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Penrose Kitchen

School Hill | Shortlanesend, Truro TR4 9ES, England
+44 1872 225697
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
“orange cake” (2 reviews)
“brownie” (5 reviews)
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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School Hill | Shortlanesend, Truro TR4 9ES, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful locally sourced food. Service excellent and without asking a special touch as it was my mums birthday. Lovely setting we had a chance to enjoy the terrace and finished our meal inside with coffee in the sofa area. Highly recommended.

Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Occupying the building that was the cafe/ shop of a former garden centre, this restaurant offers an excellent menu, well cooked and presented. Our scallops, turbot and pork fillet dishes were all very good. The white Rioja we had to accompany the fish was a...More

Thank Itastealot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s taken a while to write this review after visiting in March for Mother’s Day. The setting is lovely and the service we received on the day was exemplary. The actual food was a bit hit and miss, but I must stress this was not...More

Thank KP1Uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the restaurant’s first attempt at a food and wine evening. The theme was Spanish. The wines were very good as was the food and service. The main course was the weakest but still very good. It was a little dry although the flavours...More

1  Thank lizbrian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were lots of reviews of this place but we were disappointed. We had to wait quite a while for our menu let alone the food - we were there nearly an hour before starters came out, and even longer for plates to be cleared...More

Thank Lozballs79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this establishment with family members ordered off a very small menu, but it still sounded good. The staff seemed over worked as it took some time to get our order out to us, plus it was even harder to order any drinks to...More

Thank 86,488
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my family one Saturday afternoon. We were only after a couple of drinks and not only were they refreshing and delightful, but they came with a stunning view. We could hardly believe that we were just outside our small city centre and...More

Thank Katyios
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely two course lunch at Penrose Kitchen. Not an easy place to find for the first visit. The food was excellent and staff very pleasant, we will definitely go again.

Thank carnetolcarne
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We have now had lunch as a couple, an evening meal with friends and Sunday lunch with family. We can thoroughly recommend any and all of these options. The Sunday lunch menu has more traditional elements while the other menus are more adventurous. All the...More

Thank lizbrian
Sam R, Owner at Penrose Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear lizbrian Thank you again for yet another glowing review. It is always a pleasure to see you at any time of the day. As the warmer weather approaches (slowly) I will be adding more summery wines to the list keeping it interesting for our...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We arrived early, but sat outside in the sun and had a drink. I had a mocktail which was delicious. We decided to retreat inside, and had a lovely private table. It was our first time here and I would recommend to anyone, it is...More

1  Thank GemBenBirkett
Sam R, Owner at Penrose Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear GemBenBirkett Thank you for writing a lovely review of your recent experience at Penrose Kitchen. The timing was spot on with the weather enabling you to enjoy a pre-dinner drink outside on the decking. I'm glad that you enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere-I think it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Hill | Shortlanesend, Truro TR4 9ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 225697
  • E-mail
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.
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