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The Waterfront Cafe Bar

Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
+44 1208 869655
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Been to Polzeath for 4 years now and not been in ... what a regret! Lovely venue, friendly staff and the best view ever. Will be trying food, as we like it that much, and being dog friendly it a plus for us ... many...More

Thank Lilmonsta
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We call into Polzeath from time to time and are always drawn to the Waterfront - mainly because of its central location. We naturally assume that our previous poor experiences will not be repeated. How wrong! As soon as you find a door that opens...More

Thank 933b2b
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fairly quiet due to being out of season. Lovely friendly guy working behind the bar. Service was very quick and the food was lovely, but not a lot of choice on the menu. The best part for us is that dogs are welcome so we...More

Thank Katie-Kat141
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We needed an early lunch before leaving Polzeath after a morning’s surfing. The clue to The Waterfront Café is in its name - it’s immediately behind the beach, with beautiful views down the bay. We started with some drinks to fill in time before we...More

Thank Rowlie M
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Polzeath and came here for our first full day here. We had lunch here and sat on the terrace. The view was outstanding across the bay and the food was good. We cannot comment on the evening menu but the lunch...More

Thank ZMWCardiff
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This cafe/bar overlooks one of Cornwall's best surfing beaches from its first floor premises. It offers a range of snacks, coffees and alcoholic beverages from a pleasant bar. There is inside and outside seating. The staff were friendly and efficient. Definitely one of the better...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

An impromptu visit as everywhere else was closed ! Nice bar with great views and warm friendly staff. Even in Polzeath I expect more from a burger if you are paying £12 . Very average indeed and not very enjoyable the fries were just about...More

Thank Robtherocket
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The burgers are very good. The mackerel burger special was so tasty. The mushroom and blue cheese pizza was soooo good! Just a little pricey for what it is but you pay for the view! So happy days!

Thank MrsR18
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Returned here with fond memories of our honeymoon, however, 5 years later- though the food was good- the service was cold and rude. We were given dirty looks, reluctant service and at one point heard our waitress rudely tell her colleague that 'SHE wants more'...More

Thank Anonny-mows
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our recent visit to Cornwall. We sat outside as it was a pleasant, sunny day. Staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. My husband and I shared the open cheddar cheese sandwich and some fries. Really enjoyed the food. The cheddar...More

Thank tennisfan158
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 869655
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