Best place to enjoy a Sunday lunch near the Tamar Valley

Nothing beats a Sunday roast especially at this time of year.. and nothing is more traditional in Great Britain than the Sunday Roast?

Whether cooking at home with the family, visiting friends or eating out, nothing hits quite like the Roast. If like me, it’s a firm favourite then why bother with spending hours slaving over a hot stove and piles of dishes for hours! When the nights are drawing in, the air is fresh and leaves crisp – there’s no better place than Cornwall and surrounding areas to find a nice little cosy pub with a log fire to keep you warm.  Here’s what the Tamar Valley and Dartmoor have to offer.. 



1. The Springer Spaniel – Treburley

The Springer Spaniel Country pub and Restaurant is a traditional Cornish Country pub and one that is all about using forrest fresh, local produce. They are offering a Sunday set 3 course menu for £28. Why not take advantage of the 2 for £14 Wagtail Cocktails severed everyday between 4pm and 7pm!

The Springer Spaniel, Treburley, Launceston, PL15 9NS, United Kingdom



2. The Rifle Volunteer – St Ann’s Chapel

The Rifle Volunteer is a warm and welcoming village pub located in the heart of the Tamar Valley. With stunning dramatic views over the River Tamar. You’ll be sure to be greeted with a warm smile from its friendly staff. Sunday is fabulous day to visit with the average roast costing around £13.50. The Rifle provide great quality food using local sourced produce. Have four legged friends? Well behaved dogs are very welcome. 

The Rifle Volunteer St Ann’s Chapel Gunnislake 9HL  Cornwall PL18



3. The Peter Tavy Inn – Tavistock

The Peter Tavy Inn tucked away on the edge of Dartmoor is a 15th century pub in a pretty village setting. Just two miles north of Tavistock this little hidden gem is renowned for producing spectacularly tasty homemade cuisine using fresh local produce. The best bit about this quaint old pub has to be their open roaring fire in the heart of winter, cosy up with a nice glass of rouge and tuck in. Open daily with a good-sized car park. Dogs and children welcome. 

Peter Tavy Inn,Tavistock, Devon, PL19 9NN



4. The Who’d Have Thought It Inn – St Dominick

The Who’d Have Thought It Inn offers something for everyone and is a great choice to visit for Sunday lunch.. the pub boasts wonderful views of the River Tamar and offers a more refined roast offering for those enjoying their fine wines and richer foods. The Who’d Have Thought It Inn has had a licence since 1860 and was originally built as several cottages in the rural village of St Dominick, is dog and child friendly, bookings are essential. 

01579 350214 – St Dominick, Cornwall, PL12 6TG, UK




5. The Highwayman – Dartmoor

The Highwayman Inn is like the Tardis. Step in through the old stagecoach and enjoy a very surreal experience! Quoted as being ‘the most unusual pub in Britain,’ The Highwayman Inn sits surrounded by the mysterious and eerie countryside that is Dartmoor National Park. In you walk to an Aladdin’s cave of eclectic artefacts and curios, an interesting and celebrated clientele (including a resident ghost) that and the delicious cuisine all combine to make The Highwayman Inn truly a special experience that’s not to be missed. 

Sourton, Okehampton.Devon, EX204HN.




Autumn Accommodation near the Tamar..

After walking off your Sunday roast getting some sea or country air, you will need somewhere to relax and rest your head. Our holiday parks in the Tamar Valley offer the perfect retreat for the whole family, set back in stunning settings surrounded by nature, you can return to sleep soundly surrounded by the sounds of the countryside. Book your getaway today and enjoy the best of this hidden area of Cornwall..


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