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The Turks Head

49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
+44 1736 363093
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
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1 - 10 of 689 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn’t book and we just managed to get the last, and worst table, in the place. We didn’t care. I don’t know where they found this chef but I hope they manage to keep him.Seriouly folks, I can see this guy being poached, sorry...More

1  Thank nkosi3113
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in for a drink and decided to have a meal. We all chose different meals, one off the specials board and the others from the menu. Each of us thoroughly enjoyed our main courses and went on to have a tasty dessert. Although...More

1  Thank HEJ44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub did not disappoint! If you want a really homely pub then you have to go here! They have a great varied menu, and the roast dinners were so good! I could of eaten it all over again straight away! The staff are so...More

1  Thank emmah1616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there with two friends mid week. The food was okay but I feel the menu is too large too many dishes. Can't all be cooked to order.

1  Thank maradardy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay in Cornwall. We had Sunday lunch here, and arrived a few minutes before they were officially open. The staff were welcoming and polite, and let us come in and sit down. As soon as they were ready they...More

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff could not do enough to make you feel welcome. The home made food was wholesome and very tasty. No long waiting time for food like some establishments. Also, it was like walking back in time but had the atmosphere of being in your own...More

Thank sarah g
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We did not want to pass up the chance to dine in one of the oldest pubs in the area so we found ourselves full of anticipation on our recent evening visit. My husband and I shared an order of very good mussels and I...More

Thank FineMind
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We did not book and were turned away, but we came back the next day for a nice dinner. Always reliable.

Thank LaurieSRoth
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Group of 8 for a birthday lunch. We sat in the bar area as we had our dog with us. Fabulous food lots of choice we all had different things, steak, burgers, fish, lamb all was faultless. Staff were attentive we even had the chef...More

Thank NAJenn
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Cheap friendly pub ... however was too busy inside and had to sit outside the back in the cold :( They do have heaters outside but not enough ... however great prices 2 x vodka and cokes + Guinness = £9

Thank Briggy12
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Jemma J
4 October 2017|
Response from Helen G |
yes dogs are welcome in the bar area, on a lead and not on the furniture xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Chapel Street, Penzance TR18 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 363093
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