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 as the destination for wholesome locally sourced food, great ales, lovely wines, fresh ground coffees, the largest choice of tea in Cornwall, as well as a packed diary of music, events, and regular activities, all delivered up with their fun and friendly service.

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

Having previously been an award-winning contemporary Gastro Pub in Mount Hawke, Cornwall. Family-run new owners have decided to take this business, located in a recently refurbished iconic school building, in the heart of the village in a different direction, focused on providing friendly service in a wonderful setting whilst serving wholesome, high quality food, created from locally sourced produce.

The 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. This means they not only give great flavour to all of our dishes, but your custom 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 passionate about serving local Real Ales, Beers, Ciders and Spirits. We offer a choice of great Ales to enjoy from the surrounding areas of Mount Hawke, Truro, St. Agnes, Porthtowan and Portreath.

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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