WHO'D HAVE THOUGHT IT INN

Great Drinks. Great People. Great times.

Front.jpg
 

About the Who'd Have Thought It Inn

Our History

The Who'd Have Thought It Inn has had a licence since 1860 and was originally built as several cottages. Located in the rural village of St Dominick between Saltash and Callington, the pub boasts wonderful views of the River Tamar.


We're often asked about the origin of the name "Who'd Have Thought It Inn". In the 1851 census it is noted that Sheffield Cottages have an innkeeper residing there. Locals sometimes still refer to the pub as the 'Sheffield' - probably an evolution of the original name of the cottages themselves. At some point in it's early history the pub was named "The Butcher's Arms", and this name remained until the 1960's. Purchased in 1962 by Eddie Potter, who oversaw many of the alterations made to enlarge the pub, the reputation of the "Who'd" started to grow. After a delivery arrived for another "Butcher's Arms" nearby in St Ive, Eddie quoted a common Kentish phrase "Who'd Have Thought It" and the new name was born.

thumbnail_processed.jpg
 
IMG_20200704_124818.jpg

Opening Hours

In line with current Government guidelines we are closed. We are offering a takeaway service during this time. 

 

Contact Us

Caz and Tracey Fleming - Landlords

St Dominick, Cornwall, PL12 6TG, UK

01579 350214

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
 

01579 350214

St Dominick, Cornwall, PL12 6TG, UK

  • Facebook
  • Instagram