Number 9 in the UK's Top 50 Gastropubs awards.  The eighth year in succession in the Top 30.


The Gurnard's team pick up a Gold award from Taste of the West and are Runner Up in B&B category in Cornwall Tourism Awards.


The 2014 guidebooks are generous enough to include us again: The Good Hotel Guide, Good Food Guide, Good Pub Guide, Good Beer Guide and the red Michelin Guide.


Although our guests are the ultimate arbiters of what we do, we’re happy enough to have been consistently recognised by many of the best independent guides and websites. Here are a few.... Click on their links for their view on us.

Good Food Guide iescape SRA
Taste Of The West Visit Cornwall Hardens
Good Pub Guide Sawdays Good Hotel Guide

Recent Press Coverage

The Independent - June 2013
The 50 Best Country Pubs

The Sunday Times - April 2012
Six of the Best: Pubs for Foodies

Daily Telegraph
British Coaching Inns: 4 of the Best
Where to Stay (March 2009)

Conde Nast Traveller 2008 - 2009
5 Favourite UK Escapes
5 Cosy UK Retreats

Observer Escape 2007 - 2008
20 Great Hotel Discoveries
20 Cosy Inns for Winter

Waitrose Food Illustrated, August 2009
Amber Dalton Review, 17/20

Sunday Times 2008, 2009
12 Posh Pubs, What’s Hot for 2009

The Guardian 2009
Guide to 100 Best Summer Pubs

Best British Boltholes: Top of the Lot

GQ Magazine 2006
100 Best Things to do in the World

...and not forgetting Food & Travel, Red, Coast, Jamie’s, Stella, Country House, Countryfile, Olive, The Times Knowledge, Cornwall Life, Cornwall Today, Inside Cornwall, The Evening Standard, The Daily Express, The Daily Mail, The Daily Mirror, The Independent and many others.

Some Gongs.....

Wines of Portugal Awards
Best Restaurant, Runner Up

Good Hotel Guide 2015
Editors' Choice


Sunday Times Travel Awards 2011
Best Country Pub with Rooms

Good Pub Guide 2009, 2011 & 2012
Dining Pub of the Year, Cornwall

Imbibe/Roederer Wine List of the Year
2011 Pub List of the Year

Sunday Times Travel 2009
World’s 100 Best Hotels

The Good Hotel Guide 2009
Best UK Dining Pub

Visit Cornwall Tourism Awards 2009
Runner-Up, Best Pub

The Which? Good Food Guide 2007
Best Cornish Newcomer

Morning Advertiser 2008 - 2015
Top 50 UK Gastropubs

Some Reviews and Remarks

      “It’s hard to imagine a more perfect pub than The Gurnard’s Head”  
      Mark Taylor, Fork Magazine

Tel: 01736 796 928
The Gurnards Head, Nr Zennor
St. Ives, TR26 3DE