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Red Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
+44 1736 362012
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (33 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“fish” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
$$ - $$$
36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crab soup with garlic bread facing the historical harbour of the ten with panoramic views across the bay to Penzance and St. Michael’s. Deaf barman so pronounce words well.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a magnificent lunch here last week, no complaints at all, just high praise especially for Catch of the Day. Most certainly recommend & we will be returning very soon

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

After a really bad experiece in a Pub in Paul my host suggested to go to this one. HERE I was welcomed, HERE the guy behind the counter was very friendly. The food was good, the atmosphere relaxed. What more can you want?

Thank Heike H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Red Lion Pub is in a lovely location overlooking the Newlyn harbour (I suggest walking there as there is not much parking.) The staff are friendly and we had very nice meals there. As noted in other reviews, the Crab Soup is fabulous, a...More

Thank Glenn3134
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are staying in a lovely cottage in Newlyn, so we decided to try out the nearby pub for dinner. As we walked in the stench of stale urine hit me, it was awful. My husband ordered us a drink from the...More

3  Thank hollyday34
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Called here by chance and was not disappointed. Friendly atmosphere, pleasant staff and the food was fabulous. Have eaten there a couple of times since and the food was great each time. Portion sizes are very generous and very fresh. And if you have room...More

Thank Brenm1972
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Once you've tried the crab soup, you'll be back again for more! Every time I visit Newlyn I have to come here for the Crab Soup - it's so delicious.

Thank Kathyolley
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Pub-style restaurant; intimate with traditional dart games. The home-made crab soup is to die for. Excellent service.

Thank Cupido D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what can I say we called in Saturday for a pint as the pub is right by our holiday let and we were made to feel so welcome that we decided to eat there Sunday evening. There were 6 of us and we had...More

Thank grizzer1971
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Called in Saturday afternoon was very quiet but nice atmosphere still. Had a very nice lunch. Harry the bar cat stole the show

Thank Janet G
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Glenn3134 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late reply, I expect it is dog friendly as I think just about every venue in Newlyn is.
4 August 2017|
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Response from StephRa | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if children are allowed in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Fore Street | Newlyn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 362012
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Postcode: TR18 5JP
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