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Liskeard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After a warm welcome we were shown to our clean and comfortable room. Over our three day stay we were made to feel at ease by staff and locals and all the food, three breakfasts and dinners, were lovely, well cooked and filling. The staff were polite and friendly at all times. We will defiantly use this inn again when...

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review; much appreciated. We are delighted you felt so welcome during your stay at the Inn and had a great time with us. See you again soon! Best wishes Donna Glosby, Director

Kent
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I recently spent three nights in this lovely Inn. The term - "Warm and Friendly greeting awaits" comes to mind when I think of this little gem. The Inn has only eight rooms and the one that we occupied was very spacious as was the bathroom. A comfy bed, arm chairs, tea and coffee making facilities -...

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Oh wow! Thank you so much for your lovely review, it made me smile as it is exactly how we want our guests to feel. Delighted you felt so welcome and happy and loved the breakfasts too. We feel it is so important to support the local producers and suppliers and thankfully we have the most amazing sausages and award...

Kingswinford
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I popped in for some lunch and loved the proper pub atmosphere the place brings. We had baguettes and they were delicious! Bread seemed freshly baked and the best we've had for a long time. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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DonnaGlosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed the baguettes, we love them too as so fresh and a great size for lunch. We appreciate the recommendation and hope you will come and see us again soon. Best wishes Donna Glosby, Director

Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The hospitality at the Top House was excellent. The River Fal mussels were gorgeous... And in a different sauce, tomato based with a kick of chilli! It was wonderful.... They are also dog friendly in the bar. Will certainly visit again...

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DonnaGlosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and great feedback. We are so fortunate to have such great produce on our doorstep and the mussels are always a firm favourite. We are very happy for dogs to come in to the bar and we have a few dining tables in that area too so please feel free to bring your dog...

Melbourne
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Top House has great food and friendly staff ... The locals are very friendly too. We came for a look at Lizard and decided to stay. An easy walk around to check out the views of the ocean and the fields. Our room was so quiet and comfy & the meal was delicious. Great value for money and a...

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review; much appreciated. It was really good to hear you had a great time following your spur of the moment last minute stay! We hope to welcome you back one day. Best wishes Donna Glosby, Director

england
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We just popped in for a drink and found many tables had a reserved note on the tables.we sat down at a free table and before we finished our drinks was asked how long would we be as they wanted the table for food.we were sat in the bar area and found this very rude and unwelcoming

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you felt unwelcome and that we were rude. Certainly not our intention to make you feel uncomfortable and I will convey your feedback to our team. We are a village Inn offering a place to eat, drink and stay. Whilst we are open all year round during peak season the inn can become very busy and as...

Cannock
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice whilst on holiday. Good variety of locally sourced food available. Freshly cooked to order. Large selection of beers and local ales. Last but not least the friendliness of the staff, hence the two visits.

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed the freshly cooked, locally sourced food and were well looked after by our team. Hope to welcome you back one day. Best wishes Donna Glosby, Director

Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

To be honest we only had a drink in here, and sat outside, but looking at the menu, and the empty plates from other people who did eat, i would say they have a very good and varied food range, and their prices are not that bad, taking into account where you are,they have a fine range of drinks, including...

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are please you liked our range of drinks and thought the menu looked good too. We have a good reputation for locally sourced produce. Fresh fish in particular during the summer months. We have 8 ensuite rooms here at The Top House and in contrast to the traditional bar the rooms are light and...

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Have just had a delicious dinner at this superb local pub and am now relaxing in my ultra modern tastefully decorated bedroom. Great attention has been paid to the details, making the bedrooms a pleasure to a spend time in. Plenty of electric wall sockets for my gadgets and free high speed wifi, attractive local art on the walls and...

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DonnaGlosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted you had such a great stay with us and really appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. We are really pleased that you understood what we have always sought to achieve, respecting the tradition of the great Cornish Inn combined with contemporary and comfortable accommodation to provide a...

Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed for 5 nights in the kynance room. Lovely view of the sea (if the fog wasn't coming in) if it was you heard the fog horn all night ! Didn't bother us at all. The staff were all friendly and helpful, special mention to Luke. Breakfasts were fantastic, my husband said they were the best poached eggs ever....

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Glosby, Owner at The Top House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review; much appreciated. Kynance is such a lovely room with the dual aspect out to sea, shame the fog made an appearance during your stay but glad it didn't dampen spirits. Sometimes it all adds to the experience with the fog horn! Really pleased you enjoyed the breakfast, very important to start the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Top House Inn is a 200 year old traditional Cornish Inn situated in the heart of The Lizard Village. 8 delightful ensuite rooms, some with sea views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Top House

Address: The Lizard, The Lizard TR12 7NQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > The Lizard
Price Range: $125 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Our room was Polpeor which looked out to sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Rexgom, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sandwiches and baguettes - great choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 485terryb, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are a couple of rooms with sea views but we were not in the rooms very much so it didn't really matter.”
 of 5 bubbles LizzyD2, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The hotel,doesn't have a lift so if you are physically challenged then sadly this may not be the best Inn for you to stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles CollieDog58, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were at the back .. Very quiet and comfortable :)”
 of 5 bubbles Jodes9, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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