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30 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QN, England
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The generous portion of chicken and chorizo risotto would probably been enough but we were also tempted by the starters and an aperitif. The menu offered a good range of choice with Mediterranean as well as local flavours and many dishes showing a Spanish influence. The service was good and the staff were pleasant; the music was just right and... More 

Thank mcc409
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the service was unfriendly and then to find a fly in a friends burger was totally unacceptable. When we complained, we were told that no money would be discounted and only given an insincere apology. We had over 20 people eating and most of the table were put off the food by the fly. We certainly won't be going... More 

1 Thank Daniel k
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere. Of particular interest was the vegan menus which I found superb and unexpected. My wife and our friends had the standard menu which was very good. We all had the desserts which were also o great quality. It's great to find a restaurant which offers the vegan a good choice of alternative.

Thank Beverley Thomad H
Frome, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant during our holiday in Cornwall. We booked for the 3 course meal between 5-6.30. Nice restaurant, friendly staff. The food was very tasty and beautifully presented. Adviseable to book as the restaurant soon filled up. Parking was a problem not knowing the area, plenty of side streets to park in.

Thank Christine S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

3rd or 4th time my wife and I have had lunch here, it's always top quality food, clean and friendly.

Thank Guy C
Isle of Wight
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91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We booked last minute on a Friday night and were warmly welcomed. Quiet time of year, but quite buzzy with half the tables taken. Clearly there was a returning customer base. The menu was not extensive but wide enough to satisfy us. Nothing much to tempt with starters so went straight to mains. That evening I had the best roast... More 

Thank mazaroo
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A Birthday lunch today, did book ahead, arrived on time and we were seated immediately at the table we had requested. Food freshly prepared as always, perfectly presented and quite delicious.

Thank michael t
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Delicious food and wonderful staff! It's absolutely brilliant that they have a special vegan menu with gluten free options also! Takes the stress out of ordering with food intolerances and greatly appreciated!

Thank RosieKliskey
Penzance, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I have paid the Alverne restaurant lots of visits over the years and have always been served the most excellent food and drinks. The quality of their food is stunningly consistent. Lovely coffees in the morning, excellent lunches, one of the best sources of homemade pastry in Cornwall and most enjoyable, perfectly cooked dinners - all served with a smile... More 

Thank Matt M
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Have visited The Alverne 3 times now, once for my brothers 21st, once for a meal with my fiancé and last time for my birthday! Every time the food as been incredible! The service also brilliant! Every course we had was made to perfection, there wasn't a crumb left insight on any of our plates!!! Highly recommend this restaurant!! Will... More 

1 Thank DanielleY92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: 01736-36-60-07

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?