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Sam's On The Beach

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The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
+44 1726 812255
12:00 - 21:00
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a lovely place to relax and make the most of the beautiful beach while having an ice cold drink and lovely food

Thank jsands79
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place here for a scenic view of the beach and surrounding sea. Very low key place. Lots of families here and a good atmosphere. A variety of food served and sometimes a table outside becomes available and then a real beach moment. The fish dishes are excellent and I really love the scallops always a dish to rely on.... More 

Thank Annie W
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fabulous meal at Sam's on the Beach , Pilkerris, last week. Modern place in fantastic old building with amazing sea views from every table Modern menu , with great seafood and more

Thank DavidFlatley
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second visit here and I have to say that I have never been let down by the quality of food here. Nice friendly helpful staff and a nice relaxed atmosphere add to the occasion and the lovely views, especially on a sunny day. We're deffinitely coming back this year 2017. So if its good quality food at a reasonable... More 

Thank Mozza D'Mozza
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a place! With a magical view coupled with amazing food it would be worth a trip to Cornwall just for Sam's! The service was amazing, staff were attentive without getting on your nerves! So worth a visit!

Thank Katiestar102
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderful meal and service, we went at lunchtime....would definitely visit again when in the area....

Thank sylviekay
Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had explored Fowey and taken the bus to the top of the road to Polkerris. From the bus, it was all down hill but the torrential rain compensated for the easy walk to the beach! Although we arrived just before opening time, we were able to sit down and take off our sodden coats. A few minutes later we... More 

Thank Christhecaterer44
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I dined here... the staff managed to fit us in as we did not book. Very impressed - amazing location, even though it was misty at sea when we visited. Everything cooked fresh where you can see the cooking taking place. Staff all young but very friendly and efficient. Location beautiful in an old lifeboat station on... More 

Thank mandykendall2017
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is incredible! We stumbled across it whilst staying at the nearby Applecroft B&B. Right on the beach - beautiful setting and serves amazing cocktails! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank sallyann300
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been before and enjoyed the food but couldn't go in this time as it's one of the few places in Cornwall that doesn't allow dogs. We do understand their choice but it's disappointing for doggy owners :( We don't like to leave our dog in the car so had to go elsewhere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, 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: The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 812255
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

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