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Sam's On The Beach

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The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
+44 1726 812255
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've been to cornwall countless time's growing up. On the 26th November me and the girlfriend decided to try Sams on the beach and were not disappointed... Undoubtedly the best food I have ever had in Cornwall. The service was brilliant, all the waitresses are very friendly and laid back. No worries about having to dress up in a shirt... More 

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Thank AaronWindsor94
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just visited for lunch, wonderful view and great food. We had the seafood sharing platter, magnificent! Very nice too not to have too much bread just wonderful prawns, scallops, mussels as big as your thumb, local sardines and more. Will be going back very soon

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Thank Tam F
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious and the location made you feel like you could be in another country. I definitely recommend a visit.

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Thank Helen1805
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Relaxed, friendly and great food. Can be very busy in summer months. Mid range pricing but quality food.Staff attentive and friendly.

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Thank KatiBrun
St Austell, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff food was OK and a bit over priced but you pay for the view here which is lovely. My daughter enjoyed the pizza. It is hard to park here. We had to pay for carpark which is a steep hill to climb after food. I was suffering climbing the hill

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Thank suzyrich
St Austell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's on the Beach is close to our home and never fails to impress. The food is consistently delicious. The menu is dominated by pizzas and fish dishes with a small selection of tasty meat and vegetarian options. Our starters were hearty fish soup, goat's cheese crostini and superbly cooked plump local mussels. Main courses: 2 melt in the mouth... More 

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Thank Sue W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although a hidden place, you would be positively surprised to find a very small but very good location. I would recommend to book in advance. In the summer you can sit outside, in the evening you can even get a blanket to put on. Very nice!

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Thank Alex_PLY
St Austell, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have been loyal customers since this restaurant opened. However, I feel compelled to make the following observations. The menu - The only thing that ever seems to change are the price increases. Don't get me wrong the food on offer is very good but for me who doesn't like seafood or not overly keen on pizza... More 

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3 Thank Julialocal
Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving to the beautiful location we sat ourselves at a table in the very quiet restaurant on a Thursday afternoon in October, we then were handed menus by very unfriendly member of staff, the place began to fill with camera crews and actors that were on site next to the place after we had been sat but they got... More 

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2 Thank giveitagowhynot
Fowey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not a place I visit regularly, but I will be making more effort too. Fantastic food and great service. A little bit of a different style to the Fowey restaurant, but great all the same 👍

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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: The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 812255
Description
25 years of Sams in Fowey has now enabled us to bring all our experience, fun, ambience, staff and fantastic locally sourced produce to create something truly unique in the old Fowey Lifeboat House here on the waters edge overlooking the bay.3 Ingredients that a successful restaurant needs are "Good Staff, Good Food, Good Ambience" and Sams on the Beach has all 3 in abundance!Enjoy!And the views not that bad too!Sam Sixton

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