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The Terrace at the Headland

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Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1EW, England
+44 1637 872211
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here. We were shown to a table overlooking the Atlantic and the order was taken efficiently and was presented in a timely fashion. The standard was of top quality and all in all a pleasant hour and a half was spent here. One point was though - we ordered chips and whilst they were perfectly cooked they... More 

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Thank Ray F
Newquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch before booking in at Reception. Lunch in The terrace Restaurant was good value and the service was of a high standard.

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Thank Paul W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have had lunches and afternoon tea here as well as attending seminars, the staff have been very friendly in all circumstances ......and the view is fabulous!

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Thank FTP2013
Truro, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A friend's daughter organised a delightful surprise afternoon tea for her mother who is shortly to get married. There were eight in our party and we had a private room which was warm and cosy. The table was beautifully laid with bone china. The tea itself consisted of sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, cream buns and some small cakes.... More 

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Thank akay07
TheHeadlandHotel, Manager at The Terrace at the Headland, responded to this review

It is a great pleasure to read your recent review of our Vintage Afternoon Tea at the Headland, especially with your warm praise of our smaller lounges with our increasingly popular afternoon teas. We are proud to offer a wide range of loose leaf teas and specialty coffees to complement the tea itself, and especially of our waiting team who... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Came to this beautiful hotel for a Christmas meal with friends, roaring log fires, lovely staff, great atmosphere....but the food was dreadful, the turkey was just the frozen slices heated up, the roast potatoes were hard and musty tasting, stuffing was also hard and tasteless. Such a shame as had been looking forward to this meal and it wasn't cheap.... More 

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2 Thank Pixiedolphin67
TheHeadlandHotel, Manager at The Terrace at the Headland, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review concerning your Christmas luncheon at the Terrace. It is very disappointing to hear of your experience with us, and that the food quality did not match or exceed your expectations. I have raised your concerns with our Executive Head Chef who is working hard to ensure that the quality is much improved. If you... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

An eatery with a beautiful view, with a good selection of sandwiches and light bites You need to book though - we turned up just after one pm, the place was only half full. They were reluctant to let us in, but we convinced them to let us have some sandwiches. They put us on an unsuitable table, despite all... More 

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Thank philippa s
TheHeadlandHotel, Manager at The Terrace at the Headland, responded to this review

Dear Philippa, Thank you for your recent review concerning your lunch in the Terrace Restaurant - I am delighted to hear that you found the sandwiches to be enjoyable with a good range on the menu. I am sorry that we were unable to offer you a better table for lunch - I have passed on your concerns to our... More 

Portishead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

For such an iconic hotel our dinner was disappointingly expensive. Having arrived to stay in the beautiful cottages we choose to eat in the hotel and went for the slightly more laid back dinner in the Terrace. My Husband's steak was very "pub grub" and the peppercorn sauce wasn't really a sauce just a weak pepper flavoured pot of water.... More 

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1 Thank Kath S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had afternoon tea at the Terrace. The location is amazing with wonderful views. Worth a visit for that. However, the staff were a little over the top /eccentric and didn't always appear to know what was going on. The afternoon tea was also average. The sandwiches were a bit bland and it would have been nice to have another... More 

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Thank Christina M
Bournemouth
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Friendly easy eatery .Spicy Crab tagliatelle , with sticky toffee pud and clotted cream to follow warmed up a wet and windy November night .

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Thank SallyWin
Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Spoilt an otherwise great weekend at this lovely hotel. The meal was swimming in oil, flowing across the plate in waves. When we complained we were told that we would not have pay for it given that it was not to my liking. This was not a taste issue! It was just wrong. There are much better places to eat... More 

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Thank Myfanwy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 31
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?