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Sunset Surf

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Coffee Shop, British, Family Fare, Healthy
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10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
+44 1736 752575
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Sunset Surf beachside cafe and licensed bar is open all year round...
Sunset Surf beachside cafe 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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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good but lost some surfy character

We visited Sunset Surf for some afternoon snacks. We have been visiting this place for several years, but on our trip last year, they were still refitting after the bad winter storms, so had to wait until this year for our visit.. Still really good but has lost some of its lovely charm as now a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Dawn P
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Burton-upon-Trent, null, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Burton-upon-Trent, null, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Sunset Surf for some afternoon snacks. We have been visiting this place for several years, but on our trip last year, they were still refitting after the bad winter storms, so had to wait until this year for our visit.. Still really good but has lost some of its lovely charm as now a little bit too clinical.... More 

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Paphos
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have been here before the refurb the place is perfect place for a coffee and cake or to buy some surf gear you can get a full on meal if you are hungry the food looks to be from top quality local produce. I can imagine the place is mobed in the summer but out of season it's a... More 

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Truro UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

We are local people and have been here on many occasions for coffee with the family and dog. Today we stayed for lunch and coffee and left feeling it a waste of money. The service was very slow considering it was quiet. My choice of food should of had balsamic and olive oil but they had no olive oil. Baker... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Called in a couple of times on our visit to Hayle.Due to Winter storms extensive work carried out at premises, now looks even better. As we entered we were approached by a lovely lady whom asked if we were parked on the 'pay and display' car park opposite, if so were we aware that the Council parking officer was on... More 

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Cornwall
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We live locally and decided to give the Sunset Surf a try as have not visited since it has had a makeover. The menu choice was really great, prices reasonable and specials available. i had the bubble and squeak with home made sausage patty which was tasty and plentiful. The staff were helpful and friendly and my overall experience was... More 

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Oxshott, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

On a beautiful sunny February day, we came here for coffees and hot chocolates to take away. Great selection and very tasty. Would love to come back and savour coffees and the view on the decking.

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Camborne, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We live locally but havent been here for awhile. Walking up to it we were delighted to see the new decking etc which fits in with the surfy theme and area. Disappointed that a lot of the tables hadnt been cleared, the female staff weren't friendly and the lad was too busy on his mobile. The only friendly face was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

So from the perspective of a family of 5 with requirement for gluten free options, value for money with considered food I give this 5 stars. We have been in Gwithian for the last 4 summers and been at sunset surf for breakfast, snacks and dinners. Food cooked to order, simple twists in a largely simple menu - more elaborate... More 

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UK
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105 reviews 105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I often visit Hayle and this is an absolute must on every occasion. It has a large car park with walks right across to Godrevy and back towards Hayle - along the beach and the sand dunes. It has recently been refurbished to increase the seating area inside and outside. The raised decking is now protected with glass and has... More 

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Hayle, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Sunset Surf is a bright friendly eatery,good service friendly staff and a beautiful setting with views across to St Ives Bay. The menu is extensive and caters for vegetarians too.I have been going there for some years and never been disappointed. It has now had an extensive makeover and is even better.There are numerous burgers to choose from, natchos, salads... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Hayle
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 752575

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 31
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, British, Family Fare, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Sunset Surf beachside cafe 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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