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Alverne

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

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  • 65
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  • 32
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  • 7
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  • 5
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  • 0
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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
Wonderful meal

Wonderful meal and great service. Recommended to us and would go back. Good selection on the menu and fantastic food and good wines

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Alison C
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful meal and great service. Recommended to us and would go back. Good selection on the menu and fantastic food and good wines

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Mexborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Four of us ate from the fixed price menu. All the food was very nicely presented and tasty and fresh. Not the largest of portion sizes but we were just about full after all the three courses. My Son-in Law said he had the best ever pannacota there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Just popped in for brunch and was warmly welcomed. Breakfast was a mixture of pancakes, bacon, maple syrup, poached eggs etc and all very good. Well worth a visit !

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Having read other reviews we expected much more than sticky table tops (never a good sign), a gloomy 90s style interior and food that was priced at the higher end but definitely no better than average. Overcooked lamb, not quite cooked aubergine and general lack of seasoning left us underwhelmed and definitely not worth the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My girlfriend and I had a lovely evening meal here. The staff were very friendly and there was enough choice on the menu to satisfy most tastes. The food quality was excellent and at a reasonable price. Would definitely visit again next time we're in Penzance

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penzance
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We are frequent visitors to this lovely little bistro, lovely staff and lovely food, menu changes from time to time, always something to tempt you.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you go to Penzance you have to go there! prices are like London but worth it! They even had a vegan menu which i was happy about as for once i didn't have to ask for any modification! it was awesome! Try the chickpea, leak and potato soup (we had it without partisan and pesto), the bruschetta was great... More 

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Cornwall,ENGLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Decided to give it a try after good reviews from a friend who regularly visits. We both had fish, megrim with a few potatoes, samphire, asparagus and hake with mash. Both were good portions of fish and tasted fresh, I would have liked a few more potatoes though. All veg and sides were also very well cooked. Desserts were fine... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My friend and I were on holiday and came upon this place by chance. The decor is delightful and we were welcomed by friendly staff. I had a delicious duck and orange salad while my friend had scallops, which she said were cooked to perfection. Service was great too. Would definitely recommend.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I walked in for lunch after this restaurant was recommended by someone we met during breakfast. They spoke highly of the fish and were right on. It came with asparagus and a generous portion of potatoes. We will return tomorrow night for their early specials as the 3 course menu choices looked very good.

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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: British

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