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The Watering Hole

19 St. Pirans Road | Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0BH, England
+44 1872 672054
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“cake” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 St. Pirans Road | Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0BH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A fantastic iconic beach bar restaurant offering refreshments to the many visitors to Perranporth beach. A very relaxed atmosphere is the key to an extraordinary dining experience at the Watering hole. Weather you go for burger and chips or salad with wine a lunch here...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The location really trumps all others being located directly on one of the most popular beaches in Cornwall. There is plenty of seating available and being dog friendly it does get quit crowded but well worth a visit if you are in the area. Not...More

Thank starburstsharon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A really unique spot worth a visit. Sadly, as is sometimes the case with good locations, they don’t need to be too focused on value for money. £4.70 for a lager shandy has left a bitter taste for me I’m afraid....

Thank Jarrod H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee and cakes whilst hiding from the heavy showers. Perfect view from where we sitting of the beach.

Thank Jennyiharrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drink regularly in the Watering Hole when we are in Perranporth and always sit at the tables outside, overlooking the beach and sea which is perfect for watching the sun go down in the evening. There is a range of food available and the...More

Thank DBBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met up with old friends the day before Christmas. After a walk on the beach we visited this iconic cafe for a hot drink.it is what it says on the tin! A beach cafe, it was nice and warm and chairs around a wood...More

Thank Enid G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in whilst walking on the beach. We had a burger and cheesy chips. The Watering Hole is in a brilliant location right on the beach. It's a cool, relaxed atmosphere and our lunch was lovely. However I think it is expensive. The burger was...More

Thank Cornwall10001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a number of times and this night was the most disorganised. Having a drink in there at the start of the night we were then herded outside in the cold and made to que to get a wrist band which is normally done...More

1  Thank jackanlee
Reviewed 10 December 2017

gammon and egg in a basket ?..and wee buzzy things that tell you to collect your own meal...a bit like a fast food outlet...no tip left as there was no service to leave it for...

Thank karenw652017
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

All I have heard is amazing things and all this place has to offer and don’t get me wrong, it’s got great staff and location but... what’s so special apart for the most amazing scenery. the food was standard for the area. I just think...More

Thank Amelia S
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Carol B
15 January 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are dog friendly
Steve W
3 November 2017|
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Response from Skippyhumbug | Reviewed this property |
Lots of outside places, so it depends on the weather!
22 July 2016|
Response from Darrenv1971 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Perranporth caters mostly for caravans but I think there are a couple of campsites within walking distance of the beach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St. Pirans Road | Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Perranporth
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 672054
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