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Dolphin Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, British
Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
+44 1736 364106
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BD, England
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Reviewed today

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Dolphin Tavern for a weekend. It has three bedrooms which have sea views. Breakfast was served promptly and there was a good choice. The food was excellent. We had dinner there also which was lovely. The staff are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank terryhudson222
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good service, I had the brisket burger which I can only say was solid and tasteless. I think they need to concentrate on getting the mains right instead of disguising with a load of chips..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kevinl843
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service from chris and great roast, the best in penzance will be returning for sure and giving recomendations to friends and family

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lotus-boho-interiors
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for good pub grub nice decor and a friendly atmosphere.l would recommend the steak and ale pie and finish with the coffe desert.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Standard pub food cooked without much love - quick service and central, plus dog friendly. Everything probably cooked from frozen.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 750londontraveller
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic from the start of my stay to the finish. Friendly staff, knowledgeable on the area and happy to give recommendations. Rooms are clean, modern with everything you'd expect and a fantastic shower. Food was excellent, well priced and in good portion sizes. Good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WishboneUK
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Last minute dinner here. Fully booked but squeezed us in and now I know why so busy. Food was stunning. 7 of us and each had something different, All was really good. Great, friendly service and nice vibe.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 173joannel
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We visited the pub twice while on holiday in Cornwall. On both occasions we chose a local fish speciality listed as a daily special. The food was delicious and the staff really friendly, and we would love to visit again when next in Penance.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LCplus
Reviewed 27 October 2018

After a cold ferry ride from the Isles on Scilly, it was nice to go into this warm pub near the quay. The waiter was friendly and efficient and the food was delicious, especially the special grilled local mackerel which was great.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We visited The Dolphin on our recent stay in Penzance. Just a short walk along the harbour with really welcoming staff. We originally popped in for a drink whilst exploring the area but after seeing the meals coming out of the kitchen, we swiftly booked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank MayanW18
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Restaurant Details

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