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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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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a family meal to Sams (2nd visit) while on holiday in Cornwall. Large portions, beautifully presented & very good value for money. Don't hesitate!

Thank Gazza05BigG
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great fresh fish... huge skate wings melted off the bone !! How about doing half portions for crumblies...? Delicious scallops perfectly cooked Service relaxed and chilled but very attentive. Thanks

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here recently and enjoyed the meal. Two of us ordered the seafood/fish mix from the specials board. This was mussels prawns sardines and calamari. Mussels and prawns were good sardines nice and hot however the batter for the calamari rings was very...More

Thank ian239
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Sams for my partners birthday. There was a lot of interest and we had to wait for a table as they don't take bookings. We have been before a couple of years ago and it's still lovely food and great service. Me...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food and good service = Happy customer. Lovely atmosphere where diners on separate tables were talking to each other.

Thank maureen d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was very busy as it seems very popular. The food was delicious and there was a wide selection of specials on offer. The staff were friendly and we had a lovely meal including some local drinks. The pricing was very good considering the...More

Thank Madmaidenman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam's does not take reservations so we arrived last Monday at about 7.00pm to see what's what. The place was buzzing and we were told that the wait for a table would be 30 minutes but were invited to place our order and then go...More

Thank EnglandMorry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate as a group of six on a busy Sunday, the restaurant was full on arrive, we waited ten minutes for a cosy table. Tasty cold wine & cider! The food was okay. Nice flavours. Not a criticism, but... maybe a little more care...More

Thank edwinwatts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we'd return to Sam's for the first time in a while and took our close friends with us... we once again had a brilliant evening with cocktails to start, amazing food and great service. What we particularly like is the energetic feel of...More

Thank JarvoAndCo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited sam's tonight for a friends 30th birthday. We were a group of 8 and waited for our table for nearly 2 hrs. This was not an issue as we were told by waitressing staff that the wait could be this long and had a...More

2  Thank sachafinley
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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
Mark W
12 August 2016|
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Response from saltford2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, why don't you give them a ring telephone number on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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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