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The Old Grammar School

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19 St. Mary's Street, Truro, England
+44 1872 278559
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whenever we visit Cornwall, we visit Truro and one of the only reasons we visit Truro is to eat at The Old Grammar School. Today was a drizzly and dreary day, but there was TOGS with a warm welcome, an updated interior since our last visit and the same high standard in terms of drinks and food menu. We had... More 

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Thank EmziPea
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only went there for a couple of cocktails on Friday night. Good atmosphere, nice choice of cocktails and tasty but so busy that we couldn't eat. We'll make sure to come back and pre-book next time.

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Thank Oceanedu66
St. Mawgan, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've tried to eat at the Old Grammar School on a couple of occasions, not been able to have a table...Proves how popular it is..Finally we were lucky and we not disappointed...Great Food and Great People

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Thank MikeT372
London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We called in for some cocktails before dinner at Sams in the City which is basically next door. The drinks menu looked good but the service was painfully slow. When the drinks did finally arrive the cocktails were mostly ice and sugar syrup and the coke in the shorts was flat. However, the venue has great atmosphere, cool decor and... More 

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Thank hac07
Nailsea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a dank Jan day, the place is warm, friendly and inviting. Interesting selection of non-alcoholic cocktails, we had mango,lime & gingerbeer it was fab. We chose the soup of the day (butternut squash & chilli) and the meze plate to share. Nice selection all homemade. Would definitely go again.

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Thank madderdyer
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Sat outside in seating area out front, the street is relatively quiet with minimal traffic and pleasant. Lunch menu was innovative, covering Continental, American, Thai with a fish and chips for those wanting cuisine closer to home. The space in of itself is interesting and is probably more of a night spot.

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Thank A H
Ivybridge
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Called in on the off chance with friends and I'm glad we did. Marinated bavette steak was delicious as well as the burger. The smoky barbecue flavour was just right. We would not hesitate to go back especially to try the cocktails!

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Thank bwgrig
Truro, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A friend and I decided to meet here for a get together after the Christmas and New Year festivities. The staff were so welcoming and the hot chocolate and latte were tasty. I looked at the menu and this will definitely be somewhere to come to for lunch next time. Surroundings are very pleasant but it will be great to... More 

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Thank akay07
Par, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to go here on a win thinking there would be no tables we called up and said we were on our way down and they reserved a table straight away for us no trouble at all..the food was amazing, the staff are great & very welcoming and the cocktails are the best I've had. Honestly thank you all... More 

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Thank Lydia H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Truro with family and they suggested The Old Grammar School for lunch as I hadn't been there before. It's a bistro style restaurant with communal seating, visible chef and bar. The attractive waitresses come and take your order when you found somewhere to sit. We were told there was a 30min delay straight away, so no nasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St. Mary's Street, Truro, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 278559
Description
A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best dining with fresh lunches during the day and lively fresh and original tapas on the evening. Matched with a great coffee, cocktails, wine and beers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?