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Fat Fish Cafe

Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
+44 1736 369080
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free WI fi. Yippee Coffee best that my last one in Costa Coffee Right on side of road so not ideal Busy and that's always a good sign Will be back to try the fish n chips

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here by chance and had the fish and chips special (with a cup of tea and slice of bread) great value for money and the fish and chips were cooked to perfection! It was a beautiful sunny day so we sat outside, it's...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

You wait whilst it's cooked! And you taste the difference! No soggy batter just good quality fish and. Hope with a catch of the day and a good selection of non fish items too! Whether sit in or take away it's well worth a visit!

Thank Patrick W
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited on Thursday lunchtime and ordered a couple of hot drinks and fish and chips. The coffee was very good and the food was faultless, freshly cooked and no grease in sight. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We really...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Affordable fresh food with friendly service right opposite the Isles of Silly ferry dock. Midday meal excellent. Fast friendly service. Highly recommended

Thank graham g
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice place to sit & watch the world go by on a Sunday morning with rare spring sunshine! Nice coffee, nice staff, good location just by the harbour & town centre.

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had the most yummy chips today!!! Freshly made and really crispy!!! Will definitely be back to get more. They are also cooked in palm oil and not animal lard which is a bonus,

Thank sarah f
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely cooked breakfast today. Generous portion, expectations set by full description of what would be recieved on the menu. Food was freshly cooked, piping hot and very tasty. This is the second visit for breakfast we've made over our last two trips to...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The cafe at the train station was closed due to remodelling and we had a two hour wait for our train. We walked across the street and discovered this small cafe. The waitress was extremely friendly and it had a nice selection of vegetarian food....More

Thank cheekymonkeyParis
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a nice takeaway meal here last night. But Waited a long time for it as there was only one staff member serving/taking orders/cooking. It's a shame you don't have a children's menu as ended up buying a child a portion of fish (which...More

Thank Lisa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 64
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road | The Wharf Apartments, Penzance TR18 2JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 369080
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Fat Fish Café and Take Away serving you the best tasting fish and chips in Penzance - all dishes are homemade using locally sourced ingredients where possible. We are open all year round with free wifi and both indoor and outdoor seating. Whether you enjoy traditional fish and chips or prefer your fish simply grilled with new potatoes and vegetables, this is the place to eat them. Please note that all chips are cooked in palm oil making them suitable for vegetarians. If you follow a gluten free diet, you can still enjoy traditional fish and chips by requesting our celiac batter.It’s not all about fish and chips though. We do have varied breakfast items as well as delicious daytime dishes for you to choose from as well as our daily specials. Children have their own all day menu with dishes like ‘Pickers Platter’ designed specifically to cater to their tastes. You will find Fat Fish Café on Wharf Road opposite the harbour car park a minute’s walk from the railway and bus station and underneath Wharfside Apartments with eat in and take away food and wine. Private parties and events can be catered for, just give us a ring or call in to discuss your requirements. Whether you want just a coffee, glass of wine or a three course meal, you can be assured of a warm welcome from Lorraine and the team, so sit back and let us make your meal a memorable one!