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Bodmin Jail

Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
+44 1208 76292
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
“rainy day” (7 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
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1 - 10 of 407 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in the Governors Hall main restaurant at Bodmin Jail prior to participating in a paranormal after-dark event they hold regularly there. The food was excellent, very well served/presented, and they also seamlessly catered for certain dietary requirements. This place is highly recommended, as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BSterlingV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I have just had a lovely evening at the atmospheric Governor's Hall at Bodmin Jail. Our waitress Jodie was so attentive and very informative about the history of the Jail. The food and wine were exceptional and I am looking forward to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Norma E
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited jail in October 2018. Really looking forward to going there. What a disappointment. There was no history about the jail, no signage to tell you what rooms where and the whole ambience was not enjoyable.There are very steep steps which are impossible to pass...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank zoe152
Reviewed 6 October 2018

After visiting the jail we decided to take advantage of the offer of Thursday nights Steak and Shank night which was a meal for two with a bottle of wine for £25. It turned out to be a great choice as the meal was exceptional....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank NigelLiz
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I took my mother out this evening for the most delicious meal, in a beautiful setting, at Bodmin Jail. On arrival we were greeted with a 'fire walk' talking place in the courtyard, which added an air of excitement to the evening (I really wish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joanne L
bodminjail, Guest Relations Manager at Bodmin Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our Governors Hall Restaurant. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

An eerie place of amazing historic interest. Great for all ages. Not suitable for wheelchair users. Reasonable entrance fee. A must if you are visiting Bodmin.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NeensAnn
bodminjail, Guest Relations Manager at Bodmin Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Had been taking all visitors friends here for a long time, but hadn’t been for at least a year. What a surprise when I returned last night. Restaurant even more impressive and food amazing and value for money too. The service couldn’t have been better,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lesleya983
bodminjail, Guest Relations Manager at Bodmin Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to see our very good friends get married, the ceremony was very sweet. Good wine and great staff

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lodgey64
bodminjail, Guest Relations Manager at Bodmin Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your day.

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Had previously read on website that work was being carried out on jail to construct a hotel but that the existing attraction was “largely unaffected”........did not feel this was the case. Having seen many pictures of the main cell wings this was the main area...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank harrison77
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited here on a rainy day as I saw this was an attraction for all weathers. Trouble is everyone else had the same idea. The attraction is quite small and spread over 4-5 levels with 1 narrow stone staircase servicing all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank roycooper1
bodminjail, Guest Relations Manager at Bodmin Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We do tend to attract a larger footfall on a rainy day which is monitored to adhere to our fire regulations. Your note about signage has been taken on board and we are currently designing orientation signage and re doing...More

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Secretsquirrel77
4 April 2018|
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Response from 39jeffs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to take so long in answering your question, but I have only just seen it. I have not heard of any weird things happening at the Jail and I have been there quite a few times so maybe I'm immune to anything like that.
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neilallso
13 September 2016|
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Response from nverr | Property representative |
0120876292
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camshell2
23 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 76292
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