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36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Photo on http://www.flickr.com/photos/sy_chris_pz/5213953303/ Postcode...
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  • 31
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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Friendly Pub Good food

We stayed in Newlyn over New year and popped in to the Red Lion for the Tuesday night offer of steak and a bottle of wine for 2 for £30. Excellent steak served with chips and salad. Chose a bottle of pinot grigio to go with it. The Red lion is a traditional old pub and we found the staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
carolbellamy
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed in Newlyn over New year and popped in to the Red Lion for the Tuesday night offer of steak and a bottle of wine for 2 for £30. Excellent steak served with chips and salad. Chose a bottle of pinot grigio to go with it. The Red lion is a traditional old pub and we found the staff... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

At first I was weary of Cornwall in general, as I was warned by English people that they don't take kindly to outsiders. This could not be further from the truth at the Red Lion. I was lucky enough to dine there several times a week over a period of a few months. From the moment I first arrived I... More 

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Surrey
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This pub is opposite the harbour therefore has a decent view. There is a good choice of food including plenty of fish and it arrived promptly and well presented. OK beer and wine too.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I and my friend visited this quaint little pub overlooking Newlyn Harbour on a warm September evening for a quick dinner on our way back from a holiday in the Scilly Isles, and what a treat it was! The "fish parcel" was a terrific dish, probably the best fish dinner I have had in the last 10 years or so!... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

An old-fashioned pub where you can get good old-fashioned pub food at old-fashioned prices. Beer and wine good. Friendly if haphazard service. Nothing fancy, just a relaxing place to sit and chat awhile. Try also the Fisherman's Arms just down the street for a similar experience.

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Newport Isle of wight, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were recommended this pub as a great place to enjoy seafood meals. In particular we wanted to have crab salad. The pub itself was welcoming and the staff were very pleasant. We found the decor odd with a mixture of good old fashioned pub decor and some unusual clear perspex chairs. The starter we had was crab soup and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were all the day walking and we had still to go to the Minack Theatre at 8 and it was raining…. so we decided to stop to eat in the first pub that we found. What’s a surprise! The pub was full, all the tables were booked but the waitress was really nice and found a place for us... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Welcoming, friendly pub with tasty food. The landlord and his wife went out of their way to chat to us and make us feel at home.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice barman, good atmosphere, pool table, yummy food. We really enjoyed our time in this pub, welcomed our dog and we had a lovely meal in there. I would visit this pub again :)

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Newlyn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My fiancee and I have lived in Newlyn for just under 5 months now. We have been into the Red Lion a few times however, we had never eaten there until today. We had the Guinness Steak Pie and my word... it was mouthwatering! The steak flaked away and just melted in your mouth, amazing chips and beautifully presented. Well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub

Description

Photo on http://www.flickr.com/photos/sy_chris_pz/5213953303/ Postcode: TR18 5JP

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