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Bucket Of Blood, Phillack - pub details

Bucket Of Blood
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Address: 14 Churchtown Road, Phillack, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5AE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 13309) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Hayle (0.8 miles), Lelant (1.3 miles), Lelant Saltings (1.8 miles)

Brewery: St. Austell Brewery Co.

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Clearly not a pub in summer evenings - totally food orientated. Forget getting a table unless you've booked
Wilson_MacDonald - 8 Aug 2018 19:38
It is thought to be named after an incident where the landlord brought up a bucket of blood from the building's well, as a murdered smuggler had been dropped there .
Tuna - 26 Feb 2017 13:59
Still the best in the area, back in Hayle after a few years away, the HSD is always tops, very well kept, great home cooked food and a lovely pint of rattler cider, the landlord seems to have gone on a charm offensive since I first went in 2001 when his father still ran it, when he was a bit on the gruff side, been a family run business for generations
vinnnie - 11 Aug 2016 12:38

A St Austell house.

A very old building with a great deal of history, and has the very low ceilings to prove it!
One bar operation which sits in the middle of the ground floor with two seating areas either side, both of which can be used for having a drink or eating. Two open fires lit at time of visit with the usual array of St Austell beers on tap, The proper job was on fine form the 'house beer' the 'bucket of blood' is clearly St Austell's HSD re-badged.

Warm welcome from the barmaid with the clientele a mix of locals and visitors.

The only downside is that the kitchen, which is off the bar, doesn't seem to have any form of air extraction unit, the only ventilation being a small window. The net result of this is that the bar area fills up with the smell of deep fat frying, (you you can actually see the fumes in the air). I imagine that if you spent the entire evening in the pub you would come out smelling like a chip.


ridleyman - 11 Apr 2016 22:06
I've always found this to be the best in the area, great olde world place, great ales HSD, I've not been for a couple of years, but it's been run by the same family for years and they've kept the standard consistently high, the food is far and away the best in the area in my opinion but be prepared to wait at busy times as it's all freshly prepared
vinnnie - 19 Jun 2015 16:50

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