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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cold and windy evening, hardly anyone around. When we got to Sams we realised why.........they were all there! We had to wait a couple of minutes to be seated. Service was speedy, and my partner ordered lasagne, and I chose sardines. Both dishes were...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a walk, happy to find Sam’s open all day for food. Great sea food (whole plaice), fresh vegetables and very good service. Puddings looked good but I was too full to order. For music lovers, rock star and film posters create quirky atmosphere in...More

Thank AMCX
Reviewed 5 days ago

Found this restaurant by chance and was really impressed. Best food we have eaten in a while! Delicious menu, we would go to another Sam's based on our visit.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What can I say, walked in on off chance, got last table, following that a constant stream of people waiting for tables! Food, 5star, service, a little pushed but definitely 4 Star! Would definitely recommend and if we are back in Fowey, we’ll be back...More

Thank BournemouthDreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been coming to Fowey for 28 years and always go to Sam’s. Great atmosphere, warm welcome and delicious food. The burgers and skate wing are excellent. Ed and the team do a fantastic job and we can’t imagine not going there at least a...More

Thank L201542
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely Delicious. Perfectly cooked fish. Big portions. Reasonably priced. Friendly service. Just what we needed after our long tiring walk on the coast.

Thank Shagun C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Sam’s because we were looking for a fish restaurant with other options and were not disappointed. The selection is great, the fish is fresh and the welcome and service warm and friendly. We had a lovely meal and can’t wait to go...More

Thank Oliver K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

14 of us arrived unannounced for a meal, The guys obviously didn't have a table ready so we were showed upstairs to grab a drink and have a look at menus for our orders . Shortly after our meals were ready , so we all...More

Thank Bear07533
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going to Sam’s for over twenty five years now and it remains a highlight of our trips to Fowey with family or friends. I’m not one to write reviews but I couldn’t let pass the two extremely negative reviews from Liz and Martin...More

3  Thank GSMB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have 3 starters than main meal. The food was freshly cooked and tasty. This restaurant is set on the beach,so sea views. I would say it's advisable to book

Thank Anne J
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24 October 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Not dog friendly, although like previous answer I would imagine guide dogs would be permitted. However, unless you are seated on the ground floor, there are many steep steps to the upper seated eating area, even more to the... More
7 October 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
I’m afraid not but you will have no problem this time of year, maybe a short wait for a table but you will definitely get seated.
Amy D
9 September 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous post they are accommodating, however thought there was more than one vegetarian choice. Why don't you phone them as their menus change all the time due to sourcing fresh ingredients?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
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