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36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Photo on http://www.flickr.com/photos/sy_chris_pz/5213953303/ Postcode...
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  • 4
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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
Doesn't look great from outside but pretty nice food

A bit off the tourist trail and a pub for locals the food was very good indeed - especially the prawn and crab salads. Food arrived promptly and not too expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Hemmo1968
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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257 reviews 257 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

A bit off the tourist trail and a pub for locals the food was very good indeed - especially the prawn and crab salads. Food arrived promptly and not too expensive.

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The food itself is worth a try, we were a little put off on arrival by the shabby pub exterior and bar area but we will definiTLY be returning again as the dinner we had here was good value for money and very tasty.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

If your're a local perhaps you are welcome here, as a casual visitor you are certainly not. Indifferent service and dreadful atmosphere with drunken locals reminding visitors that they aren't welcome, (who cares what these Emets think). Well us Emets can do without them but I doubt they can do without us! Best avoided.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great pub, we had to wait a little while for the food. It was well worth waiting for, we later found out there was genuine reason for wait as there was a problem in the kitchen.

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Hobart, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were told that this little pub did a reasonable meal! Understatement of the year, three of us ordered the fish parcels. The pub was very busy so we had a bit of a wait but the meal was absolutely delightful, the staff were very friendly and helpful the other guests were obviously locals so the atmosphere was good. I... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Took my family for a meal,Unsure when we pulled up but went in anyway Hospitality,Food,Guinness where all superb. Do not drive past this pub.

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to this pub on a Sunday afternoon quite busy friendly bar staff great menu a good selection of meat and fish dishes all freshly made. Nice game of pool. Slight draw back music very loud and i enjoy music but not where i have to lean into the ear of the bar maid, waitress even my partner to be... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A pub in the heart of the fishing community. This is where I ate every night. The fresh fish is amazing and generous. The menu has a good choice and the food well presented, freshly cooked.The local people and fishermen are very friendly as are the staff. This pub made my stay in Newlyn special.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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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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