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Here at The Unicorn Porthtowan we serve a wide variety of beers, ales, ciders, spirits and soft drinks to suit all tastes. We are proud to work with the Caledonian Brewery from the historical centre of brewing excellence in Edinburgh. And don’t forget our very own Unicorn Ale which is one of our best sellers!


The Unicorn now boasts a new fantastic menu of both modern and traditional dishes. Check out the menu and book a table here.

We are extremely proud to have been awarded the coveted 5* rating for our hygiene standards by the Food Standards Agency. So not only can you have a great locally sourced meal, but you can be rest assured it is prepared for you to the highest standards.


Whether you need a contemporary room for a comfortable night’s sleep or somewhere to get your head down after a wild surf on Porthtowan’s famous waves, The Unicorn has all you need with our en-suite letting accommodation and separate surf lodge. Check out the rooms and book here.

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Upcoming Event: Caribbean Reggae Night!

Friday 1st of July brings The Unicorn's first official Reggae night with the legendary Backbeat Sound System!

Live reggae music combined with a Caribbean food feast!

Could it get any better?

Friday 1st July from 7.30pm

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The Unicorn,
Beach Road,



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The Unicorn boasts its own unique 16 seater cinema. The Cinema can show live events, slides and films and is available to hire to make that special occasion even more memorable.


Our venue is not only in a great location but blessed with space. We offer bespoke services for anyone looking to hold any sort of event; from weddings and parties to life celebrations and surprise birthday get-togethers.


We mentioned that we are renown for surfing! Porthtowan is one of Cornwall’s most consistent surfing beaches providing over 300 days of surfing each year! The beach is North West facing and is backed by beautiful cliffs to either side.



Welcome to The Unicorn, Porthtowan

Set in the charming village of Porthtowan on the rugged North Cornish coast The Unicorn lurks among the heather, yards from the Atlantic ocean and our award winning Blue Flag beach that we are truly blessed with.
The Unicorn has undergone a rebirth at the end of 2015 and we now offer something wonderful to suit all. At our heart we have a passion to deliver an excellent experience, whether that be having a high quality pint, a great locally sourced meal or accommodation to get your head down for the evening whilst listening to the roaring Atlantic in the distance.
Did we mention that we're famous for surfing? Whether you're a novice or a pro looking to catch some waves- we have the venue for you. We have a large self-contained Surf Lodge with a combination of dormitories and double rooms for a great price. On our car park we have one of Cornwalls oldest running surf schools! Please visit their website for booking and further information: www.falmouthsurfschool.co.uk


A message from our trading partners Caledonian Brewery...

“The Unicorn is a beacon pub for the Caledonian Brewery. It’s cask ale standards are amongst the best that you will see anywhere in the UK and its commitment to giving customers great beer and a fantastic experience is outstanding. This is demonstrated by its membership of the Cask Marque scheme and its commitment to training all its staff to the highest possible level. We are proud to be associated with such a great pub.

 The Caledonian Brewery has been brewing in Edinburgh since 1869, dedicated to ensuring every beer we craft sparks conversation and takes you on a journey.”

Roger from the Caledonian Brewery


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