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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (219 reviews)
“seafood” (132 reviews)
“red mullet” (73 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot book you wait at the bar were you are given a menu you then feel rushed into ordering we were told there was no lasagne left and only three ribs left on a Saturday night, then your given a number and told to...More

Thank vanessa c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We returned to Sam's after a great meal last Saturday and were told there was an hour wait which was fine by us and settled in upstairs for a few drinks. When we were seated it was upstairs in amongst two families that were celebrating...More

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went last night - service , food and atmosphere were all superb!!! Staff are all very friendly. We had starters, mains and desserts and everything was absolutely perfect. Would definitely recommend.

Thank paulcschofield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well it's been a year since our last visit and we are reassured that this place will always be a worthwhile trip. My partner had burger and fries and said it was the best burger he had eaten in a long time . I had...More

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited Sams over the years and always received good food and service. This year we tried the fish and chips and it was some of the best we've had. Yes you can't book, but you can wait and have a drink. As you order...More

1  Thank Holly057
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though very busy they have a cocktail lounge you can wait for your table. The manager totally on the ball with ordering and looking after you. The staff very friendly. The food is lovely, tasty and fresh. Would recommend.

Thank milie145
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ate at Sam's this evening. Great value at around £50 inc drinks for the two us to share mackerel pate starter, seafood platter and mussels pls warm toffee apple cake. All delicious and good service in a fun local atmosphere.

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some lovely fish pan fried (skate and whole plaice). Excellent pilsner (Sam's) Service a tad surly but efficient. A fine lunch. Food and service haven't changed in 15 years. We'll be back.

Thank Adrenaline_Hit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally managed to get a table after 4 Attempts! No reservations possible. Over the top patronising welcome from manager, pleasant efficient waiter but disappointed to find my meal served to me incomplete. Theyday run out of part of the dish but still served It! The...More

2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went here with the intention of having dinner. You cannot make a reservation and we were told that a table would be available in 30 minutes and given menus to peruse in the cocktail bar upstairs. On arriving at the bar, which...More

4  Thank Elaine J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they have high chairs?
3 October 2016|
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Response from charlestownboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes and very accommodating with them too. Hope this helps
What are the gluten free options like ?
1 October 2016|
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Response from brianmassen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not have any reason to look at gluten free
Mark W
Do you allow dogs?
11 August 2016|
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Response from saltford2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, why don't you give them a ring telephone number on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
Sams, opened in 1987. Still standing the test of time.Something for everyone. Hope you enjoy.
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