The Cornish Arms

“Simple British pub food the Rick Stein way”



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St Merryn, just outside Padstow, is home to this ancient pub, part of the Stein portfolio. Situated across the road from the parish church and overlooking a peaceful valley, it remains very much the village boozer. It oozes character, with slate floors, beams and roaring log fires, and they’ve kept the food offering equally traditional. Start with crispy mackerel salad or half pint of prawns, continue with traditional battered fish and chips: or curries from Rick's travels; and finish with sticky toffee pudding and clotted cream. Wash it down with a glass of Chalky’s Bite. Check with the pub for details of special seasonal offers throughout the year.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

AA Pick of the Pubs
The Cornish Arms
Churchtown,ST MERRYN,PL28 8ND


  • 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

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