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“dinner with friends” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Life's a Beach

Life's a Beach
Summerleaze Beach, Bude, England
01288 355222
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Ranked #8 of 82 Restaurants in Bude
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $55
Cuisines: Seafood, International, British, Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Imagine…….. sitting on the veranda of a restaurant which nestles among rugged cliffs, gazing at the golden sands and the sea, stained scarlet, as the sun sets. Is this the Italian Riviera? No, this is Life’s a Beach, overlooking Summerleaze beach in Bude, Cornwall, where the location and the cuisine are as fine as any in the world.The wide ranging menu uses fresh local produce and reflects the creativity and travelling experiences of the young chefs. Seafood is a speciality, prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is always relaxed and friendly.The restaurant opens at 7pm but during the day it transforms into a facility for beach goers. There is an ice cream parlour, a beach shop and a café where meals, snacks and drinks can be enjoyed on the premises overlooking the beach or taken away.‘Lifes a Beach’ is already highly acclaimed as the place to eat out in Bude, so why not come and judge for yourself?
CORNWALL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“dinner with friends”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

we had a group of friends staying with us in Bude so the only place to go on a saturday night was lifes a beach. fourteen of us sat down to a wonderful dinner and had a great evening. spectacular food as always, really friendly and efficient service, and lovely atmosphere. all our friends raved about it. what more can you ask. thank you again david and staff.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Been here many times for drinks and sat outside to admire the best views. The barister was enthusiastic and made a good cappa. Its a very laid back atmosphere with laid back staff. Far from the posh end of places to eat and drink. But great location and nice coffee maker..great with customers

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Pick of the places to eat in Bude”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Great atmosphere, busy but not crazy. Only been in the evening when they have a great menu, with lost of fish.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kent
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful food! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We visited, having read reviews, and were really impressed.
We loved the wine cooler ( plastic bag with ice!) and the food was wonderful.
Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. A great evening!

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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in the area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We have been going to Bude for many years to visit family, and always make sure to make a reservation far in advance of our visit to make sure that we can dine here on the excellent fresh seafood in a very relaxed ambience. Highly recommended.

Visited July 2013
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