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30 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QN, England
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Alverne by accident, it was raining, wanted a nice dinner for our first wedding anniversary and here we ended up! It couldn't have been more perfect! Warm welcome, amazing food and a lovely atmosphere, it was a Wednesday so lots of room for us and we had the loveliest lady looking after us. When we got our... More 

Thank sarahmac21
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Danish pastry made on the premises then this is the place to go. Not only do they serve a quality range of other hot and cold meals including local fish and Tapas, this up market coffee shop/restaurant is a relaxing yet buzzing venue. Very comfy settees and lovely decor all make for a visit which will not... More 

Thank bromley2014
Lausanne, Switzerland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and the service was friendly and efficient. We focused on the fish dishes and the specials were excellent. Very recommendable.

Thank Michael W
Penzance, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for dinner and a catch up with an old friend. The staff were very friendly and attentive, without being over baring. The food was very good, we shared the tapas. Plenty of food for two people and lots of variety. The puddings were exceptional.

Thank Ugnip53
Penzance, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A reliable restaurant that always offers friendly service, lovely food with good portion size at an affordable price. Guaranteed a nice night here

Thank davies672016
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 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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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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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44 reviews
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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....

1 Thank Andrew S

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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 Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QN, 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?