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Sam's On The Beach


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Pizza, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups

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25 years of Sams in Fowey has now enabled us to bring all our experience, fun, ambience, staff and fantastic locally sourced produce to create something truly unique in the old Fowey Lifeboat House here on the waters edge overlooking the bay.3 Ingredients that a successful restaurant needs are "Good Staff, Good Food, Good Ambience" and Sams on the Beach has all 3 in abundance!Enjoy!And the views not that bad too!Sam Sixton
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Pizza, Seafood, European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food to die for simply the best food we have had in Cornwall in an old lifeboat station, lovely setting but relaxed atmosphere and the best food in the South West.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank steve c
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Sadly this is the second very average lunch in a Sams of our short break having also eaten in Fowey. It’s the second visit we’ve made to this restaurant. Lunch two years ago was better than we found it today. Again the setting is great,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Ladyvickster
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Fab evening again at sams on the beach ! Good food & great service good pizza & moules as good as they get evening was eneded with a bonfire & fireworks a surprise for all

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank snipsnap48
Reviewed 29 December 2018

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. We turned up without a reservation on Saturday evening and were found a table by the attentive staff. I ordered sardines to start followed by the Seafood Spaghetti, my wife ordered the scallops and seafood pizza I can...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t allow dogs because there’s a open kitchen and it only allows dogs in the town of Sam’s on the beach

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Loza19
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Service is okay not very friendly or warm even through the place wasn't busy. Not a great selection of vegetarian food and it was okay at best. We sat by the window and viewed the lovely beach which had a lot of plastic on it....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank trees2016
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Went back again this year still a great place loved the food again staff great would still highly recommend eating here a real special place This place is great, went last night, the atmosphere was great a real buzz, the food was superb I had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hugo-rugged
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We were staying at St Austell and went to Sams on the beach for lunch. We had two courses for £12 which was very reasonable.We had mussels and fries and scampi and salad. The staff were friendly and helpful and we wouldn’t hesitate to return....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Howard136
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We always visit when in the area and once again the food, service and whole experience was excellent. Great menu and recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NPB01
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We'd seen Sam's in Fowey and liked the look of the menu but unfortunately they didn't permit dogs. So it was a bonus to find Sam's after a walk from Fowey and in such a lovely location. In October, by lunch time the sun had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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27 March 2018|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do. Call the restaurant on 01726812255. Thank you. Hopefully see you in July.
Joanne L
21 July 2017|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Hi Joanne give them a call on (01726) 812255 and they do sometimes they depends are busy give them a call first thank you bye
29 May 2017|
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Response from margaretpat | Reviewed this property |
Parking is about 1/2 mile up hill and it's paid parking. Enjoy
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