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The Phoenix

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Bar, Pub, Vietnamese
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Watergate Bay, Newquay, England
01637 860353
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A friendly family pub, located in the beautiful location of Watergate Bay.

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just what we needed

We ate after a surf lesson at O'Neill Surf School (attached) so needed some good hearty grub which was kindly delivered. Chips and cheese with sweet chilli sauce, pizza and onion rings went down a treat. Really good prices too and they're happy for you to eat outside in your wetsuit if you're... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Had two meal here over the week we stayed good honest pub grub, good size portions, eat in our out, wide variety of food, get busy so need to get in early.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Bit of a surf shack! We had to clean table, return food and I had upset stomach after my meal. Shame as great location

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We ate after a surf lesson at O'Neill Surf School (attached) so needed some good hearty grub which was kindly delivered. Chips and cheese with sweet chilli sauce, pizza and onion rings went down a treat. Really good prices too and they're happy for you to eat outside in your wetsuit if you're mid-surf!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Is it Potter from Phoenix Nights who's now the new chef at the bar?? We've been eating there for many years and the experience has always been very good but last night was different. Our family group of 7 ordered starters and mains only to have 3 starters brought out first then the rest were brought out along with your... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place, lovely relaxed atmosphere with really good value tasty food.....great cheesy chips!! Pizzas are great too. Brilliant place at any time of day, especially after a day at the beach.

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birmingham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Had lunch here great staff nice setting with lots of atmosphere The menu is simple tasty pub food with a great atmosphere , we also drank here most nights had a great singer on good choice of wine and beer

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very nice Veggie breakfast, great staff.. friendly kind warm atmosphere...good music, also good live music. Great hang out spot, great sunsets.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Really good , and quiet after 8pm quite busy as people come off the beach but later on quiet . Food and local beer excellent

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Shaw, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A short walk from the beach at Watergate Bay , the Phoenix does good value pub food at reasonable prices. there are two levels, on the top level outside you have a great view of the bay and Sea

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This Phoenix should have stayed in the ashes ,chips that tasted like they had been warmed up and a chefs burger that was so bad we sent it back ,not good value at all! staff seemed not to care ,would not recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Watergate Bay, Newquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: 01637 860353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A friendly family pub, located in the beautiful location of Watergate Bay.

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