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Lanivet Inn

4.5
4.5
81 Reviews
£25 and under
British

The Lanivet Inn has been run by Rob and Nat Liddicoat since January 2015. We aim to respect the character of a traditional Cornish village pub, where our customers can enjoy tasty, locally sourced, wholesome food at reasonable prices. It is a popular watering hole with locals and visitors alike, where you can enjoy a great pint in a friendly atmosphere. We serve a variety of award winning local beers along our three permanent ales – Trelawney, Tribute and HSD – with one ever changing guest ale from local to national breweries. We also stock a range of fine wines.

Why not come and enjoy perhaps the biggest beer garden in the Bodmin area or join us one our fabulous games nights. Every other week we have a quiz night and we have league teams in darts, pool, euchre and Bodmin inter-pub quiz. Along with our extensive menu and daily specials, we think there is something for everyone and are confident you will not be disappointed by your visit to the Lanivet Inn.

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Booked 27 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Hours of Operation

    null

  • Phone number

    07840 710639

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

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What 81 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

94% of people would recommend it to a friend

Loved For

  • Cornwall

    Best Value

  • Cornwall

    Child Friendly

  • Cornwall

    Lunch

  • Cornwall

    Outdoor Eating

  • Cornwall

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really worth the money, whenever we try something different we always compare and it’s never like lanivet inn. Highly recommend

  2. T

    Twinklesam2021

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Quiet pub in pleasant location. Very friendly and helpful staff with a Covid safe set up. Food portions were large, especially the children’s meals. Good value for money. Wished we’d booked the lovely outdoor seating area.

  3. KB

    KevinB

    Surrey

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2021

    overall1food1service2ambience2

    Good overcooked and of poor quality menu choices missing, portions too big. Definitely won’t be coming back.

  4. H

    Happyeater

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love the Lanivet Inn, I have some dietary requirements which are not always met on the very varied menu this time. The Manager was so very helpful and ensured that I had a delicious meal which met my dietary requirements. All the food they serve is Hot fresh and delicious. The staff are all pleasant, efficient and helpful. It is always a really lovely dining experience when we eat there. Have to book in advance as is very popular for really good reasons. Would highly recommend

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service thank you

  6. LT

    LynT

    Cornwall

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 July 2021

    overall3food2service1ambience2

    I have always loved everything about the Lanivet Inn but was very sadly disappointed. We were overcharged on our first round of drinks. The service was slow - we waited 30 minutes from ordering, when the food came the only thing edible was the meat (lamb) but even that was very fatty and gristly. Spoke to the manager who reduced the bill but as we were there for my daughter's birthday it wasn't much compensation

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything from start to finish was as we would expect. Great service, huge portions of quality food. For a busy pub the food was flying out and nothing going back. Desserts were just as big as mains. Will definitely be going back.

  8. SS

    SammieS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Came to watch the football with some food and couldn't have chosen a better pub, the table service was excellent and the food lovely. Would recommend for anyone

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    12 reviews

    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 28 June 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Food great but portions enormous. Nice outside area with lighting. Good service from staff.

  10. MH

    MorH

    Cornwall

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 June 2021

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    Poor welcome on arrival and lacks atmosphere. Sandwich lunch very average. Wouldn't visit again.

  11. M

    Morgan

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    A very pleasant lunch of cod and chips with all the trimmings . And a good meet up with a friend

  12. D

    Dawny

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I appreciated the fact I was allowed to bring my yorkie in ,who sat on his blanket and behaved . The food was very good value and appeared quite quickly, the server was so pleasant and polite. A good day out, thank you Dawn Gibson

  13. C

    Cornishpaddy

    Devon

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 June 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Really nice Halloumi ciabata and lovely cold ginger beer. Can be chilly out of the sun.

  14. G

    Genie

    Cornwall

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were so impressed with the Lanivet Inn that we can't wait to go there again. We would definitely recommend this place to everyone. Thank you the Lanivet Team.

  15. DB

    DavidB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    Nice restaurant meal in beer gardens Friendly service. But a bit slow in taking our order.

  16. S

    Sheena

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food and service in these very trying times, can't wait for a return visit

  17. MR

    MarkR

    West Sussex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely food and a really nice outside eating / drinking area. Would recommend.

