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Dolphin Tavern

Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
+44 1736 364106
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is in a lovely spot by the harbour but it somehow lacked life and character, probably better in the summer

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink! The decor is interesting and factual, really pleasant to look at! Liked the fact it had a little room with some games in for families! There are stories about ghosts too! Service was friendly, menu looked good but didn't...More

Thank LusiaThomas86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent traditional Cornish pub serving locally sourced fish and produce. Accomodation is available, but beware, the house is reputed to be haunted!

Thank 922gh
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting the area for the weekend, I took my wife to this place. Ambiance is great, menu looks good, but my wife got ill from eating their crab and shrimp cocktail. Must have bad hygiene or so. Food poisoning was the result. I would...More

Thank jhariem
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice pub to get typical pub grub in. Really very nice atmosphere and if you’re going on the Marine Discovery Tour in Penzance (highly recommended) then it’s right next to the harbour so after a breezy sea ride, you can get a good...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Got directed to this place after being turned away from another local pub as we were a family of 10. The staff of the Dolphin quickly made up a table for us and made us feel very welcome. The menu was extensive and included a...More

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We come here on a regular basis as a family. Most recently I visited on Saturday with my gran and as always the food was great and top service from the lovely waiter! See you again soon.

Thank Kayleigh E
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Penzance once a year and always end up having more meals at the Soph than anywhere else. Prawn sizzle is a favourite of us both.

Thank Dewi G
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had an amazing experience at the Dolphin. The staff was really good but the food was even better. Super fast service with a full house.

Thank JojoReis
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My wife liked her meal, I did not. Pub food. Service good, ambience good. I had the fish and chipe which were pretty weak compared to everywhere else I had this dish in England on my recent trip.

Thank FrankyMe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 364106
this is a pub opposite the Scillonian crossing in Penzance that serves excellent food.
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