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Sunset Surf

10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
01736 752575
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Ranked #32 of 52 restaurants in Hayle
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Café
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sunset Surf beachside café and licensed bar is open all year round, serving high quality food and drink, served fresh and prepared from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients wherever possible.With breathtaking views of the beautiful St Ives bay, from Godrevy Lighthouse, along Gwithian Beach and across to St Ives, we provide the perfect setting for you to relax and enjoy your time with us.We are constantly working hard to improve everything we do, striving to provide you with the very best Sunset Surf experience in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.We believe strongly in employing staff from the local area, working wherever possible with local suppliers and working hard to run a sustainable business with minimal impact to the environment.
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really disappointed with my meal here. Paid £12 for a Thai Fish Curry. Looked good, big pieces of fresh looking fish, unfortunately completely unseasoned, very little taste altogether, had to douse the rice in salt to make it ok. Such a beautiful location, but not worth half the price I'm afraid. My girlfriend's pesto linguine was nice, but again, WAY... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Used to like this place but on recent visit staff seemed disinterested. Ignored line of people waiting to order. Won't be coming back.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Visited this morning for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised, looks a bit 'surfery' from the outside which can a bit off putting but the service was great, the food was delicious and the coffe was good. Good value for money.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Unfortunately it seems the refurb of the cafe has gone hand in hand with upping prices to a ridiculous degree. Eg - Cream tea for one, with ONE scone, cream and jam and single tea/coffee for £6 - yes £6!! I mean, for heaven's sake - who thinks ONE scone makes a cream tea in the first place and then... More

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polzea
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

lovely location, but totally overpriced with supermarket value type food. we paid £16 for a sandwich and panini which was made from cheap plastic food. would definitely not go here again when there are so many other lovely places in cornwall with home made fresh food at a reasonable price.

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Gorgeous location, friendly, nice menu, nice choices BUT even though food averagely priced, coffees, milkshakes, juices, smoothies VERY expensive, £4.50 for a banana milkshake ! Not even a huge one :-( £3.00 for coffee THEN 50p EXTRA for de caf, never been charged extra for that ! Surely not fair ?! Shame, would make me think again about going there

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have been visiting Cornwall for a long time and always stopped by at this cafe. We called today to a building site after seeing on Facebook that the safe had reopened aft refurb. I paid for muffin, small latte and bottle of peroni to be then to we cannot take the beer outside so had to sit in the... More

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midlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This used to be a nice cosy little cafe with a seaside feel about it but since the bad storms in early part of the year been under going building works that feel very unsafe under foot for so many people using the cafe we had muddy coffee and when asked if we could have more hot milk was offered... More

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Hayle
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Cooked breakfast with toast,jam and a mug of tea, it was really enjoyable after walking the dog on the towns and nice to be able to sit and look at the sea . Reasonable price and tasted good , would definitely go again but expect it gets very busy in summer!

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Suffolk UK
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We did not eat as on way to a lunch elsewhere. The cafe is in a great location overlooking bay. The coffee was very good and the food looked good. LOVED IT. There is a live webcam if yu check the website

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