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The Old Inn

The Old Inn and Restaurant | Churchtown, St. Breward, Bodmin PL30 4PP, England
+44 1208 850711
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The Old Inn and Restaurant | Churchtown, St. Breward, Bodmin PL30 4PP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived less than an hour before the food was due to stop serving but staff were willing to stay on if we wanted a pudding ! The place was clean and staff very helpful and friendly food was amazing full of flavor.More

Thank tink300
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for a lovely review. Of particular delight is that the staff were friendly and helpful and that we accommodated you close to end-of-service. Your comments have been passed on to the service team and to the kitchen staff. I very much...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying nearby and did not want to drive a long way (it was raining heavily!) to get dinner after a long journey. Very lively pub with a large restaurant at the back. Large menu and interesting specials. We had the fish and chips and the...More

Thank Patricia T
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Patricia. Thank you so much for reviewing us. Last Saturday was indeed very busy, but I am so pleased that despite this you were able to have a great meal, and I am even more pleased to hear that the pricing is reasonable, as...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We aren't a fussy family with food but all of our meals were underwhelming. Chips tasted like vinegar. Most food was like school dinners - especially the mash. Pork belly warrants a dentist's appointment the next day. Burger was worse than that out of a...More

Thank 311james
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you James for leaving your review. I am very aware of your visit and have been anticipating your review. I don't normally respond defensively to reviews and always try to take critical feedback on board, however several members of staff informed me of your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a evening meal and a Sunday carvery. I decided to have a ragu and tagliatelle. Though trying get the order taken was difficult. There seemed to be a lot of staff, but hey seemed more concerned with making sure the vase didn’t topple over...More

Thank santino2017
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there thank you for your review. I take very seriously any comments or feedback that we get and I am so sorry to hear that you had difficulties A) with service and B) your ragu. Although I understand that you did enjoy it, I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a meal on our way to our holiday cottage. The people were lovely and, on the whole, the food was fabulous. Apart from the chips. Really not nice. I was the only one of the four of us to not have them but...More

Thank Sarah W
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Afternoon Sarah. Thank you for your lovely review. I am so sorry to hear that the chips were unpleasant when you visited but am very relieved and pleased to hear that the remainder of your food was good. If there was anything specific that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only popped in for lunch, but there was a good choice of meals and beers. Our meals were nicely presented and the staff were all friendly and helpful Well worth a visitMore

Thank john l
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review John. We do work hard to make sure that between our bar menu and our specials board that there is a good selection of different dishes so I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal here....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in the village on Sunday and had the afternoon Carvery recommended to us. Despite it being busy and not having booked the Bar Staff managed to get us a table. The food was excellent- the best Carvery I have ever had. Nice pub with...More

Thank Meklin
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was a pleasure to read your review. It makes me very happy to hear that we delivered a good Carvery even when we are very busy. The staff do work very hard to ensure that no food remains on the carvery too long and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal and drink in this pub. It was Sunday and they had a carvary. They had three meats but you had to pay extra if you wanted more than one meat. It was very nice and had all the trimmings. The...More

Thank Stevecarr1975
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Steve for leaving a review on The Old Inn. Your comments have been passed on to the team and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future :) Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on Sunday evening. The carvery was still on and even better, the food remain fresh and well replenished. Such a difference from some of those large pubco carveries where you might be getting whatever's left towards the end of the day. Meat portions...More

Thank Nick W
Darren W, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for providing us with feedback Nick, and please accept my apologies for the delayed response. It is great to hear that the food was well replenished and fresh, and that the portions are good. Regarding the desserts, if you have any...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped in twice whilst on Holiday in St Breward in July 18,both times the food was very plentiful and very tasty, it caters for the masses in the Summer season so booking would be a better option than just turning up I would guess....More

Thank dgturner1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Inn and Restaurant | Churchtown, St. Breward, Bodmin PL30 4PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin  >  St. Breward
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 850711
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Description
Open all day every day! Food served Monday - Friday 11:00 to 14:00 then 18:00 to 21:00 Food served Saturday 11:00 to 21:00 All day carvery on a Sunday 12:00 to 21:00 with full bar menu and specials menu too. We also serve hot fresh Panini's All day A warm and friendly welcome awaits visitors at The Old Inn & Restaurant, which is famous for its delicious home-cooked food, including its legendary Moorland Mixed Grills and very popular all-day Sunday Carvery with a selection of 4 freshly cooked meats, and daily-changing Specials Board of over 25 different freshly-prepared dishes. And the good news is that where possible, everything is made from only the very best, fresh local Cornish produce. With its cosy dog friendly bars, huge roaring log fires and sloping beamed ceilings, The Old Inn & Restaurant is Cornwall's highest Inn and is situated in the moorland village of St Breward, best known for its granite quarries, breathtaking views, rich history and roaming ponies.
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