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Blacks of Chapel Street

12 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AW, England
+44 1736 369729
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve not eaten here before, we usually go to the Bakehouse across the road, but it was closed. It looked welcoming although there were no customers. The lady was very pleasant and friendly. She had just lit the open fire and it felt cosy. The...More

1  Thank Roderick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered the restaurant for our 8.30 p.m. reservation, and the atmosphere was already building for New Year’s Eve. The restaurant was decorated lovely, and the staff were courteous and obliging. We chose a bottle of Italian Shiraz from the quite varied wine list. For...More

1  Thank PaulSS26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No reservation but got a table. Nice and warm log fire. Group on Montol musicians entertained. Too many for small area, but entertaining. Food excellent if a little over priced. Service pleasant but could be more attentive to extra needs. On the whole an enjoyable...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandson and girlfriend for a meal - they both had steaks, rump and fillet which were very good and they really enjoyed them. I had the Malaysian Laksa and it was delicious. Quite pricey and it was disappointing there weren't many customers...More

Thank Maxine C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wanted something special and a little bit different for my partner's 50th birthday. I had an idea in mind, so Susan and Chef helped me to choose an amazing meal of shared platters, with a lobster centrepiece. It worked brilliantly and everyone said that...More

1  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Arrived without a reservation was told wait for food was 20 - 30 minutes that's ok , sat near fire was lovely and warm , ordered wine food arrived as always food is very good tasty and enjoyable, had starter and main , finished wine...More

3  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were on road trip to Cornwall in a grey cold November weekend and was looking for a lunch place. We found Blacks in Penzance and arrived a bit late for lunch. The very kind waitress gave us a nice table in the almost empty...More

Thank Kommandousen
Reviewed 5 December 2017

lovely welcome and chatty friendly staff. It was really quiet being a Monday night in winter but still a super atmosphere. Food was gorgeous, I ate fish and vegetarian with loads of choice and superb flavours. Highlight was the puddings!

1  Thank JaxiEason25
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My wife and I had an evening meal at Blacks this Friday. We chose in advance from their Christmas menu. The food was simply excellent as was the service. From the moment we entered and throughout the meal we were well looked after. We an...More

Thank kernewek31
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I have eaten here on a number of occasions and always previously enjoyed the food. Tonight I ordered the seafood platter, which I had as a starter, but was disappointed as the crab claw tasted odd on the one piece I tried and smelled awful....More

Thank kenshindoryu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 369729
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Welcome to Blacks of Chapel Street, a new bar and dining room in the historic heart of Penzance, designed to offer our customers that something a little bit different. Whatever time of day you are looking for a friendly relaxing place for tasty food and delicious drinks then come and have a look at what is to offer at Blacks. If you are in need of liquid refreshment then we can offer you a range of drinks including proper coffee (based on the award winning Fat Roc brand), Novus teas, non-alcoholic beverages, wine from our cellar, or why not treat yourself to some of the exciting and unusual beers we stock? Whether you're looking for a hearty breakfast, a light bite for lunch, a sharing platter for friends or a three-course meal, your day out wouldn't be complete without a visit to Blacks. If you would like to know more, come in and see us, or contact us and we will be happy to answer your questions.
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