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The Bakehouse Restaurant

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Old Bakehouse Lane | Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
+44 1736 331331
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From when we entered the door (without reservation) we felt very welcome. And during the evening the service was top quality and the food great. So far this is the best restaurant we have visited in Penzance. The cocktail, starter, main course and dessert were all of top quality for both of us, and we were never stressed by the... More 

Thank Henning D
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bakehouse really deserves the excellent reviews. We were staying in Newlyn and looking for some place a bit special for a Saturday evening, and this restaurant was perfect. The atmosphere is very relaxed, but at the same time there is an attention to detail which makes for a great dining experience. As others have commented, the staff are excellent,... More 

Thank ms_carole9
Penzance, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On two floors - down a secluded passage off the historic Chapel Street -the Bakeouse is a true gem. Service is prompt polite and attentive - without being 'in your face' - a truly great eating experience - hence the five stars

Thank Dave M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thank you for making my husbands birthday very special. The steaks were very tasty with our 10 year old demolishing the lot! Staff were excellent and made the whole evening very special. They were knowledgeable when recommending wines to compliment the Chateau Briand. Thank you for the Happy Birthday dessert presented to my husband.

Thank jack c
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bakehouse is in a bit hidden in a cute little mews off Chapel Street but well worth finding. The staff were friendly when we arrived and the room upstairs where we sat was relaxed and comfortable. The menu has plenty of great choices and list of specials was extensive too making the choice of what to have a bit... More 

Thank KenLgrumpyman
Penzance, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been going to this resturant for years now and it never lets you down. Racheal and her husband do a fine job.The food is always fresh service second to none,I love it.Marian bartlett

Thank marian b
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit stumped for special restaurants in Penzance to celebrate our 37th wedding anniversary until we spotted this place, thank goodness we did ! Arrived to star sprinkles on our table to celebrate ! Service was impeccable, food and wine were superb with lots of local choices. We had starter and main and were too full for dessert but the... More 

1 Thank suecyril
Penzance, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely restaurant, the service is friendly and helpful, the homemade bread with oils were delicious, and the menu left us spoilt for choice. We eventually went with the duck breast and Helford mussels for starters they were both cooked to perfection and seasoned beautifully. Mains was a steak and a monkfish Thai inspired. Wow that was excellent, and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice and great food. Our group comprised of a vegetarian, a fussy eater and 2 others. we all loved it so the restaurant must have a good menu!

1 Thank Mike M
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday evening with 5 work colleagues. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Prices very reasonable. Recommend the olives as an appetiser. Absolutely delicious. We all had steaks and everyone was cooked perfectly and very tasty. Will definitely visit again.

1 Thank BlakeyG

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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
$26 - $46
Mediterranean, British, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Bakehouse Lane | Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 331331
Located in the most historic part of Penzance, the Bakehouse is tucked away in its own secluded palm-filled courtyard. It is just off Chapel Street, which was runner-up in the Great British Urbanism Awards 2013.The Bakehouse is set on two floors, each with its own atmosphere. It is modern and contemporary yet warm and inviting, with displays showcasing local artists.Since 2004 owners Andy and Rachel Carr have been delighting their customers with the quality of their food and service. They are passionate about using only the best Cornish ingredients, sourcing their produce as locally as possible.The philosophy has been to take fantastic produce, cook it simply and let its flavour and quality shine. The food is colourful and bold, and the flexibility of the menu ensures that there is always something for everyone. It has the best selection of chargrilled steaks Penzance has to offer alongside the finest fish Newlyn fishermen can catch!The Bakehouse is included in The Good Food Guide 2012 and 2013 and holds the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?