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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill, Penzance, TR18 3AE +44 1736397012

(((() Modern British
Main course: £17
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 07:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 21:00.

excellent experience with stunning views over Mounts Bay. Relaxed atmosphere, very attentive service.

Michael Lawry 31 August 2016
from Penzance

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Awarded 2 AA Rosettes over 9 years, The Bay Restaurant in Penzance enjoys panoramic sea views across to St Michael’s Mount and the scenic old town. Enjoy locally-made wine and cider on the Bay Restaurant terrace, perfect for al fresco dining.

The Bay Restaurant menu offers all-day dining, with farmhouse breakfast and light brunch dishes served each morning. The coastal views make a romantic backdrop for pan-fried beef fillet to share, monkfish medallions, grilled red mullet, or The Bay's delightful West Country afternoon tea.

Speciality dishes use the best shellfish from the local market, with luxurious lobster thermidor or steamed lobster with linguine. Artisinal Cornish cheese, warm almond pudding or prune crème brûlée are accompanied by a fine selection of dessert wines.

The Bay is happy to make special arrangements for celebrations. Penzance Train Station is a 7-minute walk from The Bay Restaurant on Britons Hill.

The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill, Penzance, TR18 3AE

Contact +44 1736366890
Reservations +44 1736397012

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Customer reviews for The Bay Restaurant

4.4 (((() (based on 54 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (32)
  • views (27)
  • afternoon tea (25)
  • romantic (22)
  • luxury (15)
  • lunch (14)
  • private dining (14)
  • value (10)
  • al fresco (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • breakfast (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • business (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • ((((* by from penzance

    excellent waitress service, tables set out well not to bunched up. A great overall experience

  • (**** by from Plymouth

    My husband and I enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea, a gift for my birthday from my daughter. There was no smoked salmon for the sandwiches, but crab was substituted at no extra cost. Delicious selection of cakes and light scones to go with the jam and cream.

    The only disappointment was that the weather wasn't better, a thick mist obscured the view out to sea.

  • ((((* by from Guilford

    We had the full afternoon tea. It was delicious and the service was welcoming, friendly and fast. We enjoyed our experience immensely.

  • ((((( by from Grantham

    We was visiting penzanceee and it was my partners birthday so we thought we would come for a meal after hearing excellent reviews from family members who lived down there. It did not fail to impress from the setting to the customer service and beyond the food was amazing and we will be back again next year.

  • ((((( by from Penzance

    excellent experience with stunning views over Mounts Bay. Relaxed atmosphere, very attentive service.

  • ((((( by from Nottingham

    I made my reservation online (which was easy) before I arrived here in Penzance because it was bank holiday weekend. I was please to say I made the right choice. Although the prices were a little on the expensive side my husband who had the fillet Steak said it was the best he ever had! The food was well presented and he staff were professional. As the restaurant was licenced we enjoyed the cocktails too. Mel

  • ((((* by from Penzance

    Had really good meal in a pleasant atomosphere with good but unobtrusive service.

  • ((((* by from Helston

    Excellent location, very friendly staff, although when asked what about the different teas they said they didn't know anything about them and didn't offer to go and find out further information. Great afternoon tea, will certainly go back, delicious sandwiches, very good value for money, we were both stuffed! I booked over a month ago so was sad that we had to have a table by the door and hadn't been given a window table despite it not being very busy.

  • ((((( by from Penzance

    it was lovely in a very nice location it was very quite and the food was delicious I eat far too much I cant complain

  • ((((* by from Truro

    A bit of a cool welcome but service good. Food v. tasty but not much of it. Would be nice to have soft music on terrace to improve ambience.
    All in all a good experience.

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