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Red Lion

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36 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
+44 1736 362012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (42 reviews)
“guinness pie” (10 reviews)
“fish” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
36 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overlooks harbour in Newlyn. Exceptional fresh seafood, expertly cooked and beautifully presented. This pub is cosy and the staff and locals engaging and friendly. The crab soup was so good. Lovely freshly cooked seafood - you couldn't get fresher or better than this! Will definitely...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful typical English pub. Great fresh fish on the menu and very friendly staff. A bonus is Newlyn is a terrific fishing village to visit.

Thank Paragone9
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this local pub based on Trip Advisor comments and delighted how accurate they proved to be. We chose the crab soup, crab baguette and daily fish special (haddock) with tempura batter chips and mushy peas. All were perfectly cooked and so fresh. The local...More

Thank CornwallGolfer54
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

On a hot October day I sat in the top garden looked out over the harbour with a pint of cider and superb bowl of local crab soup. Lady who served was polite and helpful. I will be back

Thank Eddi C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Glorious sunny day with elevated views over a quiet (Sunday) Newlyn harbour.Crab soup with garlic bread followed by haddock in a foil parcel with new potatoes and a salad all washed down by a pint of Causeway from the local Cornish Crown Brewery. A really...More

Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife have been twice now to this pub over the space of a year, I can't speak highly enough for the place, friendly service, great pub grub at a sensible price, always had a fish dish, after all it does over look...More

Thank grassinchap
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Myself and my partner visited for an evening meal three times on our recent stay in Mousehole. This little pub is cosy, stylish and has a great view over Newlyn harbour. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food (home cooked specialities) delicious.There is...More

Thank Maxine A
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in a couple of days ago for some lunch. It’s a little bit careworn but the beer wasn’t bad and the crab baguette was very good. Worth a try if you fancy a bit of lunch.

Thank thrusterm
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My wife and I ate here twice whilst we were in Newlyn as it was so good the first time. All the food was very good and decent value too. The fish pie was very good and my wife really enjoyed the ribs but all...More

1  Thank robbieseagull
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly efficient service, the fish steamed over the BBQ is delicious. Busy pub with interesting customers.

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30 August 2018|
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Response from allankidson | Reviewed this property |
There is a Cornwall Council run car park just a few yards from the Red Lion.
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 362012
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