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The Old Grammar School

19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
+44 1872 278559
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (79 reviews)
“tapas” (76 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my partner had our first date at The Old Grammar School and wanted to come back for our 2 year anniversary a couple of weeks ago. I was worried we wouldn't be able to get a table as bookings are only for large...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in early evening for some drinks and found the place to be very pleasant. We did not eat so cannot comment on the food. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the place has been fitted out nicely. We will be back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here for a quick bite on a Friday evening both hungry but both wanting different food. The grammar tapas was a great option quite large portions for tapas and reasonably priced. Funky cool young atmosphere and nice to sit outside on a...More

Thank Thomas_OBie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Truro during our recent holiday, and were looking for somewhere for lunch. The lady on the till in Seasalt recommended the Old Grammar School to us and told us how to get there through the narrow alley at the side of the...More

Thank Kmtma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mate went in recently for a quick pint and had a steak baguette it was lovely, the service was quick and the staff were friendly. Been in again since and had the steak ciabatta, again great. Never been in for food in...More

Thank fredricksaturn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have a reservation but the staff were able to squeeze us in on a Saturday evening. There was a range of tapas available and service was quick. The food itself was amazing and very strong flavours. We would really recommend the chicken thighs...More

Thank Hanthornton
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I came here with some work friends one Friday afternoon and we weren't sure what the Tapas was going to be like so we ordered 3 dishes each to share and a large portion of nachos. When the food came out we were shocked as...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Upon arriving at The Old Grammar School, I was taken aback by the large spacious dining area and high ceiling, giving rise to a very relaxed dining atmosphere. Waiting staff were not the most attentive, but were friendly and helpful - service with a smile....More

Thank lrwatton93
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Took my elderly mother here for lunch today after visiting the Cathedral. Due to throat cancer she is not able to eat much but I thought there may be something on the menu she could manage. Unfortunately this wasn't the case as the soup was...More

1  Thank maggier490
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ambience, staff, efficiency and food all excellent. Good variety of tapas dishes which are each generous in portion size. Flavours excellent.

Thank shoeshuffle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 278559
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A unique setting in an old listed building, we provide some of Truro's best dining with fresh lunches during the day and lively fresh and original tapas on the evening. Matched with a great coffee, cocktails, wine and beers.
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