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“Surprisingly good cooking” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Vault bar

The Vault bar
Ranked #71 of 177 Restaurants in Penzance
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 19
Cuisines: Bar, British, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a child friendly venue offering relaxed dining in a friendly environment suitable for all ages. We offer an excellent range of wines, beers and cocktails. Our new menu is cooked fresh and to order and changes along with the seasons allowing us to source the best of local and fresh ingredients. Children eating of our excellent childrens menu receive a free juice and ice cream.
Aberdeen
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172 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good cooking”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

We went in here one wet day and were surprised at the high level of cooking. I had a a scallop salad - amazing - and others had delicious soup and yes, the chips are brilliant. There was a small fuss because the one juice had run out and someone whizzed off to the co op for a carton of not particularly nice stuff which was a shame!
I was surprised the food was so good partly because we had gone there one night previously just for cocktails. I requested a vodka Martini which was greeted with some bemusement and their attempt was not great - I think they made it with 2 parts Martini to one of vodka instead of the other way round! Obviously the chef is more world wise than the bar staff.
Great place though - long may it prosper.

  • Visited August 2011
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English first
Penzance, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great food ,excellent service. Must try”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012 via mobile

Great food, good with kids,excellent service. Chips ate the best I've ever had. Will be coming again without a doubt. :D

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Thank AmyandRoss
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good place to relax in there's a good atmosphere and the staff are very friendly it's got a nice beer garden . It's well worth a”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012 via mobile

Will definitely go there again as you are made so welcome and it's clean and relaxed place to unwind after a hard days graft

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1 Thank Clokes
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Bit odd”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012 via mobile

Bit odd, but the food is very good, freshly cooked and nothing packet or frozen

Best chips I've had in ages

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“nice atmosphere - delicious food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2012

we had a wonderful evening meal at the vault; the member of the staff who looked after us, though lacking experience, was friendly and charming. The place have a relaxing ambiance although the sound volume of the music could have been slight turned down. I will certainly go back there hopefully to sample the lunchtime menu. I recommed the Vault as a charming and trendy place for food and beverages.

  • Visited March 2012
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2 Thank zino135
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