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The Old Grammar School

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19 St. Mary's Street, Truro, England
01872278559
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene
Description: A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best...
A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best dining with fresh lunches during the day and lively fresh and original tapas on the evening. Matched with a great coffee, cocktails, wine and beers.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
wonderful tapas

went here on a wet monday in Febuary after staff at another establishment locally were "too busy " to serve me. wonderful Adams beer and great value. Had nachos with pulled pork which was divine and a huge portion for only £6.60...delighted

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Matthew H
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went here on a wet monday in Febuary after staff at another establishment locally were "too busy " to serve me. wonderful Adams beer and great value. Had nachos with pulled pork which was divine and a huge portion for only £6.60...delighted

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Thank Matthew H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here on a quiet Wednesday night, the Tapas was fantastic and the service was spot on, attentive but not overbearing.

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Thank clj91
Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I often visit Old Grammar School on nights out for cocktails and a delightful atmosphere. Yesterday for the first time I sampled the food on offer at a friend’s birthday party. The table was booked for 8 oclock. When we arrived after purchasing drinks we were seated at the large table in the centre of the room as we were... More 

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2 Thank Cornishatheart2
Flushing, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a 2nd date here and the informal vibe this tapas venue gives made it perfect. Clearly popular as it was almost full early on and remained so for the evening. The food was outstanding and a good selection of cocktails also. could not fault it nor the staff

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1 Thank Gavin F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place a few times a number of years ago and really enjoyed it, so I thought we would make the trip! The food was great! My only small complaint was the bread not being warm but that is personal preference. There was some lovely cocktails but unfortunately we had to drive :( so we opted for the... More 

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Thank Dan G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They can host a party no matter how big!! My only issue with the whole establishment is that whilst visiting the male toilets, the staff would frequently visit the male toilets, access a storage cupboard there and leave the main toilet door open for the whole duration!!! The door fails to automatically close on its own but surely the staff... More 

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Thank Benjamin G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb service, top notch tapas and awesome atmosphere. Fantastic first visit, would highly recommend. Good selection of drinks and the tapas dishes were all nice and well put together. Will be back soon.

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Thank Gareth R
Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

or maybe it was chef's day off? my mushroom soup was small and quite cold, the laksa was ok, espresso undrinkable - thick and bitter. Have always liked TOGS until recently, poor cocktails last time too with no Tabasco at the bar and over £5 for a Bloody Mary...

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Thank Matthew T
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Just logged in to write a review of our visit on the 29th of December and can't disagree more with the last reviewer. The food was delightful and the atmosphere and cleanliness of the restaurant was second to none. The bathrooms are exceptionally clean too! Staff here were outstanding with a genuine interest in having a chat. Nice outside seating... More 

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Thank Adam W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place to meet friends for a cocktail or beer and even try the great selection of tapas. It's a must if your in Truro city centre.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 St. Mary's Street, Truro, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 01872278559

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best dining with fresh lunches during the day and lively fresh and original tapas on the evening. Matched with a great coffee, cocktails, wine and beers.

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