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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

Breakfast

9:00 - 11:30

Freshly baked pastries V 3.9

 

Alverne toast with Boddingtons with jam V  5.5

or with marmalade V  6.  

 

Cornish bacon bap 7.

Local sausage bap    7.5

 

Scrambled free range eggs on toast   V 10.

Cornish bacon & local St Ewe fried eggs on toast    11.5

Mushrooms on toasted sourdough, with creme fraiche and parsley V  12.

French toast with smoked Cornish bacon and maple syrup   12.

Add extras: egg, mushroom, tomato   

bacon, sausage, hogs pudding, beans, potatoes, maple syrup   2.5 each

 

The Cornish platter

Grilled Cornish bacon, free range egg,

local pork sausage, field mushroom,

hogs pudding, beans, potatoes and toast    14.

The Vegan Platter

Mushrooms, roasted shallot, charred tenderstem,

spinach, Heritage tomato, parmentier potatoes and toast  VE 13.

Fresh coffee and teas available.

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

lunch

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  6.       

Bread, olive oil and balsamic V  5.5         

Salted Catalan almonds V GF  6.

Alverne's breads with whipped butter V GF*  5. 

Brindisa cured Iberico chorizo GF  6. 

La Solana truffled manchego  GF 7.

 

 

Tapas, starters or light meal

Caramelised figs with whipped goats cheese, orange blossom honey, pistachio

 

and charred sourdough V  VE* 8.5

Grilled Catalan chorizo with crispy parmentier potatoes and garlic aioli GF  8.5

Tiger prawns tails - pan fried with lime, ginger and coriander, served with an Asian salad  GF  12.5

Spanish cured Teruel pork and Iberico chorizo garnished with gherkins, olives and croutons  GF 12.

Harrisa roasted cauliflower with houmous, coriander and toasted hazelnuts  V   VE*  GF  9. 

 

 

Meals

Potato gnocchi with red pepper caponata, basil oil, cavolo nero, panko olives and feta  VE* 19.

Jerusalem artichoke risotto with thyme roasted King oyster mushroom and aged parmesan  V  VE*  GF  19.

Alverne's Classic Steak Burger - Emmental cheese, Cornish bacon and tomato relish,

 

gem lettuce and fries GF*  18.5

Panko chicken Milanese set on fresh egg tagliatelle, mushroom thyme, spinach, parmesan and parsley  20.

Local pork belly served with mash potato, sticky red cabbage and Cornish Orchard cider reduction GF  22.

Pressed lamb shoulder with fondant potatoes, petit pois a la francaise, lamb jus split with mint oil  GF  25.

Cornish beef fillet served with mash potatoes, wilted garlic chard and bordalaise sauce  GF 30.

variety of sandwiches also available at lunchtime including

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

 

 

Extras

Alverne's fries GF V VE 5.       Parmesan truffle fries GF  7.    Garlic bread  V 5.  

Chargrilled tendereste broccoli, hazelnut pesto GF V VE* 7.  Mixed salad  GF VE  6.

 

 

Desserts

 

Chocolate delice - genoise sponge, vanilla ice cream and pistachios  GF*   9.

Sticky toffee pudding - caramel sauce and Rodda's clotted cream  10.

 Affogato – vanilla ice cream with a shot of espresso GF  8.5

                  Callestick Farm Ice Creams GF  3.25 per scoop 

              Spanish Artisan Cheeses – La Solana truffled manchego, picos blue cheese, payoyo goats cheese, 

served with Miller's biscuits  GF* 12. 

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

We source local produce whenever possible.

GF - No gluten containing ingredients   GF* - Gluten free without bread/biscuits

V - Vegetarian   VE* - Can be made Vegan 

dinner

 

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   6.       

Bread, olive oil and balsamic V   5.5        

Salted Catalan almonds V GF  6

Alverne's breads with whipped butter V  5.

Brindisa cured Iberico chorizo  GF  6.

La Solana truffled Manchego  GF  7.

      

Tapas, starters or light meals

Caramelised figs with whipped goats cheese, orange blossom honey, pistachio and charred sourdough V  8.5

Grilled Catalan chorizo with crispy potatoes, garlic aioli and chives  GF  8.5

Tiger prawns tails - pan fried with lime, ginger and coriander, served with an Asian salad  GF  12.5

Spanish cured Teruel pork and Iberico chorizo garnished with gherkins, olives and croutons  GF 12.

Harissa roasted cauliflower with houmous, coriander and toasted hazelnuts  V  VE* GF  9. 

 

 

Meals

Potato gnocchi with red pepper caponata, basil oil, cavolo nero, panko olives and feta  VE* 19.

Jerusalem artichoke risotto with thyme roasted King oyster mushroom and aged parmesan  V  VE*  GF  19.

Alverne's Classic Steak Burger - Emmental cheese, Cornish bacon and tomato relish,

 

gem lettuce and fries GF*  18.5

Panko chicken Milanese set on fresh egg tagliatelle, mushroom thyme, spinach, parmesan and parsley  20.

Local pork belly served with mash potato, sticky red cabbage and Cornish Orchard cider reduction GF  22.

Pressed lamb shoulder with fondant potatoes, petit pois a la francaise, lamb jus split with mint oil  GF  25.

Cornish beef fillet served with mash potatoes, wilted garlic chard and bordalaise sauce  GF  30.

 

 

selection of fresh seafood specials also available during the evening 

                              

 

Extras

 

       Alverne's skinny fries V GF 5   Parmesan truffle fries GF 7.  Garlic bread V 5  

Chargrilled tender stem broccoli, hazelnut pesto V GF 7.   Mixed salad  GF V VE*6.

 

Desserts

Chocolate delice - genoise sponge, vanilla ice cream and pistachios  GF*   9.

Sticky toffee pudding - caramel sauce and Rodda's clotted cream  10.

 Affogato – vanilla ice cream with a shot of espresso GF  8.5

                  Callestick Farm Ice Creams GF  3.25 per scoop 

              Spanish Artisan Cheeses – La Solana truffled manchego, picos blue cheese, payoyo goats cheese, 

served with Miller's biscuits  GF* 12. 

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-Weds: 9am - 4pm

Thurs-Sat: 9am - 11pm​​ 

(last orders at 9pm).​

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