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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR183AE, England
01736 366890
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Ranked #23 of 148 Restaurants in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $72
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Bay in Penzance is a relaxed, airy and modern restaurant with a cheery atmosphere. The evening menu is seasonally updated and the All Day Dining menu includes a daily changing Menu De Jour. The restaurant prides itself on locally sourced produce from locally caught fish to dairy and meats from local farms. They even have Cornish wine! In the summer months guests can eat on the outdoor deck with stunning views across Mount's Bay and over the rooftops to Penzance harbour.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A great welcome and warm atmosphere in the restaurant, Good attentive service Veggie option was delicious Nice cosy lounge with fire to retire to after dinner for coffee etc, with a superb view of the bay. Would definitely recommend, and would return if in Penzance again cost of dinner very reasonable

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, we are very happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us, especially the option of having coffee in front of our lovely fire in the lounge. Why not take advantage of our 2 4 1 cocktails between 5-6pm in there next time you visit. More 

london
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Another trip to Penzance and another great diner at the Bay. Lovely setting, impecable service and excellent food!

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, we are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience once again with us. With Valentine's and our Wine Tasting experience Menu on the 28th February we have lots to look forward to, and perhaps to see you soon. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great evening meal, wine and atmosphere. Staff were very attentive and knowledgeable about their products.

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Happy New Year and glad you had a great evening and dining experience. We are happy the team were able to help with your menu choices and looked after you. Its half price dining here at The Bay until March - you must purchase a voucher first though. More 

cornwall, UK
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Looking for somewhere for a late lunch so we could combine our trip to the far west of Cornwall with a look at the Mousehole lights, we happened upon the Bay, which I had read about but never tried. From first to last, our experience was a positive one. The receptionist who took my reservation could not have been more... More 

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your detailed review and we are very happy you enjoyed your dining experience and you went away repleat. Our brasserie menu is so versatile in that you can have as little or as many courses as you wish - perhaps next time a main and a dessert accompanied by a glass of wine to accompany... More 

London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here on Boxing day. They serve quality food, well prepared and presented, accompanied by good service. Their food was generally very tasty and with interesting full flavors. Nothing bland or boring, yet nothing spicy. I had the pigeon breast followed by crispy herbed polenta and roasted vegetables. All very good. I thought the pistachio... More 

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your dining experience on boxing day. I will pass on your comments to the rest of the team who will be very appreciative. We would all like to send our best wishes for 2015 and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A must if you are in Penzance. Very friendly staff, great location and lovely food. Although it would have been helpful to point out the anchovy sauce on the steak when we asked about the dish during ordering. This din't put us off though and we enjoyed our evening so much we know you will too. Go there.

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, The team are all very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience here at The Bay. Members of staff are trained to know every ingredient in the dishes served on our brasserie menu and would have been only too pleased to explain the contents of a Café de Paris butter. We are glad that it didn't spoil your... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This restaurant comes highly recommended. The ingredients are fresh and the chef and staff really care about your food experience, careful about food intolerances and make everything seem as it is not too much trouble. The staff managed to make afternoon tea special for a lactose intolerant and also managed to make a great evening meal for the same lactose... More 

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for taking the time to post your review and that you had an incredible dining experience with us. The team here always go the extra mile to ensure you have a lovely time. Wishing you a very merry christmas and a happy and healthy 2015 and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The service was excellent and fast. The portions are on the small side, but made up for in the quality.

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very happy you enjoyed your dining experience and your comments have been noted. May I take this opportunity of wishing you a very merry christmas and a happy new year for 2015. More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Let me say right from that start that this is not a "cheap night out" The food was amazing in flavour and presentation but the portions are small (Typical Nouvelle Cuisine) I don't like being over-faced with food which is just as bad as minuscule portions which is exactly what this was! For starters I had Red Mullet and my... More 

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for your review and your comments have been noted. May I take this opportunity of wishing you both a very merry christmas and a happy new year. More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We returned to The Bay for a meal. The food was outstanding both in presentation and taste. My only gripes are that the staff did not look very smart, in fact the head waiter/manager was just in shirt and tie no waistcoat or jacket. Also he was very poor at interacting and seemed very cold and unwelcoming unlike the waitress... More 

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Kehribar, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the food served to you. Your other comments have been noted and are being investigated. We do hope to see you again very soon to sample more delicious food and don't forget the Dine in Style menu is served until the 10th December. More 

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Additional Information about The Bay Restaurant

Address: Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR183AE, England
Phone Number: 01736 366890
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 72
Cuisine: British

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