The Most Infamous Pub in Cornwall 

Quality beer, wine, cocktails & food in a unique character pub

Located in the beautiful village of Phillack, adjacent to Hayle and a short walk over the dunes to the stunning Towans beach on St Ives Bay. 
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In light on the government changes  moving Cornwall part out of lockdown, we want to share revised opening hours and rules we need to follow.  

Due to high demand please phone and book in advance for drinks and/or food. 

 Eat  Outside 1pm to 7pm  (Full menu via the food menu connection below) - Call us to book a table.  Due to the small size of our kitchen we have  a limited number of tables available for food - Please call and book a week or two in advance to book food.

All visitors to the pub over the age of 16 must register with the NHS app or fill in details on paper slip.

From  Friday 16th   April onwards, we currently plan to open outdoors :- 

b.       Friday 1pm until 10pm

c.       Saturday 1pm until 10pm

d.       Sunday 1pm until 10pm

 We understand the adverse impact this has on us all and hope you understand our decision to reduce opening hours. We shall persevere and do our best to support the community in the circumstances.

 Kind regards

Ambia and David

New Management


Fresh blood in the Bucket! Ambia has taken over the fine old pub. 
We have refreshed the interior, drinks, food menu, and now that government restrictions are lifted, we will extend the opening hours to offer breakfast and morning coffee.  A family and dog friendly pub to warm the hearts of locals and visitors to Cornwall.  
 Bookings suggested by phone or enquiries by Email.                                                                      

Drinks Menu

To suit CAMRA beer lovers, indulgers of fine wine or stylish modern and classic cocktails

Food Menu

Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pub classics to modern surfer dude twists, we also offer vegetarian and vegan options.

Stunning Towans and St Ives Bay

Learn what is in walking distance from the comfort of the Bucket of Blood. Possibly the most beautiful bay and beach in the UK.