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Alverne

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30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
01736-36-60-07
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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely dinner

I had heard about Alverne Restaurant before and finally went in. Surprised by the excellent service and delicious food. Lovely atmosphere. Definitely coming back soon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Laura U
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I had heard about Alverne Restaurant before and finally went in. Surprised by the excellent service and delicious food. Lovely atmosphere. Definitely coming back soon.

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Cornwall
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Yet again a faultless experience, great food and service, wide range of wines and drinks. thoroughly recommended.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

As usual,being a typical bloke,i left Valentines a tad late to book anywhere,but totally forgot about The Alverne,even tho i pass it every day,went in,was given an option of what time i`d like to dine and bingo,the evening went swimmingly.The meal,staff and general atmosphere was spot on,don`t rule this place out or forget about it like i shockingly did,going back... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is one of our favourite restaurants for lunch and we have never been disappointed with the excellent lunches we have had over the years. On this occasion we thought we would treat ourselves to breakfast and we were delighted we did. What sets this restaurant apart from many others is not only the chefs skill but the quality and... More 

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penzance
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We recently went to The Alverne for dinner on Valentines day evening. Have been to this restaurant many times during the day which we can't fault for what you get to what you pay. However have never been in the evening, we were extremely disappointed with the portion sizes and left feeling hungry. For the price £19 main and what... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

First time dining here and we were referred by people heading to the restaurant. We had all seafood dishes and the food was prepared fresh and attention to detail outstanding. The service is spot on and very affordable dining. A very enjoyable evening.

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penzance
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

For a special lunch for two, or a gaggle of Ladies who Lunch, the Alverne is ideal; extensive menu with regular items, and a blackboard menu which changes regularly; nice wine list, some bottle only, some half-bottle, some large or small glass. Everything cooked to order but no long delays. Cheerful knowledgable staff; booking not alwaysnecessary but it does help... More 

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Mytilene, Greece
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114 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was pre birthday celebration for seven of us and we had an awesome time! The food was fantastic and the service matched it. It is very easy to find and a great restaurant to start your holidays if you are staying nearby such as the Carnson house. They too recommend this restaurant. We had a right mix of food.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Great coffee shop, friendly staff and good selection of cakes and beverages; attracts a nice repeat customer base! Good location off high street.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Popped in to try the breakfast. It was nice but thought it was overpriced for what it was. Nice setting but thought service was slow. Only 3 tables occupied at the time.

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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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