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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 147 Restaurants in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $52
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
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful food, fantastic hosts and great setting. I have been to the Bakehouse several times and loved it each single time. The lemon tart is exceptional!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was a recommendation from the proprietor whose property I had rented for the week. A lovely little restaurant off the beaten track in a cobble square. The menu was set for New Year's Eve and all I had my eye on was the steak. It was juicy, succulent and cooked medium rare how I like. Pudding was cheeses from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

i often go to this restaurant with my parents and friends. the service is excellent, they always remember me everytime i go in. the food is excellent. probably one of the best stakes iv tasted in this country. only one that was better was a £70 i-filet steak, i had in australia, but not far in comparison . will always... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We have been having an xmas meal here for a few years now. The food is enjoyed by all and its a friendly but an hour for a cold starter is too long for us. Apparently they have a small kitchen and you have to be prepared to wait. Somewhere else next year.

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This restaurant is in a good location and is very good in size. The staff were lovely and welcoming. The steaks were nice and the service was great. The portion sizes were really good. However, I was a little disappointed that you have to order all your main side orders separately from the steak such as chips, onion rings and... More 

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Cornwall, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 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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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
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99 reviews 99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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 30 - 52
Cuisine: European

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