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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having already visited Sam's on the Beach we couldn't wait to try out Sam's in Fowey and we weren't disappointed! Fabulous fish and chips! It was a shame to leave Fowey but Sam's will make it worth while going back!

Thank Katiestar102
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had just arrived in Fowey yesterday, and visited at 1700 last night, when the restaurant was quieter... not knowing Fowey, we checked out the reviews on trip advisor, had a mooch about, a drink at the quaint Ship Inn, and plummed for Sams. We are very glad we chose this place. The menu is interesting, with an additional specials... More 

Thank C H
Keighley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Party of 6 adults and 1 baby. We were made very welcome. The menu choices, food and service was good.

Thank Ted B
Bath, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sam's was just opposite our accommodation so it was our first choice to eat and we were not disappointed. My husband had sardines and I had the scallops and both meals were very tasty and good value. There is a nice feel to the place and the staff work hard but are very friendly. Liked it so much we ate... More 

Thank Mrsheathershaw
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been before and enjoyed the food but couldn't go in this time as it's one of the few places in Cornwall that doesn't allow dogs. We do understand their choice but it's disappointing for doggy owners :(

Thank Rustyadventures
Fowey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love this place! Amazing cocktail bar upstairs with my particularly favourite being the 'long fizz goodnight'. Always a very high standard. The food is very reliable when it comes it quality. I have never had a bad meal. Would really recommend the chilli as a starter, it is the best thing I've tried on their menu and has a... More 

Thank rejb28
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not booked a table, due to the fact we had only just arrived in Fowey. Same looked inviting and busy, but we managed to get a table. The service was great. Sam's lager was a good choice along with there Chicken Burger. But beware, the portions are massive :-) . We are going back there for another meal,... More 

Thank boingboingego
Whitby, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant 3 times during visit to Fowey, the food was excellent each time as was the ambiance of the establishment, good fresh seafood well prepared and served, can definitely recommend. The only down side is that it is so good it is always full and you may have to wait

Thank barnackle_Bill
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Sam's!!! Love the concept - order your food at the main counter (downstairs), and wait in the drinks bar (upstairs) until called to your table. No pre-booking, and very popular so go early (very early), if you've got young kids. Great music, staff, atmosphere, if a little noisy, and lots of fish dishes as well as burgers etc.... More 

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234 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A regular haunt of mine and probably my favourite restaurant anywhere! Came here for a meal and thought we would try the Fish Bouillabaisse for a change as I have seen it on the menu and always fancied it What can I say, it was epic! Absolutely huge portion for two, very tasty and I would say very good value... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?