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Alverne

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30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
01736-36-60-07
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
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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 of 5 stars
Favourite place to eat out in Penzance

Whether you want a quiet night for two or a catch up with a couple of friends this is wonderful. Relax and friendly atmosphere. The food is delicious and you never leave feeling hungry.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
JennifryD
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England, United Kingdom
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England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Whether you want a quiet night for two or a catch up with a couple of friends this is wonderful. Relax and friendly atmosphere. The food is delicious and you never leave feeling hungry.

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Thank JennifryD
Penzance, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

My husband and I eat here a lot, joined by other members of our family. The food has always been spot on, quality and quantity. As well as a regular menu, there is always a special board with delicious choices. Staff are friendly and helpful, always serving with a smile. Well worth visiting.

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Thank Josie C
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across the Alverne after a trip to the cinema with some friends. Had an excellent meal, reasonably priced and very good service. A wide range of tapas/light meals which was nice to see for someone who doesn't like being presented with a huge plateful, alongside a small selection of main courses, which suited the men in our group, who... More 

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Thank Ann B
Camborne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Very clean and great service, food ordered was very good also given very good service. Recommend this restaurant to anyone in Penzance.

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Thank Derek B
penzance
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

our 24th wedding anniversary, the alverne was a bit quiet as weather in penzance rather poor, our choice of window table, full menu and blackboard available, freshly and perfectly cooked to order, staff always friendly and attentive but not intrusive. always a nice dining experience.

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Thank michael t
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Dined here just a few days ago on a long weekend trip to Penzance with my mum. Lovely modern restaurant, though cosy and a nice atmosphere. The food was beautiful, my mother having the spinach and mushroom tart, and me the smoked salmon risotto (which they altered to my dietary requirements of being a coeliac) and then two vanilla creme... More 

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Thank MissesMish
Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Cosy friendly not so big.Outside in the summer(or to smoke!)(traffic within feet) Nice menu with seafood specials etc Note closed on Mondays ( probably out of season). Lunches and dinners with sofas for your coffee time. Reasonably priced. +44 1736 366007

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Thank farbaldereagle
Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Literally the epitome of a great , modern restaurant. Cracking local produce, well cooked and imaginitively presented. We booked a table after driving past and loving the look of the place. Simply and classily presented inside, service was brilliant and food to die for , we had goats cheese and heritage tomato salad , and bruschetta with pesto, tomatoes ,... More 

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Thank Thornburyfoodie
Hayle, United Kingdom
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900 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Meeting a friend for lunch it was my first visit here. The welcome was good,seating modern comfortable with the now standard 'Sofa' so far so good. Nice menu but different from that on the web site,I had Hummus and warm pitta bread which was delicious followed by Aubergine stack. Now the portion size, tiny and so in my experience a... More 

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Thank RoyL65
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I cannot praise Alverne too highly. Every time I am stuck for a place to dine in Penzance, I can always rely on Alverne to find me a table and serve a delicious and interesting meal. The service is efficient and always charming and it is excellent value for money. There is always a good choice of a la carte... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: 01736-36-60-07

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, British

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