The Number 1 Pub For Eating In Penzance

About The Turks

Wine & Dine in the oldest pub in town


Our Story

Experience the unique atmosphere of place in history that is steeped in intrigue and mystery. Imagine yourself taking a drink in the same place that Pirates and Smugglers once used some 750 years ago.

Our kitchen serves the freshest, finest local produce, recognised by numerous awards. All you need to do is sit back and enjoy. Take in the Cornish sun while eating your meal al fresco in our covered seating area.

Our Master Chef

After gaining many accolades while working in Cornwall, Lee has taken on the challenge of improving the already well-known reputation of the Turks Head.

“I am currently working on a new menu, keeping some of the traditional favourites, but introducing some new modern dishes with a quirky twist.

“Eating out has changed and pubs are the way forward. So many pubs are offering restaurant quality food without stuffiness and pretense.

  • Rated among the best restaurants in Penzance by Trip Adviser last 5 years.

  • Come and enjoy the local atmosphere in the oldest pub in town

What our customers say

The oldest pub in Penzance! The interior lives up to the name with artifacts and beer bottles from ages past. The food is more modern and creative. Interesting takes on local seafood standards and traditional pub food. The seafood platter was fresh and lovely. The hake was delicious. Good selection of local ales and cider.

Trip Advisor Reviewer

Absolutely brilliant meal, cooked to perfection and presented well. Good service and pleasant staff. The atmosphere was brilliant and the Hake was delicious.

Trip Advisor Reviewer

Lovely local pub that makes you as welcome as it's regular customers. Great choice of real ales. Mackrell beautifully cooked.

Trip Advisor Reviewer

Lovely setting, authentic food and great service. Added bonus with the head chef being a master chef finalist 2010. Food 10/10 I went two nights in row.

Trip Advisor Reviewer

Best Pub In Penzance

Taste of the West Awards

We are very excited to have been short listed for the overall winner in this years Taste Of The West Awards.

The Taste of the West Awards programme has been promoting and supporting the South West food and drink industry for over two decades. This year they have judged 1200 products and 350 hospitality and retail establishments so we are very proud and to have been shortlisted.


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