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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: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A friendly family pub, located in the beautiful location of Watergate Bay.

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  • 56
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sit Outside on Upper Level For the View

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Steve G
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Shaw, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Shaw, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

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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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

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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Old Swinford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We stay in Watergate regularly and always pop in here - the staff are friendly and helpful and they usually have at last one Atlantic Ale on tap (vegan friendly). It's great to be able to go to such a relaxing pub with fabulous views across Watergate and enjoy a vegan-friendly pint. They also stock Cornish Rattler which is also... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Party of 7, struggled initially to find a table due to it being so busy, but the staff were great, helped us out and shifted some chairs about. The drinks were good, reasonably priced, the food very good, if somewhat over priced, but only a bit over average. Would definitely visit again. Cant commend the staff any more, all of... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Have been here a couple of years on the trot, food is always tasty, staff very friendly and efficient and it is in a wonderful location overlooking Watergate Beach. My pudding was a bit pricey at £6 for an Eton Mess which was only a couple of blobs of clotted cream and a couple of raspberries but it tasted delicious... More 

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Worcester. UK
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great view overlooking Watergate Beach. But the food lets it down!!!! I had beef burger with fries, my fries were not cooked and stone cold. My partner had bbq ribs, which were swimming in a very sweet bbq sauce, which made the fries soggy. It was not a good way to celebrate our anniversary, its a real shame as the... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have been going to Watergate Bay for years and have spent many evenings in the Phoenix. In fact we would class it as our local when in the area. During the past one to two years all the staff seem to have changed. Four of us visited last week for our worst meal ever. Two of us had the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have visited The Phoenix for many years and have always enjoyed it there. The food has always been very good and the staff are really friendly and helpful. The menu on the website is only half of what's on offer as they have daily/weekly specials that cater for most tastes. I didn't need to book but I didn't go... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited The Phoenix during our last Cornwall holiday around 5 years ago so returned with some degree of expectation - we were not disappointed. Yes, they may not have the most extensive menu, but what they do, they do very well. And the specials board adds enough choice to suit most tastes. We ate here twice during our week... More 

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Herne Bay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Walked here from our campsite and were pleasantly surprised when we walked in. Very contemporary in decoration with a lovely big deck over looking the bay. Food was tasty with generous portions but the choice a little limited. Staff very friendly and welcomed dogs.

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Additional Information about The Phoenix

Address: Watergate Bay, Newquay, England
Phone Number: 01637 860353
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Vietnamese

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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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