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10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
01736 752575
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for a better place to eat and have the veiw of the beautiful Cornish sea. Breakfast amazing as usual and prepared by the lovely Mark who made our stay in Gwithian welcoming and relaxing. 2 eggs and no beans...... no fuss. Hope to see you again in the Summer........ Nikki x

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Thank Nikki F
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

We love Mark as well - no kidnapping him please! More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and drinks with friendly and helpful staff. A lovely place to visit to see the brilliant views. Dog and child friendly! Would highly recommend.

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Thank katiegreystones
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Thanks Katie for the great review, look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here in and out of season over the years but the first under the new management. The new layout is great - not sure if there will be enough seating for the summer crowds. Best fishcakes I have eaten - not greasy but nice and light and tasty. The falafel burger was good too. Good selection of... More 

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Thank Helen H
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Hi, welcome back! So glad you enjoyed your selves and approve of the little changes we have made. Funnily enough the benches create more seating - you'd never realise it would you. We look forward to seeing you again either in the Summer or Autumn. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at sunset surf did brilliantly to accommodate a large group (10 adults and 5 children) with minimal notice for a birthday brunch. The good and drinks we're excellent-looking forward to coming back.

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Thank jimmyj75
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Belated Happy Birthday - not a bad way to start a special day, hope it got better and better as the day went on! More 

Truro
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fab cafe/restaurant. A firm family favourite. Food is great. Super selection of breakfast lunch fare. Lovely coffees and drinks. A bit on the pricey side though so we don't eat here as often as we would like too. We walk here at least 4/5 times a week and would probably eat here as often if more reasonably priced but... More 

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Thank SpiderSteve
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the very fair review.I understand what you are saying, however I must add that we have not put the prices up since we bought the cafe in September 2016. Do come and see us agin soon, we will have some offers coming up in the next few weeks - keep looking on face book! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and views. Lots of choice on menu for breakfast and lunch. We had eggs florentine and eggs benedict. The poached eggs were perfect and the coffee just how I like it. The service was also good. Would definitely go back although I suspect in Summer we would be lucky to get a table due to its proximity to... More 

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Thank phoepan
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Hi, so glad you enjoyed your breakfast, yes, we do get busy in the Summer so make the most of the peace and quiet now! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good to see the cafe open out of season. First visited this spot 40 years ago and I have seen lots of changes. Stunning beach and good to see catering facilities moving with the times. Super locally sourced produce.

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Thank Claire M
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Wow, Claire, thank you for the really good review, we appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. More 

Dorset
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The kind of place we don't have enough of in the UK - a lovely cafe making the most of an amazing coastal setting with quality food (including free range and genuinely local suppliers) and service focused on the details. It's a bumpy road and paid for car park to reach but well worth it. Fantastic walks across an amazing... More 

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Thank jjlambeth
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for giving us such a lovely review - Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Hayle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Lovely cafe with wonderful views across St ives bay. Godrevy to the right, St ives to the left. Food is tasty, well presented and reasonably priced. Nice place to call in for coffe& cake or brunch/lunch.

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Thank oklizzie
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

The view is just amazing - a bit distracting at times! Do come and see us again soon. More 

Thatcham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We called in here and it was very busy however our food was delivered very quickly. We had the chilli nachos and they were sooo nice! Nice and bright and clean inside with lovely friendly staff. Would visit Gwithian just to come here!

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Thank janros1963
ACCS, Owner at Sunset Surf, responded to this review

Happy New Year! Thank you for the kind review - we love the nachos too..... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Gwithian Towans, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Hayle
  • Phone Number: 01736 752575
Description
Sunset Surf beachside cafe and licensed bar is open all year round, serving high quality food and drink, served fresh and prepared from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients wherever possible.

With breathtaking views of the beautiful St Ives bay, from Godrevy Lighthouse, along Gwithian Beach and across to St Ives, we provide the perfect setting for you to relax and enjoy your time with us.

We are constantly working hard to improve everything we do, striving to provide you with the very best Sunset Surf experience in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

We believe strongly in employing staff from the local area, working wherever possible with local suppliers and working hard to run a sustainable business with minimal impact to the environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?