Driftwood Spars

“Great 16th-century find near coastal path” - AA Inspector



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During its time, this whitewashed, three-storey building has fulfilled many functions, not least as a smugglers' rendezvous – secret tunnel and all. The roof timbers are spars from a wreck (hence the name), while nautical artefacts recall its time as a chandlery. Assorted furnishings, open fires and dressed stone walls provide additional character in the warren of rooms, including the summer-only, ocean-facing seaview bistro. Up to six hand-pulled real ales, including those from the on-site microbrewery, are served in the three fire-warmed bars, as are Rattler Cornish cider and a few English wines. A seasonal bar menu features baked Cornish brie with ciabatta; Cornish mussels cooked in Driftwood beer with fennel; Thai green vegetable curry with basmati rice. Beer festivals are in mid March, early May and at the end of October.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

AA Pick of the Pubs
Driftwood Spars
Trevaunance Cove,ST AGNES,TR5 0RT
Phone : 01872 552428


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £10.95
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of Ales
  • Micro Brewery Ale

About the area

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