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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great seafood menu - not too many items so you know it is fresh produce. Great location and decor with rock and film posters on the walls. Young, attentive staff - the food was cooked to perfection. A slight downside was the volume of the rock music - but hey! it is a hard-rock cafe!

Thank JackChrisF
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sharing mixed sea food platter, great value and delicious. Really friendly staff, definitely go again.

Thank Nicola H
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Sams over a year ago and it was excellent then, and still is. Fab music and atmosphere and the seafood platter it heaven on a plate

Thank Jo h
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165 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fairly quiet December evening visit so the place wasn't full to bursting with tourists as it is in the Summer. Really good food but average service. Just not helpful or attentive I'm afraid which is a real shame as the food was generally good. Bit pricey, but, hey, it's Fowey so it's bound to be I suppose. Not good... More 

Thank brushsalesman
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is like a hard rock diner Cornish style! Great food, lovely cocktails and a brilliant atmosphere. As the title suggests we found his by accident but will definitely be returning. Give it a go; you won't be sorry

Thank Gill K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food I had the dish of the day sea bass very nice, but to many beans but part from that was lovely, the burgers looks really good and the waiter was very helpful and friendly, i will definitely come back to try the lobster it was sold out on our visit

Thank cash23
Dunkirk, France
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and great staff, and the food is excellent too. Expect a wait though, this place is rightly popular.

Thank bigal840
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having walked passed Sam's in the afternoon we were enticed by the specials board offering lots of seafood dishes to return that evening for dinner. Given how quiet the rest of Fowey was, we knew we'd made the right decision as it was packed and we needed to wait for about 30 minutes for a table. However the staff were... More 

Thank Macintt
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's never fails to disappoint! We always visit when in Fowey, and this time it was so good we went two nights on the trot! Brilliant burgers and steaks served with the best fries ever.

Thank Minsterboy59
Sale, Cheshire
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was fresh and amazing. Party tried tempura red mullet and bouillabaisse - it was truly great and worth waiting for (no bookings permitted). Staff really pleasant and helpful. Great ambience

Thank AANDDSale_Cheshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, British
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.

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