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Sea Palace

19 Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
+44 1736 330997
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (5 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
19 Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Visited tonight with friends. We come here a lot. Tonight the food was ok but Luke warm. Being in the trade I noticed tables were served out of order. People were waiting for drinks and menus. From past experience service is slipping.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank H1222IHmichelleg
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited Sea Palace many times, the decor never changes, its always cold, smells musty and is dirty but the food was the best in Penzance this is no longer the case, the portion sizes are small, the food no longer tastes authentic also...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bev W
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I went to this restaurant with three others, it had been my birthday the week before and as a treat we decided to go to Cornwall. We had starters, Bang Bang Chicken, Crispy duck and hot & spicy chicken soup. The crispy duck was ok...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank russellrebrab2018
SeaPalacePenzance, General Manager at Sea Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi russellrebrab2018, We don't actually have a "Hot & Spicy Chicken Soup" on our menu (and even if we did, it certainly would not come out of jar of Uncle Ben's) and the only restaurants "down the road" from us are two pubs and a...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The food is authentic, lovely atmosphere and very good value for the size of the dishes. I’d recomend aromatic duck.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank João V
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Poor cleanliness, layers of grease and stained prawn crackers. Fire alarm went off randomly for couple of minutes. Over-charged for beers. Bean sprouts tasted like they came from an old tin. Mains were tasty however. On the plus side, the used car salesman and his...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Horatio H
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We went in here after a trip to the Isles of Scilly (one for the bucket list) and I must admit I planned it beforehand. The food and service was EXCELLENT, from working away from home for many years I found certain areas Asian cuisine...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank O320YNsimone
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I have been here 4x in the past year. Every time we ordered a different dish from Thai green curry or red curry or sweet and sour chicken Cantonese style. Always cooked to perfection and the style of the place has...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank sarahaN7844VX
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Okay, so Cornwall isn’t famous for exotic cuisines. Still, I discovered a good Chinese establishment in Penzance, while walking back from the railway station to the hotel, The Sea Palace. An interesting layout: several small rooms with white stucco walls, simply but tastefully decorated. They're...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank RGinCT
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Not much to look at from outside and rather plain inside but the service and food was very good.Efficient and friendly waitress and quick service.Lovely food and well worth a visit.Tasty and enjoyable.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank flyinghigh1000
Reviewed 9 May 2018

You can easily miss this from the outside but do go through the door up the steps. called on spec on a Tuesday evening. order was taken promptly and service was also swift. had the set meal for 2. Very good. Good size portions and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Steveste22
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Questions & Answers
7 March 2017|
Response from iMacourey | Reviewed this property |
Yes he does, but I believe he and his wife are in Hong Kong at the moment and won't be back until the summer.
Jo A
12 February 2017|
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Response from SeaPalacePenzance | Property representative |
Hi Jo, Unfortunately we do not have our menu online at this time, but this is something we will look into having available in the near future. In the meantime you are always welcome to pop into the restaurant to pick up a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 330997
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