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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was maybe the third time we’ve eaten here in as many years, so we’re not exactly frequent diners here, but the food and service have been spot on every time. Last night we timed our run just right, arriving just before 6pm and getting...More

Thank alanmsq
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been going to same in Fowey for since 1997. The food is just FAB the the Team and Duty Managers Scott and Co are really nice Guys and do know how to look after its Diners. We love the music + the choice...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is clearly one of the town's most popular places to eat and the wait for food can be long. They let you know in advance though and if you're prepared to wait, you order immediately and then get a drink from the upstairs bar...More

Thank akm515
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my god I cant wait to revisit. Said this when I visited Sams at Polkerris, the food is amazing. I had the beef short rib it was fantastic. Great atmosphere and really busy. Will return soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Fowey every year and while some restaurants haven’t been as good this year, Sams has been fantastic. In fact so good, we’ve been three times! It’s a simple menu with a specials board but everything we have chosen we’ve all really enjoyed....More

Thank Holly057
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely setting, great staff, poor quality food. Ordered the only vegetarian starter Goats cheese crostini- it was tiny (for nearly £8, was expecting something wow) it was on a bed of slimy leaves, when I say slimy some of the leaves looked like they had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our last night in Fowey as a treat having walked past it for a week and drilling over the menu. The food was outstandingly good: fresh from the sea, perfectly cooked and presented. We knew it got busy so got there...More

Thank Alexis H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We understood that you can’t book a table but a wait of one and a half hours in a very warm and cramped bar was not pleasant. The restaurant was very busy which is a sign of its popularity I guess. We were given the...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's have got it right..this is the 2nd time we have been here and we are still over the moon with this resturant..the food...the service...the price...the manager.. the staff... it is all amazing...my son had the huge burger that I can't beleive he actually finished!!...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tend only to review places without many existing reviews, or where I have a different view from other reviewers but I'm happy to add to the very positive stock of reviews for this place. Very good seafood, reasonably priced, and with good service.

Thank Andrew_Cru
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October 23, 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Not dog friendly, although like previous answer I would imagine guide dogs would be permitted. However, unless you are seated on the ground floor, there are many steep steps to the upper seated eating area, even more to the... More
October 6, 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
I’m afraid not but you will have no problem this time of year, maybe a short wait for a table but you will definitely get seated.
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September 8, 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous post they are accommodating, however thought there was more than one vegetarian choice. Why don't you phone them as their menus change all the time due to sourcing fresh ingredients?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832273
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Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
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