The Watermill

Pub and Restaurant

Call 01736 757912 or book online

Old Coach Road • Lelant • nr St Ives • Cornwall TR27 6LQ

FAQs about the Watermill


What are your pub opening times? Monday to Saturday 12 noon – 11pm and Sunday 12 noon - 10.30pm

At what times do you serve food?  Lunchtimes 12 noon - 2.30pm. Evenings 6pm - 9pm. In quieter periods we may cease taking orders earlier so please phone to check.

Are children welcome?  Yes, we offer a full children's menu and highchairs are available.

Are dogs welcome?  Yes, dogs are welcome in a specific area in the pub (tables are limited so please book) and in the garden. We ask that both in the pub and garden they are kept on leads at all times.

Is vegetarian food available?  Yes, there will always be vegetarian dishes on our main menu and usually on our special’s board.

Do you cater for people with allergens?  We have a detailed Allergen menu detailing which allergies are applicable to each of the dishes on our main menu. When advised of allergies by customers we ensure the kitchen is aware to avoid any chance of cross contamination. As our food is all freshly made we can and are happy to adapt dishes to meet customers allergy needs.

Is there wheelchair access?  We regret that, due to the age and nature of the building there is no easy wheelchair access. Though we are happy to assist wheelchairs into the pub down a few steps access to toilets is not possible.

Is parking available?  Yes, there is a car park at the pub. During busy periods when the car park becomes full there is safe parking available at the Lelant Saltings Park & Ride car park which is only a 3 minute walk through the Salting Reach housing estate. See the map here.

How can I pay?  We accept cash, and most debit and credit cards.

Do I need to book?  We strongly recommend booking, particularly during busy periods. You can call us on 01736 757912 or by going to our contact page here and drop us an email.

Do you cater for parties? Yes, our pub and upstairs restaurant can both seat up to 40 people.

Special Sunday lunch menu

roastdinnerEach Sunday from 12 noon we offer a choice of traditional roast dinners all served with seasonal and roasted vegetables and Yorkshire puddings. We offer a smaller portion for children and those with smaller appetites.

Organising an Event or Celebration?

P1000844croppedforwatermillWhether a family celebration, wedding meal, staff party or business event, both our pub and restaurant are great venues. Each can seat up to 40 covers. Choose from our standard menus or talk to us about creating bespoke menus and buffets.


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Opening Hours

The Watermil is open from:

Monday to Saturday - noon till 11pm

Sunday - noon till 10.30pm

Food is served between 12 noon - 2.30pm and from 6pm. Last food orders will vary depending on the season. For service after 8pm please call for availability. 01736 757912.


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Please contact us by calling or dropping us an email here.