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Sunset Surf

10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
+44 7974 345651
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cheesy chips” (5 reviews)
“nachos” (11 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great café! I'm embarrassed to say it's taken us forever to try Sunset Surf, despite the fact that we live in St Ives... My only explanation is that we've always headed down towards Godrevy Lighthouse, walking all the way from Hayle. This time...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mou5e
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Whoop, what a great start to the New Year - thank you for coming to find us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Stop for coffee & cake on route to Godrevy & a long coastal walk. This is definitely the best in the area, we’ve visited many times previously & in our opinion worth a little detour. There was a warm welcome as always & to my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

You are lovely, thank you!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a mizzley day with the dogs. Best carrot and lentil soup I've ever had (and I've a had a few!). Bit overpriced but great location and friendly service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndieBurton
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

So glad you found us and enjoyed your lunch, come and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Love this place at my favourite beach in Cornwall. Food is great and staff friendly. Lovely outdoor seating area overlooking one of the most amazing beaches. Will definitely be visiting again. Big car park right in front.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie A
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi, so glad you found us and enjoyed what we have to offer! Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous breakfast here. The friendly atmosphere was uplifting and much appreciated after braving a night under canvas in crazily windy weather. Fabulous views, which would be spectacular on a bright day! Lovely to see staff so happy in their work and their recommendation...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 185nickyb
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Whoop, whoop, you survived! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Been coming for years and quality and welcome remains high. Stunning setting. Parking across the road. Loads of walks nearby. Had chicken burger and chips - huge chicken breast. Crispy chips. Lovely salad and mayo. Will keep coming back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SarahCUk
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Happened upon this cafe while on our walk and stopped in for cafe latte. Nice atmosphere, friendly service. 😆 The food looked really good and the place was buzzing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan P
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hopefully you will have the time to pop in for lunch next time you come past.........

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Gwithian for many years, and have visited this cafe previously before they made improvements. There is loads more space to sit now, and the decor is very fashionable and comfortable. We loved the chilled out tunes, mismatched crockery and delicious...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mudgeface
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a lovely review - it makes it all worthwhile!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Hi we are regular visitors to sunset surf what a lovely place amazing freshly cooked food and always polite staff, always our first place to visit when we arrive as we will when we go next week

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Trek248782
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Welcome back to Cornwall and Sunset Surf! See you later in the week!

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We have been to this area and this cafe for a number of years. It has been developed from a residential house into a surf hire shop, surf school and cafe. Year on year the place gets better and better without losing any of it's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank deskjockey101
Annabelle S, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

You are lovely and the chap that runs it is also lovely! We do get busy and there can be a wait on food/service but most people know this and try to avoid peak times in the Summer. Do come back and see us again...More

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Response from Alistair B | Property representative |
Yes we are most definitely complete with high chairs and a menu selection with gluten free and vegetarian options. We will always do what we can to help with both access and any other special requirements. As a small cafe we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Hayle
  • Phone Number: +44 7974 345651
  • E-mail
Description
Sunset Surf beachside cafe and licensed bar is open all year round, serving high quality food and drink, served fresh and prepared from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients wherever possible. With breathtaking views of the beautiful St Ives bay, from Godrevy Lighthouse, along Gwithian Beach and across to St Ives, we provide the perfect setting for you to relax and enjoy your time with us. We are constantly working hard to improve everything we do, striving to provide you with the very best Sunset Surf experience in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We believe strongly in employing staff from the local area, working wherever possible with local suppliers and working hard to run a sustainable business with minimal impact to the environment.
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