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Russell Inn

West Street
PL23 1PJ

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Opening Times

Monday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday9.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 11.30 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.30 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 20:30


St Austell Brewery

About the Pub

Only 25 metres from the quay, this locals' pub is tucked up a side street in a snug hillside village at the mouth of the River Fowey. Locals come here to play euchre and darts. Home-cooked meals are available daily, 12:00-14:30 (14:00 Sun) and 18:00-20:30, and served in a warm, friendly atmosphere. There is background music, and occasional karaoke for entertainment. A St Austell seasonal brew may also appear at times. Rich in history, the pub was opened in 1833 by Christopher Slade and Jane Salt, who began a dynasty of Cornish boat builders; Jane and their son Thomas were the inspiration for Daphne du Maurier's "Loving Spirit".

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • St Austell Cornish Best Bitter
  • St Austell Proper Job
  • St Austell Tribute

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Russell Inn, Polruan


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Camping Camping Nearby 900m

    Polruan Camping.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Euchre, darts.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional karaoke.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Russell Inn

West Street
PL23 1PJ

Sat Nav Reference

50.32876, -4.6348

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Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

Travel Cornwall: 481 (limited); 482 (limited)

SMS stop code: cordmwdw [The Quay]

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