Merryn by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Cornish Arms restaurant.
Lis B
Relaxed eating. no reservations but a good...
Reviewed 4 months, 14 days ago

"Relaxed eating. no reservations but a good bar to wait in and good beer to pass the time which wasn't that long. Goan curry nearly as good as when we make it ourselves!"

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Churchtown, St Merryn, PL28 8ND
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Tuesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Wednesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Thursday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Friday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Saturday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Sunday12 pm-8 pm

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