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“Friendly staff, fresh fish and chips”
Review of The Pirates Rest

The Pirates Rest
Ranked #36 of 181 Restaurants in Penzance
Price range: $1 - $9
Cuisines: Fast Food, British, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A small family run business with fantastic food and very friendly service.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Friendly staff, fresh fish and chips”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Visiting Penzance for the weekend, and decided to try the pirates rest. Wonderful fish and chips and the chance to buy a home knitted pirate! Would highly recommend

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank TheCaptainsMrs
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English first
Penzance, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips in Penzance”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

They serve the best fish and chips in the town. As locals it is nice to have somewhere to recommend to others and visitors alike that you know will not disappoint and be of excellent standard. Vicki and Rob are new owners and work hard to provide food of excellent quality and value for money. Their portions are generous and cooked to perfection. If you want to eat in there is a café area in addition to the takeaway. The shop is easy to find on the corner of Daniel Place and Lower Queen Street, just off Penzance Promenade alongside The Lugger Hotel. Do pay a visit you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Pauline S
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Sutton, null, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“proper fish and chips!”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Excellent food!! Friendly owner and assistant who was very chatty and took time to talk about our stay and give recomendations on things to do. Would always go back here if we could!

Visited August 2013
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Thank Michelle J
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Pirates Rest Chippy”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Quality Chippy, best in Penzance !! It is not easy to find as it is at the end of a back street just off the main sea front road but there are plenty of signs on lamp posts etc.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank David G
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Aberdeen
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“New owners and much improved”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

The last time I reviewed this place it was called the 'Captains Table' and it was dire. Now new owners have renamed it and it is much improved. Inexpensive, generous portions, friendly staff and a queue outside!
They leave the skin on the fish, which I prefer removed, but the batter is so delicious I ate it anyway!
Recommended - though my favourite Fish and Chips in PZ (by a small margin) is still the Coffee Pot.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank AliAberdeen
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