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Chorley's

5 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
+44 1872 857010
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Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (32 reviews)
“bunny chow” (14 reviews)
“boerewors” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, my girlfriend and I visited here on the recommendation of friends in November and were blown away!! It is small but perfectly formed! We chose the signature platter and I have to say I can’t single out a single dish, each aspect was excellent!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Kev H
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our signature platter and your choice of Chorley’s sauce! The Habenaro certainly packs a punch but as you say, very tasty and full of flavour!! We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table last night after reading the reviews and we were delighted. The service was great , a small family concern and the attention to diners was first class . The food was delicious and the portions were enormous ! I wish them...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jopear
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a lovely review. We are very happy to see that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed the food while finding the service to be so good! We look forward to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our daughter for her birthday after reading the TripAdvisor reviews. So glad we did!! The food was excellent!! Because we weren't sure which of the fabulous sauces to have we were given samples to try. Our daughter had the mushroom burger and she...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debbie R
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave Chorley’s such a lovely review!! It was lovely to meet the 3 of you on Friday evening, I’m so happy to read that you enjoyed your experience and the food! I’m sure we will see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch with the family (i was there with my wife and 3 daughters) - Veggie Burgers & South African hot dog (Boerenwors ?) were excellent and the service was very friendly. Good value for money. I would only suggest that they also...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MauricioTdSantos
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a great review! We are so happy to read that you and your family enjoyed your lunch visit with us and liked the burgers and boerewors :) Thank you for your suggestion about the Cornish beer....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant for lunch/dinner date, small, intimate, great food, and very friendly helpful staff. My wife is a fussy eater and usually gets a plain chicken burger with nothing but the bun, she tried the chicken burger with mild sauce and devoured the lot. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Thomas L
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a great review!! Really pleased to read that you and your wife enjoyed the food :) so happy that your wife didn’t have to miss out on the great flavours we have to offer!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly cannot recommend this place highly enough. Had heard great things about it so we thought we'd give it a try, we walked in and asked if there was a table available for three (the Saturday before Christmas), the staff were fantastic, nearly fully...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 926georgec
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Chorley’s such a lovely review!! Our aim has always been to provide a warm and welcoming environment so I’m pleased this came across well on your visit and that you had a real taste of...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

You made my wife’s birthday! Amazing food, amazing people, amazing sauces, great price! AND we got to leave with 2 cans of her favourite cream soda from home! Can’t wait to come back!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark R
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a review. That title- ‘Best South African food in England’ WOW!!! Thank you for such kind words. We are just so happy that your wife had a great birthday with us and had a real taste...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

What a little gem of a place, hot fresh food, great service, I had a burger, which was A1, wish I was a bit more adventurous as the different food coming out looked amazing, we will definitely be going back !More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jim D
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Thanks for leaving a lovely and honest review Jim. So pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your anniversary meal with us, really happy you both enjoyed your burgers. Lovely to meet you and we look forward to the next time that you visit! Kind...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Wonderful food served hot and freshly cooked. Great atmosphere with friendly staff and African music playing. Had a wonderful meal. Best chicken wings ever in spicy sauce and loved my Durban curry Sweets looked great too but couldn't quite manage one!!!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bevh596
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a review. Really pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and overall experience of Chorley’s. Our authentic Durban Curry is becoming such a favourite here...glad you loved it too. Maybe next time there will be...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Great food, ordered two platters and we just dived in. Lots of different sauces to try. Chicken wings and ribs are to die for. Lovely staff and a really cool story behind the restaurant. Will definitely be going back!! 5*****More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonathan P
Chorleys, Owner at Chorley's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave Chorley’s a review. So happy to see that you enjoyed hearing about our background and the story of Chorley’s. We are very proud and passionate about what we have achieved so far. Our wings and ribs are real...More

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Go47242427447
18 December 2018|
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Response from Chorleys | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your query!! We are a family of dog lovers however, we unfortunately cannot allow them into our restaurant simply because of the size of our venue. Biggest apologies!
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trishabudd
16 October 2018|
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Response from Chorleys | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we are wheelchair friendly for the restaurant but unfortunately the bathroom is upstairs. Thanks for your enquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 857010
  • E-mail
Description
Serving a fusion of South African cuisine along with other dishes made using Chorley's famous Peri-Peri sauce. You'll find traditional meals like Burgers, Ribs and Chicken all cooked in Chorley's Sauce along with Boerewors, Bunny Chow & Biltong supporting the African side of the menu. We cover all diets from Vegan to pure meat eaters. Unleash your imagination and take a walk on the wild side.
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