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Harris Restaurant

46 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
+44 1736 364408
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (8 reviews)
“souffle” (3 reviews)
“duck terrine” (2 reviews)
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European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
46 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We invited our friends to celebrate their Golden wedding anniversary. They had not been for many years and were delighted with the meal. Delicious crab and salmon starters, followed by steaks perfectly cooked, venison superb and my Dover sole was, as always, fabulous. Came off...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Quintessentially superb. English dining at its very best. The menu is mercifully succinct. But every dish carefully chosen to ensure there is no need to cross the channel!

Thank colinbarrow
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Found by chance. Having already tried to get a table at 3 restaurants we saw a board down a narrow alley. This was our last chance before giving up and getting a take away. The restaurant only had 1 table occupied not a good sign...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in old Penzance. This petit restaurant offers an exceptional welcome and perfect hospitality in the traditional style. The quality and execution of the cooking thoroughly deserves its Michelin listing and displays the experience, confidence and skill of the proprietor Chef.

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We had never been to Harris's before and it exceeded our expectations. We were welcomed warmly, asked to leave our raincoats on a chair by the entrance and they were whisked away only to re - appear when we were ready to leave. One of...More

Thank kathryn r
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a great couple dinner here yesterday. Reservation without problems by phone. Very friendly service, always looking if You need something. We had fresh crabmeat and Falmouth scallops as starter, a greatwhole cornish lobster with sea-asparagus and seasonal vegetables, cooked to the point as...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

A fabulous meal in a lovely intimate restaurant. Excellent service and attention to detail, the staff were friendly and well informed on the menu. The Dover sole followed by frozen lemon souffle were sublime and could not have been improved upon. A truly fabulous meal,...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed June 3, 2017

There is something very special about Harris’s that sets it apart. There is a charming, old world approach to service and lots of lovely touches (e.g. the complimentary sorbet between starter and main course). The menu is conservative with a set number of attractive choices,...More

Thank Dominic P
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The food and service here were excellent and highly recommended. However, there is no beer on the drinks menu and the cheapest bottle of wine was £40 and up to over £100. Whilst I don't drink, this killed it for my partner as he felt...More

Thank SillySuffolkGirl
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We had a great meal and exceptional service for Saturday Dinner at Harris's Restaurant on our first trip to Penzance. The fish was excellent and fresh from the sea. Matched with a delightful bottle of 2014 Muscadet and in-house ice cream to finish a great...More

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February 20, 2018|
Response from Catherine P | Reviewed this property |
Sometime in March as I understand it. Mrs H has had major surgery but i expect they'll resume service before Easter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 New Street, Penzance TR18 2LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 364408
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