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Pengenna Pasties

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9 High Street, St Ives, England
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The most tastiest pasties ever.

Huge Cornish pasties, so tasty, chunky cuts of meat and veg in a thick crust pastry all cooked fresh on the day, tried another pasty in the area, nothing compared to the Pengenna.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
rosey4468
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Huge Cornish pasties, so tasty, chunky cuts of meat and veg in a thick crust pastry all cooked fresh on the day, tried another pasty in the area, nothing compared to the Pengenna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The best pasties I've ever eaten as well as the biggest, the prices are very reasonable, the meat is very tender, not chewy at all, and the pastry is really soft. Just delicious and I highly recommend them to everyone!!

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

The pasties here are "Simply the Best". They are packed full of delicious high quality ingredients and represent great value for money. They are very large, tasty and extremely enjoyable. Even the pastry is golden and delicious. If you fancy something sweet, maybe try one of their fantastic Eccles Cakes. Warmed with Clotted Cream is as good as it gets!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Without a doubt, the best pasty you can buy in St Ives. A lovely little shop delicious pasties. The pasties are incredibly tasty. Yummy, well seasoned meat meat with nicely cooked cooked veg all held together in a light crispy casing. Worth buying one if your in St Ives and then eating on sea front watching the waves crash in.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the king of pasties. I generally refuse them as they're so often dry, tasteless pastry with a little peppery filling. Not this one! They are jammed with filling in the most delicious, crispy pastry. Sit round the corner on the sea front and enjoy yourself! Excellent steak filling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We've been to St Ives on many occasions over the years and we all agree that Pengenna is THE place for a pasty in the town. Filled to the brim with meat and veg. Great pastry and served beautifully warm. Grab one of these delicious beauties and then head to the harbour or the beach to soak in the views.... More 

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Everyone has different views, but Pengenna pasties are meaty, not too veggie and not too peppery. The pastry is very tasty and light. A delicious pasty!

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Have a holiday home in St Ives and every time we're there we won't get our pasties from anywhere else but here! :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Called here Thursday last for a couple of pasties..We have eaten Pengenna pasties for years and really enjoyed them.However this was a dreadful experience..Bland and tasteless is the best way to describe the one I had & the meat was full of gristle..My wifes was over seasoned with salt..Both pasties were inedible..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I bought a veg pasty from pengenna and was thoroughly disappointed with what I was presented with. Not only was the vegetable pasty full of unwanted veg such and peas and sweet corn and courgette of all things?!? (I love all of those vegetables but they don't belong in a pasty) I have much trouble finding a vegetarian pasty with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 High Street, St Ives, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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