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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (230 reviews)
“seafood” (135 reviews)
“red mullet” (74 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here as a family recently and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, the atmosphere was brilliant, the music was eclectic and great, the pictures on the walls were really interesting and I couldn't help myself singing along to a few of the tunes...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the seafood feast for 1, wonderful food the best sardines I've had, topped off with an espresso martini

Thank Elliot d
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great meal here after a long day out and about in Cornwall. We ate fairly early, but from around 6pm it became really busy - luckily they have an excellent waiting system where you can order, get a drink and wait for...More

Thank Maddie F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff were very friendly & helpful . Brought water without being asked . The mussels were the largest & juiciest we have ever had . The portions were very generous . Prices are very reasonable . Would recommend to all as the menu is very...More

Thank lindsey472014
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us visited here for lunch on 31 August. This is a quirky, very popular little restaurant famed for its homemade burgers and local fish dishes. Table reservations are not taken here, tables are taken on a first come first served basis. We arrived...More

Thank johnny-glen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sams is still a landmark for us in Fowey. The cocktails are great and the food choice is great. Thanks for accommodating our party of 8, it was really a great evening.

Thank Lilaccharm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here with our son and the food was great. The portions are big and the quality of the seafood is great. We both had the skate wing and it was delicous. Worth booking very popular. Would recommend.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the spur of the moment so had to wait in the bar for a table, we ordered wine and so that was no trauma. We got a private booth and ordered the deluxe seafood selection which included calamari, whole prawns, mussels, sardines...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a different restaurant to others nearby. Service was good and friendly with knowledge of what they were serving and reasonably priced

Thank Stewie1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really poor.....but they get away with doing bizarre things because there isn't really much else around. They don't have strong enough competition locally and have adopted unusual seating policy. You cannot book a table. You turn up, queue up at the till...More

Thank Geordie18
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Amy D
9 September 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous post they are accommodating, however thought there was more than one vegetarian choice. Why don't you phone them as their menus change all the time due to sourcing fresh ingredients?
3 October 2016|
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Response from charlestownboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes and very accommodating with them too. Hope this helps
1 October 2016|
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Response from brianmassen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not have any reason to look at gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 832273
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Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
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