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The Waterfront Cafe Bar

Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
+44 1208 869655
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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“mussels” (26 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten at many a restaurant for business and pleasure, and have never experienced such shoddy, rude service. The two glasses in front of me clearly had lipstick marks on them. When I requested clean glasses, the waitress, even before looking...More

2  Thank Jeannette M
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Stopped here for lunch half way through a long coast path walk - outside tables, in the sunshine, overlooking the beach, great selection of beers and café-style food - what's not to like? Food very good - especially the mussels and anchovies, highly recommended if...More

Thank OxfordshireMucker
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The waterfront is located on the top floor which overlooks the beautiful coast, ideal for any meal time. The dinner was lovely- family all seemed to enjoy (empty plates)- the pizza was delicious, however it was quite oily in the centre Pricing quite expensive but...More

Thank nicnicxx
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We thought we would try this restaurant after reading a menu and reviews that previous guests had left in our lodges welcome pack. The restaurant has great views overlooking the beach and unfortunately this is the only good thing I can say about this restaurant....More

1  Thank brummiEngland
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Having walked from Rock, in need of lunch. Perfect service and enjoyed a delicious lunch. Quite a limited choice but chose well.

Thank Shirley1702
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

After a long walk round from Rock we were hungry and looking for lunch. Outdoor seating on the raised deck offered a great view of the beach and out to sea. The service from the young ladies was friendly and welcoming. I had the celeriac...More

Thank Niddy11
Reviewed March 12, 2017

The service was awful - they hadn't taken account of the good weather! So hardly any staff. Apparently the "Boss" was upstairs doing building work! We ordered drinks - still hadn't had them after 1/2 hour - went to ask and told they had forgotten....More

1  Thank Janie Y
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Wanted a nice view of the sea out of the rain, this was perfect. We sat outside on the upstairs patio which is mostly covered. still some spray and wind etc, but perfect for what we wanted. My husband and I had baileys hot chocolates...More

Thank Heavenly_chic
Reviewed February 22, 2017

My friend and I visited here last weekend. We were staying locally so spent 2 evenings sat on the balcony drinking a bottle of wine , watching the sun go down. The staff were so friendly and welcoming. One young lady even remembered which wine...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed January 3, 2017

visited here with the family.... had the most unwelcoming and unpleasant visit to anywhere I've ever entered anywhere in the world. I really dont understand why people choose a profession in hospitality if the are clearly not able to live up to the expectations of...More

5  Thank UK007agent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
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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