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“Eating on the edge”
Review of Sams at the Bay - CLOSED

Sams at the Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood, British
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Sams at The Bay is beach dining Sams style. Its not a restaurant, its a beach bar/takeaway/informal food and drink experience. To get to us you will have to park at the top and walk down the steps or the road, through the soon to be regenerated industrial wasteland and then in through the entrance to the left of the Information Centre. We are entirely on the beach so expect sand between your toes and wind from the sea. There's a converted shipping container serving takeaway food and a range of hot and cold beverages. There's also a bar serving beer. Wine, cocktails, and soft drinks. There's beach bean bags, picnic benches and various other creative seating creations provided by our in-house interior (should that be exterior) designer that make this place unique. If the weather is a bit wet and windy, we have some shelter too. But you could get wet so be prepared! And if the east wind blows and the storms come in, we may well be shut so please check the Facebook page where we will have daily updates
Reviewed August 13, 2014

The beach area at Carlyon Bay has been appalling - but this new pop-up style of beach cafe /restaurant /bar is a welcome addition. Expect a very informal style of dining on the sand with bean bags and rough exposed ironwork. But it's the same Sam's ambience to the other 3 outlets - but mostly take-away burgers.

Very much work in progress, but with a kid's play area. You have to park at the top and stumble down the steps to the beach proper - Sams is just below the Information Centre. You can't book as such- unlike Polkerris - but there's lots of room.

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Thank Neil H
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