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20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
+44 1726 832273
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (153 reviews)
“red mullet” (84 reviews)
“mussels” (163 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
20 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a find, you could miss this little gem if your not careful, a place full of atmosphere and friendly staff, you walk in and get allocated a table and told how long the wait will be, we waited 30 minutes, which was a perfect...More

Thank Suzy134
Reviewed 5 days ago

While it's location is not hidden, and it is widely advertised, it was a great treat to stumble across a restaurant that provided good service from the moment we went in, a good atmosphere, and excellent food and drink. Highly recommended.

Thank nickhews2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked a return trip from our boat, moored in the river, to shore. The trip to shore was OK, but the return trip, agreed for 11pm, never happened. We arrived before 11 and waited an hour. We phoned, but the ferry guy had turned...More

Thank SeasickMick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening meal at Sam’s. The wait for a table was short and exactly as waitress told us it would be allowing us to enjoy drink beforehand. Food was excellent and served very well. We loved our time here.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service with a smile, good music, drinks and most of all food, delicious. Would highly recommend this restaurant especially if you like seafood.

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this recommended by our B & B, who said that they didnt take bookings but would be given a waiting time. Fortunately there were a couple of tables available - we chose to go to the upper room, which was light and airy...More

Thank valise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food to finish off our break in the area. Staff friendly and efficient even though it was very busy. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank Jan656
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't actually eat here as always full but stopped for cocktails 4 nights during our week away, staff were lovely and friendly and made amazing cocktails

1  Thank suecoxSomerset
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sam's is obviously very popular in Fowey, so it's best to get there a little earlier than planned. We asked about a choice of cyder, and were immediately offered a taster! Although we ordered mussels as a starter, the portion was so generous that we...More

1  Thank patriciapaul1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting with friends in Fowey, we ate a very pleasant luch of fresh local mussels at Sam's. The food was excellent and the service very friendly. To be recommended.

Thank Pamela B
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Not dog friendly, although like previous answer I would imagine guide dogs would be permitted. However, unless you are seated on the ground floor, there are many steep steps to the upper seated eating area, even more to the... More
6 October 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
I’m afraid not but you will have no problem this time of year, maybe a short wait for a table but you will definitely get seated.
Amy D
8 September 2017|
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Response from broganmc | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous post they are accommodating, however thought there was more than one vegetarian choice. Why don't you phone them as their menus change all the time due to sourcing fresh ingredients?
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Restaurant Details

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