Formerly an award winning contemporary Gastro Bar Restaurant, Mount Hawke, Cornwall. Family-run new owners now in contrast take the bar restaurant, located in a recently refurbished iconic old school building, in the heart of Mount Hawke village in a different direction. Focusing above all on providing a welcoming friendly service in an Old School setting. The restaurant serving wholesome, high quality food, created from locally sourced produce with the bar also delivering Cornwall’s finest Ales and Cyders, and spirits.

Fine food and drink in our fantastic Bar Restaurant in Mount Hawke, Cornwall near Truro – set in a beautifully restored school building.


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Previously awarded Cornish Gastro Pub of the Year 2014
Previously Ranked in the UK’s Top 50 Gastro Pubs for 2016

Former owners of Redruth’s infamous family-run cult bohemian licenced cafe – The Melting Pot, have relaunched Mount Hawke’s premier and much loved local bar restaurant. Now a destination for wholesome locally sourced food, great ales, lovely wines, fresh ground coffees. As well as a packed diary of music, events, and regular activities, delivered up with a fun, friendly service.

The restaurant kitchen team here in Mount Hawke, Cornwall near Truro have created a back-to-basics accessible menu. Offering a delicious takes on some of the traditional favourites. All of our ingredients are sourced from local suppliers – from the surrounding areas of Mount Hawke, Truro, St. Agnes, Porthtowan and Redruth. As a result, not only providing great flavour to all of our dishes, but your custom also helps fund the local community too. It’s a winning combination, which we hope you will love! Enjoy a friendly, relaxing atmosphere.

The Old School Bar & Kitchen are so passionate about serving local Real Ales, Beers, Ciders and Spirits. Our bar offers a choice of great Ales to enjoy from the surrounding areas of Mount Hawke, Truro, St. Agnes, Porthtowan and Portreath.

Here at the bar we serve some of the West Country’s favourite real ales. Such as Betty Stoggs, IPA, Jail Ale and Tribute. From some of Cornwall’s best breweries. including Skinners Brewery, St. Austell and Padstow Brewery. We are keen to continue to support Cornwall’s long brewing tradition.


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Pub Restaurant in Mount Hawke, Cornwall serving locally sourced food and friendly service in a unique building. The heart and soul of the village. Mount Hawke, 01209 891609.