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Folly House | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
+44 (0)1736 333363
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Sophias offers two luxery sea view rooms, above a small restaurant.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An excellent B&B with a smiling and very friendly owner.

Sophia's B&B is an excellent choice when staying in Penzance. Lynn welcomed us with a big smile and a great cup of coffee. We had a lovely, cosy and beautifully decorated double room at the ground floor facing the promenade. The smell of freshness of the room, the lovely big comfy double bed and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Ilias K
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Athens, Greece
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Athens, Greece
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Sophia's B&B is an excellent choice when staying in Penzance. Lynn welcomed us with a big smile and a great cup of coffee. We had a lovely, cosy and beautifully decorated double room at the ground floor facing the promenade. The smell of freshness of the room, the lovely big comfy double bed and the modern and spacious bathroom made... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I went to this establishment last year, i had a goats cheese salad for starters, and a crab linguine for main. I also went for a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. To begin with i was very pleased. The atmospher of the resturant was calm and peaceful, the views were lovely. I could see right onto the promenade, it really was... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Having come across Sophia's when visiting Penzance five years ago we were so pleased to re-visit. The food is still excellent as is the service. Our meals were freshly cooked to order, well presented, tasty and hot. We hope it will not be another 5 years before we return.

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I have dned at Sophia's several times now and it has never failed to please with the quality of food and friendly service. The restaurant is small, 5 tables only, so important to book first. Couldn't fault any of the dishes, a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience and worth every penny.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Staying at the CHy An Mor, we were a short walk away from Sophia's. It would have been a lovely walk along the promenade to get to Sophia's, if not for the stormy weather that day. We were fortunate to get a table as the restaurant was fully booked. There are only 4 tables in total, so you really should... More 

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Weston, Herts
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We dined four times in one week at this great restaurant. It is small so well worth booking in advance. Home cooked food at its best with a great variety on the set menu. The proprieter is the chef and she is very proficeint at achieveing some fantastic courses from saters to deserts. I would recommend all of the dishes... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Just spent a week in Penzance & this small restaurant ,part of the owners B&B, came highly recommended & was worth the visit.Super food, limited menu & wine list,great laid back service. very small restaurant so you'd need to book. Dined there twice in our week's break.I had fish-trio of Cornish fish then second visit plaice, divinely cooked; my wife... More 

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Plymouth
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

My husband and I fancied a night away from home and found Sophia's through a Sawday reccommadation. Sophia's was just lovely. Our room was great , very comfortable ,tasteful decor great bed and a fantastic shower, would reccomend on the shower alone !!!! We ate in the resturant and found the food to be really delightful, nice small menu and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

While staying at Sophia's, we took advantage of the great two course deal (£18) and had a great meal. The home-baked bread was incredible (just out of the oven), and special mention for the delicious chocolate brownie for dessert.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Sophia's was so good. The Cornish fish trio was moist, delicate, and so fresh that it melted in my mouth. My husband had the feta-infused, Greece-inspired meatball dish and it sent him over the moon. We continued our travels and he was still talking about those meatballs at our next destination.

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Address: Folly House | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1736 333363
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Folly House | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1736 333363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Sophias offers two luxery sea view rooms, above a small restaurant.

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