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The Bakehouse Restaurant

Old Bakehouse Lane | Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
+44 (0)1736 331331
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Ranked #4 of 146 Restaurants in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $54
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the most historic part of Penzance, the Bakehouse is tucked away in its own secluded palm-filled courtyard. It is just off Chapel Street, which was runner-up in the Great British Urbanism Awards 2013.The Bakehouse is set on two floors, each with its own atmosphere. It is modern and contemporary yet warm and inviting, with displays showcasing local artists.Since 2004 owners Andy and Rachel Carr have been delighting their customers with the quality of their food and service. They are passionate about using only the best Cornish ingredients, sourcing their produce as locally as possible.The philosophy has been to take fantastic produce, cook it simply and let its flavour and quality shine. The food is colourful and bold, and the flexibility of the menu ensures that there is always something for everyone. It has the best selection of chargrilled steaks Penzance has to offer alongside the finest fish Newlyn fishermen can catch!The Bakehouse is included in The Good Food Guide 2012 and 2013 and holds the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.
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English first
Cornwall, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Tucked away in a little mews just off historic Chapel Street is this wonderful little restaurant. Brilliant service and lovely atmosphere. Tasty local produce presented very well.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

On 8th December, taking my other half here for his 65th Birthday was the best decision I could have made. Together with his son, the three of us had an outstanding meal and service. The Chef, finding out the Birthday Boy was a diabetic and unable to have a pudding, placed some fresh berries and a dollop of clotted cream... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

from the moment we walked in to leaving excellent service and excellent food, best steak ever cooked to perfection

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Penarth - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I come here every time I play a gig in Penzance. The hostess always remembers me - and makes me feel at home (maybe it's my hat and mustache?). My last meal was particularly excellent: crab followed by lamb with potatoes dauphinois. There is never any pressure of time which makes the meal relaxed. On another occasion I sampled a... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I had a really succulent T bone and pepper sauce, perfectly cooked and nice chips. Super value and good friendly service. My colleague had the special a mushroom risotto that she really enjoyed. Have been here before and will definitely return, this must be the best in Penzance.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our experience in this restaurant was wonderful. The food was first class - fresh, original, well presented and extremely tasty - and the service was very very friendly. We felt welcome as soon as we came in and just loved every aspect of our meal.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I came here almost exactly a year ago on my last trip to Penzance & had 2 lovely meals so sought it out this time. The hostess actually remembered me & once again made me feel welcome. Had lovely food - crab to start, followed by lamb with dauphinois for main & lemon tart for pudding. There was no rush... More 

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bedworth nuneaton
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

nearly didn't get to eat here, but the owner managed to squeeze us in without a reservation, and we had a great meal, my wife had the chicken in a lemon and honey sauce which was really succulent and very tasty, I had the rump steak which was cooked just how I like it. Also when I told the owner... More 

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Bramley, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Had a great meal here last week. Delicious food - bread is to die for and great range of delicious main courses. The hake in Tuscan stew was gorgeous. Staff were so friendly and didn't rush us at all even though we were late for our booking due to train hassle. Would recommend to anyone young or old who wants... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Wonderful service Wonderful food Wonderful wine The crab bisque starter was fantastic and enhanced by the home made bread with walnuts My wife had a lobster linguine which was also fantastic. I had Lemon sole, beautifully prepared, the fresh vegetables were just perfect, in fact beyond that. We will be back! Well done you the owners and the staff.

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Address: Old Bakehouse Lane | Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1736 331331
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 54
Cuisine: European

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