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Sophia's B&B

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Promenade | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
+44 1736 333363
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This little B&B run by the lovely Lynn is an absolute gem if you are looking for a comfortable, spotlessly clean and elegant place to stay. Our room was gorgeous with views over the sea, a fabulous bathroom and the breakfast was cooked to order by Lynn with everything fresh and homemade. You would be daft not to book this... More 

Thank Amanda H
Athens, Greece
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Sophia's B&B is an excellent choice when staying in Penzance. Lynn welcomed us with a big smile and a great cup of coffee. We had a lovely, cosy and beautifully decorated double room at the ground floor facing the promenade. The smell of freshness of the room, the lovely big comfy double bed and the modern and spacious bathroom made... More 

Thank Ilias K
St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

I went to this establishment last year, i had a goats cheese salad for starters, and a crab linguine for main. I also went for a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. To begin with i was very pleased. The atmospher of the resturant was calm and peaceful, the views were lovely. I could see right onto the promenade, it really was... More 

4 Thank James B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2012

Having come across Sophia's when visiting Penzance five years ago we were so pleased to re-visit. The food is still excellent as is the service. Our meals were freshly cooked to order, well presented, tasty and hot. We hope it will not be another 5 years before we return.

3 Thank jamesfurze
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

I have dned at Sophia's several times now and it has never failed to please with the quality of food and friendly service. The restaurant is small, 5 tables only, so important to book first. Couldn't fault any of the dishes, a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience and worth every penny.

6 Thank 10946DavidC
Singapore, Singapore
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156 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

Staying at the CHy An Mor, we were a short walk away from Sophia's. It would have been a lovely walk along the promenade to get to Sophia's, if not for the stormy weather that day. We were fortunate to get a table as the restaurant was fully booked. There are only 4 tables in total, so you really should... More 

2 Thank wendywelding
Weston, Herts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

We dined four times in one week at this great restaurant. It is small so well worth booking in advance. Home cooked food at its best with a great variety on the set menu. The proprieter is the chef and she is very proficeint at achieveing some fantastic courses from saters to deserts. I would recommend all of the dishes... More 

2 Thank RupertTBear
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

Just spent a week in Penzance & this small restaurant ,part of the owners B&B, came highly recommended & was worth the visit.Super food, limited menu & wine list,great laid back service. very small restaurant so you'd need to book. Dined there twice in our week's break.I had fish-trio of Cornish fish then second visit plaice, divinely cooked; my wife... More 

1 Thank david a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

My husband and I fancied a night away from home and found Sophia's through a Sawday reccommadation. Sophia's was just lovely. Our room was great , very comfortable ,tasteful decor great bed and a fantastic shower, would reccomend on the shower alone !!!! We ate in the resturant and found the food to be really delightful, nice small menu and... More 

3 Thank claire056
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2012

While staying at Sophia's, we took advantage of the great two course deal (£18) and had a great meal. The home-baked bread was incredible (just out of the oven), and special mention for the delicious chocolate brownie for dessert.

1 Thank Alexandra M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade | Promenade, Penzance TR18 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 333363
Sophias offers two luxery sea view rooms, above a small restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?