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The Lamp & Whistle

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A gin palace!

We came across this place on a cold, wintry weekend in Penzance and found it the perfect cosy... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
London, United Kingdom
Micro pub

Tiny pub on corner of a residential street, hidden away. Apparently the beer was excellent. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diana M
via mobile
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  • Poor5%
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12 Leskinnick Place, Penzance TR18 2EZ, England
+44 1736 361449
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny pub on corner of a residential street, hidden away. Apparently the beer was excellent. There was a bewildering array of gins & looked as though there was a great selection of other spirits eg vodkas & malt whisky. The bar man was efficient but...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Best craft beers, best selection of spirits. Lots of crazy stuff to look at and fantastic locals. Miguel the landlord is very welcoming and we very much enjoyed drinking there. They do a cool supper club on a Wednesday also.

Thank sbilbo89
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Discovered this place while on holiday in Penzance. Tucked down a side street with a fantastic historic exterior. The interior doesn’t disappoint either eclectic, colourful, vibrant, interesting and very welcoming. A range of great beers and the rum selection is to die for. Very friendly...More

4  Thank 6WJL6
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We found the Lamp and Whistle while walking through our Penzance neighborhood. Peeking through the windows, it was a magical sight for our American eyes. Migel is the most awesome bartender. HIs willingness to engage in thoughtful conversation was refreshing and memorable. We stopped in...More

1  Thank AZRileys
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great little place. Good range of beers and spirits, and just two hand pumps, which is very sensible - they stay fresh. The ale I am on now is magnificent! Great decor, atmosphere and (quiet) music. Top marks!

Thank mp4d
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Saw this pub online/FB before our annual Easter trip to Cornwall. What a great little place, specialising in craft ales/ciders etc from around the globe & local (you won't find Tetley's here!) Can't comment on the landlord as he wasn't there on our 2 visits,...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I was keen to visit this pub as I'd heard of its extensive range of beer and I'm always keen to support micropubs. The pub itself was quirky and the range of beer didn't disappoint. However, who I assume to be the landlord was more...More

2  Thank PeterN62
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in here after finding it online before coming on holiday. We can't comment on previous experience with the landlord as he was not present at the time when we stopped by. They have a great selection of spirits and craft beers which is exactly...More

Thank SteCarter91
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We came across this place on a cold, wintry weekend in Penzance and found it the perfect cosy hideaway. The interior is fabulous, packed full of retro odds and ends, with some good music on, too. Best of all, though, is the selection of gins...More

Thank Lonesomecowboy65
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The landlord is confrontational, ignorant , and loves too stare at you stay away after been in there, just walking past his pub makes me angry

5  Thank Gareth M
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