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The Vault bar

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Market Place, Penzance, England
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Penzance, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One front of house woman heavily pregnant doing a very professional welcoming job. Another woman with the same professionalism as back up, both serving pretty good food. Compliments to the chef. ...... Shame 'the lad' staff members swanned in an out strutting their stuff doing very little.

Thank michellebailey12
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 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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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

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 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $13
Bar, British, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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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