A special evening featuring West Country cheeses & wines from the award-winning Pandora Inn wine list! A great selection of cheeses from the West Country supplied by Hanson Fine Foods, including a talk about cheese makers in the region.
There will also be a great selection of wines supplied by Walter Hicks Wine Merchants, chosen to match the cheeses, including a talk on the wines by our very own Lester Croft!
£25 per person. Pre-booking required! Arrival for 7pm, to start from 7.15-7.30pm
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A couple of months ago, we went to meet one of our key local suppliers – Pete Lawrence of Canara Farm
Sourcing good organic vegetables isn’t impossible, but sourcing them locally and in sufficient quantity for our needs can be challenging. Fortunately for us, we have Pete Lawrence right on our doorstep growing amazing veg in his poly tunnels at Canara Farm on the wonderfully fertile land at Mylor Downs.
Pete is really enthusiastic about vegetables of all types and the way ... Continue Reading →
Good food needs good wine to accompany it – so we stock and sell a lot of wine! To ensure we have a really good range of wines to suit everyone, we have been busy expanding our wine list. Steve Bellman, who runs the Pandora with John Milan, is really passionate about wine and has been working closely with Ruth Carter, wine development manager with wine merchant Walter Hicks, to bring you a really stunning wine list.
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At the Pandora, we pride ourselves on supporting local suppliers and producers, be it locally caught fish, organic veg grown just up the road or fantastic wines produced in this region. We stock no fewer than EIGHT local wines on our extensive wine list.
The British consumer has spent many years ridiculing wines made within our own isles but the truth is, English (and Welsh) wine production has come on leaps and bounds over recent years ... Continue Reading →
The Pandora Inn has been named as a finalist in the Tourism Pub of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.
“We are absolutely delighted!” said Steve Bellman who, with John Milan has been at the helm of the Pandora since 1999. “This means we are one of the top five tourism pubs in the whole country. This is a massive achievement for the Pandora team led by managers Lester and Catherine Croft and chef Tom Milby.”
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How much do you value your ‘local’? Do you still have a local? Depending on where you live, you may not even have many pubs left in your area. Fortunately, in this part of the world, we still have pubs a-plenty and the Pandora, as well as being an immensely popular watering hole for visitors, is also a much-loved local.
Pubs play a key role within local communities – holding social events, supporting local charities, employing local people and buying services ... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Pandora Inn’s blog. The Pandora enjoys a spectacular setting on the edge of Restronguet Creek. Parts of the Inn date back to the 13th Century and, with its flagstone floors, low-beamed ceilings and thatched roof it’s not difficult to believe that little has changed since that time. While the Pandora’s wonderful setting remains unchanged, everything else in this cosy traditional inn is 21st century comfort and quality.
We are passionate about using fresh local produce and sourcing the ... Continue Reading →