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The Vault bar

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Market Place, Penzance, England
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a drink in the vault. Ordered two mint milkshakes on separate orders. Both drinks came out as mint hot chocolates. My friend returned her drink and got told the hot chocolates was in fact what she ordered when in fact it wasn't, the staff all made her feel uncomfortable while stood at the bar but said they would... More 

1 Thank Bishbashbosh358
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My in laws had visited before with my partner but I had never been. I was very surprised at the good choice of food and all very reasonably price - 3 tapas for £10 which I thought was very good value. Food was good quality. Service was quick but it was not fully booked so I can believe other comments... More 

Thank Clare B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like the vault. Staff are friendly. Cocktails are lovelyyyyy!!! When it's nice and hot u can sit in the back beer garden. Lovely sun trap! Food is nice good location and easy to find.

Thank Mollyflores1992
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138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice pub/ Tapas bar. A modern bar with a good choice of Spanish Tapas style food and a nice atmosphere. Busy but not to loud. Service was good and fair choice of beer /wine.

Thank NottmRich
Hayle, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Went in for a quick bite to eat around 6.30 pm. Initial service was quick, 2 chicken burgers arrived within 20 mins. But that's were it ended. After a fairly poor greasy meal, we waited, waited and waited for the plates to be cleared and dessert offered. We looked around for staff and the waiter that took our order was... More 

1 Thank bigwaverider9
Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

On a rainy lunchtime in August my 10 year old son and I managed to get an available table. I ordered a salad and my son had chilli with tortillas. Both meals were very generous and enjoyable. I also had a decent cup of coffee. A neighbours table were served with huge sandwiches and burgers. The menu was varied with... More 

Thank Lynda R
Limerick, Ireland
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My wife and I both enjoyed our evening snack with a bottle of wine. The food was good and the atmosphere very pleasant.

Thank Mark T
Penzance, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Lovely setting. Different to the average bar in Penzance. A bit more upmarket. Friendly staff. Music was not to my liking though. Sounded it like rave, would have been nice to have something a bit more mellow to go with the ambience of the surroundings.

Thank chellepenzance
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had lunch in the restaurant on Thursday 31st March. The building is interesting, spacious and has character and the food it okay, but sitting in the restaurant and looking around it is not clean. The lampshades, tables etc all are covered in dust and it would really benefit from a deep clean.

Thank Jantreg
Telford, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We stopped into this bar a couple of times over the bank holiday weekend. The first time we sat in the sun on the decked area, the second inside as it was raining! There was a good selection of drinks with free tap water delivered and great service.

Thank Emma G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $13
British, Bar, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: 01736448460
We are Child friendly, we serve food ALL DAY! Breakfast (until 12pm) Lunch & Dinner including a brilliant kids menu!We serve award winning coffee, teas & Hot chocolates!Delicious cocktails, cool beers, kids drinks, Iced coffees & much more. We have outside seating that traps the sun! Perfect for sipping Pimms!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?