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The Vault Bar & Kitchen

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British, Seafood
17-18 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
+44 1736 448460
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (21 reviews)
“halloumi” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
17-18 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very enjoyable lunch with 9 friends. Service and food were excellent especially my crab sandwich. Lovely setting and very friendly owners

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nicksugden
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The lady who works behind the bar who is Bruce's sister is lovely. Love this place hun. The man behind the bar Lee is very funny and he makes every visit fun.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lily B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I have visited the vault on a few occasions now, both day and night. I can not fault the place or the staff. Always clean and the staff are faultless. Always happy to cater and polite. Will always recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Explorer150701
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Banging burgers. Friendly service. Coffee barrister was great. Friendly, fast service. Look forward to looking to trying the rest of the menu.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jo S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter took me for lunch for my birthday we had a stunning meal served by a couple of really nice gents , the food was so good and the coffee looked to good to drink all in all awesome thank you

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amandacoram
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Came in for a couple of drinks with my partner and ordered some cocktails. I never normally complain unless something is drastic and having worked in a bar before I know what a Mojito should taste like. When I received mine I couldn’t taste the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LiamEdwards
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The vault has good cocktails and has lots of deals on throughout the week! Have only drank in there recently and hoping to try a bite to eat soon

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lucy5612pz
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch followed by a number of cocktails from the extensive menu! Highly recommend the seafood tag and the espresso martini! Thanks

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rumski
Reviewed 5 August 2018

It’s such a shame when a nice place goes downhill but that’s what’s happened with this cafe. Customers ignored by ‘too cool for school 20-something’ staff, far more interested in playing on their phones and flirting with one another. It’s a shame because the coffee...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jcjcjc1008
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We are regulars to the vault, the food is generally ok but we normally can't resist the homemade beef burgers when we visit. Visited last night and ordered a burger. Can't even begin to describe what was served up. All I know is that it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JaneS4537
sjtaylor, Owner at The Vault Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review us on trip advisor, we always welcome feedback. We can only apologise that this time it wasn’t to your satisfaction, we believe the reason why the burgers didn’t bind as well this time is because of the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
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, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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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