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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
+44 1736 366890
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
All hours
CUISINES
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were drawn to the Bay by the view and the menu. The sea mist killed the view - but the food and service more than made up for it. The food was well presented and flavoursome - we had partridge breast and pollack. The...More

Thank GarfieldOK
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests, many thanks for your positive review and glad you enjoyed our new seasonal menu which is proving to be very popular........especially when it is served every day of the week to both residents and non residents of our hotel. You will be happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Seafood with a view of the seashore ... what could be better? Food was delicious -- and service outstanding. Albeit we had a simple meal, as we were both tired from our journey, it was raised to the level of excellence by the accompanying service...More

Thank Giulietta519
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests, thank you for your positive review. It is a great motivator and glad you had a delicious dining experience whilst enjoying the fantastic views across Mounts Bay and Penzance Harbour. Glad you had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bay Restaurant is situated in the Hotel Penzance and has views out to the sea and Penzance harbour. The service was excellent and the food likewise. I had the Scallops to start and the Confit of Duck, the latter of which was superbly cooked...More

Thank gr0bs0n1
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, many thanks for your great review. We are happy you enjoyed your meal whilst looking over Mounts Bay and Penzance Harbour, which is very twinkly on this lovely calm, balmy evening.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third visit to The Bay Brasserie; and it was excellent in every way. Short menu, but lots of ideas. I had the goats' curd with heritage tomatoes, pickled shallots and crispy kale (a starter). Then a second started: pan fried scallops with...More

Thank Judith A
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests, it was lovely to welcome you back. Glad you had another outstanding dining experience once again and we look forward to seeing you again for more of the same. Your compliments will be passed onto the team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food served well. Excellent scallops, albeit only 3 smallish ones for a starter, which was a bit mean. Fabulous fish and chips and a wonderful creme brulee. Very good tarte tatin. Excellent service from Jessica - thank you! Also received some excellent advice...More

Thank Jim K
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guests, glad you had a lovely dining experience and the team provided a great service and were knowledgeable about the wines on offer. Your compliments will be passed on and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended by the parents so as we were in Penzance together, decided to pay a visit. Table with a bay view and probably some of the best food I've ever tasted. All 4 of us loved every mouthful. Staff were brilliant and not intrusive....More

Thank Sarah P
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guests, thank you your top marks review. Your compliments will be passed onto the team and glad they provided you with a divine dining experience. We look forward to seeing you when next in Penzance.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant does modern English with a French nod. The food is very nice and the service is at the right pace. Great ambience. The three course meal deal was perfect. Really enjoyed our visit

Thank Anna S
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guests, glad the team provided a great service so you could enjoy your dining experience during your stay and look forward to seeing you again when next in Penzance.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

To start on a positive comment ,the hotel has a very nice outlook over the harbour.The restaurant is very smart and clean,the staff were smart and well turned out.We had afternoon tea booked using a voucher given as a christmas present from the children.When it...More

Thank dleeman392
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guests, glad you had a lovely dining experience and the team provided a great service for the gift you had received. Your comments have been noted and will be passed onto chef, and look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This restaurant is attached to the hotel, and does not have a special atmosphere. However the view out to the sea is a treat. It might have distracted us but what we really enjoyed was the excellent meal. The cooking has a real french flair....More

Thank Sue760
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guest, thank you for your fabulous review. Your compliments will be passed on and look forward to seeing you when next in Penzance to enjoy another excellent dining experience.

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The view is beautiful, the food well made, servings are rather small and the servers don't seem to have a good time at all...

Thank GZ1953
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guests, thank you for your review. Your comments are important to us and have been noted and will be investigated. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

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BerkshireDanni
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Response from Kehribar | Property representative |
Hi There Many thanks for thinking of our restaurant, we have a separate entrance which is located at the Hotel (Hotel Penzance) where there is a drop off point for your relative. We cant guarantee a quiet table as we don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:15 AM - 11:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 366890
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Penzance
Description
The Bay in Penzance is a relaxed, airy and modern restaurant with a cheery atmosphere. The evening menu is seasonally updated and the All Day Dining menu includes a daily changing Menu De Jour. The restaurant prides itself on locally sourced produce from locally caught fish to dairy and meats from local farms. They even have Cornish wine! In the summer months guests can eat on the outdoor deck with stunning views across Mount's Bay and over the rooftops to Penzance harbour.
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