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Napoleon Inn

High Street
PL35 0BD

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12:00 - 14:00, 18:30 - 21:00


St Austell Brewery

About the Pub

This comfortable, two-bar 16th-century inn can be found at the very top of the western side of Boscastle, set back from the main road. Surprisingly spacious inside, the two bars are set at right angles, the smaller functioning as the 'public' and hosting the dartboard, and TV for special occasions. Child and dog-friendly, the pub is simply furnished with wooden settles, tables and chairs, and the walls display old Boscastle scenes. The larger 'lounge' in fact consists of three separate drinking rooms, and an adjacent restaurant (no dogs allowed), while the decor is a mix of drinking pots and assorted bric-a-brac. Note the gravity dispense; another beer from the St Austell range appears in addition to the regular offerings but can vary, and a fourth brew may appear in summer. The beer garden is at the side in a former orchard, and a beer terrace is across the road opposite. There are singers on Tuesdays and live music Friday nights, and summer Wednesdays. The pub has a colourful history, having been a 'recruiting centre' for press gangs during the Napoleonic wars, and it enjoyed a reputation as a bawdy house. There are also ghosts said to haunt the place.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • St Austell Hicks
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • St Austell Trelawny

Source: Local

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Napoleon Inn, Boscastle


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    (not in the restaurant)

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Napoleon Inn

High Street
PL35 0BD

Sat Nav Reference

50.683944, -4.691395

OS Reference



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Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

First Kernow: 95; 96

Bus stops ID (text to 84268 for next services): cordmptm (NE-bound); cordmptj (W-bound) [Doctor's Corner]


At top of village, off B3266

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