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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
12:00 - 21:00
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great setting, great staff and enjoyable food. Not rushed but during summer book early to avoid disappointment. Only one toilet which can cause a problem.

Thank Bodelva
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place to eat drink and relax in such a scenic setting . The sea food and especially the mussels were excellent and the staff very obliging and friendly . I will visit next time in summer to sit outside and admire the views and daydream .

Thank denise744
Par, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Sam's in Fowey and eat there at least once a week but always go to Sam's on the beach for something a little more family focused. More space bigger tables and the menu is always great! Pizza choices are excellent and let's not forget the view!! Wow!!

Thank Julie A
Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Atmosphere and simple, but great food. The view is ever changing, it doesn't matter what time of year you go!! Awesome

Thank Dom M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 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 

Thank AaronWindsor94
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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

Thank Tam F
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 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.

Thank Helen1805
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 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.

Thank KatiBrun
St Austell, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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

Thank suzyrich
St Austell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 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 

Thank Sue W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
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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