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Samba Cafe & Grill - CLOSED

12 Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
+44 1736 363091
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
17 Dec 2014
“Yummy Winter Menu”
13 Dec 2014
“Great evening”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
12 Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
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Reviewed December 17, 2014

Have been to Samba several times since my first review and have to say we have always enjoyed the food there. The winter menu has included rabbit, duck, liver and lots of lovely local fish. Just the stuff to warm you up on a cold,...More

2  Thank charlieCornwall
Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went to the samba last night, had a great time, with super meal,had tapas to start and followed up with the liver in wonderful sauce, staff are really friendly and helpful, highly recommend the samba, try it.

3  Thank Alan S
Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We were accomodated late on a Saturday. Went with my girlfriend, her son, my young daughter and I. Very pleased with all aspects on offer here. The falafels went down a treat, my girlfriends son Dewy remarked that they were the best he has tried...More

2  Thank glynn w
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Samba was recommended to us by a friend, so we thought we'd give it a try. It is a small intimate place which is fine, quite dark though and for those that need reading glasses to see the menu - tricky! We had to hold...More

Thank happylady2
EmmaVo2014, Owner at Samba Cafe & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2014

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Samba. As you probably know I was working on Saturday night with one waitress and I would like to point out that you said nothing to either of us on the night....More

Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had originally booked in for friday night, but bad weather delayed our arrival to Penzance. We apologised and promised a revisit on Saturday for a late lunch. Centrally placed, but on a backstreet, it was fairly easy to find. The entrance is perhaps not...More

2  Thank Freezabird
Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Samba Restaurant in Bread Street, Penzance offers a range of Brazilian/Portugese food, excellently presented at reasonable prices. The staff are very friendly and the ambiance is good. Even children are made welcome.

1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a hidden away grill, which was empty when we arrived and there were dead flowers at most tables which didn't make it look very welcoming. However it soon filled up and had a good atmosphere. The food tasted good and the prices were...More

Thank Heather G
theredhandgang, Owner at Samba Cafe & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2014

Thank you for your review. I apologise for the dead flowers....we had been closed for a week due to a family illness. I had come in on the Sunday previous to re-opening and thrown most of the dead ones away but apologies if we missed...More

Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Came here for lunch with friends, had the crispy squid as a starter, although it was a very generous portion. Olives and warm bread on the side, sangria, It felt like I was back in Greece! Very friendly service and will definetly be coming here...More

1  Thank JCFrances123
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Two families with four children between us found this amazing little place in Penzance, having been soaked in St Ives and chilled in the campsite at Sennen ... and what a find. Delicious food, generous portions, cosy surroundings, friendly staff and great value for money....More

2  Thank 70LoloJ25
Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited for a quick meal before seeing a show at Penlee Park, the waitress was lovely, really informative and helpful, especially as one of our party was on a special diet. Really glad I visited, and will definitely be back!!

1  Thank kernowtravels
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Restaurant Details

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US$8 - US$20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 363091
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Samba is a family run Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Penzance. All our food is locally sourced and cooked to order on the premises. Groups of up to 25 catered for. Beautiful sunny terrace.
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