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Ben's Cornish Kitchen

West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
+44 1736 719200
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (24 reviews)
“venison” (25 reviews)
“lemon tart” (10 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
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1 - 10 of 891 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked following a recommendation for lunch. Very friendly atmosphere and staff. Excellent quality food and wine. Obviously fresh local ingredients the fish was perfect. I don't usually leave a restaurant feeling that I should have paid more and two days later for some bizarre reason...More

Thank Willcrackit
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to wine and dine we've waited a while to get in here and weren't disappointed, certainly will return fresh and full of flavour only other place as fresh as this the blueplate in Downderry!this place is as good as you'd expect to find...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in Penzance on a Thursday afternoon / evening, and had been lucky enough to book one of the last tables 24 hrs earlier. Was a little concerned for my wife, who can be a fussy eater, especially with the limited menu offered. My wife,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a special place to celebrate the end of my daughter's degree so decided to go here having had a nice lunch a couple of years ago. Astonished at the pricing and small menu (I get the fresh and local bit). Soup was overseasoned to...More

Thank JadamsPenzance
BenPrior, Owner at Ben's Cornish Kitchen, responded to this review

JadamsPenzance Sorry to see you didn't enjoy your meal with us. I don't normally reply to reviews as I believe they are your thoughts, personal tastes and everyone has the right to them. But i would like to say that I feel that this review...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit we have been here before but that was a long time ago. The food has just got better and better. That coupled with staying at St Michael's B&B.. total heaven!

Thank paulahillston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really lovely little restaurant in the middle of Marazion. Food is really excellent and at lunch offers a very reasonable three courses for £23 or two for £18 (?). Menu is short, three starters and three mains and has a well chosen wine list....More

Thank RobertandLinda1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't rate the food here enough! Everything tasted AMAZING. Such complex flavours, but also so well balanced. Service was fantastic and very friendly. Very relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely recommend coming here!

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard many good things about this place and can't recommend it highly enough - wonderful food in a lovely environment (don't let the exterior fool you).

Thank anash69800
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual, superbly prepared and presented food. Attentive, yet discreet service. Lovely birthday treat.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never managed to see Ben but would like to thank him and his staff for always living up to the mark, great meal.

Thank nicholasjames821
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow dogs in the restaurant?
14 September 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from BenPrior | Property representative |
fine at lunch only
Are you going to open more often now that summer is just around the corner ? If so what date will the extra opening times start ?
5 May 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Tootlepip3 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I can't help on this one either - but he'd be mad not to!
Emily T
Do you have sample menu to view online ?
26 April 2015|
Response from Joff_Day | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi - if you visit the website - a sample menu pops up after about 20 seconds. Just make sure you have any pop-up stopper on your browser disabled.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End, Marazion TR17 0EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Marazion
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 719200
  • E-mail