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Ben's Cornish Kitchen

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$$$
British, Contemporary
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West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
+44 1736 719200
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Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 453
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Lovely evening!

Our first visit although highly recommended by my daughter who has eaten here before. A very pleasant setting which, even whilst really busy never felt short of space. Simply decorated with a lovely ambience, and great service. We never felt rushed and for me, perfect timing between courses. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
tregiffian
,
Penzance
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Penzance
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our first visit although highly recommended by my daughter who has eaten here before. A very pleasant setting which, even whilst really busy never felt short of space. Simply decorated with a lovely ambience, and great service. We never felt rushed and for me, perfect timing between courses. The food was stunning! The Pork cheeks were oh so gorgeous, the... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I'm not frequently in Marazion but, during visits over the last two years, dining at Ben's has always been a great experience. While the room is simply decorated, the food, the wine and the service definitely make this "a destination". (Apologies for the cliche, but for me it's true.) There is little point dwelling on the menu as it changes... More 

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Reading, UK
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This was a wild card choice we went for instead of going for the safe bet of Nathan Outlaw. It was a good meal and a pleasant atmosphere but it had some flaws to the food which let down an otherwise high quality preparation (lobster pasta was tasteless, bread was disappointing, lamb came with deep fried breaded lamb pieces which... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Outstanding food, the gnocchi is superb! Do the table d'hote lunch if you are unable to stretch to dinner. Locally sourced produce, prepared by an innovative Artisan chef who loves to amaze. This is one of those "Just do it" places that may well surprise you with its take on how a plate of food should look. Reserve and Collect!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked well in advance for a table as the previous summer they were already fully booked. We booked for lunch as they have a set menu which is very good value for the standard of food you are served. We had a table downstairs by the window. They were very accomodating to our 13 year old and offered a... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A wonderful restaurant serving gorgeous food with excellent service. What more could you want? Only the ground floor was open as it was early in the season but this made for more intimate dining. The menu was interesting, the food intensely flavoured and cooked to perfection.

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Marazion, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We and friends have been to Ben's several times over the last 18 months. Food is always good unlike some places in Cornwall. Please continue the high standard.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Ben's Cornish Kitchen is a haven of happiness! If you like great food, each course lovingly paired with a suitable glass of wine, in a atmosphere that soothes your soul from the second you step through the door, then look no further! Well worth the 8 hour round trip from Dorset!!!

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We only just managed to book a table for dinner on a Thursday night. Great attentive service and exceptional food. All three courses were a delight, especially my dessert which I had to order - the curry plate. I am not a fan of rice pudding or cardamoms but something suggested that this dish had to be good and the... More 

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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103 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I had made a note of this restaurant following a favourable review from a national newspaper, as it seemed an appropriate place to "celebrate" the end of a week's walking on the coastal path. It has a fairly subdued exterior but it is spacious and comfortable (on 2 floors) inside. Service was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient with (to my mind)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Marazion
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 719200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 56
  • Cuisine: British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?