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Food and restaurants in Penzance

Top restaurants

Cinema
“A relaxing beautiful cinema. The restaurant is highly recommended in the scenic Newlyn by the harbour ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great seafood tapas menu right in the heart of Newlyn, only a stone’s throw from the cottage. The crab nachos are a firm favourite for good reason! A must visit for any length of stay! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“The fish menu here is excellent - straight from Newlyn harbour. The chef, Ben Tunnicliffe is highly regarded and its got a great pub atmosphere and history.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Hotel
“Lovely restaurant/bistro. Nice staff, great ambience, and the food is always very good. The car park is small, but there is a public car park next door. Walk into the village after your meal, it's a picturesque delight.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Shore offers a small seafood menu with all produce being ethically sourced. It's definitely worth a visit.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of The Artists Residence cool venues (also in London and Brighton), contemporary ambience and good food ranging from brunch to more substantial meals. ££”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic food at a reasonable price. The Twice Baked Newlyn Crab soufflé is simply amazing! Also try the local sparking wine from Polgoon - very nice and sold by the glass. Make sure you book in advance as it is very popular.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“This is a cute little cafe great for cakes and morning coffee. They also offer dairy free and gluten free for those with dietary​ requirements.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Vegetarian Cafe very popular with locals - upstairs in the popular Archie Browns shop”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“This wonderful little cafe is set looking out to sea. We like to visit for delicious coffee and cake.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Beautifully decorated, quirky and friendly with a lunchtime menu, good coffee and great cakes. Also have a cute little outside garden.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“Super close to the cottage and a great spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch or just coffee/ tea and cake. They also occasionally do evening meal sittings which can be booked in advance.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Probably the best place to eat in Penzance. Mexican Asian fusion. Recently in Observer top 50. Amazing flavours and fresh local ingredients. Charming hosts and relaxed, funky cafe vibe.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Lovely staff, stunning views over the Jubilee pool and coast. Excellent food. A great place to hang out on a lovely evening or during the day. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Very friendly staff. Amazing icecream. Garden area. Fresh and tasty food.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great place to pick up something for a picnic before you head off for the day sightseeing.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“There are many purveyors of pasties in Penzance. They are all good, but one or two are overpriced for tourst-catching in my humble opinion. Pellows is the cheapest and in my view the best.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery Store
  • 2 locals recommend