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Victory Inn

Towan Cross

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 11.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - 11.00 pm
SundayNoon - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Sun noon - 2.30pm, 6pm - 9pm



About the Pub

Situated high on the cliff top above Porthtowan, this large, convivial and family-run 17th-century pub was originally opened to slake the thirst of miners from the nearby copper and tin mines, now ofering the same service to locals and tourists alike. In bygone days, pedestrian funeral corteges would stop outside, rest the coffin on the nearby horizontal cross, the Towan Cross, and take refreshment within. The single bar interior is open-plan with several separate drinking and dining areas. The quiet atmosphere is restful with comfortable furnishings and nautical themed d├ęcor throughout. One changing beer is from the Skinner's range, the other from another local brewery. A good quality menu is offered using fresh local produce. Families are made welcome, with the adjoining conservatory doubling as a family room or additional dining space. Traditional pub games plus pool are played, and a large beer garden and ample car park are available. For the hardy, there are also camping facilities. With extensive sea views to enjoy, this pub is the ideal spot to sup a pint or two, but be warned - it can be a bit breezy! Truro-Porthtowan buses stop outside the door.

Regular ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Skinner's Betty Stogs
  • Skinner's Lushingtons
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Skinner's --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Camping Camping Nearby 2650m

    Chapel Porth Caravan Park.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Victory Inn

Towan Cross

Sat Nav Reference

50.290845, -5.221779

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Nearby Bus Routes (25m)

Hopley's Coaches: 304; 315

Bus stops ID (text to 84268 for next services): coramtwd (W-bound), coramtwa (E-bound)

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Victory Inn - Towan Cross

Victory Inn

Towan Cross

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Camping Nearby
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers
  • Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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