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The Commercial Restaurant

Arica House 13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
+44 1736 788455
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (9 reviews)
“treacle tart” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Bar, British, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Arica House 13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I booked this restaurant for my birthday while we were staying in st just for a family holiday. Although I booked online and so never met Michelle, she was very helpful and friendly on the email. We had a really lovely meal served by a...More

Thank Suepeta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a Sunday lunch and was so nice we went back for an Evening meal later in the week. Good choice of menu, lots of fish dishes, something for everyone, reasonably priced, good, friendly service.

Thank eddiejayne
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us this very positive review. To get great feedback at this, the height of our Summer season, means a great deal to us and all of our staff who all work very hard. Many thanks again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

it was our first evening staying in st just. we hadn't panned to visit the commercial but the other place we wanted to go to was full. pleasantly surprised with the inside very nice and bright almost like a conservatory/tea room. service was good the...More

Thank 5L8TER
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving us your feedback. It sounds as though you were out in our Conservatory dining room; it is lovely out there and it leads out onto our award winning patio and garden. It's a shame that you did not 100% enjoy your meal....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to St Just for our fourth visit and once again we were not disappointed by the food or service at The Commercial. We visited twice during our stay- last night for some reason our food order didn't go through to the kitchen. The...More

Thank franniem1978
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your valued and very complimentary feedback. They had changed the printer roll in the kitchen printer and had not checked to make sure that it was coming through properly. Yours and another check were jammed up so the chefs were unaware of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

27 Of us came here for a meal prior to a Lands End John OGroats bike ride. The girls did a great job but struggled with the numbers. Food was good, tasty and reasonableMore

Thank Dave P
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments we are glad that you found our food to be "tasty" and good value for money. Actually there were 32 of you and the only problem the waiting staff had was that people did not stick to what they had...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A busy place, and the food was ok, though considering the price I did not particular think of great value.More

Thank Richard2100
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for feedback. We are sorry you were not more impressed. However in your words we are " a busy place" and that is because we offer freshly prepared, locally sourced food which the vast majority of our customers tell us offers great value for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with out expectations. We were told that there was fresh crab and lobster so that is what I ordered. Wow! The crab salad was not what I call a salad but a huge portion of some of the sweetest crab I have...More

Thank barbara115de
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and good service. Food was OK. Had pie from pub menu. I would recommend to go for something from the main menu.More

Thank Rein-Amund S
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback on your selection from our Pub Classics section of our menu. For those reading this we offer some pub classics such homemade steak & ale pie, homemade fish pie, gammon & sirloin steaks as well as a main course section...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on recommendation as the Restaurant is rated and used by the locals! Had fish (lobster) was looking for Hake but off the menu for the day, with chips and salad, have had better chips! Certainly better the the average Pub food and would return...More

Thank Trickytwo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't booked in advance, but staff very friendly and quickly cleared a table for us as soon as one became available

Thank Pauline T
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us your very positive feedback.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $21
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arica House 13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Just
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 788455
  • E-mail
Description
The Commercial is a former coaching inn run by the same family for over 100 years. We are an inn offering excellent value home cooked food using the fantastic local produce available to us wherever possible. There is a full bar menu with weekly specials for that extra something special. There is a small cosy dining room the Lounge at the front of the building and a light airy Conservatory dining room to the rear
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