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Sams in the City


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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A menu of local Cornish Seafood, Burgers, Steaks, Vegeterian Dishes and Snacks open all day from 12pm till late. A well stocked Cocktail and Craft Beer Bar and Coffee House. Sam’s is an Award winning, family business established by Sam in 1988 in Fowey. A beautiful old renovated Jewellers close to Truro Cathedral and Shopping, convienientally serviced by central city parking and local hotels and B&B’s. Located next to the Hall for Cornwall, so perfect for pre and post performance dining. Quirky but comfortable, friendly environment with great ambience for all the family. Large upstairs dining room for private parties, events and meetings. Bookings taken. Other Sam’s dining establishments in
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, Steakhouse, Cafe, Grill
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Attended here on Thursday for the simple fact - my other half wanted to visit here because he is also called Sam... well the restaurant didn't fail to impress and I wish there was one local to Chesterfield. For starters we had garlic bread -...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 916carlys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a burger high! I mean, I required rolling out of the building after finishing the behemoth burger I ate, but it was so worth it. Raclette cheese on a burger is an epiphany. Great table service and friendly attitude from the staff who...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tortoisie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually ast lunch time order a starter as they are quite generous. Last time I had fish soupd, which alothough not particularly fishy was acceptable and a good sized bowl full. Wine twends to be expensive.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gwyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just don't eat there. Very disappointing experience compared to Sams Fowey and Sams on the Beach. What is it? American diner food covered in Balsamico Glaze? Why?More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ellob2019
bason, Owner at Sams in the City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning, it would be great if you could explain “what is it “ as we have no idea what you have eaten at Sam’s in the City in Truro or what you are referring to. We are most definitely not an American Diner in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant fish and burger restaurant. Lovely food and decor. Served very quickly by friendly staff. All fish was fresh. Would recommend highly

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank emoji98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today with a query about moules frites. I was told chips could be served instead of the bread on the nenu. I was informed of the special which was a different version of the mussels but I stuck with the traditional recipe. Very pleasant...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking around Truro on Bank Holiday Sunday and finding not too many of the independent restaurants open we came across Sam’s. For some reason although we have been to Truro many times we had never found it before. We decided to have lunch and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Reevesygirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very much average, not bad enough to complain. But didn't really taste as good as it sounded on the menu. The 2 x fish starters were tasteless and cooked in I can only guess to hot or old oil. The front if...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Austin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend for fresh seafood lovers and other diners - grill items and salads also available. Nice space for just grabbing a drink with friends or enjoying a meal together. Great atmosphere with contemporary decor, attentive service in the heart of Truro.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Proartist
Reviewed May 9, 2019

My second visit to Sam's. Again with a guest. The "Seafood Feast" on the next table did look very tempting and we were up for a sharing dish ... But it was cold outside and the Bouillabaisse had been so good last time, that I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Hi, The full menu is always available, Pre theatre tapas coming soon. Thank you.
November 12, 2016|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Yes we are Nicki. No problemo.👍
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