The Cornish Barn

20 Chapel Street , Penzance, TR18 4AW

01736 339414

Visit The Cornish Barn

  • The Cornish Barn interior
  • The Cornish Barn main dish selection
  • The Cornish Barn fireside seats
  • The Cornish Barn mezze
  • The Cornish Barn cocktail
  • The Cornish Barn interior
  • The Cornish Barn garden
  • The Cornish Barn lobster dish
  • The Cornish Barn festival garden
  • The Cornish Barn chicken dish
  • The Cornish Barn musicians
  • The Cornish Barn roast
  • The Cornish Barn baked eggs
  • The Cornish Barn breakfast selection

SquareMeal Review of The Cornish Barn

From the Artist Residence portfolio (which also runs boutique hotels in Oxford, Brighton and London), this smokehouse, bar and restaurant-with-rooms occupies a 16th-century coaching inn. Its interior sports bare wooden boards on walls and floors, and equally rustic bench seating – an ideal venue to sample Cornish ales and ciders. Local produce also features in the restaurant, where armchairs and a log burner produce a country drawing-room effect. Breakfast might be spinach and Cornish blue cheese with scrambled eggs, though Saturday brunch brings the likes of smoked haddock kedgeree into play. Salads and posh burgers (falafel and halloumi, buttermilk chicken and avocado) dominate lunch, while dinner might start with Middle Eastern spiced scallops, before home-smoked barbecue belly-pork ribs. Local bands often play on Friday nights, and to vanquish a hangover, drag yourself here for a Sunday roast with bottomless Bloody Marys.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Penzance Station 400m

St. Erth Station 8km


Address: 20 Chapel Street , Penzance TR18 4AW

Opening times

Mon-Sat 7.30am-11am 12N-2.30pm 5.30-9.30pm Sun 11am-3pm 5.30-9.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Penzance Youth Hostel 1km

Penzance Heliport 2km


Telephone: 01736 339414


Cuisine: British Bars

Private Dining: 16, 24

Food & Drink:




  • Private Dining at The Cornish Barn
  • The Cornish Barn main dish selection
  • The Cornish Barn cocktail
  • The Cornish Barn lobster dish

The Banquet Room
With German beer tables and atmospheric lighting, the cosy and intimate Banquet Room is a warm and inviting space that’s well-suited to private dining, special occasions and meetings. French doors lead out to the terrace garden, which can be hired alongside the Banquet Room for standing drinks parties.

The Bar & Lounge
The comfy bar and lounge offers a great space for a casual and relaxed event. The space includes your very own bartender and can be hired alongside the Banquet Room for dinner before or after drinks.

The Banquet Room
Capacity: 16
The Bar & Lounge
Capacity: 24