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All 11 Portreath Restaurants

The Waterfront Inn

Forth an Nance, Portreath | Portreath, Portreath TR16 4NQ, England
01209 842777
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Ranked #10 of 11 Restaurants in Portreath
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Waterfront Inn sits on a secret beach in Portreath, Traditional English pub and restaurant specialising in local fresh fish.

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English first
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

No atmosphere, my husband and I both ordered steak med to rare and it was well done, just 1 down from cruisified! Wouldn't return there again!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

lovely little place on the water's edge...good food and beer ...allso has a free carpark ..for patrons of the public house

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South Wingfield, United Kingdom
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236 reviews 236 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It is rare that the wife gets to go to the seaside, so when she does go it is quite right that she gets to eat something out of the sea and preferably sit somewhere with a view of the sea. This place at least had the latter, which is why it got an extra point. The food was awful.... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We probably made a wrong choice visiting this Inn for lunch. Once inside the place was a little jaded and not very welcoming. The table was a little sticky and my crab was obviously straight from the fridge -very very cold and so somewhat tasteless. Very very quiet. The toilets could be improved upon and the names in Cornish do... More

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waterfrontPortreath, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are sorry you did not enjoy your visit. The toilets were completely refitted only two months ago this included new tiles, new sinks new vanity units and new urinals, Your Crab meat did come straight from the fridge as to store fresh crab meat any where but in a fridge would probable make you... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Three of us went to the beach at Portreath which is a beautiful place, the Waterfront is just across from the beach and we found it pretty much by accident, there were very few customers but it was a nice environment to spend an afternoon. The place is a bit dated but it was clean and so were the glasses... More

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Camborne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went for my birthday treat in the middle of August expecting everywhere to be choc-a-bloc at this time of year. The website, recent reviews, and location seemed all favourable in our choice. The reception was slightly fraught, around the celebrated and well documented car parking issue, with the friendly greeting from (who I understood to be) the landlord, which... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Good food, wonderful steak and ale pie, great to see all the pictures on the wall that tell the history of Portreath. Bit pricey for pub grub.

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Colchester, Essex, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ate here twice during our short stay in portreath Staff were very helpful and this is a nice peaceful place to eat The quality of food was very good and if we return to portreath will certainly eat here again

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

As its name suggests this imposing pub/hotel is set right on the beach in the bustling surfing village of Portreath. The inn caters well for wide range of customers from surfing “dudes” in the front bar to families in the large restaurant and more formal functions such as weddings. The Sunday lunch carvery is excellent value for money, plenty of... More

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Westbury, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Unwelcoming. No conversation. For someone in the hospitality trade quite miserable. Would not visit again. Tea was awful! Toilet signs in Cornish which is fair enough and all for keeping to one's culture but at least have a picture to assist visitors. Tried to engage in conversation re pronounciation of names. Still miserable! Too interested in watching TV and eating... More

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Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: Forth an Nance, Portreath | Portreath, Portreath TR16 4NQ, England
Phone Number: 01209 842777
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Portreath
Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
Cuisine: English

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