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30 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QN, England
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

1 Thank Tricia R
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1 Thank egg58
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1 Thank Amber H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant with very friendky service and quite veried menu of different choices. We were a griup of six, I had a sirloin steak, the others had fish, risoto and hamburgers and we all had been very satisfied. The restaurant is also reasoneable priced with good value for money. We had a nice and pleasant evening.

1 Thank Shlomo H
Penzance, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say we have a lovely dining experience very laid back and comfortable. We were greeted well on arrival and shown to our table for the evening, we had a drink while purveying the menu, and ordered a starter and main each. We all agreed that our food was very well cooked presented and most importantly very... More 

Thank Trevor N
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place for coffee and pastries or to eat, good breakfast menu. Lunches served from an interesting menu with good specials daily. Also evening meals. Can be rather noisy at coffee time as its popular with people who seem to talk rather loudly to one another!! Having said that it has a good vibrant atmosphere! Staff are helpful and... More 

Thank Raptormad
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled across Alverne having wandered around in vain looking for somewhere with a good menu. What a find! I strongly recommend the crab risotto and side salad combo if you're after a light meal. My neighbouring diners waxed lyrical about their main dishes too and so I'd guess the whole menu is to the same standard.

Thank IsabelDelhi
Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, the flavours on the plate are good. The meal is good but not exceptional. The service was somewhat amateuristic. They forgat to mention the specials and didn't hear that the music was "hanging". The meals were normally priced, a little bit higher than in pubs. But the quality was good for the price given.

Thank peetr59
Flitwick, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Very chilled atmosphere Good service Lovely food, we had tapas and there was plenty ... Very tasty Followed by scones jam and cream... Yum! Great lunch venue

Thank lesleym275

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