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The Rifle Volunteer

Warm & Welcoming Village Pub and Restaurant

Open for food and drink 7 days a week

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Welcome to The Rifle Volunteer, St Anns Chapel.

Located in the stunning Tamar Valley, The Rifle Volunteer boasts dramatic views over the River Tamar and the surrounding countryside. With a warm and welcoming atmosphere, great home cooked classic pub dishes, real ales and a wide selection of drinks. The Rifle is the perfect place to meet friends and family.

The Rifle Volunteer has been at the heart of the community for the past 200 years. Today we are proud to continue to provide great quaity food using local producers and a comfortable and relaxing environment for all. We are a family friendly pub and well behaved dogs are welcome.

Christmas is Coming

Opening Hours

Christmas Eve: Open
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Open for drinks only from 3pm onwards.

We are now accepting Christmas Bookings

Find out more information by clicking here


Food Service Hours

Monday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Tuesday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Wednesday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Thursday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Friday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Saturday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-8:00pm
Sunday 12pm-3pm | 5pm-7:00pm

Well behaved dogs are welcome anywhere in the pub. We also have water bowls and blankets freely available.

Reviews And Ratings


- MarganKen -


“Family lunch excellent”

" We had lunch yesterday with 2 coeliac grandchildren....great choice of gluten free meals, our grandson said the gf fish and chips were the best hed had. Staff very friendly as always. "


- Noodleburger -


“Fab Pub. Fab Food.”

" This Is a really lovely pub. Beautiful views across Cornwall and Dartmoor. Staff and really professional during COVID restrictions. Food is so good. Been 5 times in last 3 months and every time it has been great. Really reasonable prices as well. Definitely recommend "


- spookle -


“Lovely place with good food”

" Had a really good meal here with a lovely view from our table. Very nice staff and good covid prep. Very thorough cleaning observed. "


- Elizabeth H -


“Great place to eat.”

" How lovely to see this Pub up and running under capable hands. Freshly decorated and clean. Covid precautions in place and friendly efficient staff. The food was delicious and homely. Congratulations. "


- Trevellyanj -


“Opening night”

" Spent this evening at the Rifle Volunteer, a very nice opening night, will be the first of many nights to come im sure, still fully recommended this pub with its new owners and looking forward to trying the food soon "




Food Hygiene Rating of 5/5 Stars


TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Pub Quiz
16th December 2021

Pub Quiz 8.00pm

Join us for our monthly pub quiz here at the Rifle. No need to book, just turn up for a great evening and to test your knowledge.