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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here for a cheeky cocktail to get New Year's Eve started. Nice place but the cocktails were very expensive, and I wasn't overly wowed by the choices. The staff were friendly and helpful though. Thank you.

Thank Kerrie_Globetrotter
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Based on the rave reviews, my wife & I went to Sam's last Friday night whilst staying in Fowey to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It was busy but we were able to get a table upstairs straight away. We shared a calamari starter, which was disappointingly rubbery. My sirloin steak had a delicious flavour but wasn't particularly tender or... More 

Thank Simon_FTB
Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fixture of Fowey since 1988 this is always the highlight of our annual visit. Always busy, always a lively atmosphere .....if you are looking for white tablecloths and a subdued air with just the clink of cutlery on plates then don't go to Sam's. A crowded buzzing brasserie with old school rock music in the background the food is... More 

Thank David R
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lively bar where you get good food and a wide variety of drinks. Good value and great ambiance.

Thank Derek C
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner last Thursday evening on the last night of our holiday. We were so glad we saved it until last, as everything else would have been disappointing by comparison. We both had the tempura battered red mullet, which was superb, followed by yummy puddings. Add in the great music being played all evening, and we thought we had... More 

Thank Sue A
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect for the occasion. We stayed a few days in Fowey and popped in here one evening. It isn't fine dining but serves great "fast food". We plumped for burgers and they didn't disappoint, really well done and piping hot. I would recommend skipping starters and going straight for the burgers as they are hearty and filling. All the staff... More 

Thank lymef0ssil
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here and found it very enjoyable. The welcome is great and the service is great without being suffocating. We all had fish of various types, all was good but not top notch. Felt a bit expensive but probably overall good value

Thank Robwillwood
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of a regular stop for us, Sam's is great when your passing through Fowey at random times, and it's always worth a quick drop in to see if there's a table free (it has a no table reservations rule). Everything is available from burgers, salads, pasta and delicious fish in many fantastic guises. If you arrive near 5pm... More 

Thank JoPearce2014
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with my Husband and step-daughter. Us girls had an amazing veggie burger. I would recommend to go for the smaller quarter pounder as it comes with a generous portion of fries, salad and coleslaw.

Thank Marns T
Bristol, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in last night after watching England beat Wales. Managed to get a table straight away upstairs - it was really cosy and relaxed and just what we needed on a cold evening. The staff were really friendly and helped us to chose our food and drinks. We sampled a couple of cocktails each and the kids had mocktails -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832273
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?