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Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
+44 1208 869655
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Placed our order, wine was served no food after 40 checked how long to be told they forgot to give our order to the chef. Got up and left went over the road to tj,s and had excellent burgers

Thank chris s
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate hear numerous times during our stay. Food good for the price and a wide selection of choice available. For those non-smokers, could management consider having a smoke free section outside. The female waitress from NZ is a credit to yourselves. Would recommend booking during high season/ half term.

Thank RC12345678
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here last week. Pleasant meal after a long drive down. Food good. Staff pleasant although no real personal exchanges. Was a bit 'end of season'.

Thank edward b
London, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after walking the dogs on the beach. We headed upstairs where they happily accommodated we 3 and our 3 dogs. Drinks arrived promptly for us and water bowl for the boys. We ordered steak sandwiches which were perfectly cooked and prepared, not cheap but enjoyable. Staff were on the ball and doing their job.

Thank Pennington32
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Went on a lovely sunny Sunday at the end of October. Went in to ask about the roast which wasn't advertised on the special board. None of the team seemed to know the price and if there was any platter choices for 4. When we asked to order we were told it was Pork or Beef, when asking if we... More 

Thank PKTC
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Visited the Waterfront on Saturday 29th as I had heard good things about the place. The staff were all very blasé about what we asked for (for example, giving us water with no glasses, forgetting drinks orders) and seemed to be in their own world. They didn't make eye contact when walking past so we had to 'yell' to be... More 

Thank Megan18121
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Went in at 8pm. Plenty of room inside and out. Asked for a beer and a burger. Told "only pizza outside" Said we would go inside. Told "oversubscribed". Waited nearly 15 minutes for a beer. No more diners arrived. Pleaded with staff for burger . Told "burger too complicated!" No other diners appeared. Went in 45 minutes later to order... More 

Thank Edward W
Falmouth. Cornwal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We went as a family for a birthday celebration at lunchtime and were so disappointed. The location is great, the food was mediocre (burgers, fish and chips, pizzas), the tables were grubby and sticky and the service was probably the worst we have ever experienced in Cornwall. We won't be going there again.

2 Thank sallyjw14
Otford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

No nonsense, good all-rounder. Well priced and good selection of food. Nice to be able to take the dog in!

Thank Bob W
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Went here a few times for a drink whilst staying at the St Moritz hotel. Great location right on the beach. We had a pre-wedding buffet here. They put on some great food and service was excellent. It does get busy and if you want a taxi at a weekend late on, you are best pre-ordering.

Thank Adam B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 869655

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