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Sunset Surf

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10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
+44 1736 752575
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wigston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunset Surf, which is a cafe/ licensed restaurant on the beach of Gwithian in Cornwall is absolutely fantastic and after visiting 4 times this holiday I highly recommend it. The staff are all incredibly helpful, approachable and a superb level of customer service. Very professional and respectful. There is a full menu, however we were just having ice creams for... More 

Thank Fluffyunicorn1972
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat and drink in Hayle. The owners and their staff are very friendly and accommodating when choosing from their menu. We have literally changed a whole menu while we've been here with no fuss. Food is absolutely delicious and moreish. To top it all, you have the most beautiful and relaxing view of the... More 

Thank Nikki F
Oldham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A short walk from where we staying at Gwithian for a couple of drinks by the sea. We sat outside on one of the numerous tables and simply gazed out to take in the stunning views. Location is just perfect. We didn't try the food but it looked very nice when brought to a table close by.

Thank Lindsey H
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an order at counter deal with lots of firm favourites including fish and chips, burgers, nachos, milkshakes and homemade cakes. Although it has seating inside, it's the view that matters here. Well cooked food and a sunset that possibly can't be rivalled gives this place it's purpose. There's also a surfing clothes, wetsuits and board hire shop. Magical but... More 

Thank Jacqee
Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on a couple of occasions during a stay in Gwithian. Food was lovely, especially the cream tea, which our two little boys (6 and 3) loved. Beautiful location and friendly staff. Hope to return!

Thank Jo-AnneFitzgerald
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The renovation makes the interior a bit clinical and lacking in character. The prices don't represent the quality or portion size of the food but I guess you are paying for location. After having 4 small slices of jalepeno on both of our nachos we asked for some more and were given 2 more slices each... Hmm. Our server Guy... More 

Thank richiedr
Hayle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

2 adults and toddler for brunch/breakfast Menu has a good selection of tradition and continental choices, only point would be I didn't see a dedicated children's menu but they have a good selection and we shared the bits of the continental he didn't eat. Good price and great service. The view in the morning is as good as they come,... More 

Thank Trenowin
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice during our camping trip - had breakfast and dinner. Both times food was great with brilliant table service. Also had a drink most evenings on the way home from the beach as they have an amazing veranda which is very chilled out. The only slight drawback is the queue sometimes to order drinks but the atmosphere is... More 

Thank Bigliz1
Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This place overlooks the sea, they have a clothing shop and do surf lessons, but the cafe/restaurant is great they serve food all day which is lovely home made burgers,chilli,locally caught fish. The do cakes hot chocolate after a day in the sea. Then on a night they open for evening meals, booking advisable in the summer months as the... More 

Thank Carl P
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Had a meal some time ago, was a little dissapointing ,think the cook is still.learning. His trade, choice isn't every good in the evenings, and quite prices,staff very friendly and happy to help

Thank Lustcornwall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $26
Cafe, British, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Hayle
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 752575
Sunset Surf beachside cafe and licensed bar is open all year round, serving high quality food and drink, served fresh and prepared from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients wherever possible.

With breathtaking views of the beautiful St Ives bay, from Godrevy Lighthouse, along Gwithian Beach and across to St Ives, we provide the perfect setting for you to relax and enjoy your time with us.

We are constantly working hard to improve everything we do, striving to provide you with the very best Sunset Surf experience in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

We believe strongly in employing staff from the local area, working wherever possible with local suppliers and working hard to run a sustainable business with minimal impact to the environment.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?