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Fat Fish Cafe

Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
+44 1736 369080
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been in Cornwall a few days now and felt it was time for a coffee and cream scone. The camper was parked opposite by the water front. We saw this place, stopped by and the lass/lady working behind the counter was keen to...More

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visted here in august whilst on holiday near newquay. I really cant understand some negative reviews. Our experience of this place was a good one reflected in our 4 stars. We are a family of 5, 2 adults and 3 children. We placed our...More

Thank holig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked up and approached the fat fish cafe. Before we even said anything we were sternly told that they weren't open for another 15 minutes! Although all the. Chairs were set up. I found this rude and unhelpful. Why Not say take a seat...More

Thank DJmike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the worst fish and chips that I have ever been served - surprised we were ok after it. A miserable place to eat in and I would avoid at all costs. I would not eat there again even if it was free - so...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Overwhelming sense that the is a con going to sell trips to the toilet and ketchup. Treated with no respect by staff until they realised I was a "dine in" and not a "takeaway" customer. Children of paying customers forced to pay 50p to use...More

Thank Nick E
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I would like to rate a member of staff here that went above and beyond to make this visit enjoyable. We were hungry walking past this place in the pouring down rain - we were a family group of 5adults and 2children , one in...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It took them over 30 minutes to serve us a sandwich and a battered sausage. And the food definitely was not worth the wait. The staff were so rude it made me feel extremely uncomfortable. Don't visit this cafe if you want a positive experience...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered ham egg and chips which was OK except the ham was below standard quality wasn't nice at all. My husband had a pasty as we hadn't had one since we had arrived in Cornwall. It said they were made on the premises. The...More

Thank tiamaria598
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Staff rude and incompetent. Disgusting customer service. Staff huffing and puffing when you asked for something. Wouldn't recommend at all.

Thank lwright947
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 pannins waited 40 min but was not bothered cos we know it was worth the wait they came with side salad but no fork to rest it with asked for mayonnaise the older woman just huffed and walked off when after over 5...More

Thank debra w
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 67
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 369080
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Fat Fish Café and Take Away serving you the best tasting fish and chips in Penzance - all dishes are homemade using locally sourced ingredients where possible. We are open all year round with free wifi and both indoor and outdoor seating. Whether you enjoy traditional fish and chips or prefer your fish simply grilled with new potatoes and vegetables, this is the place to eat them. Please note that all chips are cooked in palm oil making them suitable for vegetarians. If you follow a gluten free diet, you can still enjoy traditional fish and chips by requesting our celiac batter.It’s not all about fish and chips though. We do have varied breakfast items as well as delicious daytime dishes for you to choose from as well as our daily specials. Children have their own all day menu with dishes like ‘Pickers Platter’ designed specifically to cater to their tastes. You will find Fat Fish Café on Wharf Road opposite the harbour car park a minute’s walk from the railway and bus station and underneath Wharfside Apartments with eat in and take away food and wine. Private parties and events can be catered for, just give us a ring or call in to discuss your requirements. Whether you want just a coffee, glass of wine or a three course meal, you can be assured of a warm welcome from Lorraine and the team, so sit back and let us make your meal a memorable one!
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