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The Vault Bar & Kitchen

17-18 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
+44 1736 448460
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“halloumi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Cafe, Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17-18 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy a nice drink with friends here. The former Bank is now a lovely venue for a drink or bite to eat. For the Gin lovers they have a very good selection to choose from. The Wine and cocktail menu is also very good.

Thank KernowBoys
Reviewed 28 December 2017

After a long day along the rugged coast: the oasis called The Vault. The lady behind the bar knew her wines. A truly superbe white from Marlborough, NZ. The food went very well with it ;-)

2  Thank PieterBolinder
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Was part of our works christmas meal the mackrel pate was barley edible with bones galore, the turkey roast wasnt too bad nice meat, dessert was a rubbery waffle with nuts n choc sprinkled on it , team this up with the fact one guest...More

Thank Gb2013
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We all had a wonderful evening, hosted by Peter and Linda Taylor. Firstly a big "thank you" to them. The service was excellent, all the staff worked hard to serve the courses to us simultaneously, and with a smile. Presentation was first class. Flavours delicious...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch, menu was good and staff very friendly. We waited a little while but it was well worth it

Thank KLG018
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have been to the vault several times, for coffee, lunch, and for evening leaving party for several friends

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you like Mussels you need to try the cider, chilli and bacon Mussels here, I've eaten Mussels all over Europe and these are the best ever. Totally awesome.

Thank sterling959
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

So my boyfriend and I were looking for a nice evening to end our lovely holiday. We booked a table on Saturday night, assuming that it would be busy as it appears to be a very upbeat and attractive restaurant/bar. When we arrived we noticed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I tried the Cashew, Halloumi and Broccoli curry last night from the new menu, it was delicious. Genuinely one of the most enjoyable vegetarian meals I've had at a restaurant ever! Definitely recommend.

Thank DonLevon
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere for lunch and stumbled across this place. Not many tables but nicely spaced out so doesn't feel overcrowded like some places can. Food was amazing. Good choice of vegetarian food and something for everyone. Excellent service, well worth a visit

Thank Tracy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-18 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 448460
  • E-mail
We are modern bar & kitchen, set in an old bank in the heart of Penzance. We offer an excellent range of wines, beers, gin, cocktails and draught, served 'til late every day. Our new menu is cooked fresh and to order and changes along with the seasons allowing us to source the best of local, fresh ingredients. We're always open for our delicious coffee & cake (G&T cake and the brownies being our favourite!) We have a fab sun terrace, where vitamin D is served for free. We are a child friendly venue offering relaxed dining in a friendly environment, suitable for all ages & occasions. Come and see us!
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