  18. L

    Lynstenders

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great service, lovely table for two, good menu and food was excellent.

  19. TU

    TracyU

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely set up In garden. Food was delicious and good value for money. The staff were super friendly as well.

  20. CM

    CharlesM

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Good varied menu in a very comfortable pub large outdoor area also staff very good even though pub was busy

  21. SC

    SarahC

    Cornwall

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Very nice pub. Good value for money Sunday lunch, which was nicely presented and good quality. Lovely gravy! Fairly busy and a little noisy but to be expected. Would go again.

  22. KH

    KatH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    Very helpful staff letting us move tables as we were originally near the smoking table.

  23. EJ

    EstherJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We went to the Lanivet as there were 3 vegetarians and 1 vegan in our party. We were attracted by the good selection of dishes available - more than the standard one or two. On arrival we were warmly greeted and received attentive, friendly and timely service throughout our visit. The food was delicious and portions were generous without being excessive. We felt that the dishes were very well priced too. We will definitely be returning to sample more of the delicious menu. Keep up the good work!

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cornwall

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Very good overall meal and hospitality

  25. JS

    JuliaS

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 1 June 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Huge portions of good food. Attentive staff although wait for food was a while, we waited nearly an hour for 2 main courses. Food was good though and I couldn’t finish my ribs as delicious as they were

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 1 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Cannot fault, delicious food, fabulous cocktails and felt at ease due to the covid restrictions. Being local we wouldn’t try anywhere else, due to never having a bad experience. Highly recommend

  27. SR

    SarahR

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2021

    overall5food5service3ambience5

    Excellent meal as always. New menu is great. Service at the table a little slow and drinks order wrong. Main meal arrived in good time but desserts took 40 mins to arrive. Was told by server that they were short staffed and servers having to cover the kitchen but will be booking again soon.

  28. K

    Katie

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    6oz burger Hunters chicken Side of garlic bread was soo good!!

  29. N

    Nells

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 May 2021

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    Very busy Sunday bank holiday weekend so inevitable delays in taking orders and serving food. Ran out of the roasts which was fine and we were offered the usual menu - really good range of food, drinks and desserts. Staff friendly but could have updated us a bit more rather than us asking. Food good and hope to return for the roast!!

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cornwall

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 May 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Very disappointed as read a lot of good reviews. Where do I start... as soon as we entered the bar it was a mess, with empty bottles behind the bar as well as glasses stacked half way along the bar. The queuing area was not clear. Paper menus that were not cleanable. With just a general chaotic atmosphere with staff. We didn’t eat as waited 10-15 to not even be offered a drink or get the staffs attention.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2021

    overall5food5service3ambience5

    Great pub, glad we had booked as was really busy.

  32. ST

    SoniaT

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant cant fault food or service price reasonable

  33. CE

    ChrisE

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous meal as always, service was outstanding, very well organised and social distancing very safely managed.

  34. S

    Swmm

    Buckinghamshire

    59 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2021

    overall2food3service2ambience2

    Very average. Difficult to believe this is the top restaurant in Bodmin. The rest must be very poor!

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service, a good example of how to emerge from lockdown.

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hampshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Good overall but should have stocked 0% alcohol beers

  37. BR

    BenjaminR

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food is soo good never had a bad meal great size portions too!!

  38. BR

    BenR

    Cornwall

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, friendly staff, lovely outdoor seating

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bath

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Due to the restrictions we had to drink and dine outside. The pub have made a tremendous effort to accommodate this with an excellent shelter, heaters and good social distancing. The drinks are good, I tried both Tribute and Proper Job, both were kept well and reasonably priced. My wife went for G&T which was as expected good. The food was excellent. It is good quality and the portions are very generous. There is a varied menu so something there for everyone. This will be a trusted venue on our next trip to Cornwall.

  40. JH

    JadeH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Came for 30th Birthday and was absolutely lovely! Staff were fantastic, the environment was friendly and loved they accommodated to bringing dogs! Food excellent. Definitely come again.

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Lanivet Inn is rated 4.5 stars by 81 OpenTable diners

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2 people

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Booked 27 times today
Google Map for Lanivet Inn

Truro Road Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 5ET

  • Area

    Bodmin

  • Hours of Operation

    null

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Entertainment

    null

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