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The Turks Head

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49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
+44 1736 363093
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a steak which was hands down one of the best I've had!! I got the blue cheese and brandy sauce which was so good!! Really cool venue and decor in the pub, we will definitely return if we come back to Penzance!! Plant pot Pete loved it cheers guys xx

Thank plantpotpete1738
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Trying to find a decent and non-fussy place to eat in Penzance sure was a challenge without having to resort to fish & chips. We read the reviews and arrived at the Turks Head (the oldest pub in Penzance). We had a friendly welcome, and a decent menu to choose from. The food was good pub fare, and it had... More 

Thank pikerloo
Penzance, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jolly pub with good atmosphere. Very nice for late evening drink. Warm welcome. Nice to see a real old pub name celebrating Suleyman the Magnificent rather than the Slug and Turban or some such nonsense.

Thank RebekahYork
Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, we called in here because we were killing time strolling around Chapel Street until dinner. What a good job we did though. A historic, cosy, welcoming pub with a choice of good beers, great service and superb, I mean SUPERB food. If you come to Penzance, visit this pub. The staff are really friendly and the pub... More 

Thank Kevin E
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband an I were recommended to eat here on our second evening in penzance and we were not disappointed! We had a lovely meal and the staff were lovely. I didn't catch the bar mans name but our waitress was called Hannah and she could not have made us feel more welcome. The atmosphere was great and we would... More 

1 Thank Lucy P
Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have known the Turk's head for 35 years but it has become very good - the food is restaurant-level standard and delicious (try the Sennen rabbit), generous, and the staff are always friendly and helpful. The building is one of the oldest in Penzance and the atmosphere great. We love it,

1 Thank charles2817
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink and must say the staff and service were great. Super friendly. We didn't eat here but the menu looked varied and interesting. I can thoroughly recommend the pub for drinks!!

Thank Nakachimi
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in there last night for a quick pint.. the pub was lovely on the inside, with a good looking dinner menu (shame we weren't eating there).. the beer was good, and the atmosphere friendly, would go there again.

Thank kiasusee
Barnt Green, England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming old pub. We had a lovely meal here, I had mushroom soup, followed by a burger, with chilli cheesy chips. It was all very tasty, washed down with ale and red wine. The barman had a great 70s / 80s playlist on, very suited to the customers. We had a very enjoyable evening, great food, great... More 

Thank Tony S
Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

First class food friendly pub great service whenever we come this Sunday's visit didn't disappoint us main course brilliant and pud was delicious great service appreciated the chef coming out to see us

Thank keithfrench50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 363093

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