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“Amazing food”

The Unicorn on the Beach
Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Porthtowan
Price range: $8 - $32
Description: The Unicorn on the Beach is a new pub and restaurant overlooking the Porthtowan dunes and beach, set up by a team that lives for food, drink and hospitality. We offer a relaxed and beautiful space for drinks and snacks, breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in our bar, conservatory, around the log burner or on our new sea facing terrace.
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Description: The Unicorn on the Beach is a new pub and restaurant overlooking the Porthtowan dunes and beach, set up by a team that lives for food, drink and hospitality. We offer a relaxed and beautiful space for drinks and snacks, breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in our bar, conservatory, around the log burner or on our new sea facing terrace.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner went along to the Unicorn for lunch as we was staying in the area and heard great reviews. We was not disappointed! A lovely modern gastro pub with amazing food and friendly staff.

I had the double burger which was HUGE. My partner had the Seabass linguine from the chef specials board.

Definitely a place to check out for lunch or dinner of your in the area.

Date of visit: September 2019
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theunicornonthebeach, Manager at The Unicorn on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed the food alongside all the other changes we've made. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Unicorn has been through a few owners in recent years, but following a huge investment it has been transformed into a very smart, go-to food destination with a fantastic vibe, friendly service and most importantly, superb food. The menu, not surprisingly, has a seafood bias and highlights Cornwall produce - our lobster mains were up with the best. It was great to see the place so busy and bodes well for its long term success. The new owners have done their homework - this is just what Porthtowan needed!

Date of visit: September 2019
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theunicornonthebeach, General Manager at The Unicorn on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Minty - what a lovely review, thank you so much. We're so pleased you enjoyed your lobster, we're very proud of the local seafood on offer in the area and aim to make the best of it! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent. The service was really friendly and there is a great atmosphere there. Whether you are a coupler a whole family (including the dog!) I would recommend coming here. It’s not the cheapest place to eat but it more than makes up for it with the size of the portions and the quality of the produce. The only minor gripe I have is that it took quite a while for our food to arrive. I think they may have been short staffed that night. We will definitely be coming back when we visit the area again next year.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Revolutionmanuk
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theunicornonthebeach, Manager at The Unicorn on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon when you return to the area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 2 weeks after opening so be patient they are on a learning curve. Great choice on the specials board the was always changing and good priced drinks

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank WarrenH561
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theunicornonthebeach, Manager at The Unicorn on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Warren, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed our daily changing specials - we love them to! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what can I say... this restaurant has been open for 3 weeks now with new management and staff and all I can say is they’re fantastic! The staff couldn’t be more attentive and helpful, service was the best and the waitresses/waiters were so professional and polite with smiles on their faces always. The food was amazing, especially the steak, I’m one of the chefs worst nightmares by wanting it well done and my steak was the tastiest most tender steak I’ve ever had. Would definitely rate this place as one of my favourite restaurants here in Cornwall. We will almost certainly be back.. and soon! Definitely one to try.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 491catherinee
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theunicornonthebeach, Manager at The Unicorn on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Catherine for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us and the food so much. Our team will be very happy to hear your kind words regarding your experience.

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