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steam bar

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Great Western, Newquay R7 2NE, England
+44 1637 872010
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Reasonable selection of lunchtime food - we had jacket potatoes - very nice and reasonably priced - seated with views to die for.

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Thank Andrew W
england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lovely clean place with helpful staff who did everything they could to make our visit pleasant for coffee and a light bite.spotless loos. Fabulous views from the windows.

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Thank EnglandCath
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Great Western Hotel which is attached so we had breakfast here each day and also had lunch on one occasion and evening meal. The location is great. If you sit outside you can look out onto both Great Western and Tolcarne. The good is reasonably priced. Beware, the portions are very large! The good itself is... More 

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Thank Madeleine A
Solihull
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Walked from Fristral beach, right through the town and fancied a drink at the end of a long walk, spotted the dog friendly sign so popped into the Steam bar. What a lovely spacious and modern decorate pub. One drink ended up being a few and we stayed for food. We all had sandwiches and all were pleased with our... More 

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Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A great bar with fantastic views of the ocean and Newquay. Highly recommended for couples or families. Good traditional and craft beers. An excellent menu at reasonable prices. Good facilities for children.

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Thank Anthony653
Stamford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate here during our recent visit to the hotel. Both breakfast and evening meal. Staff are very attentive and food is very good.

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Thank Stephen W
Nuneaton
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very well presented, relaxed atmosphere, good quality food and drinks, reasonably priced, superb sea views.

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Thank Peter S
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Two families had late lunch - Steam burgers are huge and food overall was good value, hearty and pretty good albeit the meals are huge so not for the feint hearted Bar area is both soft and hard floored and we had our dogs with us and so they could come in and sit calmly Room lacks a bit of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

In the Steam Bar at present, just having eaten lunch. The fish and chips here are heavenly!! It isn't the cheapest place in the world to eat, but the quality of the food makes the price more than worthwhile. A huge hunk of beautifully cooked fish, with chips and mushy peas is £12.50. Rather expensive, but I am now full... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel attached so thought we'd pop down for breakfast. We ordered 2 of the fried breakfasts and a drink each which came to nearly £25 ! Very expensive for a breakfast, next time I think we'll pop to the local wetherspoon where the food is just as good but half the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?