7 of the Best Places to Eat Out in Penzance | Restaurants, Cafes & Pubs

  • The Shore - Penzance

    There’s nothing overly fancy about the location of the Shore. Set on a crossroads on the edge of Penzance town centre this restaurant is all about the food. 

    Probably the best seafood in town, this bistro is run by Bruce Rennie, a chef with a wealth of experience from the Michelin starred kitchens of some of the biggest names in food. Now working alone in the kitchen, food is...
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  • Orangery Cafe / Penzance

    Penlee House

    Set in the leafy surroundings of Penzance's Penlee Park, the Orangery is a great spot for a morning coffee, light lunch, afternoon tea or something a little stronger. This popular cafe is attached to Penlee House and is open during the same hours as the gallery and museum.

    Lunch is served between 12.00 and 3.00 pm with freshly prepared sandwiches and salads being the order of the day....
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  • Welcome to our restaurant, please spend some time with us, whether you are looking for a leisurely breakfast, [anytime up to 12.00] a relaxed meal at any time during the day, a delightful afternoon tea or an elegant dinner. Or just pop in for coffee and sandwiches and a glass of wine and sit in our light airy restaurant with sweeping views across Penzance and Mounts Bay. If you have something...
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  • The Dolphin Tavern / Penzance

    Fresh, local food ...

    Succulent steaks, delicious roast dinners, locally caught fish, tempting vegetarian dishes and a tantalising array of desserts - we challenge you to find a better value meal than  here The Dolphin Tavern.

    Using the finest Cornish produce, we take pride in the high standard of our varied selection of homemade dishes.

    What’s more, the comfortable,...
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  • The Turks Head / Penzance

    The Turk's Head - Penzance

    Set on Penzance’s historic Chapel Street the Turk’s Head lays claim to being the oldest pub in town with a tavern of some sort located here since the 13th century. This cosy pub was once the haunt of sea dogs and smugglers with stories of a hidden tunnel leading directly to the harbour.

    The tunnel and contraband may have gone but the pub still serves a fine selection of local ales and...
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  • The Boatshed / Penzance

    Harbour front cafe bar/restaurant with al-fresco dining. Selection tapas, steaks, local seafood, pasta dishes & pizzas

  • The Dock Inn / Penzance

    The recently renovated Dock, a freehouse & restaurant has quickly become one of the “in place to eat & drink in Penzance”. Food is modern British with a continental twist, with all meals being cooked on the premises using only fresh ingredients, and offering excellent value for money.

    Menus are devised according to season and produce availability, using locally sourced...
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