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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill, Penzance, TR18 3AE +44 1736397012

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

5 Star excellent flavours and ingredient combinations. Presentation of dishes excellent. Certainly rivals anything London has to offer. Cheaper than Sunningdale, Ascot area and London.

Lindsay 10 August 2018
from Sunningdale

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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
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Customer reviews for The Bay Restaurant

4.4 (((() (based on 112 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (73)
  • views (61)
  • afternoon tea (52)
  • romantic (44)
  • lunch (37)
  • luxury (30)
  • private dining (27)
  • value (25)
  • al fresco (17)
  • trendy (14)
  • breakfast (13)
  • large parties (12)
  • business (11)
  • child friendly (5)
  • entertainment (5)
  • ((((* 13 August 2018 by Emma from Reigate

    Great food nice location and nice views

  • ((((( 10 August 2018 by Lindsay from Sunningdale

    5 Star excellent flavours and ingredient combinations. Presentation of dishes excellent. Certainly rivals anything London has to offer. Cheaper than Sunningdale, Ascot area and London.

  • ((((( 19 July 2018 by Wendy from Truro

    We enjoyed our afternoon tea at the hotel. The view was lovely of the coast over the roofs of the nearby places. We had the Afternoon Tea for a Birthday present from our son and family, Other people were there having Afternoon Tea too. We had a problem finding the hotel, not where we thought it was! We had to ask in Tesco Penzance where the hotel was.

    We sat out in the pretty garden for an hour before we had the Afternoon Tea. I wish I had known about the outdoor pool, I could have had a swim first.

  • ((((* 11 July 2018 by Daphne from London

    Very attentive staff, lovely setting and good food.

  • ((((* 28 May 2018 by Diane from London

    Some very different and tastysy accompaniments to the mains course, in particular a black pudding puree that was served with chicken that my husband thought was ideal also with his lamb dish.

  • ((((* 2 April 2018 by David from Penzance

    Great food, wine, space and service.. not bad value either! The lamb "cassoulet" was delicious as was the prawn starter. Cheese which can often be boring was a delight for the taste buds. I would like to give 5 stars but only give 4 because I like to think there is even better to come! Thank you.

  • ((((( 27 March 2018 by Chris from cardiff

    Booked this venue for my fathers 90th birthday treat. I must say that this is a great place to have an afternoon tea. Great views over mounts bay.

  • ((((( 27 March 2018 by Lisa from Truro

    Lovely cream tea for 4, excellent Service, the young lady was attentive and friendly. Food excellent and lots of it value for money will be coming back.

  • (((** 21 March 2018 by Margaret from Cheltenham

    The steaks had a sauce on them which didn’t taste nice. The chips tasted like they’d been sat there for a while and it all went cold quickly. For a £60 meal it was very disappointing and not value for money. The breakfasts were lovely though. Afternoon tea was also lovely.

  • ((((( 19 February 2018 by Kathryn from Penzance, Cornwall

    Absolutely delightful. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly an helpful and the décor was great, I would highly recommend it.

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