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“very good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Lifeboat House Bistro

The Old Lifeboat House Bistro
The Old Lifeboat House | Wharf Road, Penzance, England
01736-36-94-09
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Ranked #1 of 152 Restaurants in Penzance
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Penzance
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Four of us went there recently ,and I have to say we had a very nice meal,all freshly prepared and hot ,using good quality local ingredients.
The staerter for two that I shared with my wife is a great idea whereby you can try most of the starters. on one plate.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Homemade”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

A huge sandwich ( l normally order chips as the sandwich tends to be small) and chips for me. Real potatoes cut into chips not frozen and a doorstep of a sandwich, I couldn't eat it all.
Will be back !

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Whitby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Fabulous food and great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We visited the old lifeboat house bistro on the last night of our stay in Penzance in September this year and found it simply lovely. The Restaurant had a nice feel to it with a very tempting menu. The service was excellent and attentive without being "over the top" and the food was just stunning. The lady who welcomed us in to the restaurant and waited on us was friendly and easy to get on with. The Bistro is also nice just to stop at and have a coffee and a piece of cake during the day which we did on the day we left. We sat outside with a view across the harbour and watched the world go by - fabulous. We'll be back ASAP.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent food, fabulous service and amazing location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Really great food, served by friendly staff in a fabulous building with amazing works of art for sale. Can't wait to go back in warmer weather and enjoy the amazing views from the outside seating area.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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penzance
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch at the Old Lifeboat House after seeing how nice it looked from the outside and we were not disappointed. The burger was fabulous and the fish pie gorgeous. Nice selection of wines too. The inside has a lovely atmosphere and outside there are tables overlooking the harbour. The prices are very reasonable indeed for the quality of food they serve. Will definitely be returning soon.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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