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Sam's

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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the food at Sam's was great!! Although the restaurant was busy we were able to order and wait for a table in the bar area. The staff were very friendly, we were very pleased with the whole experience!!!

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Thank Alice H
Honiton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice restaurant, limited seating but it was really good as we could make our food order and then relax in the lounge and have a drink whilst we waited and once our table became available we were seated and food practically came out straight away. The food was lush and amazingly priced for the portion size. Cocktails made from... More 

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Thank kirsty211
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went on a Tuesday night after the bank holiday and it was fantastic, Best place in town, great staff and food excellent booking system, worth the wait.

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Thank garry9322017
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb venue , great concept ...staff young and vibrant ! Shared a dover sole with my partner.....huge beautifully cooked very reasonable price ! Can't wait to return ...very soon !!!

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Thank seadog8
St Austell, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Sam's on bank holiday Monday although it was busy got seated quickly, We fancied a fish dish but wasn't sure which one so asked the staff for some advice and they know there job well and explained so we could make the correct choice, Me and my partner went for the sea bass and our son choose the... More 

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Thank Dave R
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on Thursday afternoon before Easter and there was 1 hour wait at 5pm! We had deluxe feast for 2 plus mussels and chips for the kids (see pictures). All really tasty and generous portions. I only felt didn't have enough room on the table

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Thank TTTeeexxx
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here quite a lot and are never disappointed . Red mullet,mussels and burgers are lovely. Cocktails are very nice too.

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Thank lwearne
Chichester, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service friendly, food quite good, but what ruined it, was people queuing inside the restaurant to place orders for when a table became free, so there were strangers stood next to our table for the entirety of our meal, people talking loudly dropping menus and keeping the door open and it didn't make it for a calm dining experience, a... More 

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Thank Anna C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited due to the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. However, we were extremely disappointed. Not able to book we arrived at 5.45pm, on arriving were told there would be a 45 minute wait, as the restaurant sounded worth it we decided to stay. Went upstairs to the bar/lounge for a drink while we waited to be seated; it seemed a... More 

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Thank Joanna2901
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is becoming local legend in Fowey, they have expanded to include a restaurant on a nearby beach, one in truro a pop up on another beach and a load of other services. What makes this place different is the place has a personality. Inside the decor is covered in music memorabilia, you can spend a long time looking at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 53
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832273
Description
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.

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