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Sams in the City

$$ - $$$, British,
1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
+44 1872 859819
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (169 reviews)
“salad” (73 reviews)
“calamari” (38 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 631 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

had seafood feast cost almost 20 pounds and I have to say it’s a ripoff , just some mussels ,2 prawns , few calamari , not really a feast, the platter looks big , but actually filled with salad and coleslaw and bread , I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nomad810196
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we've been to Sams-obviously good otherwise we wouldn't have re-visited! Friendly service but not of the hovering kind. What can I say about the food? On our first visit I had a delicious (made on the premises)veggie burger, finding a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Herm0ineGranger
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Very very poor. Crab linguine was very disappointing. Scampi was served in some sort of small inaccessible dish with flaccid salad under accompanied by another small dish with chips, some of which were still frozen never mind raw, all on top of a piece of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Stevethefencer
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had the deluxe fish to share dish. See the picture. Omg this was so good. It went beautiful with the Chardonnay. Enjoyed the music, the service, everything. Highly recommend 👍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 316zoec
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved the food here from a hot wok salad to a Philly steak sandwich! It's was very big portion sizes and great food. The only thing that let the resturant down a bit was the slow service...would go back again just for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Gemma X
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Come here all the time but never think to write a review, I really enjoy the food here, the specials list always throws out some good stuff, but for me its the red mullet meal that keeps me coming back! Guys get the red mullet...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank daniellep982
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Used to be a regular, and still visit on occasion. The menu does not change very often, which was always the case. However specials used to save the day; now there are now specials or the specials are extremely limited. Such a shame, as the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank aidantreglown
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with friends and we had a great meal. Staff are friendly and attentive and the service was top notch. Food was fresh and delicious (Wish I had ordered the Short Rib after I saw it), bit my Philly cheese steak was delicious. Would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank KernowBoys
Reviewed September 18, 2018

On holiday in Cornwall and was desperate for seafood that the area is famous for. This place we found by accident, and it did not disappoint. Great service, extremely friendly and professional staff. My husband had oak smoked salmon, and I had the seafood feast....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annacat
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Something very unusual and lovely happened here. I had a nice meal and when I asked for my bill, the waitress told me that it had already been settled. Apparently a Canadian couple who had seen me eating alone had paid my bill in full...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Cophetua
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Questions & Answers
March 16, 2017|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Hi, The full menu is always available, Pre theatre tapas coming soon. Thank you.
November 12, 2016|
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Response from J9456UQsams | Property representative |
Yes we are Nicki. No problemo.👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 859819
  • E-mail
SEAFOOD BAR AND GRILL in the HEART of Cornwall. One of 4 family friendly Sams restaurants throughout Cornwall. Others in Fowey, Polkerris and par.
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