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The Fountain Inn

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Cliff St, Mevagissey, England
+44 1726 842320
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cosy setting in the bar - fireplace sets the scene as well. We all ordered the cod & chips as we'd been looking forward to that all day. We were not disappointed to say the least. Very good service and delicious food. Cannot fault anything.

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Paignton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very popular with the locals which is always a good sign. Our meal was lovely, hot and well presented, would definitely recommend this quaint establishment in the heart of the village.

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1 Thank Janet S
Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy and inviting with good food and beer. The menu had the usual regulars and offered different dishes also. The fish and chips were well cooked and plenty to eat. Prices are good and the staff and owners very welcoming.

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1 Thank Billythefish1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for a quick pint and ended up staying ages. The locals were friendly the beer very well kept and the food traditional and well presented. The fire in the front bar was lovely and welcome on a wet Cornish winter evening. Quick warning, the cat looks beautiful but has a reputation for being not exactly friendly. We... More 

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1 Thank mama_rain
St Albans, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the usual chain pub serving the same pre-cooked food as all the others. No frills pub offering a decent menu decent and (apparently) home cooked food at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit

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1 Thank Paul S
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went and had lovely meal very freindly staff and excellent food and drink choice really pleased with our meals and didnt cost much 2 meals and drinks 30 pound thanks alun

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there whilst staying in Mevagissey. The food is generous and very reasonably priced. The front bar is for food only and access to the tiny bar is quite restricted. The smugglers bar at the back had more space with bigger tables.

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1 Thank Matt A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went into pub with dog. No problems dogs welcome. Had a couple of drinks staff lovely and helpful. Ordered take away fish and chips waited ten mins. Food gorgeous really enjoyed it ten out of ten good value would recommend to anyone.

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1 Thank William R
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 15th Century Inn is very popular and attracts many to it's doors, be they locals or tourists. There is a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. There are 2 parts to the Inn, the Front Bar, featuring a log fire, and the Smugglers' bar at the back. Food can be eaten in both areas. The Inn provides a full range of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent Gastro pub, where you can get a magnificent crab sandwich (plus chips and salad) for under £10. The beer is great and, with it being popular amongst the locals, you can find out what is going on in Mevagissey Everyone is so friendly and interesting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cliff St, Mevagissey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mevagissey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 842320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?