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The Turks Head

€€ - €€€, European, British
49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
+44 1736 363093
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (46 reviews)
“liver” (9 reviews)
“mash” (14 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
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1 - 10 of 703 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely meal, obviously freshly made, very friendly staff. Atmospheric and reasonably priced. Would Highly recommend.

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We use to live in Cornwall and visited The Turks Head. We went for lunch on a week day. We were made to feel very welcome. My husband had fish, chips & peas and said it was nicely cooked. I had rump steak cook rare...More

Thank Santessa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great pub - bar staff were really friendly and pleased to welcome you in - beer and cider was good lovely warm fires and warm atmosphere definitely recommend this one

Thank 68ProvidenceKB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm friendly pub with a great feeling to it. Enjoyed a few drinks there to celebrate Christmas with mates.

Thank Travellingalone40
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

6 of us arrived for dinner following an early screening of Darkest Hour. The welcome was warm and friendly and the service excellent. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. The history and character have to be experienced in Penzance’s oldest pub. A great night out

Thank Inmywellies
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Always a friendly welcome and a great place to bring your dog. Will be good to have a kitchen open once again. Has been given a nice referb recently without losing the character of this great traditional pub

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

There were five in our group for an evening meal, actually a small birthday celebration, so we had a couple of requests which we'd popped in to discuss a couple of days before (and got the feeling that nothing was too much trouble). And nothing...More

1  Thank LGDMP
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We visited while on holiday hoping for some good local food but were disappointed by the liver and bacon which was so badly cooked it was dissolving on the plate to the point where the liver was more like pate. In spite of a ‘jus’...More

Thank GDW247
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Went here over the Christmas period with my family and from the moment we walked in the staff were very friendly and very welcoming. We got a lovely table in the back area and the service was 100% and well the food was 100% as...More

1  Thank Carlie H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The Turks Head represents everything that is great about a Cornish pub. Great service real friendly welcome and a great tang of beers and lagers. We decided to have a meal while we were there and it was amazing. Nothing was too much trouble and...More

1  Thank Dean N
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Jemma J
3 October 2017|
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Response from Helen G |
yes dogs are welcome in the bar area, on a lead and not on the furniture xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 363093
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