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The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
+44 1637 872010
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to eat here because the resturant whuch was our 1st choice was fully booked. We usually go for 'small businesses' type of resturants, not chains. The bar was busy and the food area was like a huge dining hall but we were able...More

Thank CharlotteBayldon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here loads of times. We always come here at least once when we are in Newquay. The food is nice and is always reasonably priced. The service is fine for a bar. It does lose a point because when we went the...More

Thank Sweyn_Forkbeard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But we were very pleasantly surprised! Food was incredible, service was great: friendly staff. Food served until late, and the views are magnificent! We would definitely go again. Good value for money too!

Thank Mrsj243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

popped in for a quick drink before heading home one evening.. The guy behind the bar ( could of been the manager) was really helpful in helping me choose a Gin...great selection. Nice decor & great views Will be back next summer when we are...More

Thank CarolW1282
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had mixed opinions on the food, best summarised as 'specials board was great' but 'regular menu was average'. Long wait for food but they did pre-warn so that's okay. Some tables have great view, large outdoor area as well.

Thank martinstev
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We've had breakfast there and dinner more than once. Get out the back to eat because the bay views are excellent and possibly unbeatable. The food's good with some meals being very substantial and a challenge to empty the plate. Service is quick and the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

If the staff were any slower serving drinks they'd go backwards or I'd of died of thirst. Great views though of Newquay from the rear Windows or outside on the beer garden/patio, which is quite big.

Thank AndyM4132
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Had a nice evening meal here as a family of five with two dogs. The food was good and priced competitively. Amongst our meal selection were the local muscles which we thought were especially good. The staff were friendly and the view is great, especially...More

Thank Nottsbear
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Came in for food as a family, the chips were cold, the fishcakes on the specials were £13 stated with chips and side salad. Whilst the fishcakes were actually very tasty the side salad was a couple of lettuce leaves and the chips cold. Very...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here on a whim for dinner as it looked pleasing from the outside. It was very much a whetherspoons style on the inside and the menu was “pub grub”. I had a seafood curry and my partner had a green...More

Thank PerkyChar
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yes I have seen dogs inside and out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 872010
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