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Dolphin Tavern

Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
+44 1736 364106
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My other half and myself have been in Cornwall last week and had two days in Marizon, had not just one meal here but came back the day after. Very good customer service making you feel welcome. It is busy but I appreciated this is...More

1  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great pub atmosphere. Although is was crowded with tourists and locals, the staff still was friendly and served tasty food.

1  Thank Arne B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place to go out for a drink and food! The decorations are very cool and give the harbor feel to it that the city gives as well!

Thank twild41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here as was walking nearby and it looked nice, nice pub grub with lots of seafood specials. My for was nice and the service was good.

1  Thank Squawking44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such fantastic food at breakfast and dinner. We tried a lot of dishes as it was so good and the beer was great - and they have a decent coffee machine! Every member of staff was helpful and friendly at whatever time we appeared. The...More

1  Thank Gill L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really glad my husband and I decided to come to the Dolphin for dinner. The staff are really friendly and happy and the food is fantastic! Will definitely be back again!

1  Thank lou992016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home after spending four nights at the Dolphin and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was clean and comfortable,our breakfast menu in the mornings was varied and the food was delicious. We also ate a couple of evening meals here and...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just happened upon this Pub and we were delighted we did. The staff was very friendly, service was excellent and the food was good. Nice pub atmosphere and the place is spotlessly clean. Highly recommend and we will definitely go back.

2  Thank WorldTravelerJL18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Penzance for two nights and ate here the first night - the fish & chips was so outstanding that we came back the second night. This time I had the grilled hake with parma ham, which was just as good. It's a nice...More

2  Thank Sabbs12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for drinks in the late afternoon and it was pretty quiet. Good selection of drinks and plenty of local types. The staff were very friendly and the menu looked very good. Will come back again for food!

1  Thank Dazzr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street | Penzance, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 364106
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this is a pub opposite the Scillonian crossing in Penzance that serves excellent food.