The Benbow

The Admiral Benbow, Pub in Penzance, Cornwallinterior houses a fascinating collection of maritime artefacts rescued from numerous shipwrecked vessels which foundered on the Cornish coast during the last 400 years.

Many of its treasures are incorporated into the fabric of the building and the Captain’s Cabin restaurant is an amazing example of this with its fine woodwork from a Portuguese Man O’ War.

The Lady Hamilton lounge is home to a magnificent cannon and ships figure head. The upstairs bars have extensive views over Penzance harbour towards St Michael’s Mount, Marazion.

One of the oldest drinking houses in Penzance, The Admiral Benbow has been in existence since the 17th Century. Popular too with the famous, its visitors have included Gregory Peck, the Rolling Stones and recently the lead singer from Madness.

Today The Admiral Benbow serves a wide variety of beers, wines and spirits including an excellent selection of real ales and fine wines.

The restaurant has a full a la carte menu offering a huge variety of dishes including local seafood. Vegetarian diners are well catered for. Daily specials are available.

The Admiral Benbow

Catering for coach parties and private functions…

At the Admiral Benbow we often are requested to accommodate coach parties form all 4 corners of the World. We have looked after groups of all sizes and all Nationalities over the years and we look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Historic Penzance in Cornwall.

Please get in touch with us if you would like to reserve for a group booking or wish to discuss private functions and room hire.

Pub in Penzance

A wonderful place to experience

Mrs P Whatmoore . Nottingham

Pub in Penzance

Fantastic food, great place to visit

Mr, Mrs Atherton . Bury

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More like a museum and a pub

David Jones . Manchester

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Visited 3 times in one week

Ian and Louise . Inverness

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Proper Cornish Ales 🙂

I’ll be back . Samuel Oliver

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Loved the Admiral Benbow

Mick and Sheila . Isle of Man