The Watering Hole
The Watering Hole
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Ian B
Abbots Langley, UK99 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
excellent location right on the
beach. Have come here for many years. The staff are still friendly and efficient.
What's new this year is that the toilets have been redone, so I no longer have to hold my breath.
Written 20 May 2024
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Pandamedic
Lichfield, UK5,609 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The watering hole is a great location right on the beach. Great views and dog friendly. It's just a shame when we visited for some drinks, the whole place was pretty grubby and the staff were all to busy chatting amongst themselves to care about customer serivce.
Written 13 February 2024
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sam c
59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Best vibe in the world! Relaxed, good food, the most amazing location and view, of course.
I'm sure we will love the revamped version when it's done ✔️

Anyone visiting Perranporth or the local area MUST go here.
Written 3 January 2024
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PaulOnT0ur
Exeter, UK20 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Generally grubby, expensive beer, rude staff, disgusting toilets. Been coming for years, and despite the negatives, I still love it.
Written 15 May 2023
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Denica_Rose
Wigan, UK64 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Visited as a family following a lovely walk on the beach. The watering hole is in a fab location, unfortunately that’s only positive about this place!
Overpriced food & drinks, £16 for fish & chips! Given that location you could understand the price if the food was amazing, but the chips are standard freezer chips, the fish, albeit it looked nice, didn’t live up to expectation as it was very greasy and tasted heavily of the oil used to cook it in.
You are given a buzzer which alerts you when your food is ready - so you then collect your own food, cutlery & condiments- for £16!!
The place also needs a good clean - all in all I would not return or recommend
Written 8 May 2023
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Lola
Fowey, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Came to the watering hole for a breakfast/snack before walking on the beach. Got there about 11:25, told by the woman behind the bar that breakfast finishes at 12 and to queue “over there” to order, after 15 min of queuing we were told breakfast stops serving at 11:45 (it’s 11:40 at this point). Walked away and not planning to come back as they obviously have no clue how to run a service. Wish I could do less then one star.
Written 4 May 2023
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marley x
South West England, UK110 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Lovely food 4 of us all had fish and chips huge portion staff work hard and considering the amount of people wait time was good about 20 minutes table clean. Dog friendly and nice atmosphere. Here comes the but and the reason I gave it a 3 ordered 2 brambles cocktails £8 each came in a cardboard cup with a straw looked liked a child's drink ... for £ 8 I would expect a nice glass at least so beware of ordering cocktails .
Written 12 April 2023
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Lord Stuart Lee
Wroughton, UK62 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
We’ve been visiting this beach bar / restaurant for many years, yesterday uummmm…. Not at its best in the fact dirty grubby tables, uncleared debris, general standards etc. mid-morning on a Saturday. I would expecting to see or feel the vibe it used to be.

Good staff are always hard to find having to clear a table myself and stack other peoples plates and cups onto the bar as others have had too, not great. please take a closer look… it’s has always been a great venue!
Written 5 March 2023
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YorkFudgebrownie
Pocklington, UK222 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Drinks were undoubtedly expensive and sadly my mulled wine was only luke warm. The Tribute was somewhat lack-lustre too, being rather flat.
Despite that, we visited 3 times with our dog, had coffees, hot chocolate and a really enjoyable time. We'll definitely return but there could be improvements - one being the speed at which dirty glasses are collected from tables. It's a unique place and hard not to enjoy a beverage on such a beautiful beach.
Written 19 December 2022
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SteveL_Canterbury
Canterbury, UK198 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
What a great spot - a bar right on the beach. Have had a drink there several times over the years. Lovely sitting outside in the sun watching the world go by. Dogs welcome.
Written 14 November 2022
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Thank you for your lovely review, were crazy about the place too. Its great to watch the world go by all seasons round :)
Written 15 December 2022
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