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“Quirky is the right word!”
Review of Admiral Benbow

Admiral Benbow
Ranked #27 of 188 Restaurants in Penzance
Price range: US$5 - US$27
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Quirky nautically themed free house, filled with maritime memorabilia and artefacts. Serving selection of real ales and beers and full bar. Food available Mon- Sat 1200-1430 and 1800- 2130.
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We had lunch here for old times sake - my husband used to come here with his family when he was a child. It's crammed full of memorabilia with vague pirate-themed connections, and this doesn't make for a relaxing ambience. However, the fish and chips were good, the service fine, and the beer excellent.

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1  Thank LCF467
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

The pie couldn't have been better but service was a bit sketchy. Wonderfully quaint rooms and a decent wine list too.

1  Thank Richard O
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Interesting and quirky décor. Let down by average service and bits of last person's meal on bench cushion.
Food was good pub fare and overall atmosphere was a busy and happy place.

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1  Thank Tim J
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a meal in nearby pub - following disappointing let down by local Mexican restaurant for birthday celebration. We were all dressed up -dresses and kilts, and the staff could not have been more welcoming. Fabulous atmosphere, great music and very intriguing building. Had a great evening in the bar and would like to thank them for a great end to my birthday. We returned the next day for afternoon drinkies. Will definitely revisit next time we are in Penzance.

1  Thank eddie m
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Dave Collins, His wife Jenny & daughter Alice where over here on holiday from New Zealand, we normally meet at a venue close to where they are staying, So we met at the Admiral Benbow, looked it up on tripadvisor as you do, & we where not disappointed Excellent meals had by all, I had the Steak & Ale Pie, yes I will recommend it, & the establishment. Staff where welcoming & friendly, not to overwhelming. We all enjoyed the experience, & I will go there for a meal again soon.

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1  Thank MichaelLander
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