at the Penguin Lounge
offering a home away from home
DRINK, DINE & UNWIND…
“Excellent late lunch”
Having read and heard great reviews, we thought we’d try The Penguin Lounge for a late lunch today. We were thoroughly impressed. Parking was easy in the car park behind the Lounge, and we were welcomed warmly and shown to our table. It was 2pm and the restaurant was not over crowded. Service was attentive and the menu choice was excellent. We chose a roast dinner and a vegetarian option from the set menu, which was under £10 for one course, £14 for two and £18 for three. The food arrived quickly, was beautifully presented and was hot and delicious.The portion size was just right, and we had room for dessert afterwards. We both chose the chocolate fudge icecream mug, which was lovely, and a perfect way to finish off dinner. The staff were attentive and cheery, and the whole experience was wonderful. We will definitely be back to try more of the menu.
5 STAR RATING
Visited December 2016DevonHjg - TRIP ADVISOR
We are a locally owned lounge|bar|restaurant aiming to provide a place you feel at home in; come drink, dine & unwind with us…
We have taken this venue back to its roots aiming to bring it back to life – with good quality food & drink, friendly staff & support from the community we hope to do just that.
Enjoy our wide variety of drinks from Local Ales, Premium Spirits & English Wines to our locally sourced Owens Coffee.
Come down & give something from our extensive menu a try. We offer breakfast, lunch & dinner from our Deli or Dinner menus.
Experience our ambiance whilst listening to chilled live acoustic vibes on a Thursday & Saturday.
Our menu is full of locally sourced produce of the highest quality put together in our kitchen to create delicious meals.
Please understand that certain items may not be available at times but that is due to our food arriving fresh every day for your enjoyment!
Served 10:00 – 14:00
two vegetarian sausages, hash brown, mushrooms, grilled tomato & two free range eggs.
two rolled pancakes with banana, strawberries & hazelnut chocolate sauce.
succulent sausages, two rashers of thick cut bacon, two free range eggs, grilled tomato, mushrooms, baked beans & hash brown.
two poached eggs on lightly toasted English muffins, topped with melted bacon & mushroom cheese.
three pancakes, stacked with streaky bacon & maple syrup.
rump steak, cheddar & caramelised onion.
homemade fish finger, mushy pea &tatar sauce.
honey glazed home cured ham, cheddar cheese, layered with apple, romaine lettuce & homemade pickle.
prawn marie rose & romaine lettuce.
all served on a bed of fresh mixed leaves
mozzarella, sliced beef & tomato with a balsamic glaze.
smoked salmon, avocado & cucumber.
grilled chicken, parmesan shavings, croutons in a classic caesar dressing.
freshly baked bread with olive oil & balsamic dip.
tempura veg with hummus & sweet chilli dip.
tortilla chips, salsa, guacamole with melted cheese.
bar side trio – olives, grilled halloumi & chorizo.
Soup of the day £3.45
Goats cheese & apple chutney crostini £4.20
Local crab & avocado on seeded bread £4.65
Penguin Trio – olives, grilled halloumi & chrizo £4.95
Tempura veg with hummus & sweet chilli dip £3.75
Lightly ale battered cod, hand cut chips, tartar sauce & mushy peas £9.75 K
Penguin Burger, homemade 9oz beef burger, topped with cheddar cheese, thick cut bacon with a drizzle of smokey bbq sauce & a side of onion rings £10.20
Homemade 6oz beef burger, topped with cheddar cheese & fresh salad garnish £8.80 K
Portobello mushroom burger with goats cheese & onion rings served with pine nuts & hand cut chips £9.95 V K
Two succulent cumberland sausages, creamy mustard mash, red wine gravy & steamed veg £9.25 K
Chicken wrapped in bacon on a bed of green beans & tomato concise served with dauphinoise potatoes & red wine jus £9.95
8oz devon rump steak with a portobello mushroom & grilled vine tomatoes served with hand cut chips £12.95
House special thai green curry with basmati rice, papadum & chutney £8.95 K
Honey glazed ham with two fried or poached eggs & hand cut chips £8.95 K
Rack of lamb served on a bed of stir fried veg with a rosemary & red currant sauce £12.95
Roasted vegetable & goats cheese wellington with beetroot puree £9.80 V
Homemade pie of the day £9.80
the Emperor Burger
2 x 6oz Homemade Beef Burgers stacked with 2 layers of Thick cut bacon & cheddar cheese topped & bottomed with gherkins, salad & Smokey BBQ SAUCE. Served with onion rings, homemade slaw & hand cut sweet potato chips £13.95
Mixed ice cream £2.95
Baileys cheese cake £4.95
Goey belgian chocolate pudding £4.95
Seasonal fruit crumble pudding £4.50
Banana, strawberry & hazelnut pancakes £5.25
Our extremely popular Sunday lunch served from 12:00 – 18:00 Sunday
I came to the Penguin for Sunday roast and I can honestly say it’s the nicest roast I’ve had! Everything was full of flavour and was cooked to absolute perfection! I had the chocolate brownie for afters and it was delicious! The staff were all very friendly and we wasn’t left waiting around waiting to be served for long at…Miss K W - Trip adviser Feb 2017
Roast Rump fillet, delicious roast potatoes, steamed carrot and green beans, homemade Yorkshire & a heavenly red wine jus – With a side of cauliflower cheese | £9.90*example dish
Roasted Chicken supreme dish available. Please contact for weekly description | £9.90
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Monday – Thursday 10am – 11pm
Friday – Saturday 10am – 12pm
Sunday 10am – 10pm
Address Ashford Crescent PL3 5AA
Phone 01752 220167