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The Pennyweight

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for a Sunday dinner with My Girlfriend yesterday and it was amazing, we both had Pork and Gammon and it was to die for! Every single part of the meal was unreal to be fair, the mash was as smooth as could be, the...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always an amazing experience, the menu is the best I have ever seen but my favourite thing is the Sunday roasts my sons a picky eater but everything about it was out this world melted in my mouth credit given where credit due 😊

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One word - amazing! Came for Sunday lunch today and sat outside in the scorching sun. I had a beef and lamb dinner and it was lovely, came with all the trimmings as well! Definitely be coming back next Sunday! Thanks for looking after us.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here for lunch on Friday, very busy spot with great food & proper portions. Amazed at the price it was cheap as chips, staff very friendly & very prompt! My new usual spot.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst I understand they’re busy and it’s warm but the service is slow, tables outside not wiped. Also, since when is it acceptable to allow young men to sit in a bar area (even if it’s outside) without shirts on? It’s not, and fir this...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

meat on Sunday lunch was very tough, all 4 of us left it no refunds given but a complimentary pudding and that was supposed to make up for the cost of the main my birthday lunch was ruined, and we had a very long wait...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere for the England v Germany game, but the biggest highlight was the hot, cheesy, delicious lasagne. Best pub lasagne I've had in many years, with good chunky chips and salad too!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this pub and always will. We got married in the church over the road and booked the full pub for our reception and have been going back ever since. The staff are fabulous and it’s so nice to see the same faces. Great...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal here the other evening. Portions were huge and so much value for money! Staff very friendly which added to our experience. We will definitely be returning!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in a couple of days ago with my 5 year old for lunch. I ordered the parmo and daughter had the kids mozzarella sticks. The parmasan was delicious and portion size was more than generous. My daughter enjoyed her meal and pretty much ate...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pennyweight

Yes, The Pennyweight is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Pennyweight is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3