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The Waterfront Cafe Bar

Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
+44 1208 869655
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Polzeath and came here for our first full day here. We had lunch here and sat on the terrace. The view was outstanding across the bay and the food was good. We cannot comment on the evening menu but the lunch...More

Thank ZMWCardiff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe/bar overlooks one of Cornwall's best surfing beaches from its first floor premises. It offers a range of snacks, coffees and alcoholic beverages from a pleasant bar. There is inside and outside seating. The staff were friendly and efficient. Definitely one of the better...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An impromptu visit as everywhere else was closed ! Nice bar with great views and warm friendly staff. Even in Polzeath I expect more from a burger if you are paying £12 . Very average indeed and not very enjoyable the fries were just about...More

Thank Robtherocket
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers are very good. The mackerel burger special was so tasty. The mushroom and blue cheese pizza was soooo good! Just a little pricey for what it is but you pay for the view! So happy days!

Thank MrsR18
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Returned here with fond memories of our honeymoon, however, 5 years later- though the food was good- the service was cold and rude. We were given dirty looks, reluctant service and at one point heard our waitress rudely tell her colleague that 'SHE wants more'...More

Thank Anonny-mows
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our recent visit to Cornwall. We sat outside as it was a pleasant, sunny day. Staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. My husband and I shared the open cheddar cheese sandwich and some fries. Really enjoyed the food. The cheddar...More

Thank tennisfan158
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went for dinner a couple of times whilst in Polzeath. This restaurant has a stunning position on the Beach front with great views but the food doesn't have a huge menu so little to choose from. The burger was far too peppery for my taste...More

Thank kazza144
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We popped into this well appointed and positioned place, which clearly enjoys a monopoly. That would be why you can’t get a drink unless you sit down for 20 minutes after which nobody does a thing to help. Presumably they’re relying on local politics to...More

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This restaurant has a stunning situation with great views over the beach. The night we went it only had a reduced menu due to the fact they had a function on. We happily settled for the burgers but were disappointed when they arrived. I know...More

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Called several times just for a coffee,there was a grop of us ,good views of the beach when sitting on the terrace, Good quick and friendly service, good hot coffee enjoyed by all

Thank wood57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Polzeath PL27 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Polzeath
  • Phone Number: +44 1208 869655
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