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Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
01208 869655
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Otford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
Telford, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stopped off at The Waterfront for coffee, but were well impressed. It was almost lunch time and often if you just want coffee you get annoyed vibes. However, not here. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The lunches that were being served looked delicious.

Thank Margaret H
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose the The Waterfront as the venue for our wedding ceremony and evening! They made organising the wedding a breeze and really made it a perfect day. We had the ceremony in the conservatory which over looked the fantastic Polzeath beach. Our guests have been talking non-stop about how good the food was which also great value for money.... More 

Thank laura s
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend hired this venue for a private evening function at a considerable cost. I was therefore shocked to be treated the way I was at the bar by one of the staff. Completely unnecessary rude and arrogant service - never to return thanks to this one guy. When my daughter asked for a water she was handed a... More 

Thank Alison D
Truro, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review covers three visits within the last 2 weeks. First time we took some foreign friends (all the way from England they were). It was a fairly expensive evening, but you get what you pay for and the service and the light banter from the staff was right on the money and the whole experience was worth paying that... More 

Thank CadorPendry
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food,views over the beach and good service with friendly staff. Bit expensive tho and not a big choice of smaller dishes and snacks. But their cream teas are great and the scones yummy 😊

Thank Julie A
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101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a lovely sunny October sunday at around 3pm the place was almost empty inside with outside being 2/3rds full but most were leaving. I went to the bar to order drinks and was asked if I was waiting to order, I replied yes and I was told to sit at the table and we will serve you,... More 

Thank marlyx
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterfront is an iconic restaurant in Polzeath. Just like the weather in Cornwall there are 'good' and 'bad' summers for the Waterfront largely depending on whether they have the right staff for the season. So what was 2016 like? Well I'd say a pretty good summer for the Waterfront. The front of staff were friendly and our visit was... More 

Thank Cowshepard
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table for six for our family for dinner. Set in the delightful location of Polzeath, north Cornwall, this is a good restaurant to visit. We also visited it for morning coffee, and sat on the balcony which provides a wonderful sea view. On both occasions, we received a warm welcome and good quality food and drink. For... More 

Thank David W

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: 01208 869655

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