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The Oystercatcher

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££ - £££, British,
Polzeath, Polzeath PL27 6TG, England
+44 1208 862371
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Polzeath, Polzeath PL27 6TG, England
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been frequenting the oystercatcher for over 15 years and in all that time I have never encountered such rude and unprofessional behaviour by their staff. Last Saturday my wife and I visited for drinks with friends, it was pleasant until; at closing time,...More

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buzzing relaxed atmosphere, great food, great food, great vibes. Everything your soul needs from a sociable, fun environment. Don’t want to leave...

Thank xAmazingAdventuresx
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5* review, we do hope that you will return again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good open lounge with a couple of TV’s allowing one to watch the London derby while enjoying a great pint

Thank E8887TZmartinp
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us this review. We are happy you enjoyed the football and hope to see you return for the World Cup!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends during a week's stay in Polzeath. Great tasty pub food. We had the fish and chips and the sharing fish platter. Portions are large but it's good quality, well cooked and good value. It is also great to visit a lively...More

Thank BucksJane
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your meals with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A winter visit this afternoon for a late lunch with my girlfriend. The restaurant was very quiet due to the season but were made to feel very welcome in magnificent surroundings. The food was a reasonable price and arrived promptly, a steak ciabatta for me...More

1  Thank Liam G
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you Liam for your feedback, we are glad that you both enjoyed your food and managed to get a lovely view seat from our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Polzeath for New Year and wanted somewhere to eat out. Knowing the area well, we were relieved to hear that The Oystercatcher was open and was servicing food. Six of us went to eat at around 18:00 and luckily managed to...More

1  Thank rivbom
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your meals, and New years Eve with us, we do hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Visited three nights on the trot with the family. Food was very good. Something for everyone. Lovely atmosphere in the place. Great way to spend an evening after being pulverised by the waves all day.

Thank Isnowling
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Many thanks for your returning custom and review, we do hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

We came here late, deciding not to return to another restaurant we'd booked with after a bad experience nights before. Food was far cheaper & better quality than we'd expected here. Would definitely recommend over the "fine dining" option we'd rejected. Slightly longer wait for...More

Thank dominic112017
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Many thanks for this review, we are pleased you enjoyed your food with us, and that you will return again soon.

Reviewed 13 December 2017

A big group of us visited for Sunday Lunch in November and had a great meal. Lots of veggies and sides and the food was great. Good atmosphere too. I left my coat in the restaurant and realised this when I got home to Somerset....More

1  Thank LivvyMC250
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your meals and that the staff helped out by sending your coat back. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

One of the few establishments in the area which does not think it is in West London. The service is friendly and efficient, the atmosphere is relaxed and you cannot complain about the food. Nice place beer and a bite to eat. It is also...More

Thank w0rkinghard
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Oystercatcher, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back.

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vicfatah
19 May 2017|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Dear Traveller, The Oystercatcher is a pub that makes and sells good, wholesome food. Of course it is open and I know you will not be disappointed.
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tomdoodle2015
18 August 2016|
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Response from SheepMagnet2011 | Reviewed this property |
Bit late with the answer sorry, but I'm not sure anyway
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gordonevans501
2 April 2016|
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Response from StAustellManagement | Property representative |
Hi Gordon, Thank you for your question. We normally allow dogs outside the months of July and August, but we would be more than happy to discuss your requirements on 01726 627223. Best wishes St Austell Brewery Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polzeath, Polzeath PL27 6TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 862371
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