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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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Cannock, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast here on the last morning of our holiday. The views over the beach are beautiful. My friends had the breakfast buns and I enjoyed eggs on toast. Good variety on the menu and the staff were so friendly :)

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Thank lydiaeford
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to us. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast and of course the views. We hope to welcome you back again next time you are in Newquay. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were in Newquay for 4 nights and ended up eating here for 2 of them. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the food quality was good for this type of bar - it offered a lot of different dishes to standard pubs.

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Thank Spive01
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visits to us at the Steam Bar. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meals and our staff were friendly and helpful. We hope that you will be back again to visit soon. More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We visited Steam Bar several times during our weeks stay in Newquay . It b was bright and clean and staff were generally polite , helpful and efficient . On one visit however I remarked to my daughter that I had possibly been served by the nicest , most pleasant and helpful waitress/ barmaid in Newquay. She was very friendly... More 

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Thank Diane E
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you had a lovely time with us at the Steam Bar. I will pass your comments onto our team and am thrilled to hear we have the 'nicest waitress in Newquay' working for us. We hope that you will be back again soon to visit. More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting here was a great experience the staff are all lovely and welcoming the service is fast and of high quality the food was lovely and well worth the money spend double at franky and bennys the day before and the food wasnt a patch on this place. Not to mention the view especially the sunset its amazing so romantic.... More 

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Thank shellyedwards
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5* review. It's always wonderful to hear that guests have had a memorable visit to us. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our hard working dedicated staff, I will be sure to pass on your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again next time you are in Newquay. More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Never ate here but the food looked nice and all seemed to be enjoying it. Big open plan room with lots of tables for dining and a large outdoor area (including a large covered part) which is good for kids. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and outside.

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Thank Dave E
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Went out for lunch great friendly staff, clean, lovely views and good food!! Only critism would be having a few more sandwich filling options

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Thank Nat N
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent lunch here at the Steam Bar. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

Redruth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Lovely setting and brilliant children's play area, however was told after paying for food that there was an hour wait.... Surely you should be made aware of this before payment? Waited over an hour my sons burger was over cooked and I struggled to cut it in half, my partner ordered the steam burger bacon was cold and very under... More 

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Thank elliehodgkinson
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Me and my partner come here regularly for special occasions and for date nights. The bill for just two people can be pretty expensive, but the food is always lovely and the view is amazing, great place to watch the sunset! It can be tricky to get a seat by the window, mind you. The staff are always very talkative,... More 

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Thank CRJ019
StAustellManagement, Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

We are thrilled that we are your number one choice of restaurant in Newquay to celebrate special occasions and evenings. Thank you for leaving a 5* review and hope to see a lot more of you in the future. More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Visit this bar regularly for the fantastic views and friendly staff..not eaten here for a while used to love the nachos and the family ate here a lot on holiday. The menu changed..became more expensive and the choice poor. Family visited in June so we went for a family meal. So sorry we did..I had the nachos wish I hadn't... More 

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Thank elaine a
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The Steam has a great location and a lot of space for children. Some food is okay such as the ribs. However, the burger (huge) was the worst I had in years. The only reason I give two points, is due to the positive reaction of the staff to take it off the bill. It would have been a chance... More 

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Thank Tobias G
StAustellManagement, General Manager at steam bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I apologise that your meal did not meet our usual high standards. I will of course pass your feedback onto the head chef, due to the time of year the kitchen was extremely busy and unfortunately it is not always possible for the head chef to come out... More 

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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, 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
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
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?