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Penrose Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings
About
Serving the very best of local and home grown produce in the beautiful surroundings of tranquil lily ponds. A daily changing menu of classic British and European dishes with a select wine list.
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Reviews (146)
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All reviews sunday roast cheese souffle lamb cheese board panna cotta potatoes sea bass turbot miso soup scones home made cakes ice cream lily ponds log burner decking area an aperitif festive menu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might seem rather foolish to book the same restaurant for both Christmas lunch and New Year’s Eve lunch, but with Penrose Kitchen it was not so much a gamble as a racing certainty that we would have a great time. The turbot on Christmas...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank lizbrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem and I couldn’t recommend it enough. Went for lunch with partner and mum. Had a range of food which was local and delicious. The restaurant had a lovely atmosphere and in a relaxed country setting. Plenty of parking. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank lucyf386
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our dinner here! The food was delicious, the hostess and chef were delightful, and the dining room is light and fresh and appealing. It felt casual and elegant. A wonderful way to end our trip to Cornwall!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Only just discovered this place a couple of months ago and I can’t recommend this restaurant enough. This is top end food at a bargain price. Affordable three course meal cooked with love and care. The service is also impeccable and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Tom_the_Wine
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Booked for a family Sunday lunch after recommendations and Gold Award winner of some scheme. Very good wine and drinks list and an interesting menu. This was the high point of the meal. The restaurant was busy, about 90% capacity. Arrived at 1.15 but didn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Paul O
SamR3460, Owner at Penrose Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Dear Paul O What an outrageous start to a restaurant review and yet again the voice is always found once the door has closed The title and last paragraph are complete fiction and full of inflammatory comments which are rude, hurtful and quite dangerous. We...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Great service - very efficient and attentive. The roast was good but maybe less thyme would be better. I understand you need to pre cook many items for a busy Sunday lunch but I didn't like seeing a massive tray of pre roasted potatoes on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Clode2011
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We have enjoyed a delicious lunch at Penrose Kitchen today. The roast beef was amazing and the vegetables really flavoursome ( first time we had tried celeriac and it was lovely).The perfect wobble on the panna cotta and the apple crumble and amazing custard were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank blyth
Reviewed 13 November 2018

This is definitely one of our favourite lunch venues in Cornwall. They never fail to delight with mouthwatering dishes. The cheese souffle is to die for - that needs to be a permanent fixture on the menu! It's a simple but stylish venue in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MMMcGrath
Reviewed 29 October 2018

After hearing some good reviews we decided to pay a visit. We were not disappointed,great food and pleasant atmosphere. The hoist Sam made us very welcome and we sat by the log burner with a drink to read the menu. Some unusual choices but our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Our first visit after seeing & hearing so many good reviews for this restaurant, we were not disappointed. Superb, delicious home cook food served in a spacious well laid out restaurant. Attention for detail along with the attentive service makes this a very enjoyable experience...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mickytruro
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