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Lunch on beach

Went with friend and four dogs for lunch. We sat at a table on the edge of the beach and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Porthtowan, United Kingdom
Always a favourite

Whatever the weather the welcome here is always a warm one. The kids favourite is cheesy chips in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen S
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0JL, England
+44 1872 572888
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 27, 2011

Great atmosphere good beers and food. Always appears busy and family...and dog, friendly.

3  Thank rolodam
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Tickets were booked online for the Pendulum DJ event at the Watering Hole. When inquiring we were told this was an open air beach event that was to begin at 9pm. After traveling all the way from Nottinghamshire we arrived at the Watering Hole expecting...More

5  Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever the weather the welcome here is always a warm one. The kids favourite is cheesy chips in a basket, but adults can choose from a wonderful plethora of dishes. It’s always good for coffee and cake too, with a lovely gluten free caramel slice...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, great beach front location, dog friendly and huge portions! We always come here when we come to Perranporth.

Thank kathy p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Watering Hole became a firm favorite as a meeting point for the surfers of the family, the watchers, the young ones and not so young - fresh water available for dogs and plenty of space for ball games and generally dashing around on the...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friend and four dogs for lunch. We sat at a table on the edge of the beach and enjoyed our wraps and chips. They have a good way of telling customers that their meals are ready with a device that vibrates and makes...More

Thank Skippyhumbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No visit to Perranporth would be complete without visiting The Watering Hole. It’s not the most luxurious stop for lunch but it’s warm and the food is delicious!! If you’re looking for menu suggestions I can’t recommend the Nachos enough. They lure down as a...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Situated on the beach this is a lovely, lively, fun bar. True to the beach it has a surfing feel about it and always plenty of staff to serve you. Food is good and when on the menu the enchiladas are fantastic. The bar looks...More

Thank jollyjackSurrey
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Really generous portions of food Hot chocolate to die for Stunning views over beach Does life get much better ?

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Love this place sit and relax with a pint while kids play on the beach beautiful ❤️ food great ice creams yummy ! Will definitely return.

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Not been for a while, visited outside the summer rush. Was hugely disappointed, prices had increased since last here, floors were dirty and slippery, gave advice as to something that needed to be done and was certain that information wouldn't be passed on. Wrong drink...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We spent a day at perranporth and popped in to the Watering Hole for lunch. We didn't know they had a Sunday roast and for £10.25. The beef and pork were superb, not the cheap cuts you normally get. I can't fault the veg either....More

1  Thank Readster56
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from helenhR7421XU | Reviewed this property |
There is a public car park a short walk across from the beach. There are plenty of car parks in Perranporth if this is full. Enjoy as it's a lovely place 😁
August 29, 2017|
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Response from mans1477 | Reviewed this property |
best to go direct buddy
Lynne B
February 7, 2017|
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Response from The Watering H | Property representative |
Unless it it a very high tide you can walk across from the car park over the bridge. During a high tide you can access The Watering Hole from our access road which is behind the venue.