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The Turks Head

Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
01736 363093
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Ranked #24 of 147 Restaurants in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, Bar, Pub, Grill
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We ate here on a Sunday evening. We had a decent bottle of wine & bangers & mash. This was a tasty plateful. The cheese plate was very disappointing with 4 thin portions of tired cheese. However we would eat there again as the atmosphere is good, staff give good service & a large plate of ok food is guaranteed.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

what a great little pub with food. Friendly spotless and full of character and very appropriate as it is the oldest pub in Penzance. Over the course of a two day stay in Penzance it was a welcome resting place with great staff. what a treat to be smiled at by staff who were both interesting and interested.

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Sheffield
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I ate here twice, during my stay in Penzance because I was impressed by the service, the food and the friendly welcome. None of the dishes I tried were a let-down, and the portions were generous (perhaps a little too generous in the case of the lamb's liver and mash - but I always forget that I have a limited... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

eeling satisfied enough to either want to walk it off or head home for a nap in this case I felt like neither I just wondered where my money had gone a smaller ration of spuds is hard to imagine and why ( just because i ordered lamb ) was I deprived of the large Yorkshire pudding that came with... More

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

Another poncy review..!!! We can only apologise that we didn't come up to standard,it is our intension to always make the customer experience a great one. We on the whole get it right but occasionally we do need a little help from the customer, especially if the customer is not happy about some part of their meal. We will always... More

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My partner and I eat here a lot as locals and love it. The food is fab and the service is brill. Love coming here and escaping from the world and enjoying the food and lovely atmosphere

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

many thanks for your review. we are pleased that your experience was a positive one More

Isle of Wight
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Olde worlde pub with good beer and I am also reliably informed good food. Called in on our last night in Penzance and had a very good end to our holiday

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thank you for your review More

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

Unexpected gem, this bustling friendly pub serves excellent quality local food. We had delicious locally caught mackerel and slow-cooked braised steak. Good value too.

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

many thanks for your review we are always pleased to hear that people have had a good experience at the turks head More

London
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A good, old fashioned British pub in a seaside town and though we just popped in to meet friends for a drink, I'd like to eat here. We were there on a Sunday lunchtime and the roast dinner looked great AND they cater for vegetarians. Will go back. Aldo has a nice little garden.

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

many thanks for your review of your experience on sunday. we look forward to seeing you again More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I visit the Turks Head every evening whenever I stay in Penzance (about 2-4 times per year) and I have never been disappointed. This time was no exception and there was the added bonus of many new dishes on the menu as well as the old favourites. The food is always fresh and local, and is cooked and presented perfectly.... More

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

thank you for your review and look forward to seeing you again soon More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited the Turk's on a midweek evening and were offered a really warm welcome by our waitress (Sarah - I think) and she looked after us very well. The food was excellent and overall we had a very enjoyable meal. With two children (6&8) we didn't hang around for long after eating and we were able to pay up... More

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turkshead40, Owner at The Turks Head, responded to this review

thank you for your kind review. we try to offer everyone a warm welcome on entering the turks head More

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Additional Information about The Turks Head

Address: Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
Phone Number: 01736 363093
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood, Bar, Pub, Grill

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