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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

If you like fish cooked in any way this is the place for you, the fish is beautifully fresh and wholesome. They do other burger type meals as well, well worth a visit

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Thank Monica W
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with a friend was promptly seated. Food was ok, came out extremely quickly, sounds a strange thing to complain about but does make you wonder if some things were not fresh? Atmosphere is nice and the warm fire definitely helps in the winter. Staff were friendly! Have visited previously for cocktails which were made by a really friendly staff... More 

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St Mawes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and a friend were staying locally and after recommendations about sam's we thought we would try it for evening dinner and drinks. There was a lovely atmosphere with good music and friendly staff. We ordered starters and mains that arrived in quick succession, which would be our only concern. We both work in hospitality so known the routine and... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of those places where the menu promises a great deal but the chef doesn't produce food that lives up to it. At first glance this place looks and feels great - good sounding dishes, good use of regional produce, nice atmosphere, if slightly loud, helpful and friendly staff - but the plates look a mess and there is a... More 

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Coulsdon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After years of coming to Sams we had our first disappointing meal. The scallops were overlooked, the salmon was raw in the middle & the steak was undercooked. Having queried the same two of the meals were taken away, when returned the salmon was overlooked & crispy & the steak was exactly the same! Very disappointing as we were celebrating... More 

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Thank LesleyM1010
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Fowey at this time each year. The first night of our two week holiday we went to Sam's (we have been many times in the past). Staff were very attentive and very friendly. It was Hallow'een and the staff were all in fancy dress, the restaurant was decorated too, which was real fun. However star of the show... More 

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Thank SallyAM64
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still one of the best places to eat in Fowey and we always eat there when ever we are visiting the area. Its just great food all day everyday in the heart of town.

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Thank Robert H
Etchingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A year on and Sams is just as good as it ever was. The food, drinks and service are superb, what more can you ask.

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Thank sookeico1
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited mid week (3 if us) and were accommodated quickly. Staff friendly and really cheerful. The restaurant retains its lively relaxed feeling and an easy menu (fish, steaks etc) with daily specials. All three of us had a drink and a 'sam' burger (previously enjoyed) which comes with fries and garnish. We also shared a main course of calamari... More 

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Thank Andrew B
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were welcomed buy a larger-than-life guy behind the bar as we dithered in the doorway. He created a great atmosphere, as did the other staff. The decor is eclectic, but majors chiefly on rock memorabilia (including an electric guitar signed by Slash). The food we had was an upmarket pub lunch - super-fresh fish & chips, a delicious burger,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$53
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.

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