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Dolphin Tavern

) #16 of 137 Restaurants in Penzance €€ - €€€ , Seafood, British
Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
+44 1736 364106
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
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1 - 10 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We found The Dolphin by accident en route to another restaurant that we learned had closed down. On the city side of the coast road there is unfortunately no ocean view here. But the food, friendly service, and nicely done interior made up for that....More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great lunch here after spending the morning crabbing in the harbour. All staff were very friendly and very quick to please. Children and dogs just as welcome as I don't visitors. All food was freshly cooked and came relatively quick. Children's meals were...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here several times, staff always warm and friendly, food great, very wide selection too. One big recommendation is to book a table as the place is opposite the quay at Penzance, and so during the summer when the Scillonion docks it fills up...More

Thank carolsoulsby23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in at short notice they managed to find us a table. We got the pate to starter which was very sloppy it ran off the very thin toast. The lasagne was dried up and burnt round the edges when I mentioned this to one...More

1  Thank Honeypotholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my family which included a two year old. Our food arrived quite quickly but was at best average and nothing special. During the meal, a waitress kept hovering over and tried to clear our plates away. The first time a mistake but...More

Thank happy_travellers142
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here for a meal at about 9pm, to be fair at short notice, although they serve food until 10pm.Lovely pub & the waiters were polite. However the food was not good, the pate was very sloppy and tasteless and when we both had...More

Thank david f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely selection of fish dishes (plus others) & I had forgotten how good the Rattler's cider is! Had booked as we had travelled a long way & have struggled in the past finding somewhere that would allow dog's - no problem here.Excellent meal - thanks!

Thank chrishuffington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a bite to eat. Service was ok just like the food.Had good write ups for food but I thought it was just pub group standard, nothing more.

Thank Murfsontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dolphin Tavern offers a wide menu of pub classics. The portions were of good size but slightly overpriced for pub food. My husband had crab salad (£14.95) which was overpriced. I had the vegetarian lasagne which was delicious but I would have liked it...More

2  Thank Elahew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is very simple and the service matched our food which was excellent. Well done and would thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank Mark B
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 364106
this is a pub opposite the Scillonian crossing in Penzance that serves excellent food.
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