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

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  • 58
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  • 14
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  • 14
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location

After a great walk along the lovely beach at Watergate Bay why not stroll the short distance to the Phoenix & have a bite to eat, washed down with a cheeky beer. Great location with an outdoor terrace to take in the views. Dog friendly, a real bonus!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
MrsHepworth
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We've just returned from a weeks stay at The Village at Watergate Bay and we can't fault one single thing about the resort. The Phoenix added to our wonderful experience of the area as we enjoyed a couple of good meals there washed down with a couple of pints for my husband and a couple of large glasses of chilled... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

After a great walk along the lovely beach at Watergate Bay why not stroll the short distance to the Phoenix & have a bite to eat, washed down with a cheeky beer. Great location with an outdoor terrace to take in the views. Dog friendly, a real bonus!

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Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Would have loved to have coffee here after a good walk along the beach but sadly just as we'd ordered our bus turned up. However I wanted to say that it looks like a great place to eat and drink and the guy serving was really friendly and helpful and not put out at our having to dash before he... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years when we have been on holiday. This last time was just ok. Nothing special. Really small menu although there was quite a few extras on the specials board. Husband had a burger which was fine. I had fish and chips which was ok. Wonderful view of the bay.

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Leamington Spa, UK
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had lunch on a quiet Thursday in early May, and sat in the enclosed part of the balcony, with a great view of the sea. We both had the beer battered fish and chips, which was excellent. It was a little early in the season, so the place was quiet, which was perfect for us. A nice relaxed atmosphere,... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Fantastic food, relaxed atmosphere, wood burner, dog friendly. Best mussels in the UK and the most amazing view at no extra charge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I often frequent different pubs and restaurants in and around the area while working in Cornwall every couple of weeks. While in Watergate I decided to have the fish special and seeing as I was down near the coast thought what could be fresher. I was right it was amazing and after speaking to the staff in the restaurant who... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I was in here most days, breakfast, luch and dinner and a few drinks at night, food was very good as was the price, staff were great helpfull and friendly and live music on a couple of days as well. RECOMMEND

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Next to our apartment building and we decided to head here for our evening meal. The food was good, nothing amazing, but good pub food. The view over Watergate Bay definitely helped make it taste better. Lovely eating, having a drink, sitting on the raised deck watching the sun go down at the start of April.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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206 reviews 206 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a local pub in the midst of a good hotel and more upmarket restaurants. The Phoenix offers good food and a comfortable pub ambience. We visited on our first night, it was a walk from our Watergate Bay accommodation and they accepted dogs, which was a must. We know we can get decent food here and the service... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?