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The Sir Humphrey Davy, Penzance - pub details

Sir Humphrey Davy

Address: 32, Alverton St, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2QN [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 25342) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train station Penzance (0.4 miles)

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Well the question has been answered.

The local family who opened the pub with such fanfare.....and then shut it again 3 months later....have applied for planning permission to turn the upper floors into flats and the bar area 'retail units'.

Perhaps this was the intention all along, anyway, it seems unlikely ever to be a licensed premises again.

ridleyman - 12 Mar 2017 11:18

St Austell brewery did indeed sell the pub.

The pub was bought from the brewery by a local family who wished to keep it as a pub, running it as a free house. New landlords were appointed and the pub re-opened with lots of publicity about beer, cider, pub events including live music and a new food menu.....hurrah.

However 3 months later the pub is closed once more with no indication as to whether it is closed for good or is a temporary

ridleyman - 4 Jul 2016 11:14
This St Austell brewery pub is now closed and has a For Sale sign up.
jaypster - 10 Aug 2015 18:01
Has been done out since my last visit about a year ago. The pool table has been moved from the back to the side room - far more sensible - and an eating area created at the rear. Not much furniture in the main bar area - I do hate "comfy" sofas in pubs. Has a DJ area so I assume that discos/music is a regular feature.

St Austell Tinners, Tribute and proper Job available. The Tinners was excellent and good value at 2.45 (unlike the 2.80 down the road in The Dolphin), The lady behind the bar was friendly and efficient.

I'd certainly visit again.
cheshirecat - 30 Dec 2009 13:16
went in twice with a group of friends two who lived in penzance and arrange for us to meet in the pub reasonable prices good pint and great rear small yard but ok would go again
forestwood - 15 Oct 2009 15:09

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