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Praa Sands | Penzance, Cornwall, Praa Sands TR20 9TQ, England
+44 1736 763516
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“crab soup” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Praa Sands | Penzance, Cornwall, Praa Sands TR20 9TQ, England
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch having spent a couple of blissful hours on Praa Sands beach. Timed it just right for a table outside. Nice menu to choose from and we were told it would be a 40 minute wait for the food, not a problem...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wildy1964
Reviewed 15 July 2018

With indoor and outdoor seating you have choices depending on the weather. There is a very good selection of food and drinks to accompany the meal. I had the large fish and chips and it was super tasty and a good portion size. `Pair this...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SVacher
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A great beach side location on the beautiful Praa Sands beach in Cornwall. We had a family lunch. Can recommend the mezze platter or fish dish options. Includes a great pub setting with pool table etc for the pub seekers.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FrederickJCresswell
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Nice food, lovely view of the Beach & Sea. Gets very busy but well worth a visit.Also dog friendly, You don't have to eat you can just enjoy a drink inside on comfy chairs big screen television, pool table. Or sit outside on the Balcony...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cornish_maid8
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The views from this pub are great; and given the beautiful sunshine we are all enjoying, I might even say glorious. The other commendation I can make was the service - which was pleasant and not too laboured. The food however, wasn’t that good. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Brentknolltraveller
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I came to the sandbag today july 1st I was visiting family all I can say is it was amazing I would definitely recommend this place well done

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank children4_12
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Was told 40min wait for take away fish and chips. Went to pick it up at the requested time to be told it had been waiting for a while. Not only was the food stone cold, portions were ridiculously small. 11 chips in small a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
4  Thank rachestoke
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Upon returning from our holiday in Praa Sands last week it was most disappointing to have to leave a review like this but given the circumstances of the situation and how it was handled I feel that it is necessary. We booked a table for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
4  Thank davelite22
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This place has sits above the beach at Praa Sands and the balcony and restaurant have amazing views. We went in after a surf at Praa Sands and enjoyed a few drinks. The atmosphere is the pub was good and there were quite a few...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank AdrianB3095
sandbarstaff, Owner at Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Hi Adrian, Thanks for the feedback. I'm really sorry that we disappointed you on this occasion. Fish and chips are the most popular dish on our quite extensive menu, and it is very, very, rare that there are any complaints - most customers go out...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Always loved this place mainly for the fabulous view not the unimaginative fried food, But was felt like a football thug for wanting to watch the England game with proper sound and build up. Obviously the manager prefers darts and cheesy music to accompany equally...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 793ralphk
sandbarstaff, Owner at Sandbar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Hi Ralph, Sorry that we did not meet your expectations, but please remember that we are a beach bar, NOT a sports bar. The majority of our customers would rather relax and enjoy the food, drinks and relaxed ambiance of our beach bar. They do...More

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29 November 2017|
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Response from Deborah D | Reviewed this property |
Great question. I think the best course of action would be to e mail or call the Sandbar in advance of your visit to check if they can offer a full vegan option, if they can't, perhaps they can make it specially. But... More
4 May 2017|
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Response from sandbarstaff | Property representative |
Hi CLJ - Yes, at Sandbar dogs (on a lead please) are always welcome. We have bowls of water inside and out, free doggie nibbles on th bar, and keep some doggie bags in case you've run out! You can walk your dog on the beach... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from florencemac | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praa Sands | Penzance, Cornwall, Praa Sands TR20 9TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Praa Sands
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 763516
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A relaxed beach bar/restaurant set right on Praa Sands beach with fabulous views from our bar, restaurant and large patio. Serving a variety of mainly English food with a Mediterranean twist, and a good range of beers, wines, teas and coffees. We are child and dog (on a lead please!) Friendly, serve food all day, and have a very popular Sunday Lunchtime Carvery with live music. We also cater for Wedding receptions and other private parties in our beachside lounge area.
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