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The Old Custom House - Pub in Cornwall

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South Quay, Padstow, PL28 8BL, Cornwall
England, United Kingdom

Linda Prior
+44 (0)1841 532359(landline)

A busy, friendly, pubby hotel right on the quayside in Padstow, with comfortable carpeted bedrooms and scrumptious seafood on the menu

You can't miss it: the big square Custom House opposite the car park, right on Padstow's quay. It is sturdy, delightful and no doubt has weathered many a storm. Inside: a large bar on two levels with planked floors and timbered ceiling, background music and a big screen for sport. There's a coffee shop on the ground floor and a hairdressers above. The place buzzes with trippers, locals, children, dogs, and if you fancy pushing the boat out book into the restaurant, modern and stylish with muted colours and views down over the harbour. The menu is fish-led – of course – and there's a daily changing specials board: they follow the seasons here. Try crispy fried camembert with chilli jam; cassoulet with roasted tomatoes; fish pie with creamy saffron sauce. Then catch the ferry to Rock, and tiny St Enodoc church where John Betjeman is buried. If you wish to linger, the bedrooms are very good, with their cream pattern carpets, heated towel rails, iPod docks and relaxed seaside decor. Splash out on one with a harbour or estuary view – corner rooms have both! The most peaceful are at the top.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

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Lunch & dinner £8.95-£13.95.


Open all day.


South Quay, Padstow, PL28 8BL, Cornwall


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