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Alverne Restaurant is a family run business in the heart of Penzance offering the best in modern European cuisine and locally sourced produce.  

 

Having been catering over a long time and having encountered lots of different styles, Classically trained head chef Deryk Heywood has a genuine passion and flair for developing dishes that are modern and innovative, using the best seasonal and artisan produce sourced from a network of local producers and suppliers. 

Our menu offers excellent and varied dishes featuring everything from an influence of Spanish and modern Mediterranean, to a choice of fresh fish offered every day from Newlyn, on a daily specials board that changes from lunch to dinner.

Deliveries of fish arrives at the restaurant several times a day to ensure prime fresh fish, crab and lobster which can be found on our daily specials board.

All meals are cooked to order to ensure freshness and quality and can easily encompass a variety of dietary needs. We also offer a separate vegan menu.     

An intimate meal in our dining room is always a treat but guests are equally welcome to visit for a casual cup of coffee or a relaxing drink on our cosy sofas or suntrap patio.

Open throughout the day and into the evening we'll always give you a warm welcome.

 

Breakfast

9:00 - 11:30

Freshly baked pastries V 3.10

 

Alverne toast with Boddingtons marmalade or jam V  4.  

 

Cornish bacon or sausage bap    5.2

 

Scrambled free range eggs (3) on toast    7.

Cornish bacon & 2 free range eggs on toast    8.5

Field mushrooms on toast V   7.5

Smoked salmon, free range

scrambled egg on artisan toast    10.

Add extras: egg, mushroom, tomato   1.

bacon, sausage, hogs pudding, beans   1.5

 

The Cornish platter

Grilled Cornish bacon, free range egg,

local pork sausage, field mushroom,

hogs pudding, beans, potatoes and toast    10.5

Vegetarian or vegan platter available

Some dishes may contain allergens. Please make us aware of any allergy or dietary requirements you might have.

 

Lunch

12:00 - 14:30

Fresh fish offered every day on our daily specials board that changes from lunch to dinner.

Marinated Gordel olives V GF  5.       Houmous with warm pitta bread V GF*  5.

Bread, olive oil and balsamic V  5.         Authentic mild chorizo sausage GF  5.5

Salted Catalan almonds V GF  5.5    Black olive dip with picos V GF*  5.

 

 

Tapas, starters or light meal

Marinated Artichoke, sourdough toast

Charred red pepper dressing V   9.

Pancetta and mozzarella arrancini

with tomato jam and rocket   9.5

Fried breaded whitebait

  With lemon and garlic mayonnaise  8.5

Tiger prawns tails

Pan fried with lime, ginger and coriander GF  11.5

Smoked salmon risotto  GF

Creme fraiche, lemon and dill  10.5/main 18.

 

Alverne's mixed tapas platter

A selection of Spanish charcuterie, cheese, houmous, olives,

salted almonds and bread GF* (for two persons)   28.

 

 

Meals

Ratatouille vegetable tagliatelle

Olive tapenade and Manchego   V 18.

Omelette - Gruyere Cheese and Tomato

Chives, skinny fries and local leaves V  GF  16.5

 

Lemon Sole fillets in breadcrumbs

Crushed minted peas, tartare sauce and skinny fries  19.

Chargrilled chicken and mozzarella salad

Olives, tomatoes, toast and herb dressing  GF*  18.

Alverne's Classic Steak Burger

Cheese, bacon, salad and relish in an Alverne bap GF*  13.

Olds of St Just Minute Steak

 Peppercorn sauce, skinny chips and salad leaves GF  19.5

variety of sandwiches also available at lunchtime including

our specials of the day which include a selection of local fresh seafood  

 

 

Extras

Hand cut chips GF  4.5       Skinny chips GF  4.5  Cornish new potatoes GF  4.5

Mixed salad GF  5.5   Garlic bread   4.    Homemade bread selection   3.5

 

 

Desserts

 

 Chocolate genoise - cookie crumb, chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream  8.5

 

Spanish ponche cake - soaked in dessert wine, sultanas and Cornish clotted cream 10.5

 

Lemon posset - oat biscuit crumble, macerated strawberries GF*  8.5

 Affogato – vanilla ice cream with a shot of espresso GF  7.5

                 

Callestick Farm ice creams GF  3.25 per scoop

                 

Spanish Artisan Cheese – served with biscuits and almonds GF*  11.

 

Some dishes may contain allergens. Please make us aware of any allergy or dietary requirements you might have. 

We source local produce whenever possible.

 

 

Dinner

17:00 - 21:00

Fresh fish offered every day on our daily specials board that changes from lunch to dinner.

Marinated Gordel olives V GF   5.       Houmous with warm pitta bread V GF  5.

Bread, olive oil and balsamic V   5.        Authentic mild chorizo sausage GF  5.5

Salted Catalan almonds V GF  5.5       Black Olive Dip with Picos  V GF*  5.

Tapas, starters or light meals

 

Marinated artichoke, sourdough toast

Charred red pepper dressing V   9.

Pancetta and Mozzarella Arrancini

Tomato jam and rocket 9.5

Fried Breaded Whitebait

  with lemon and garlic mayonnaise  8.5

Tiger Prawns Tails

Pan fried with lime, ginger and coriander GF  11.5

 

Smoked Salmon Risotto  GF

Creme fraiche, lemon and dill 10.5/main 18. 

 

Alverne's Mixed Tapas Platter

A selection of Spanish charcuterie, cheese, houmous, olives,

salted almonds and bread GF* (for two persons)   28.

 

Meals

Ratatouille vegetable tagliatelle

with olive tapenade and Manchego  V  18.

Cauliflower garam masala curry

Onion bhaji, basmati rice and mint raita  V GF 18.

Roast Cornish pork tenderloin

Parmentier potatoes, wild mushrooms, bacon lardons and pork jus  GF  21.

Chicken Supreme on Spanish beans

Tomato, red pepper, spinach and crispy kale  GF 20.

 

Alverne Classic Steak Burger and Chips

Cheese, bacon, salad and relish in an Alverne bap GF*  17.5  

Olds of St Just Ribeye Steak 

Hand cut chips, mushroom and roast cherry tomatoes GF  32.

Peppercorn sauce  3.

 

 

selection of fresh seafood specials also available during the evening 

                              

 

Extras

Hand cut chips  GF  4.5       Skinny chips GF  4.5   Cornish new potatoes   GF  4.5 

Mixed salad  GF  5.5     Garlic bread   4.    Homemade bread selection   3.5

 

Desserts

Chocolate genoise - cookie crumb, chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream  8.5

Spanish poncho cake - soaked in dessert wine, sultanas and Cornish clotted cream  10.5

Lemon posset - oat biscuit crumble and macerated strawberries  GF*  8.5

 Affogato – vanilla ice cream with a shot of espresso GF  7.5

                  Callestick Farm Ice Creams GF  3.25 per scoop 

                  Spanish Artisan Cheese – served with biscuits and almonds  GF* 11. 

Some dishes may contain allergens. Please make us aware of any allergy or dietary requirements you might have.

We source and buy local produce whenever possible.

Alverne Restaurant is a family run business in the heart of Penzance offering the best in Modern European cuisine and locally sourced produce

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Contact

Alverne Restaurant

30 Alverton Street

Penzance

TR18 2QN

 

For all bookings please call: 01736366007

Opening Hours

Mon: 9am - 5pm,

Tues-Sat: 9am - 11pm​​ 

(last orders at 9pm).​

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