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.
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.