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Fistral Chef

2 Beacon Road, Newquay TR7 1HH, England
+44 1637 850718
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
2 Beacon Road, Newquay TR7 1HH, England
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

From the beginning, the waitress, a warm, friendly Glaswegian girl, made us very welcome and really looked after us, making us feel special, even though the restaurant was full. There was a great happy buzz about the place and we could see the kitchen staff...More

Thank liamrooney55
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Nice panini but nothing amazing, and I had to wait a bit too long. Good price for the size of the portion.

Thank Dom A
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We tried the Fistral Chef after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. We were expecting a lot more. Yes it was reasonable at £5.45 for breakfast but service was painfully slow. They were very busy at 10am with hardly a spare seat but they couldnt cope...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Very poor sausages in the standard breakfast - sort that out and you'd have a good breakfast. Maybe lose the plum tomatoes as well.

Thank Padders09
Reviewed August 10, 2013

After we dropped our bags off at our accommodation we needed to eat and came across this lovely place which allowed us to sit at the tables on the porch with our dog. We were 2 adults and 2 children who had homemade burgers each...More

Thank Nat T
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Had a lovely meal here last week. I had the Catch of the Day - the most perfectly cooked hake - which came on a huge bed of salad (lettuce, capers, hard-boiled egg, olives, peppers, cucumber, tomatoes, croutons). I asked for a side of chips...More

Thank AngUK_7
Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Went with my husband and our two young lads for an early lunch. They all had a brekky and I had a sandwich. Really, really good food. Portions are a good size - we were full all day. Really pleasant and friendly staff - even...More

Thank Smackey123
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Called in on our dog walk, my husband is a rib connoisseur and says Fistral Chef has the best Bourbon smothered ribs in town, even the dog,Bandit, got a sausage to help calm his nerves through the thunderstorm that was going on whilst we were...More

Thank mandieward
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Surprisingly delicious food from what looks like a fairly ordinary sea side cafe. Very good value too. I would definitely return.

Thank Luckily1
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Really nice place to stop and eat. The burgers and breakfast are excellent and well priced and the service was fantastic. NIce outdoor seating area in a really good location.

Thank Jack B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Beacon Road, Newquay TR7 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 850718
Situate 5 mins from the famous Fistral beach.. the Fistral Chef is a vibrant contemporary cafe that's maintained a great reputation for quality food since 1981. Recently refitted and offering a varied menu based on fresh homemade produce. During peak season serving quality steaks and grills and Thai influenced dishes in a very relaxed ambiance and during the day serving quality breakfast and cafe styled dishes. come in and try a fresh juice with your breakfast whist watching MTV or surf DVDs, before your head down to Fistral for a surf 0)
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