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The Turks Head, Penzance - pub details

Turks Head

Address: Chapel St, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4AF [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 25339) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train station Penzance (0.4 miles)

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> Current user rating: 8.0/10 (rated by 29 users)
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Admiral Benbow, Penzance (0.0 miles), Zero Lounge, Penzance (0.1 miles), Regent, Penzance (0.1 miles), Union Hotel, Penzance (0.1 miles), Globe, Penzance (0.1 miles) - see more nearby pubs

 

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The Turk's Head was a bonus pub for me that I'd not planned on visiting. Just a few doors up from the more famous Admiral Benbow, the Turk's Head is actually older and a little less pretentious. It was very busy on my Saturday evening visit, with all food tables occupied and people spilling outside. I managed to grab a stool at the bar. Ales were Sharp's Doom Bar, Skinner's Hops n Honey & Betty Stogs & Timothy Taylor Landlord. Cider was Old Rosie. Friendly service.
blue_scrumpy - 3 Sep 2018 19:36
A great place to drink and eat. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Food is spot on and the beer is top notch. Worth trying a pint of Turk's Head Ale brewed by Sharps in Cornwall, so much better than the now doomed Doom Bar which I believe is brewed in Burton upon Trent.
doctorpint - 27 Aug 2016 16:11
Allegedly this is the lodest pub in Penzance, well managed, possibly a bias to the "dry" side over "wet" sales. Four ales on from Skinners and St.Austell in excellent condition, I would prefer to have seen an ale from a Cornish micro Brewery ( there are more than enough to choose from) such as Chough Brewery who are brewing really fantastic beer on the Lizard peninsula. A Cask Marque accreditation in the window,as usual a good pointer.
slerpy - 22 Jul 2013 18:05
Called in last Saturday, quite late on, the lady who served our ale should be congratulated for pulling a perfect pint, however she went home before we were able to thank her properly.

Although the Landlord was prepaing to close up, he spent a good 15 minutes talking shop with us.

Our Callum scores it 10 woofs, for doggy friendly

A hidden gem that you, MUST TRY
chiefknut - 12 Feb 2013 20:08
Decent beer, but as we were scouting for places to eat rather than actually buying food, the landlady(?) was "terse" :/ There's better places to eat in Penzance so didn't go back.
kon23uk - 25 Nov 2012 13:14

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