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The Bay Restaurant

Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
+44 1736 366890
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (25 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
Open Now
07:15 - 11:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
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1 - 10 of 503 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been many times to the Bay. Food is always good, with good choices. Wine list could be better. Service friendly and efficient. Would recommend a visit. Get a window seat if the weather's good or even sit outside on the terrace.

Thank Turbotman
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guests, it was lovely to see you again. Glad you enjoyed your dining experience once more with the team providing a great service. Looking forward to seeing you again soon for more of the same.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister in law booked afternoon tea for my mums 60th birthday. There were 7 of us in total including 2 children. Beautiful decor, lovely view over Penzance. We were welcomed by the owner, then shown to our table by the waitress. Wonderful selection of...More

Thank carlystoke3
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guests. thank you for your amazing review and glad the team made your occasion a special one to remember. We look forward to seeing you again when next in the Penzance area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything on paper looked great, lovely setting perched high up with a great view of the bay, a little rushed when ordering and dishes were warm but not hot, steak was not the best and the dish my wife had.....the steamed Pollack with a vegetable...More

Thank Karamar2439
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guests, I am saddened to read your review and sorry that your wife was disappointed with her meal. If you would care to ring a member of the team we will be able to investigate and rectify the mistake made on your bill. I...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I found afternoon tea at the Bay Restaurant at the Penzance Hotel on Groupon. We have afternoon tea at various places at least once a month, we were staying in St Ives for the week and decided to give the Bay Restaurant a try. We...More

Thank lovering
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guests, we are all very happy you had the best afternoon tea ever. Glad you enjoyed your dining experience and we all look forward to seeing you again in December, if not before, to enjoy more of the same, when hopefully you will be...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

went in there on Monday, as we were on holiday so we were looking for somewhere nice place to eat a dinner as we had a lunch in another seafood restaurant. After seeing the review on TripAdvisor we thought of going in. The atmosphere was...More

Thank MunaBanda
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Dear Guests, Your comments have been noted and will be investigated.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

The food was enjoyable, the reviews hyped it up a bit as I personally didn't think the food wowed me. The staff were polite, but that is as far as it went. We visited here on the 2nd September 2018. We felt the reviews have...More

2  Thank Siangiles1
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Guests, We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience on what was a special occasion, and glad the team were polite during the evening service. Your comments have been noted and other reviews reflect diners honest opinions which are their own perception of their...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We looked on-line for a place to book an afternoon tea and came across this restaurant. We were not disappointed. You pick two sandwich fillings out of a selection of four choices and which tea you would like from a selection of Cornwall grown teas....More

Thank Julie B
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Guests, thank you for your superb review and for giving us top marks for your full indulgence afternoon tea. Glad you enjoyed the choice on offer and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The standard of food is up with Penzance's other quality restaurant The Shore. The outlook over Penzance and Mounts Bay is wonderful. The service was good though the staff seemed a little inexperienced. Well worth a visit.More

Thank PCC48
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Guests, many thanks for giving us top marks for the quality of food our hard working team of chefs provide, and happy you enjoyed looking out over Penzance Harbour and Mounts Bay...........the sea is sparkling today in the afternoon sunshine, with our guests enjoying...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel Penzance and ate dinner at the Bay. Cheerful staff and well prepared food. Ate al fresco with a view over Penzance. Good value for the quality.

Thank Barton J
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Guests, Glad you enjoyed your dining experience served by a happy, professional team whilst taking in the stunning views across Penzance Harbour, Mounts Bay and beyond. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon tea at The Bay Restaurant, the kids enjoyed their chocolate milk while I and the wife loved our coffee and tea. Scones, cakes and sandwiches were all excellent a d above all there was many options to cater for all...More

Thank GS B
ManagerPenzance, Guest Relations Manager at The Bay Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Guests, we are all very happy you and your family enjoyed your English, full indulgence afternoon tea so much that you came back to relax, indulge, drink, taste and enjoy more tasty dishes prepared by our wonderful team of chefs. We look forward to...More

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BerkshireDanni
30 August 2015|
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Response from Kehribar | Property representative |
Hi There Many thanks for thinking of our restaurant, we have a separate entrance which is located at the Hotel (Hotel Penzance) where there is a drop off point for your relative. We cant guarantee a quiet table as we don't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:15 - 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Britons Hill | Hotel Penzance, Penzance TR18 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 366890
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Penzance
Description
The Bay in Penzance is a relaxed, airy and modern restaurant with a cheery atmosphere. The evening menu is seasonally updated and the All Day Dining menu includes a daily changing Menu De Jour. The restaurant prides itself on locally sourced produce from locally caught fish to dairy and meats from local farms. They even have Cornish wine! In the summer months guests can eat on the outdoor deck with stunning views across Mount's Bay and over the rooftops to Penzance harbour.
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