Penzance restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Penzance


This brilliant seafood bistro is overseen by chef Bruce Rennie, a veteran of many a Michelin-starred kitchen. It's all about classic fish and shellfish here, sourced from the Newlyn day boats and served with a stron…
Pub Food in Penzance

Coldstreamer Inn

This village inn in Gulval is a real corker. Chef-patron Tom Penhaul has a strong local pedigree, and his stylish food has earned many admirers, including a mention in the Michelin pub guide. It's traditionally deco…
Bistro in Penzance

Cornish Barn

With its exposed brick, scuffed timber, bare bulbs and blazing wood-burner, this bistro on the ground floor of the Artist Residence Penzance nails the hipster aesthetic, but it has substance as well as style. Tuck i…
Cafe in Penzance

Honey Pot

As cosy as your granddad's favourite armchair, this beloved cafe is where the locals choose for morning cafe, a lazy lunch or cheeky afternoon cake. It attracts punters across the Penzance spectrum, from arty types …
Cafe in Penzance

Archie Brown's

A much-loved veggie cafe and health shop, serving quiches, homity pies and salads to Penzance's eco-arty crowd. Stock up on supplements, organic teas and fair-trade chocolate downstairs, then head up the stairs for …
Mediterranean in Penzance


Laid-back double-floored diner down an alley off Chapel St. Steaks take the honours here: choose your cut and match it with your choice of sauce or spicy rub. Seafood and veggie options are more limited.