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12-14 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance, England
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A great meal!!

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and followed the great advice. We agree! Beautiful meal watching the boats going out for the night from the harbour and wonderful food. we previously we haven't been fish eaters but are now. Lovely meal. Ask for a seat by the window!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and followed the great advice. We agree! Beautiful meal watching the boats going out for the night from the harbour and wonderful food. we previously we haven't been fish eaters but are now. Lovely meal. Ask for a seat by the window!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stayed at The Smugglers for B and B whilst walking The Coastal Path. Stephen and Barbara were very welcoming. The room was lovely, beautifully decorated with our own patio outside the room. To top our B and B experience we had the best breakfast I've had in a long time. The whole experience was really fantastic.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Both myself and my wife dined at the restaurant during a recent visit to mousehole. The seafood was to die for with the best tasting scallops that I have ever had. My wife doesn't eat seafood however that was no problem as she had the steak which was perfect. The selections of desert was also impressive and tasted fantastic. Lovely... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Very warmly welcomed, Barbara is an excellent host and very friendly - it's clear she has a genuine passion for her business and guests. The room was comfortable, clean and had all the facilities you'd expect. The bed and pillows were exceptionally comfortable and there was plenty of tea and coffee available. The seagulls can be heard almost round the... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were looking for a decent fish restaurant in Newlyn and walked past the Smugglers on our way to a pub down the road, after a quick drink we decided on the Smugglers which turned out to be top rate as described by other reviews. The Hake was £15.95 and Lemon Sole £15.50. Parking in the area is terrible and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Having walked past a few times during the week and seen the Smugglers busy we called in on an afternoon and booked a table for the evening. We were greeted by Barbara on arrival, and offered a choice of tables overlooking Newlyn harbour - the restaurant really couldn't be better situated for watching the boats from which your dinner arrived... More 

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Borrego Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is week #2 of 13 weeks at 13 holiday homes in the UK. We discovered The Smugglers on Tuesday and had a phenomenal meal in warm, gracious perfectly appointed surroundings and booked again for an equally delightful experience on Friday. We've eaten well all over the world and The Smugglers rates a 10 of 10 in our book. a... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Although we live nearby and have walked past this restaurant many times this was our first visit. What a great find! Good food well cooked and well presented. Friendly and helpful service. Would definitely recommend.

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Beaconsfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

On a family holiday in Newlyn previous occupants of our rental cottage had recommended the Smugglers. We had walked past a few times and thought it looked quite nice. My partner had been so disappointed not to find any Cornish sardines in Cornwall that when he rang to book our table he asked if they were available. Immediately Barbara said... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were touring around Cornwall, so booked one nights stay in this restaurant with rooms, our bedroom was gorgeous, it's situated at the back of the building unfortunately no sea view, the room was very big, with a huge en suite, it was immaculate with a comfy bed, the only negative was the TV, the signal wasn't very good. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12-14 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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