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“One of best lunches ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sam's On The Beach

Sam's On The Beach
Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Par
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, European, British
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Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 25 years of Sams in Fowey has now enabled us to bring all our experience, fun, ambience, staff and fantastic locally sourced produce to create something truly unique in the old Fowey Lifeboat House here on the waters edge overlooking the bay.3 Ingredients that a successful restaurant needs are "Good Staff, Good Food, Good Ambience" and Sams on the Beach has all 3 in abundance!Enjoy!And the views not that bad too!Sam Sixton
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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“One of best lunches ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

Amazing lunch on this fantastic beach.

We sat outside by midday which was just as well because the place quickly filled up. We ordered a BBQ chicken pizza and the Classic Mixed Seafood main (mariniere). It was all delicious and I was pleasantly surprised by the huge portion of excellent seafood - mussels, clams and two types of shell-on prawns. One of best mussels I've ever eaten. And all of this in the sunshine overlooking a fantastic bay - marvellous!

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Looe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Simply delicious food !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

The most delicious muscles followed by heavenly scollops and a wicked pudding whilst watching the boats sail in the harbour -Can,t really beat it!!!Do book though as this little jewel has been found!!!!

  • Visited June 2014
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Harpenden, Hertfordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Location great, food mediocre”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

Service is excellent, location splendid, food underwhelming. Our starter of scallops with black pudding, featured over cooked scallops, served with some pretty dull black pudding and chopped up bacon-. Main courses were whitebait salad and the special of mackerel and gurnard . The salad was reminiscent of a meal at a good chain restaurant, nothing special. The fish was well cooked but lacking any flavour. The whole experience was distinctly average. We cut our losses after the mains and declined the offer of dessert.

  • Visited June 2014
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

We ate here seven years ago and really loved the place. Returning now, with friends, we weren't impressed by the menu. No soup at all on it. Not as much seafood variety as we hoped for.... However, we enjoyed what we had, even though a little pricey. Lovely views from restaurant, and staff were attentive.

  • Visited June 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Excellent seafood -not to be missed!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

Visited with friends whilst on holiday. We didn't have to book, the service was excellent and well what can I say. The seafood was out of this world. My partner and I had the the Sea food platter to share. We were amazed, well worth £35 and a meal we will never forget.
Thank you we will be back

  • Visited June 2014
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