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30 Alverton Street, Penzance, England
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Isle of Wight
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked last minute on a Friday night and were warmly welcomed. Quiet time of year, but quite buzzy with half the tables taken. Clearly there was a returning customer base. The menu was not extensive but wide enough to satisfy us. Nothing much to tempt with starters so went straight to mains. That evening I had the best roast... More 

Thank mazaroo
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Birthday lunch today, did book ahead, arrived on time and we were seated immediately at the table we had requested. Food freshly prepared as always, perfectly presented and quite delicious.

Thank michael t
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Delicious food and wonderful staff! It's absolutely brilliant that they have a special vegan menu with gluten free options also! Takes the stress out of ordering with food intolerances and greatly appreciated!

Thank RosieKliskey
Penzance, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

I have paid the Alverne restaurant lots of visits over the years and have always been served the most excellent food and drinks. The quality of their food is stunningly consistent. Lovely coffees in the morning, excellent lunches, one of the best sources of homemade pastry in Cornwall and most enjoyable, perfectly cooked dinners - all served with a smile... More 

Thank Matt M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Have visited The Alverne 3 times now, once for my brothers 21st, once for a meal with my fiancé and last time for my birthday! Every time the food as been incredible! The service also brilliant! Every course we had was made to perfection, there wasn't a crumb left insight on any of our plates!!! Highly recommend this restaurant!! Will... More 

1 Thank DanielleY92
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited the alverne this evening for the second time, absolutely faultless food and lovely staff. Definitely worth a visit!!

1 Thank Georgia P
Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Living in Penzance, the Alverne is the place we go to for a special meal. We always go in the evening and it's best to book in advance. The food is well prepared and served. I usually have a fish dish while my husband goes for something meaty and we have never been disappointed. Those who complain about small portions... More 

Thank Tricia R
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We came for dinner on a Friday night. It doesn't look like much from the outside but the inside has a good atmosphere. Small menu but they have a good range of specials on the board. I had mushroom crostini to start and the salmon from the special board to start. My husband had prawns and duck. All were lovely... More 

Thank Stacey L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Ate an early dinner and everything was excellent. One pork dinner and one garlic shrim starter with side salad. Beautifully served and combinations of a unique favors. Quite a gem

Thank egg58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

A throughly enjoyable night with great food. I had Hake from the specials board but it looked amazing and the wine was very nice too. Staff were great too very nice and friendly even took a picture for us. One of the nicest places I've been.😊x

Thank Amber H

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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 of 5 bubbles
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
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?