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The Smugglers

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12-14 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance, England
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The quality and freshness of the seafood was amazing, a large selection of meat dishes are also on the menu and were equally delicious, desserts were wonderful and the presentation faultless. Highly recommend eating at the Smugglers

Thank Glambert
St Buryan, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Having just about given up eating out due to overpricing and mediocre food we were a bit reluctant to try yet another restaurant. We were very pleasantly surprised by the whole experience at The Smugglers. From the telephone call to book a table through to the after dinner coffee and cognac everything was just as it should be. The food... More 

Thank hexadec
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Lovely views over Newlyn harbour. Good menu choice and excellent fish. Attentive, friendly service. Recommended.

Thank Claire M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely place. Marvellous couple running it. Great rooms. Fab breakfasts and really really good evening meals of the highest quality. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Kc1957
Dunsborough, Australia
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We ate dinner twice at this restaurant during our four night stay here On both occasions we had delicious fish meals. Stephen is a very good chef, preparing and presenting the locally caught fish to very high standard. Portions are generous and there are a good selection of fish dishes and a small number of meat choices. There is a... More 

Thank AngelaCorrig
Exeter, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

feel so lucky to have found this gem of a place, it was first class all the way. beautiful room, furnishings, comfy bed and quality bedding.AND a wonderful little courtyard just for us. The breakfast again was first class and the evening meal was gourmet standard, can't fault this place, run by a very professional ,attentive couple. we will return.

Thank Terry D
Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a last minute two night staff at The Smugglers... Having never stayed before was not sure what to expect but wow not disappointed! Barbara greeted us a friendly and very warm welcome, showed us to our room and even arranged a parking permit that saved me ££s... Excellent food, excellent breakfast and lovely comfortable room, only criticism is there's... More 

Thank Roger0310
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fantastically cooked homemade food. Great service as they couldn't do more to help us. Visited whilst on holiday with the family and was amazed by the quality of food and fantastic service we returned later in the week. When we returned it was busy and as we were a large group we weren't sure if we would get a seat... More 

Thank Ross C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I ate here with family at the end of a holiday, the building itself had a very nice feeling (although if your tall your going to need to duck!), and the food was delicious and presented extremely well. We only had a slight criticism - one of the diners found a number of substantial pieces of eggshells in their dish.... More 

Thank Tim O
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The most welcome I've ever felt in a restaurant ever. The food was bounteous and beautifully cooked and presented. Lots of homemade, different and special touches. But the front of house skills were phenomenal. All for a very good price and amazing value. If you're even remotely considering going here - do. Beautiful harbour views, attentive but relaxed service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-14 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?