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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” (139 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for some lunchtime snacks and a drink, and we were pleasantly surprised, great staff, good food and drinks, with a very varied menu plus special board....

Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like Mussels, the dish they serve here is first class the presentation and quality was for what you pay really good.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We emailed to book but were told that they did not take bookings but that we shouldn't have to wait long for a table and so we turned up at 7pm. It was busy but they turn their tables well and we didn't have to...More

Thank SomersetStephen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly, attentive but relaxed service. We got the coffee order mixed up but they were more than happy to change. So, the food, the bouillabaisse is superb. I reckon it would feed three at a push. Fresh fish, lots of mussels, great flavours....More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party had Fish and Chips, Lasagna and Goat Cheese Super Salad. Portions were massive and quality was excellent.

Thank Judy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu is a mix of seafood and American classics, everything we ate was really well cooked and presented. All the staff were friendly and welcoming, and there's a nice buzz in the place with 80's music and memorabillia.

Thank ComplexCharacterC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam’s is a great restaurant for informal good food. We had fish from specials and the normal menu. Both meals were very tasty, fresh and delicious. Staff are friendly, efficient and polite. You can’t book so either arrive early, as both times we have visited...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited sams on a Saturday night in feb, we were ushered to our table upstairs and made to feel we were lucky to get one, the cheap menus were thrown at us while the inpatient waiter hovered as though it was a race to...More

2  Thank hungryhorse2730
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at the end of January, lovely lunch, burger and fries declared as 'the best' by my son and so easy to request a gluten free roll for another family member. Not overly keen on used chopping boards as plates but the food made up...More

1  Thank Bristol_Girl2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of Fowey is closed as it’s out of season but came across Sams Had delicious mussels lovely and fresh We really enjoyed them!

Thank GGSansom
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Not dog friendly, although like previous answer I would imagine guide dogs would be permitted. However, unless you are seated on the ground floor, there are many steep steps to the upper seated eating area, even more to the... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
I’m afraid not but you will have no problem this time of year, maybe a short wait for a table but you will definitely get seated.
Amy D
8 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?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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