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The Shore Restaurant

13-14 Alverton Street | 13/14 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QP, England
+44 1736 362444
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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13-14 Alverton Street | 13/14 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QP, England
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Reviewed today

Dined there on Saturday night and had a wonderful meal. The tasting menu really makes you try things you wouldn't normally try and each course was varied, different and so, so tasty. We love Bruce's ethos of very fresh, locally sourced food and we make...More

Thank ciarapoppy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start?! Bruce Rennie's cooking is fantastic! From the starter of mackerel sashimi (to die for) with wasabi sorbet (I don't like wasabi as a rule, however this was very light and refreshing, the melt-in-the-mouth jigged squid (the liquor it came in would...More

Thank Pimms_007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you first arrive in this small, cozy, quiet restaurant, you will note the simple but delightful decor and perhaps be deceived by the simplicity of the place. Which is why it is such a pleasure to enjoy an extraordinary evening of six courses with...More

Thank maggie44113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary, so it had to be special - and it was. We had eaten here before, for lunch, but these days it only serves dinner. As we normally prefer eating midday it was a while since we'd...More

2  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We left the driving rain and strong winds of Alverton Street to enter the familiar calm of the Shore in good time for our 8 o'clock booking. The room was reassuringly full with happy diners. Bruce's menu is quick to order as there are six...More

Thank zevsbumper
Reviewed 7 October 2018

My husband made the reservations and I hadn't really known that we were headed for a set menu with five fish courses. I confess to a bit of trepidation at the thought of wasabi sorbet served with mackerel didn't immediately grab me. And I am...More

3  Thank ayardley2018
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second time at The Shore, both times when we’ve been on holiday there. Both times it’s been exceptional, and I think better the second time. Food is amazing, always something surprising in terms of ingredients and/or flavour combinations. Everything is brilliantly explained...More

2  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Superb food all sourced locally. Each dish was a delight to admire and of course eat. Service is very friendly and efficient but reassuringly relaxed. We enjoyed the whole experience. Thank you to Bruce ( chef/owner) for putting his heart & soul into this wonderful...More

1  Thank julian028
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I can thoroughly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is interested in eating good food, it has a well thought through menu that changes as the chefs ingredients do, on the day we ate he had made an urchin bisque. It was delicious. Each course...More

2  Thank Yvonne A
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Just an incredible fine dining experience ... we decided to embark on a culinary tasting menu and wow just an absolute delight .. every dish was not just beautifully presented the taste was exceptional ... staff really lovely and wines were spot on a dinner...More

2  Thank Christine F
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19 February 2018|
Response from Bruce R | Property representative |
Yes, we do vouchers. As with anything restaurant related, I ask that you contact me directly at the restaurant or through my webpage as third party platforms are too many in number for me to monitor efficiently. Many thanks... More
20 January 2018|
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Response from Bruce R | Property representative |
I'm very sorry but we no longer allow dogs in the dining room and there is no bar as it is a very small restaurant. Should you require any advice please feel free to call me at the restaurant. Thank you for the interest... More
9 April 2017|
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Response from Bruce R | Property representative |
I'm terribly sorry, but I don't open on Sunday or Monday. If I can help in any other way please contact through more direct and appropriate channels such as telephone or message via my website. Many thanks, Bruce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-14 Alverton Street | 13/14 Alverton Street, Penzance TR18 2QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 362444
  • E-mail
Set menu only, no a la carte. Booking is advised as we buy fresh produce daily and may refuse walk-ins due to stock levels. A small family run seafood restaurant. Relaxed, friendly professional service . Vegetarian options available by pre-request.
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