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“Perfect!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ben's Cornish Kitchen

Ben's Cornish Kitchen
West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
+44 1736 719200
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Ranked #1 of 19 restaurants in Marazion
Price range: $21 - $62
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Penzance, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

As a local, I bring my guests to Ben's regularly. Especially like to bring those who live around the London area! Visited twice in as many weeks and it is always excellent. Guests are always shocked, in the best possible way, at the quality and the standard and the imaginitive mix of the menu. They are impressed by the service, wine, hospitality, decor and the price.
The general opinion is "wish we had a restaurant like this where we live, it's amazing; you are so lucky"!
The lamb and the beef were superb and the turbot starter was lovely as was the lobster bisque. I could easily dine here every night of the week!!! So thank you Ben's Cornish Kitchen team for adding to the endless joys of living in Cornwall!

  • Visited October 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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Northwich
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Simply awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Had a family meal here towards the end of our holiday and it was the perfect choice for a nice family meal. Our 10 year old was struggling a little with the menu so they modified a dish for her to suit her tastes, she had a fantastic piece of plain cod and handmade chips which she devoured with gusto. The quality of the food was amongst the best I've had and it was cooked to perfection.

Visited August 2013
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Surrey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Food that sends you to heaven and back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This has to be one of the best places to eat in Cornwall, also the most hospitable.
The food was cooked to perfection, any questions asked about how Ben cooked something was even written down for me and we went to the kitchen after out meal to meet Ben the chef...what a lovely man, and a real wow to the cleanliness of the kitchen and the happy staff

Now if you want to taste something quite exciting...the desert, Marathon |Pudding, it warns a 15 minute wait but oh how exciting this was when you tasted the first mouthful...sheer mouthwatering delicious and unexplainable delight!!!! yes, I would say perfect!
Above excellent...everything was perfect, and all washed down with a very tasty Chianti Classico Reserva 2009
If you walk past here...you will have missed a meal that will never be forgotten

  • Visited October 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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Fabulous food & excellent service...this place is wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We went to Ben's Cornish Kitchen on the recommendation of our friends who live in West Cornwall and what a choice! This restaurant is a true gem and has some of the most imaginative menu options we have seen for some time! Everything about our visit was perfect....the place is well designed with relaxed & welcoming decor and with tables well spaced (a great touch and too often ignored in some restaurants). The service from start to finish was spot on and as for the food....every course was just so tasty and beautifully presented! Another 'tick' were the prices....really superb value and in London this quality would be at least double the price! Great place to eat and a huge well done and congratulations to the whole team. A great night.

  • Visited October 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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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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“Ben's Cornish Kitchen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My husband & I have just had a lovely week in Marazion with a friend who we wanted to take out for dinner. We wandered around the main area of Marazion looking for a suitable venue and came across Ben's Cornish Kitchen. We thought it was probably just open for breakfast & Lunch by the name and appearance. Do not be deceived. this is a 1st class restaurant with a menu that would look good in any top London restaurant. We were waited on by a waiter & 2 waitresses who appeared to be proud of what they were doing (which is unusual these days ) and delivered food and wine with real finesse. We complimented the waiter on the food and he invited us to tell Ben himself (who was the chef), which we did. The food was superb, the décor simple but elegant. Our friend asked how did the chef cook her lamb and the waitress came back with the recipe!! This restaurant is fine dining at its best.

  • Visited October 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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