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30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had both lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Both was great. For dinner my wife had plaice and I had risotto with chicken breast. The risotto was very good and the chicken breast was done just right, not dry. My wife's fish was marvellous. Really recommend this restaurant.

Thank fwarme
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my wife and I ate here early on a Friday evening with the use a voucher given to us as a gift. The restaurant itself is very nice in its décor and ambiance. my wife had a starter, I didn't have one. my wife had a steak main course and I had the burger both which were very good. we... More 

Thank kernewek31
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good with menu changes each day so it's good for choices. Food is well prepared and served. The staff are friendly and helpful. It's a great place for coffee and seems popular. The only downside is that it is so busy At coffee time the noise from conversations reaches an irritating level, They all seem to shout... More 

Thank Raptormad
Cornwall, Canada
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Very obliging staff with an interesting menu. Always some decent specials. Wines are very reasonable.

Thank 275Sue
Redditch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

On holiday locally and the family had tapas starters and fresh fish mains... As well as desserts.... Wine was excellent.... Not cheap, but well made, fresh food served in a nice environment with attentive staff... Worth supporting good quality independent outlets like this one... Nothing but praise....

Thank Andrew S
Dublin, Ireland
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229 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited here for a very nice meal. Very friendly and good selection of food on the menu. I had the fish and my wife had chicken and both were very good. Would I go back yes definitely

Thank JOC834
Penzance, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Extensive menu with interesting combinations and daily specials with the focus on fish. Excellent service - a place to relax and take your time. Early diners menu is really good value and is of the same high standard. We visit regularly and are never disappointed.

Thank sandi f
Penzance, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Lively little place. Nice staff very clean good expresso. Nice little treats on the side of your hot drinks. Can recommend highly if a relaxing catch up is needed or just to escape for thirty mins

Thank 1rishr0ver
Leicester UK
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Thought we would give this place a go, difficult to judge from the outside as its below street leve, but very classy inside, clean and modern feel and although only 2 other tables eating ( it was mid week!) the place had an immediate nice feeling to it. The service was very good, quick and friendly. Food was superb! Wish... More 

Thank Ross B
St Ives, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Have dined here a few times, each time perfectly pleasant. Would recommend a visit especially at lunchtime. The menu has a Mediterranean lilt to it and always reasonably priced.

Thank JYPayne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, British, Spanish, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: 01736-36-60-07

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