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The Pirates Rest

62 Daniel Place, Penzance TR18 4DU, England
+44 1736 330333
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“cod” (29 reviews)
“batter crispy” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British
62 Daniel Place, Penzance TR18 4DU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a quick bite to eat on arrival in Penzance. Saw this place had seating so decided to give it a try. Very good food, thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were friendly also. Would definitely recommend and would go again if back in the area. Thank...More

Thank Bexyy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying very close and after looking at the reviews it was a must try, I have been put off Fish & Chips for several years now with establishments in my home town covering the fish with so much batter and soggy, oil covered...More

Thank Dreamer43757834562
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Great fish and chips freshly cooked while you wait. Friendly staff and reasonably priced. Have eaten in and had take away always enjoyed

Thank jackanlee
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem of a Fish and Chip shop with seating...lovely staff..Fish and Chips...freshly cooked...great service. Apologised for keeping us waiting...but maybe waited 2 minutes. Only thing I would say I think the chips are cooked in Beef Dripping..so Vegetarians be aware!

Thank 317roseb
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Visited 25th August after a long day of travelling as it was a short walk from where we were staying. Lovely food, made to order, staff very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend

Thank S J
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you want a decent portion of chips, and massive piece of cod, buy it from The Pirates Rest because that's what you'll get, and it was so, so tasty. One of the best fish n' chips I've had anywhere whilst on a holiday. It's...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Fish and chips as it should be cooked. Great taste, generous portions and all the trimmings. Friendly staff too , what more could you want? Thank you, we'll be back. The O'Donnell family.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

On holiday in Cornwall you’ve got to have fish and chips by the sea :-) found this place on trip advisor. After watching the England on Saturday my wife and I walked down to the sea and picked up some freshly cooked fish and chips...More

Thank coline990
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived in penzance hungry at around 8pm. Found this fish and chip shop/cafe and ate in. The haddock, chips and peas with pot of tea didn't disappoint. So much we couldn't finish them. The batter was beautifully light and crisp. The fish beneath was...More

Thank didajolu
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Our B&B host recommended the pirates rest, was lovely fish and chips. Took away to have on the promenade on a very nice mild evening. Great location, friendly staff, also recommended other places in the area that were to suitable to us. Thank you :)

Thank CheMadonna
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2018|
Response from hairybear74 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we cook all our chips in beef dripping as it is the traditional way to cook fish and chips. We do jacket potatoes but no vegetarian friendly chips. Thank you for asking.
16 July 2016|
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Response from ProvincialLady | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm afraid I can't help - we were staying at a nearby hotel and had come without our car. It's in a side street off the promenade, so I imagine parking in the evening is not too bad.
Gemma W
23 May 2016|
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Response from Gemma W |
That's a pity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Daniel Place, Penzance TR18 4DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 330333
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A small family run business with fantastic food and very friendly service.
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