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Sam's

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Seafood, Bistro, Wine Bar
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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for...
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 432
    Excellent
  • 199
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best scallops...ever!!!

My husband treated me to a meal on our anniversary. He had scallops for starter and steak for main. I had fish tempura for starter and scallops for main. Plenty of fresh salad and very creamy coleslaw came with the mains and the scallops were amazing. A plateful of them cooked to perfection. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
yvettelisab
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

My husband treated me to a meal on our anniversary. He had scallops for starter and steak for main. I had fish tempura for starter and scallops for main. Plenty of fresh salad and very creamy coleslaw came with the mains and the scallops were amazing. A plateful of them cooked to perfection. Highly recommended.

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Royston, Herts, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were a group of 5 staying on business, one of our party had a birthday soon, so this was a birthday celebration meal too. The staff were super helpful, happy for us to sit at one table and move to a larger one when one came available. The good was very tasty, fresh and everyone enjoyed their meals. I'd... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Great atmosphere to accompany excellent fish meals for lunch or dinner. No reserving of tables can make it a bit of a lottery in busy summer months

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Reading, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had lunch in Sam's on a rainy day in February and the place was packed and deservedly so. I had a veggie burger which came with salad, coleslaw and homemade fries and was delicious, something that cannot be said for many veggie burgers! friends had scallops and mussels respectively, both generous portions and declared excellent. We also had three... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Ate here twice during our stay in Fowey - mackerel pate and mussels both excellent. Service friendly and efficient, atmosphere great and good value too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited Sam's in Fowey with my partner this week on our holiday to Cornwall. We decided to have dinner here after visiting Fowey earlier in the day, the trip from St Austell took 20 minutes, and we were told on the phone that we didn't need to reserve. My partner had visited many years ago and eaten at Sam's so... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stopped here for lunch during Feb half term as a party of six. First impressions weren't great. We arrived at ten to 12 and were sent away because they don't open till 12! Upon our return we were shown to a grubby set of tables, which like the rest of the furniture had a greasy sheen reminiscent of dirty old... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Love SAMs on the beach so decided to try SAMs in fowey as we don't live far away ! Definitely worth a visit you won't be disappointed !! Great staff , great food and atmosphere ! We will def be back and often !!!! Love it !!!

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Cheshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

great atmosphere, delicious food, really friendly team, made to feel very welcome even on a quiet monday night!

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Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Had two suppers here - obviously we liked it or we wouldn't have come twice - The food, atmosphere and service were all excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832273

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 53
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?