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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR183AE, England
01736 366890
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Ranked #23 of 146 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
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were made to feel very welcome by all of the staff whose attention to detail and service was excellent and the evening view looking out over the bay added to the atmosphere. The food in the restaurant was so good that we ate there four nights in a row. If you want good food and service then this is... More

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

Dear Guest, we are very pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed the food and service we provided in our restaurant and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Brighton UK
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We ate here when staying in the hotel (Hotel Penzance) with our 90 yr old mum for 3 nights. The staff were always friendly and courteous. The restaurant manager, Monika, Natalie and Jessica could not have been more helpful. Food was of a uniformerly high standard with vegetarian, fish and meat dishes. The Cornish mussels were the best I've ever... More

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

Dear Guest, thank you for review and we are very pleased your dining experiences with us was up to your high standard whilst at the same time giving you a relaxing and friendly time. More

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We came here for an afternoon tea, it was really good was enough for three people couldn't eat it all, the staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to make us feel comfortable, lovely surroundings and fantastic views.

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

Dear Guest, we are so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon tea. We are very lucky to be in such a lovely spot which enables you to dine whilst giving you fantastic views over Penzance Harbour and Mounts Bay. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lovely location, good food, good service. They don't even rip you off on the wine. Good combination package with Hotel Penzance which is a great place to stay.

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

Dear Guest, We are very glad you enjoyed everything about our restaurant and hotel and pleased we were able to offer you a great package for your stay. We look forward to welcoming you next time. More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Opted for "the full indulgence" afternoon tea option. Nice touch being able to selected sandwich filling and bread type rather than the stock cucumber and smoked salmon most places seem to inflict on people! Two of each mini cake so no need to carve everything up to try it. Great view around Penzance bay and peaceful spot to sit and... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments and we are pleased that the attention to detail in presenting your 'full indulgence' afternoon tea was appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing afternoon when you will be able to admire the fantastic views whilst dining. More

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Excellently cooked food, beautiful setting with sea views and great service. Our only complaint was that we received only half a duck breast each; but this was quickly resolved when we mentioned it. We would have happily paid slightly more to receive a full portion.

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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 your dining experience with us. We are pleased your query was resolved quickly and look forward to seeing you next time. More

UK
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you want a leisurely evening eating small but nicely presented tasty dishes, with attentive staff in a pleasant surrounding this might be for you. If you are a hearty eater you might be underwhelmed by the portion size and the wait between courses. I found main course of pea risotto particularly meagre in quantity, though desert and starter were... 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 dining with us. Your comments have been noted and thank you for bringing it to our attention. We look forward to seeing you again when you can experience the fantastic views across Mounts Bay and Penzance harbour. More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lovely evening. Romantic setting. A hidden gem overlooking Mount's Bay. A well thought out menu which caters for fish lovers as well as those who enjoy something a little more meaty. The service was of a high standard without being supercilious. Taking all this into account, the location, food and service, we were pleasantly surprised by the bill, good wine... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review and glad you enjoyed everything about your dining experience with us. The view over the Bay is sparkling today with the sun shine on it. We look forward to welcoming you again next time! More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
285 reviews 285 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Took the Brassiere menu for early evening supper and enjoyed the great seafood, fish and steak. The staff were helpful and service was prompt. This remains a favourite restaurant in Penzance, although parking on the hillside location is inevitably always a challenge, so be prepared! Recommended.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for again giving your dining experience at The Bay a great review. We look forward to welcoming you again next time! More

Surrey
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This visit was the best experience we have had to The Bay Restaurant at Hotel Penzance. The other two visits only being marred by a feeling that we were a bit rushed through our meal. This time however, we were given enough time to really enjoy the three courses and the wine. Can thoroughly recommend The Bay for a special... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for returning to the Bay and glad we made your evening special. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. 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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