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The Bay View Inn

Marine Drive, Bude EX23 0AW, England
+44 1288 361273
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (91 reviews)
“crevettes” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Marine Drive, Bude EX23 0AW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely meal with the family food was good tasty well priced and served all together service was professional yet informal and the views are magnificent

Thank martin h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking forward to enjoying good service and quality food for the family having visited here frequently during our previous holidays. Very disappointed with the greatly reduced menu and mostly deep fried options.A burger van would have better offerings No specials menu! A wealth...More

Thank bertie1843
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Bay View Inn is in a strategic place in the bay. Wonderful views. Very friendly staff who are accommodating. The food is well cooked . I enjoyed chicken and mussels. The chips are freshly cooked Lovely ice cream . The menu differs depending where...More

1  Thank HelioN7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived about 20:30 and wanted to order some food, went to the bar and spoke to a lovely lady in a pink top who said they were serving till 21:00 but best to order by 20:45 and that there was an hour wait. With this,...More

1  Thank NjUK84
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is still an incredible place to have a drink, watch the sunset and chill. It has changed hands recently and whilst the new owners have definitely made some cosmetic improvements, the food has declined considerably. The menu has become more 'cook' than 'chef' and...More

Thank Cornish_sea_pixies
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was generally ok, although could be more fish and less fried fatty food considering its proximity to the coast. Long waits with staff clearly overworked. Now what really spoiled the experience: on the way to the toilets there was a crowd of obviously...More

Thank Pyongyang12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

Early evening, bright sunshine, early July, no reservation but the staff kindly found us a table that suited us and we were immediately made to feel that we were in a good place! There was a fairly typical but certainly good enough menu plus the...More

Thank gewolf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the bay view in as I was camping only up the road for a short weekend break. We read the reviews and checked out the menu prior to our visit and chose here over other restaurants in the area. My partner had...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we sat over looking Widemouth Beach, the staff were very helpful as some of us wanted just a starter and thet wasn't a problem the food was delicious

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for late Sunday afternoon. Turned up half an hour early and they were able to seat the 2 of us. The prawn starter was generous and delicious, while the houmous starter had way too much salad in the dish. The houmous was...More

Thank Theresa B
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Peter H
16 June 2016|
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Response from baybude | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area
12 July 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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: Marine Drive, Bude EX23 0AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude-Stratton  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 361273
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The Bay View Inn is an award-winning hotel, bar and restaurant overlooking the Blue Flag beach of Widemouth Bay in North Cornwall. We serve classic seaside favourites with a uniquely Cornish twist. Signature dishes including our Homemade Fish Pie, Cornish Rack of Ribs and Gammon Steak are complimented by wraps, burgers and hot dogs like our Giant Fish Finger Wrap, Pulled Pork Burger and Smoked Maple & Chilli Hot Dog. We offer Pick and Mix sharers including Jalapeno Poppers, Pork Popcorn and Baby Red Peppers filled with Soft Cheese and a range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes including our Quinoa, Beetroot & Edamame Burger and Charred Artichoke, Aubergine, Courgette and Peppers Pizza. Food is served every day from 12-9 pm. Toast stunning sunsets with our wide selection of ales and premium gins or stay with us and sip a glass of Skinny Prosecco on your private balcony. We also host regular events and our annual Bay Fest is a must for anyone's calendar.
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