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The Turks Head

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49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
+44 1736 363093
11:30 - 23:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

wait staff very friendly, service was great, a terrific all round dining experience. would recommend to anyone

Thank Julie W
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice option for drinks and/or food in Penzance. With wood decoration and a variety of selection it will keep you satisfied.

Thank Marios C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for a pint or a good meal. A bit pricey for a pub but the food was better than the average pub food, good service and good beer, well worth a visit

Thank wilfred j
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here many times whilst on holiday in Penzance. Always been very happy with food offering but somewhat underwhelmed this time - the 'small' fish was tiny with similarly small helping of chips, whilst the 6oz steak too was modest to say the least. On plus side, good service but all in all, not the best value for money this... More 

1 Thank Sue T
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub with good food, all the usual beers and wines, very friendly staff with good service, great for lunch or dinner

Thank Karamar2439
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a regular visitor to Penzance and have eaten in the Turks Head on quite a few occasion. The food has usually been quite decent. However, last week, after a hard days walking, I called in for an evening meal. I was very hungry so I ordered the 'large' fish and chips which, at £14, I expected to be... More 

1 Thank iskra123
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127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on Saturday for a couple of drinks. Great little pub with a good group of locals. A little expensive but you get what you pay for. Will call in again

Thank Properjob
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had a steak which was hands down one of the best I've had!! I got the blue cheese and brandy sauce which was so good!! Really cool venue and decor in the pub, we will definitely return if we come back to Penzance!! Plant pot Pete loved it cheers guys xx

Thank plantpotpete1738
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Trying to find a decent and non-fussy place to eat in Penzance sure was a challenge without having to resort to fish & chips. We read the reviews and arrived at the Turks Head (the oldest pub in Penzance). We had a friendly welcome, and a decent menu to choose from. The food was good pub fare, and it had... More 

Thank pikerloo
Penzance, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Jolly pub with good atmosphere. Very nice for late evening drink. Warm welcome. Nice to see a real old pub name celebrating Suleyman the Magnificent rather than the Slug and Turban or some such nonsense.

Thank RebekahYork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 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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