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Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
01208 869655
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good, could be even better!

I have eaten here 3 times now. The first time was myself and my family- we ate indoors, all ordered mains and puddings and I couldn't really fault it- it was great! I then ate here a couple of days later with friends (10 of us) even though we didn't book they managed to fit us in eating inside... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Lorna12345678910
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England
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have eaten here 3 times now. The first time was myself and my family- we ate indoors, all ordered mains and puddings and I couldn't really fault it- it was great! I then ate here a couple of days later with friends (10 of us) even though we didn't book they managed to fit us in eating inside- again... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There were seven of us (teenagers and the slightly more mature) and although we had asked to sit outside we were placed in the bar - but when we mentioned this we were very quickly moved to the cabin - fantastic location and view over the beach and fresh air from the open windows - let down slightly by the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely group lunch during our stay earlier this month. The food was simple, but tasty. Service was prompt and efficient, but not the most friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Fab location. Very busy. Called in on off chance. Told it was fully booked. Clearly was very busy. Went back later to book for following night to be told table had come free. No view but great service and ambience. Weather not conducive to sitting outside unfortunately. Wood smoked pizzas. Fair price. Lovely taste. Sells doombar beer from local brewery.... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had a really mixed visit here. Since there were 7 of us, we booked in advance and were seated in a room for just us and another group so I couldn't really judge how busy they were overall but the staff seemed to be struggling. We waited ages for drinks to arrive and then another age for the meals.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Popped in her as we had been on the beach with the family and grand-daughter who is a fussy eater at the best of times. The staff were brilliant, colour pads and crayons for the little 'un, great food, very varied and attentive staff. We will definitely be back. After the meal finished our drinks on the balcony - great... More 

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Chalfont St Peter
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have eaten at the Waterfront for many years, almost as soon as it opened. This has been as an extended group, family and as friends. This time, it was just the two of us but seeing as we were reaching high season, we opted to book in advance. We arrived and is was clear that the Restuarant was struggling... More 

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

ideal place to enjoy good food & beer & views.very pleasant staff. overlooking the beach a perfect place to sit & take in the views.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We turned up without booking and were made to feel welcome, enjoyed a 3 course meal with a beer for £60 which is good value for a couple. The only reason this place did not get 5 stars is that they lost the dessert order, then said they wouldn't charge, then did. Couldn't be bothered arguing as I was happy... More 

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Halesowen, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have dined here many times and have always found the service and food to be very good. The half pizza with fries and salad for £7.95 is incredibly good! Fresh baked pizza with french fries- it is easily enough for two people. My wife, my kids and their friends have always found the staff and the service to be... More 

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Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
Phone Number: 01208 869655
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: 01208 869655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups

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