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The Travellers Rest Pub

Trevarrian, Mawgan Porth TR8 4AQ, England
+44 1637 861633
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Trevarrian, Mawgan Porth TR8 4AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m going to keep this short. I’m very hard to please as unfortunately I’m slightly negative. However I can honestly say this place ticked every box!! We turned up today and they squeezed us in, which I thought was brilliant as they were full. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HonestJoe1908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week in nearby Watergate Bay over New Year and visited the Travellers Rest on 3 occasions. Food and service on each occasion was great with the highlight being a fantastic Sunday carvery ; amazing value and quality at just £10, I would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WayneLeeds_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called here after a long cliff walk. Friendly greeting on arrival and our orders for drinks and food taken promptly. My other half had a massive sandwich and I opted for the beef chilli. Proper chunky beef and just the right amount of heat. Fabulous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank headluv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were five of us eating here,four adults and one child.When we first sat at the table we were given there were a number of men drinking at the bar and talking loudly.Unfortunately some of the language was not suitable for a childs ear so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We stumbled upon the Travellers Rest whilst staying in the area recently. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating when we needed to eat and charge our 'phones due to a power cut in nearby Watergate Bay. We plumped for the home made pie and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EnglishLady5
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Really impressed with the quality of the Sunday carvery here. A good selection of vegetables, 4 meats which I sampled all, lovely Yorkshire pudding and gravy. The pub was very welcoming and warm with a real fire and good value drinks and the carvery with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank welshbookie
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We stopped here one evening for dinner. The pub /restaurant is very spacious. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We had reserved a table in case it was busy but as bit was early November the pub was not too busy. The menu was a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carlalexander
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Cornwall for 3 nights, had some meals in Padstow and had our last evening meal of the holiday here and it was the best by far... fresh food, fabulous service and excellent prices .. would definitely recommend and would definitely visit again even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lauren e
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Carvery experience overall very good. 1st day of Turkey and it was cooked perfectly. My partner had beef which was very good too. Yorkshire puds excellent as was the veg and gravy. Only one thing let it down badly was the roast potatoes. They were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Simon H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

A decent carvery here, with particularly excellent yorkshire puddings! Despite the carrots/parsnips being a little on the cold side, really enjoyed the meal and would happily return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank K B
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18 November 2018|
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Response from RockyRobin70 | Reviewed this property |
Took our well behaved dog in
19 October 2017|
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Response from 8NaWa1 | Property representative |
Hi Louise Sorry for delay in reply I’ve only just seen this message. It is £10 for an adult Carvery, £7 for smaller appetite and we also offer a toddler Carvery for £5.50. We advise booking as we get very busy especially... More
30 June 2015|
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Response from CornwallLovefood | Property representative |
Hi Carol. Apologies for the late response. I have only just seen your message. We are child friendly and should be able to accommodate your family if you still require it. If so please call us on 01637 860245 to book a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trevarrian, Mawgan Porth TR8 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mawgan Porth
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 861633
  • E-mail
The Travellers Rest is a beautiful Cornish village pub nestled between Mawgan Porth and Watergate Bay beaches, just a mile away from Newquay Airport. This pub is ideally located to relax and unwind as you take in the sights of the North Cornwall coast. Dating back to the 17th Century the pub has a cosy, friendly atmosphere and a fantastic range of the finest beers, ciders, spirits, wines and coffee. Our menu changes on a regular basis depending on what produce we get in from our local suppliers. We are passionate about great quality, home cooked, locally sourced , seasonal fresh food. At the heart of our pub you'll find our team. Its our mission to ensure each and every one of our customers, including children and pooches feel welcome and relaxed. ​ Martin, Natalie, and the Team at the Travellers look forward to welcoming you.
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