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WAX Watergate Bay

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.
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US$8 - US$22
Bar, Pizza, British, Grill, Gastropub
Sponsored by: WAX Watergate Bay

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Amazing WAX Burgers
1. Amazing WAX Burgers
"homemade burgers were very tasty and meaty so we had a very enjoyable "
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2. Very Dog Friendly
2. Very Dog Friendly
"made to feel very welcome here, their motto is "dogs are family""
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3. Stunning Views
3. Stunning Views
"certainly delivered with great customer service and a view to envy"
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All reviews burger salad fish and chips chilled atmosphere staff were really friendly bite to eat beach hut family meal lovely lunch next year food was lovely booked a table dog surfing views pint cornwall
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having walked down to Watergate Bay from Mawgan Porth, we needed someone to stop for a drink and some lunch. The pizza place nearer to the beach had a fairly sizeable queue so thought we'd try WAX out as whilst it was busy, there was...plenty of outdoor seating. Food was decent, it fulfilled its purpose of refuelling our walk back. Wouldn't go back to Watergate Bay just for the food, but if we did end up coming back then would gladly eat here again.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

We stayed in the area over new year and visited Watergate Bay beach a number of times to walk our black lab. We decided to eat lunch at WAX on one of those days. We were not disappointed! First of all it was easy to...book a table on ‘OpenTable’ (the evening before) and then on arrival were directed upstairs to the (dog friendly) restaurant. There was a good choice on the menu and my wife ordered the burger and I ordered the chicken burger. The food arrived quickly and was delicious. Staff were friendly and service excellent. We will definitely be returning next time we are in the area. All in all a great place to eat in Watergate Bay.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Stevied0406, Owner at WAX Watergate Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2020

Thank you Mark, glad you enjoyed your experience at Wax. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

When me and my family walked in we were seated and told it was table service so sat down and looked at the menu. After 20 mins we still hadn’t been served to order drinks or food. I went up to the bar to ask...one of the staff and she said she would come take our order. Another 15 mins later and no one had come to take our order. After that me and my family go up and left, after such bad service we weren’t sticking around to see what the food was like. Terrible service, safe are rude and don’t acknowledge you are there. Wasn’t a busy time so no reason for poor service.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place does everything it says on the tin! We'd just done a 6 mile coastal trudge and we were hungry and thirsty. We walked into WAX, went upstairs and were greeted by a smiley member of staff. Burger for me and Pizza for my...wife. All good and with a great view. What's not to like?More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice pizza and vegan burger and would recommend this restaurant to others looking for quick & convenient food.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always eat in Wax when visiting Watergate Bay and did so again. We were shocked as to how much the prices have risen.£45 for a Burger, Pizza, pint and a lime and soda. The food was ok and the staff were great but at...those prices sadly we won’t be heading back……..More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Food, cheerful staff, relaxing atmosphere, great views and good prices - highly recommend. Went 5 times

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal out at Wax this summer. Able to reserve a table for dinner. Food was excellent! Service a little slow, however, summer holidays and covid didn’t help! Overall, relaxed and enjoyable evening at the end of a fun beach day 👍

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From an awesome Land rover serving my favourite beer offshore to the food at the burrito bus made our day, along with that the 2 minute walk from the beach was amazing, great location and staff, would highly recommend from us and our dogs Awesome

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant five years in a row for our daughters birthday but this will be the last year thoroughly disappointed. We booked five months in advance but on arrival informed that there was an hours wait for food with no apologies just...“welcome to Cornwall in the summer” although this was the only restaurant we went to with such a long wait. The menu had been drastically reduced with so little choices particularly if vegetarian it’s pizza or salad no pasta as only pasta wasn’t available. The portion sizes have gone done so much from when we first used to visit and enjoy the great big bowls of nachos. The prices are expensive for what it is £15 for a burger!! Although in special information on booking and informing staff on arrival that it was my daughters birthday no mention was made no Happy Birthday from staff no fuss at all. Completely disappointed by a mediocre mealMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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29 December 2019|
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Response from Stevied0406 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Stewartjoyce. Yes we do indeed do private functions dependant on numbers and time of year. In the summer time we have the upstairs terrace which is perfect for groups up to 40 and can have the panels open during... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from SamCornwall07 | Property representative |
Yes we do, we are dog friendly :)
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Frequently Asked Questions about WAX Watergate Bay

Yes, WAX Watergate Bay offers takeaway services.

WAX Watergate Bay is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4