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The Vault bar

Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
+44 1736 448460
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mainstream, chain establishment stylings. Average cocktail list and uninspired food menu. Waited more than half an hour for an order of two cold starters, which I asked to cancel and was told that they were very busy, but the place was half full. Went elsewhere.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went into vault for a couple of drinks and a quick bite to eat. I ordered two cocktails which tasted as good as they looked, amazing! Nachos to go along with the drinks, which are easily the best nachos I've had! I can't believe...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff! ;) Perfect płace for a dinner and night out!! ;) definitely recommend!

Thank klaraklara19822
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great club sandwich at the Vault - good value food and friendly staff in the old converted bank

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been delayed in writing this re-review. Having said I would not return after rude staff, we went back because of their world class breakfasts. This time however the service was excellent, different staff, perhaps the other girls were re-educated and the breakfast was perhaps the...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This place brings a touch of class to Penzance. Food is consistently good, ambience and atmosphere is always just right for what you want whether it's a lively Saturday night or a quiet Sunday brunch. Always new promotions and nights on too which I like...More

Thank Sheepeth
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have eaten here often in the past, but this visit was something of a let down. The service was pretty good, though there was no water on arrival. In there of eats, my wife wanted poached eggs on as muffin, not the full eggs...More

1  Thank Gymmonster
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Have always enjoyed this bar with its food, but our last visit was slightly disappointing. The venue is still nice and airy with prompt service, but the food didn't quite match previous standards. The major disappointment was the overcooking of the fish and chip meal...More

1  Thank mazaroo
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lovely coffee, relaxing music and European style decor. Very nice. Newspapers to read. Haven't tried the food yet but it looked very appetizing when it came out for other customers.

Thank jcjcjc1008
Reviewed 22 March 2017

visited here for my birthday with some friends at 8pm on a Saturday to find they had taken most of the tables and chairs out and by 9pm all furniture had been removed, also the music was so loud couldn't even have a conversation. come...More

Thank KernowSteve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 448460
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We are a child friendly venue offering relaxed dining in a friendly environment suitable for all ages. We offer an excellent range of wines, beers and cocktails. Our new menu is cooked fresh and to order and changes along with the seasons allowing us to source the best of local and fresh ingredients. Children eating of our excellent childrens menu receive a free juice and ice cream.
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