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The Turks Head


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, European, British, Pub, Grill
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It says a lot about a place when the locals recommend it. In my case my AirBnB host said it was one of the best places in town. And she wasn't wrong! It is an old pub. Very old. But it all adds to the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank davidgD5846IV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in whilst visiting Penzance for lunch. Staff very friendly and pleasant. Beer was good, well looked after. We both had starters which were both very well done. Main course I had the gammon which was well prepared but a bit on the small side....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alistair S
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

We visited the Turks Head following a recommendation. The hosts were friendly and welcoming and the food was very good. The Pub has a good offering of cask ales and a long standing good reputation. No wonder it was quiet busy on a Monday evening...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wolf0007
Reviewed 13 January 2019

We had dinner here and while the beer was good, the atmosphere was great, sadly our food was a bit overdone. Not our favorite, but maybe we would try again to see if maybe it was just an off night.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rivertamsong
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ambience, great food, service with a smile all in a beautiful setting. The pub has a family feel. It's a real old world pub with a fantastic beer garden out the back. I recommend the Offshore lager. We'll be back to visit again for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JaneLancaster83
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Very bad as I ordered the belly pork on a bed of bubble and squeak, which was a patty type of round. I realise that belly pork is cheap and tasty but when you pay near to £14 for it you expect a full strip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John J
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous place! Had the most delicious lamb couscous and son had lemon chicken with chickpea stew. People round us having more grad pub grub and loving it. Old school Cornish pub with big ambitions and no pretensions. Amazing 😉

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aisling H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We have been to the Turks Head a few times now and always try to book in when we come and stay down in Cornwall! It is always the same - perfect! The staff are so friendly and attentive, the pub is very warm and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rebecca301
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We have eaten lunch here a few times and always enjoyed it, our last visit was very disappointing. I ordered soup of the day (curried cauliflower) which arrived in a plate with a small dip in, it was tepid and there was probably a single...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank princessjane13
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a pub, the oldest pub in Penzance with so much history. Beautiful food, amazing staff and dog friendly. We loved it so much we visited 3 times during our week in Penzance. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
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1 August 2018|
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Response from Helen G | Property representative |
Hi just got your message, no phone lines are all working at the moment. Did you get a table, can I help you if not. Helen
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2 July 2018|
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Response from Helen G | Property representative |
Winter months only. Start in October Helen
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