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The Coldstreamer

Gulval, Gulval, Penzance TR18 3BB, England
+44 1736 362072
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Gulval
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $34
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
uk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went along with Vincent's sense of humour initially,when he told us if we chose the most boring dish on his menu, we'd only get paper napkins. We were served two of the same dishes, though we'd ordered two different ones. As there were no staff in sight for about 15 minutes, I eventually just ate mine. Our drinks didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food lived up to the menu, all really tasty. It was all fresh food as well. The waiter had really good knowledge of their wines as well as the menu. Will visit again, and recommend to friends.

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Kent
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stayed one night here which was our first night of a five night break visiting Cornwall. We got room 3 which I knew from reading previous reviews was great as we wouldn't be as disturbed by the church clock that is situated right opposite the pub. A lovely BIG room with a fantastic power shower. We ate in the... More

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Otley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Not much to write home about. The food was OK, although the chicken liver parfait was not very nice. Fortunately there wasn't much of it. The pub doesn't have much atmosphere, and the menu isn't very inspired. The landlord and waiting staff were efficient and polite - friendly would be stretching it a bit. It wouldn't be top of my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had a lovely meal here with my boyfriend, both really enjoyed it. Was busy and the service was great. Food was delicious and they had a good selection to choose from, would definitely go back! The French manager/owner was also really friendly, good atmosphere :)

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We ate here two nights when we stayed, once in the restaurant from the a la carte and once from the pub snack/ tapas menu. For the restaurant I would say that the food was mixed, some parts excellent and worthy of the price and some less so. The starters dressed crab and salted cod balls (bacalao - I think!)... More

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Bonsall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Again before going on our holidays found this via trip advisor. What luck. The food was delicious. The owner/manager? had a brilliant sense of humour and really made our night.

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Different, but pleasant, friendly even though our dog was not French. was not expecting this experience in small, lovely village, but it made us laugh anyway. excellent ladies loo's

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Truro, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We used to eat regularly at the Coldstreamer and enjoyed the food very much. Over the past year standards have slipped and the food standard has dropped so we don't go anymore.

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Cumbria
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I believe there is a new chef since our last visit but you honestly wouldn't be able to tell. I had the same meal two consecutive nights as it was so good! Hake cooked beautifully on crushed new potatoes. Couldn't fault a thing with the meal. My boyfriend enjoyed his meals both nights aswell (he had something different both nights).... More

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