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The Dolphin Tavern

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28 Jan29 Jan
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the dolphin after cycling from Bristol to lands end. The staff were very welcoming and helped us store our bikes safely away. The room was modern and cosy with a Good bathroom and shower. We ate in the bar in the evening, food...More

1  Thank roadriding7
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We decided to go to Penzance for lunch as we were staying not too far away. Before we had even parked the car we had decided that The Dolphin looked like a lovely place to eat. We viewed the menu outside and had made a...More

1  Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We spent a few days relaxing in Cornwall and had dinner here on four occasions. Typical pub food but of a high standard. In fact we noted as many as twenty people around 19-30hrs virtually on every night being turned away because all the tables...More

1  Thank Graytravellers
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We just watched an elderly man order a Martini and ask for a lemon peel with his cocktail.. A simple request. The bar man replied ''what tool do you expect me to do that with?'' And then proceeded to aggressively hand him a lemon and...More

Thank FlowerswithM
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great welcome as soon as we arrived. Lucky to get a table since we had not booked (Friday night). Very good fish starter and mains. Service prompt, efficient with a smile. Highly recommended Booking probably advisable for Fridays / Week-ends.

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roadriding7
20 August 2017|
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Response from 5006CJP | Reviewed this property |
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mark b
10 March 2015|
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Response from PenzanceShevy |
Sadly no sorry . Dogs are allowed into the pub , if you'd like to eat or drink but not allowed as overnight guests . We go love dogs though
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"Ask for a front room to get a nice view of the harbor"
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"room 2 is very noisy traffic and early morning dockers at work"
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"Don't order the roast pork"
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"Rooms at the front although subject to traffic noise, have great views."
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