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“Excellent food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ben's Cornish Kitchen

Ben's Cornish Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Marazion
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014

We booked here before we travelled to Marazion and I am glad we did as it was very busy. We had a table for 7:30 and had a drink whilst choosing our meal. My husband was disappointed because they had already run out of scallops but he chose the duck liver pate and loved it. I started with the lobster and crab ravioli which was also delicious (apart from the piece of shell that nearly broke my tooth!). I had the lamb for main course which was yo die for and my husband had the sea trout which was beautifully cooked. We shared a strawberry and marshmallow desert, which was lovely but not amazing. The wine list is extensive too. We would definitely return.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Penzance, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Exceptional food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Service relaxed and friendly, food was,without exception, excellent - all three courses. Ben has certainly upped his game over the last couple of years.

Visited July 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“You must go here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

Ben's is a food heaven.
It's everything a Chef owned restaurant should be.
Beautiful flavours accompanied by great wine recommendations.
Lovely lovely lovely.

Visited July 2014
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Truro, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“birthday treat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

return visit for us and things keep getting better.excellent quality food and wine and the restaurant has a very relaxed atmosphere.
All the food is very well presented and the flavours amazing.
this was a birthday treat and it ticked all the boxes.particularly the spectacular desserts.
We shall be back and if you are visiting Marazion a visit to Bens is a must

  • Visited July 2014
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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“Beautiful gifts of taste that you never want to end !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food is sublime and I can honestly say I haven't tasted food this beautiful and inventive since my visit to Bistro 23 in Alnmouth. Dining here is beautiful and calm, there are no airs and graces, it is very relaxed and unhurried - with beautiful music in the back ground and views out over the harbour, it's a real haven of loveliness.

We have eaten here twice within the last two weeks and so far have experienced the heavenly Hake that just fell off in juicy fresh flakes with a yummy risotto, the gorgeous crispy Mackerel, divine scallops with the most exquisite chorizo pate/jam and the delicious Lamb - the man had the most incredible crab & lobster ravioli one night, food envy was lurking from my fork.

We're back over Christmas and hoping Ben's will be open on Christmas Eve (we're so selfish!)

  • Visited July 2014
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