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The Cornish Hen Deli

27 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
+44 1736 350223
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornish hen” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (4 reviews)
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Deli, Healthy, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
27 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little deli at the top of town. Great morning coffee (or rest of the day) possibly the best in Penzance. Open early and throughout the day. Great homemade foods and some great delicacies to take away and create a home meal. Friendly owner and...More

3  Thank 6WJL6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to sample the steak pasty. Staff were average, selection of food on display was very good. Pasty had an amazing pastry, the filling dryer then a usual pasty and there was not a great deal of meat but I think that may...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charming cafe / deli with good flapjacks and excellent coffee. Very nice speciality foods to buy (we got some fudge and flavoured salts). It was definitely the best coffee in Penzance - we went every morning (I am very fussy about my coffee!)

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great latte and vegetarian sausage roll. The hot milk was ‘good’ - which is probably 9 year olds idea of excellent :-).

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Friendly staff, vegan options too. Small and busy. Lovely coffee, plenty of choices. Food available if required

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely cream tea, hoggaty pie, and pasty! Tasty, fresh, well presented and friendly service! All homemade and simply yummy. Only feedback would be price is a little high... but also quality is superb so understand price a little more than most places.

Thank Nadia W
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Very poor filling not much meat lots of potatoes and swede no seasoning. Get better cornish pasties at home in Gloucestershire.

Thank Ashley S
thecornishhen, Owner at The Cornish Hen Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Oh dear! That’s awful. So sorry you had a bad pasty. Our pasties are usually full of meat and flavour. 😞. We have never had a complaint about them before. Thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great place for a snack, lovely pies etc, but if you want a sandwich that will fill you up don't bother. £5.50 for a sandwich with the thinnest smallest piece of ham possible and barely any filling. For some reason olives were added (didn't say...More

Thank Lauren B
thecornishhen, Owner at The Cornish Hen Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

I’m so sorry you were disappointed with your sandwich. The palma ham one does come with Gordal Olives and is one of our most popular sandwiches. We try really hard to make sure that the sandwich is pretty full of filling, not sure what happened...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Excellent food and coffee, big variety, pleasant people. Also fascinating location to watch the world go by in the middle of Penzance.

Thank Surfarian
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We loved this place!! People were friendly, food and coffee was good. The location was fun for just looking out as one was eating. Fun place!

Thank NDMom9
thecornishhen, Owner at The Cornish Hen Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Market Place, Penzance TR18 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 350223
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