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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
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (7 reviews)
“treacle tart” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Bar, British, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Arica House 13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 2 days 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 5 days 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 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving us your very positive feedback.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in tonight for an early evening meal with my partner and our 6 month old daughter. Chap on the bar was very friendly and helpful, ate our reasonably priced and very tasty meals in the bar. Food turned up in good time, waitress courteous....More

Thank Woftam1980
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you and your your family enjoyed your bar meals with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on the off chance for a meal. Was happy that they were still serving food, before the evening trade.Was met with what appeared to be a load of locals in the beer garden, who were very loud and FOUL LANGUAGE, with no respect,with...More

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

How sorry I am that you had such a terrible time. Unfortunately, we are a very busy locals' pub and sadly these rowdy locals appear to have let us down. On reading this I am assuming that you ate in our patio and garden area...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tuesday 20th June 17, My husband and I visited St Just and we walked around the town, taking photos of the market place and various flower be-decked pubs. Our restaurant for the night was within The Commercial Hotel, a tall elegant cream painted Georgian building....More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive and comprehensive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place last week while down on holiday staying in Carbis Bay. My wife and I went out on the bus and decided to get off at St Just for a wander round. Looking for somewhere for lunch and decided to give this place...More

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

Thank you for this fabulous feedback We are absolutely delighted that you had such an "amazing" lunch with us. We are lucky enough to have incredible local ingredients which we use in simple dishes so that the ingredients shine.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good range of food from the moderately priced to reasonably priced lobster meals. Service has improved.

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

Thank you for your 5 star rating of your meal with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we entered I really had low expectations, the huge picture of the food as you enter did not bode well, nor did the service which was slow and the staff, although nice were not that well trained. The best bit was asking what the...More

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

Thank you for leaving us your positive feedback we are delighted that despite your first impressions you found our food to be "great". I'll just clear up the burger issue. We normally have a selection of at least 2 different flavours on at any one...More

Reviewed June 20, 2017

Visited last night and the three of us all had the trio of fish. The service and the quality of the food was fabulous . Nice surroundings , lovely staff and a lovely selection of drinks to chose from. I would definitely visit here again.More

Thank gazzauk63
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your "fabulous" feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us. We have incredible fresh fish and shellfish right here on our doorstep and we keep our food relatively simple so that the...More

Reviewed June 19, 2017

We ate a very tasteful curry for a good price. The personel was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant had a nice atmospheer.

Thank Anita I
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Thank you for your great review of our inn. Our chefs change the curry regularly so as to keep everyone coming back for more!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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