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Haunted inn

Step back in time and enjoy the old beams in the pub. The Daphne Du Marnier room was full of... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
janet270
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bournemouth
Great stop off

Stumbled upon this pub whilst travelling around Cornwall . Great pub, full of character and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Lucie D
,
Solihull
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A gorgeous cosy inn. Upon checking in we was told we could be upgraded to one of the new rooms as originally we had booked a cheaper smaller room as it wasn't busy! I didn't mind at all the room we orginally booked but she...More

Thank 118rachelc
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your 5 Star Review. Pleased you found Jamaica Inn to be a 'gorgeous cosy inn' and that you found your bedroom to be 'lovely' and with 'lovely views' and clean etc. Our steak and ale pie is very popular and breakfasts too...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Jamaica Inn for a carvery and found the prices ridiculous and the food and portions not value for money. Carvery was bland and limited Veg etc literally get tiny spoonfuls this would be fine if you were getting charged half the price they...More

3  Thank Dannufc
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do not recognise anything you say and question the veracity of your Review as well as your motive. With the very popular Jamaica Inn carvery every Sunday you have as much meat as you like from a choice of 3 different joints, sometimes 4,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very commercialised & rather tacky sadly. Food well below average & not as expected. Service less than average too sadly. Catering for the coach loads but not for us I’m afraid!

1  Thank DW1958
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Always sceptical of the rare Review that claims everything was wrong - the Inn itself, the food, the service and the characterisation of our typical customers being from coaches is just plain wrong. We get very few.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Probably better than 'average', but I'm not sure it's 'very good'. The outside is just as I remember it from childhood holidays in the seventies (my mum was a du Maurier fan, and always got excited as we passed on the way to Newquay), and...More

Thank 146DavidB
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your 3 Star Review although your negative comments are not shared with the vast majority of our customers. The old part of the Inn is much as it was in 1750, you can choose when you see the film about smuggling - before...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Step back in time and enjoy the old beams in the pub. The Daphne Du Marnier room was full of interesting facts and all artifacts about the smugglers. Admission fee not too bad but be aware at the cost of prices if you intend eating...More

Thank janet270
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Janet many thanks for your 4 Star Review and for appreciating the old pub part of Jamaica Inn c1750 and our Museum that apart from lots about Cornish smuggling also houses the Daphne du Maurier Room. You comment that the cost of entry is 'not...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our visit around Cornwall great selection of gifts and food in the shop didn't try the menu but choices were great Did try the bar good prices and must recommend the fruit wines especially the black cherry. Staff were very friendly and...More

1  Thank daveteedj
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for not only your 5 Star Review but also giving Jamaica Inn 10 out of 10 by your own scoring! Glad you especially liked the black cherry fruit wine - that one is very popular. I will certainly pass on your comment about my...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this pub whilst travelling around Cornwall . Great pub, full of character and history. Great choices of ale and other drink. Very busy at the weekends. Dogs only allowed In the bar which can get very crowed at times. Food of good quality...More

1  Thank Lucie D
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you 'stumbled' on Jamaica Inn and thought it was a 'great pub'. We are just completing a major refurbishment of the bars and restaurant, parts of which have been part of a rolling closure programme to do this which is why you found the...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Thought as a Cornish local would stop here on a Sunday for a carvery - got here - no carvery in the evening... bar menu is very limited- and quite over priced for what it is... £14 just for a burger - £16 if you...More

1  Thank R7806YWsarahj
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pleased you found Jamaica Inn 'amazing' in an 'awesome building' and also in a 'great location'. Sorry our carvery is only from 12 noon until 3pm on Sundays in winter but we do have an extensive evening menu and we think it is good value...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

For years I've darted past this historic gem on the A30, but only this summer did I stop for some food. It's true the pub might be a little but gimmicky and aimed at tourists, after all most pub's don't have their own gift shop,...More

2  Thank HiggyBristol
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for your brilliant 5 Star Review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Jamaica Inn and found the food 'exceptional' and 'reasonably priced'. Am also pleased you appreciate the lovely old building of Jamaica Inn and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

My wife and I made a special journey just to experience Jamaica Inn. Lots of character and its own charm, An absolute must for all Daphne Du Maurier fans.Excellent museum of her life and history of Cornish smuggling. All her books on sale in the...More

Thank villan52
JamaicaI, Owner at Jamaica Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

So pleased you appreciate the Inn and its charm and character - so do we! The Daphne Du Maurier room has lots of her memorabilia including her Sheraton writing desk so no wonder you say it is a 'must for her fans'. Hope to see...More

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Response from Alison G | Reviewed this property |
in the pub bit but not in the eating part
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