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Headland Road | Fistral Beach Complex, Newquay TR7 1EW, England
+44 1637 872211
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  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“samphire” (8 reviews)
“beef main” (2 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Headland Road | Fistral Beach Complex, Newquay TR7 1EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible food. Starters clearly all pre prepared and kept in a fridge. My 3 scallops were the size of a 5 pence coin so basically left with a plate of cucumber. Main course not much better. The restaurant made a number of errors with our...More

Thank BradBroom
TheHeadlandHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Samphire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr B As you are well aware, the only mistake on your bill was that you were charged for only four people dining in our restaurant whereas there were six people in your party. We apologised for that error when you queried your bill...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast is not as good as the evening meal which is a real shame, felt rushed as one staff member repeatedly bumped past our seats.

Thank andi400
TheHeadlandHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Samphire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I'm so sorry breakfast was not as good. Breakfast can be a busy time but certainly not at the detriment to our guests! I will ensure you feedback is past on to the restaurant. Best wishes Lucy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was outstanding. We had the food with the wine paring, which I would highly recommend. It was a real treat to eat here. Views from the restaurant were beautiful. Staff were fantastic, very knowledgable and attentive.

Thank emilyw1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We managed to have a couple of hours to ourself whilst away which is rare as my mum looked after our daughter so we could celebrate/commiserate 10 years of marriage 😋... We booked the headland as had stayed a few times and had breakfast there...More

Thank nilczenko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary with two of our friends! Overall experience was nice! Meal was excellent! Really worth your two rosettes! We spent a great evening! Thank you!

1  Thank Mitch_khm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious, the choices are easy, and service was impeccable. We chose Dover Sole with new potatoes and vegetables. It was delicious. Beautiful view out to the ocean. The setting within the Classic Grand Hotel style was beautiful.

1  Thank errare-humanum-est-R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed on arriving 5 mins late for a dinner reservation to be told that chef refused to serve dinner because he had shut the kitchen down. I am surprised that they were unable to help us in any way. The holder for the keycard...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a 2 Star Rosette restaurant it disappointed from start to finish for us. Bad service, poor quality raw materials that were badly cooked and repeated when re-done with fresh ingredients. Shame as site wonderful and some staff lovely but have to get the basics...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here on our first night of staying at The Headland Hotel. Very romantic views towards the sunset, great value dinner - three courses for £35 and the food was lovely, well presented and just the right amount. Would recommend especially if you are...More

Thank KayVLynd
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were not resident but decided to eat here and booked. Greeted warmly by maitre d' and shown to a table at the window. Traditional table arrangement and staff well trained. Choice of freshly baked rolls and our drink order brought quickly. . Only hiccup...More

Thank AEAEngland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Headland Road | Fistral Beach Complex, Newquay TR7 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872211
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Relaxed dining with a stunning ocean view of the the Atlantic Ocean forming a jaw-dropping vista towards the setting sun, this is a relaxed restaurant offering the finest Cornish breakfasts, dinners and Sunday lunches. There is a strong emphasis on serving locally sourced produce, such as Newquay Bay lobster or Carnanton Estate pheasant. You will be served by friendly and knowledgable staff, who have been known to point out dolphins frolicking in the waves outside.
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