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Polzeath Beach | PL27 6TB, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
+44 1208 862931
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (36 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Polzeath Beach | PL27 6TB, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited twice in as many days this half term and it once again confirmed why it’s my favourite restaurant in Polzeath. The Lamb Pasanda I ate (from the specials board) was the best I have ever had. I’m usually reluctant to order Indian food...More

Thank MrsGPie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place on the edge of the beach. Amazing food, the fish curry was absolutely incredible, as was the lobster and monkfish roll. More expensive than your average beach cafe but worth every penny.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know what it was, the location, ambiance, wine or the food it all seemed to just jell this evening. Probably the most enjoyable night of the week. And Simon Dixon with his music was just an added bonus.

Thank danieljtompkins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Polzeath and what a find! Fabulous food and an al fresco rum bar straight out of the Caribbean. Brilliant!

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovered Surfside on our last night in Polzeath. By far the most imaginative menu around. Portion sizes are subtsantial. Vegan and vegetarian food was delicious and imaginitive. Staff were attentive and friendly. Views over Polzeath beach are amazing. Altogether a fine dining experience in a...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at Surfside. The staff were exceptionally welcoming and friendly, the food was gorgeous and the view stunning. Enjoyed mussels, lobster, steak, fish curry and a vegan curry whilst the sun set over Polzeath. Finished the evening with rum and live...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd heard good things about Surfside and decided to stop by for lunch on a sunny afternoon. We ordered a portion of mac and cheese to share with a side of fries, purple slaw and chilli mayo. Everything was absolutely delicious! If you're looking for...More

Thank Dawn S
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Dawn! Really glad you enjoyed everything...we've now got our mac and cheese with lobster back on the menu, so come back and try that; it's great!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting here for several years. The new menu and portion size have taken this restaurant to another level. Well done Chris and the team.

Thank starrfisher
Chris S, Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks! Really glad you like the improvements we've made. See you again soon I hope.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for a few years now. Although the surf and turf is a noticeable omission from the menu (a great experience each time) my meal tonight was probably the tastiest I've had here. Please, please, please try the low and slow dry...More

Thank TomDean331
Chris S, General Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Tom, glad you still enjoyed your meal. The Surf & Turf will be back once lobster prices have gone back to normal, and we'll be doing the pork belly special again for sure!

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst stopping off in Polzeath for lunch before heading back along the coastal path to Rock, we found Surfside. It was the final restaurant we looked at but easily the best menu. Lunch was a storming sandwich - brioche bun with great chunks of lobster...More

Thank Rachael D
Chris S, General Manager at Surfside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Rachael! It was great having you. Hope the rest of your walk was great!

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Sheron D
1 October 2017|
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Response from suelW2265SQ | Reviewed this property |
No! The only access is from the beach up steep steps. If it's a nice day ( maybe too late in the year now) you can eat outside - but there's no other way into the restaurant.
18 May 2017|
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Response from laura_stephes | Property representative |
We welcome small, well behaved dogs but dogs aren't allowed on the beach between Easter and October at Polzeath.
5 September 2016|
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Response from laura_surfside_polz | Property representative |
Hi there, our email address is on our website, Facebook and Instagram pages- unfortunately trip advisor won't let me send it to you via this message. If in doubt, Google us! We are still open 7 days a week 11am-11pm (last... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polzeath Beach | PL27 6TB, Polzeath PL27 6TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 862931
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