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The Old Grammar School

19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
+44 1872 278559
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (78 reviews)
“nachos” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in early evening whilst visiting Truro. Seating and decor needs refurbishing, all tired and worn. Service slow and inaccurate with an items added to be bill. Rectified but not a good impression. Waited 10-15 minutes for attention; barman staring at his phone, more interested...More

1  Thank IanTLondon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely disappointed by my recent visit, long waits for someone to acknowledge we were their! Waited for our drinks that were just left on the bar so we collected them our selves! Waitress was unprofessional, inappropriate and frankly offensive! Kitchen staff were touching their faces...More

2  Thank Nadine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have always enjoyed going to the Old Grammar School for both lunch and dinner. We went yesterday as a group of friends for the evening tapas. It was busy and the service was on the slow side of slow! The waiting staff were hard working...More

Thank Kernowreefshark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here 3/4 times as a couple and visited again with our kids. The eatery is really fun and very cool, food is perfect for the setting and the kids loved it, really really good service, I think this is our favourite food stop...More

Thank richandrhekids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to have Tapas this evening and in anticipation I called ahead to inform the chef of my allergy. When we arrived the waitresses ( who were lovely, very polite and full of smiles ) were aware of my allergy and I can not...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner had our first date at The Old Grammar School and wanted to come back for our 2 year anniversary a couple of weeks ago. I was worried we wouldn't be able to get a table as bookings are only for large...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We popped in early evening for some drinks and found the place to be very pleasant. We did not eat so cannot comment on the food. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the place has been fitted out nicely. We will be back...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a quick bite on a Friday evening both hungry but both wanting different food. The grammar tapas was a great option quite large portions for tapas and reasonably priced. Funky cool young atmosphere and nice to sit outside on a...More

Thank Thomas_OBie
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Truro during our recent holiday, and were looking for somewhere for lunch. The lady on the till in Seasalt recommended the Old Grammar School to us and told us how to get there through the narrow alley at the side of the...More

Thank Kmtma
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my mate went in recently for a quick pint and had a steak baguette it was lovely, the service was quick and the staff were friendly. Been in again since and had the steak ciabatta, again great. Never been in for food in...More

Thank fredricksaturn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 278559
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A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best dining with fresh lunches during the day and lively fresh and original tapas on the evening. Matched with a great coffee, cocktails, wine and beers.
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