FERRY BOAT CUSTOM PLATES
Monday 7th May 2019
There are few things that will have Zander as excited as a custom designed plate, and these have long been a dream of his since we took over the pub back in 2016. We are so pleased to finally be using them and it was great fun designing them with a local company producing them in Helston. We think they look amazing with a nod to the traditional Cornish Blue china and our logo, we like to think they feel like they have always been here and we hope they will be used for years to come.
Fingers crossed we will be able to make them available to buy in the coming months too so you can have a piece of Helford Passage china in your own home…keep following for more updates soon!
POMPIER BARBEQUE’S FIRST BIG ADVENTURE
Monday April 29th 2019
Heading straight from a busy Easter into Pompier Barbeque’s first big trip up to Devon this week! Zander, Roan and Ben are off to to the Talisker Whiskey Coastal Challenge with IGO Adventures tomorrow to feed some adventurous folks with a delicious open fire cooked menu. Follow along on Pompier Barbeque instagram to see what the guys get up to!
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EASTER SUNSHINE
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
What an amazing Easter we were lucky enough to have down here! The sun shone all weekend and we hope lots of you enjoyed spending time back on the beach and the water! Thank you to all our lovely customers who came down and enjoyed the live music and Easter trail too! Fingers crossed for some more lovely sunshine very soon!
FERRY BOAT CAPS ARE BACK
Monday 15th April 2019
Our ever popular Ferry Boat Caps are back in stock and available to buy now only from the pub, we have 2 new colours for 2019, but you’ll have to make a trip to the pub to pick one up! Don’t wait too long as they seem to sell out super fast….what better excuse for a trip to the pub!
NEW SPRING MENU
Tuesday 8th April 2019
Nothing gets us more excited for the new Season as our Spring Menu. With plenty of the Ferry Boat Classics we all love (Mackerel tacos…) and some new amazing dishes to try including the Smoked Fish Plate and updated Chicken Schnitzel we hope you will all love it as much as we do. There is also a new sandwich and snack menu running through the day time and of sourse our updated Daily Specials…feeling hungry yet?
PLASTIC FREE HELFORD RIVER
Monday 7th April 2019
We are so proud to have been given the ‘Plastic Free’ award for Helford Passage. This means that as a business we are now completely free of single use plastics including straws and plastic glasses which goes a long way to preserving this beautiful place we are lucky enough to share.
Thankyou for your continued support and look out for some great Beach clean initiatives coming soon.
OUR NEW LITTLE BUSINESS
Sunday 17th March 2019
We are so excited to finally be telling you about our new little venture, Pompier Barbeque! We have been working on our beautiful French Fire Engine over the last few months and will be sharing more pictures of her very soon! We will be serving delicious, slow smoked BBQ food starting this Spring at food festivals, private events and at our very exciting partnership with IGO events at some incredible locations around the UK (head to www.igoadventures.com/team/bentowill/ to find out more).
This project has long been a dream of ours and we are so looking forward to serving up some the amazing food this Summer. Follow us on instagram or our website (launching very soon)to follow our journey and get updates on locations as we announce them!
BRISTOL GIG CLUB CHRISTEN THEIR NEW BOAT ‘CONCORDE’
Friday 8th March 2019
Some lovely images of the lovely new boat ‘Concorde’ being blessed and launched from the beach on Friday. The Bristol Gig club made the trip down to the Helford Passage for their new boats first launch, painted in traditional ‘Bristol Blue’ and looking beautiful.
NEW COMPOSTABLE CUPS FROM ORIGIN
Monday 4th March 2019
We are happy to announce that we are now using Origin Coffee’s compostable cups for all our takeaway coffee’s. These clever little cups are made of completely compostable cardboard so even if you forget your reusable cup you can still enjoy a coffee on the beach without feeling guilty…..or a hot chocolate with whipped cream!
OPEN FOR THE SEASON !
Friday 1st March 2019
We are happy to announce we have fully reopened for the Season from 1st March!
The last few months have been full of repairing and updating lots of little elements around the pub, fresh coats of paint all around (its a lot of paint!) and planning and preparing for the busy year ahead.
We are back to open everyday from 10.30am for coffee and pastries, with Lunch served from 12pm and Dinner from 5pm. We have lots of new ideas for the pub this year and a some exciting announcements about new projects and some great events coming which we will share soon. We look forward to seeing you all this year!
The Ferry Boat Team
Ferry Boat finds No.5 - Verdant Seafood Bar
Thursday 28th February 2019
We were so excited to visit the latest addition to Falmouth’s food scene. This Taproom inspired space is beautiful and efficiently designed with a mix of communal tables alongside some smaller tables for 2. The menu is delicious with small plates of mostly fish dishes designed to share …we obviously felt compelled to try them all and each one was quickly devoured! As expected the beer is amazing too, with Verdant brew fast becoming one of Cornwall’s standout Independent Brewers. We loved every bite and can’t wait to visit again soon.
All images from Verdant Seafood bar Instagram