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The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
+44 1637 872010
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Cowes Isle of Wight
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location and loads of tables inside and outside, good kids area. We didn`t eat here but had a few drinks , always busy but plenty of staff

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Thank Chris F
Milton Keynes
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal here early evening. Quite busy but service was pretty quick. This is a popular restaurant, especially as they show Sky Football live. Food was good quality and a pleasing quantity. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank DarrenLyon
York, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This establishment I think is part of the Best Western Hotel, the best asset of this outlet is its location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The beer and food is very average verging on poor. If you can find a table in the beer garden that is not covered in used plates and glasses you will be lucky. We moved a... More 

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1 Thank robert w
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I’m sorry that you left feeling disappointed. As a proud part of St Austell Brewery we are trained to an exceptionally high standard in all areas especially training of the whole team. At the height of the season we operate 2 x separate teams for front of house;... More 

Ulverston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This bar has fabulous views over Great Western Beach. The food is good pub grub and there is a great selection of beers and wines. Really clever idea to have a cafe at the front selling tea, coffee and cakes with large bar at the back. Lovely place.

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Thank StantonMarion
Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a quick dinner last Sunday evening, very busy but the food arrived in about 15 mins, freshly cooked and extremely tasty, also, very good value for money, can't ask for more than that!

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Thank Sweyn_Forkbeard
London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only enjoyed a snack here but what we had was good but the service was very slow and they bought out 4 teas instead of coffee. Worth a visit for the stunning view and building

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Thank Tracy W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I have been coming to Newquay together for the past 14 years and for the majority of that time we have stayed at The Great Western hotel. We can't imagine staying anywhere else. We always try to book the same room, 240, which is a bit of a hike with your cases as there isn't a lift... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four adults ate here this evening. We were told after ordering that the food would take 1 hr, which is to be expected when it's the height of the season. The views from the restaurant are fantastic, so no problem waiting with a drink. When the food did arrive 2 plates came followed by two around 5 minutes later (why... More 

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Thank TheRoamingBear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bright and airy inside but the sun was shining so we made a beeline for the outside terrace. Cute little wooden train play area for the kids and we nabbed a picnic table with views of the beach. We were only here for drinks but the food looked like classic pub fare done well--juicy stacked burgers and thick cut chips,... More 

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StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to review your visit. I am delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable time at the Great Western, we hope to see you and your family again soon. More 

Newquay
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals and year round potential customers places like the steam bar frustrate me . Having spoken to friends and family these thoughts are shared. We have until yesterday used this place frequently. Yesterday a rude gentleman behind the bar who we have had the displeasure of being served by previously finally tipped the scales. Yes we could see the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872010

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