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Senara Restaurant is one of the top restaurants in Penzance, renowned for its incredible food and service, and is also a teaching space for our professional cookery students. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @penwithsenara for latest news and events or join our mailing list by emailing us at senara@truro-penwith.ac.uk.

Locally sourced and sustainable

We base our teaching on locally sourced, seasonal produce and cook everything from scratch. All tastes and tolerances are catered for. Our students are taught by professional chefs with years of industry experience between them.

Opening times*

Lunch bookings: Thursday and Friday 12pm - 1pm (Open 11.45am - 2.30pm)

Evening bookings: Friday 6pm set menu

*Please note that opening times are during term time only. You can check our term dates at truro-penwith.ac.uk/term-dates


Email: senara@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Primary Phone: 01736 809406  Secondary Phone: 01736 809416

During busy times the phone may not be manned. Please email and a member of staff will get back to you as soon as they can. Booking is strongly advised as we cannot guarantee walk-in availability.

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awards and accolades

In 2022, Senara was thrilled to be awarded the national AA College Restuarant of the Year Award. The restaurant has also received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and an AA Highly Commended Status in Hospitality, Fish and Seafood and Patisserie and Confectionary. Additionally, Senara holds a People First Gold Hospitality award for demonstrating a progressive and sustainable commitment to learner training and development.

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Fully licensed

Senara is fully licensed and serves an exploratory selection of wines, coupled with an excellent array of beers, ales and premium cocktails blending the classics with modern individual styles.

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locally sourced

Our exciting and varied menu sources incredible Cornish produce using modern and classic techniques. Where possible we only use suppliers from within the Penzance area.

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Senara can cater for any event up to 150 people and there are a variety of alternative locations to hold your special occasion, including the Grade II Treneere Manor.

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Patisserie & confectionary

With world-class guiding, mentoring and teaching, our students are patisserie and confectionary specialists. They take great pride in producing celebration cakes to order.

or visit Spires resturant at our Truro campus

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