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Polzeath Beach, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
+44 1208 862931
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (38 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Polzeath Beach, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wasn't expecting much but the food was tasty, a great view and a fun place to be. The rum bar was fun too. Mac n cheese very good.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Litteraly the best restaurant in Polzeath. The food was absolutely delicious. The staff nothing but wonderful and friendly... the Chef is a character too... the view and the sunset was breath taking. I highly recommand this place. Def will come back for another romantic dinner...More

Thank samkent1989
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the appreciation Sam!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip to Surfside and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It may not be the cheapest place to eat but it's in Polzeath and got a spectacular view and the food I had was just gorgeous. Best ribs I think I've had in a long...More

Thank SamEHertford
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sam, really glad you enjoyed your meal- and pleased to hear you left full! Never hesitate to ask for extra napkins.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited twice in as many days this half term and it once again confirmed why it’s my favourite restaurant in Polzeath. The Lamb Pasanda I ate (from the specials board) was the best I have ever had. I’m usually reluctant to order Indian food...More

1  Thank MrsGPie
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mrs G Pie, really glad to have you keep coming back, that's a good sign!

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on the edge of the beach. Amazing food, the fish curry was absolutely incredible, as was the lobster and monkfish roll. More expensive than your average beach cafe but worth every penny.

1  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I don't know what it was, the location, ambiance, wine or the food it all seemed to just jell this evening. Probably the most enjoyable night of the week. And Simon Dixon with his music was just an added bonus.

Thank danieljtompkins
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

First night in Polzeath and what a find! Fabulous food and an al fresco rum bar straight out of the Caribbean. Brilliant!

Thank Roger F
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you've found us Roger! Hopefully see you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Discovered Surfside on our last night in Polzeath. By far the most imaginative menu around. Portion sizes are subtsantial. Vegan and vegetarian food was delicious and imaginitive. Staff were attentive and friendly. Views over Polzeath beach are amazing. Altogether a fine dining experience in a...More

1  Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at Surfside. The staff were exceptionally welcoming and friendly, the food was gorgeous and the view stunning. Enjoyed mussels, lobster, steak, fish curry and a vegan curry whilst the sun set over Polzeath. Finished the evening with rum and live...More

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We'd heard good things about Surfside and decided to stop by for lunch on a sunny afternoon. We ordered a portion of mac and cheese to share with a side of fries, purple slaw and chilli mayo. Everything was absolutely delicious! If you're looking for...More

1  Thank Dawn S
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks Dawn! Really glad you enjoyed everything...we've now got our mac and cheese with lobster back on the menu, so come back and try that; it's great!

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Sheron D
1 October 2017|
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Response from suelW2265SQ | Reviewed this property |
No! The only access is from the beach up steep steps. If it's a nice day ( maybe too late in the year now) you can eat outside - but there's no other way into the restaurant.
18 May 2017|
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Response from laura_stephes | Property representative |
We welcome small, well behaved dogs but dogs aren't allowed on the beach between Easter and October at Polzeath.
5 September 2016|
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Response from laura_surfside_polz | Property representative |
Hi there, our email address is on our website, Facebook and Instagram pages- unfortunately trip advisor won't let me send it to you via this message. If in doubt, Google us! We are still open 7 days a week 11am-11pm (last... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polzeath Beach, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 862931
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