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Sam's On The Beach

The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
+44 1726 812255
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (143 reviews)
“mussels” (126 reviews)
“pizza” (246 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Pizza, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful venue, great food and stunning sunsets. Always a special place for any occasion. The transformation of the old lifeboat station to a restaurant is sublime, the history of the station and all the calls responded to by rowing boat on the walls is a...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is as delicious as ever. Pizza is amazing. The goats cheese crostini seems to be getting smaller... but is as lovely as ever-my favourite thing on the menu. Staff are lovely

Thank minky o
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in having booked the same day for lunch. Ordered 3 dishes which were all excellent and I’d recommend them all. Cream and bacon mussels Scallops Sardines Lovely location too. Very happy we visited.

Thank Unbiasedview
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for dinner after walk to the beach and pleased to see a good menu with well presented quality meals. We had the Bouillabaisse for 2 (£33.95) which was a big portion and very tasty (plenty of mussels and prawns) and other peoples plates...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our only regret was to not have arrived in Porliksen Bay earlier to enjoy the sunset. Tables at Sams are in demand but we were still accommodated before 9pm. Galazone burger pizza was a great option, with really good quality beef. My Hawaiian pizza was...More

Thank NINA W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular & quite small so you definitely need to book in advance. Down a steep hill to the beach but with parking in a carpark a bit further up the hill. Lovely setting, right on the beach, with outsite tables. A relaxed atmosphere with...More

Thank rjghudson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Sams many times over the last few years and we will go again, the food and service are very good.

Thank KPSharman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been led to believe this restaurant was really outstanding. However, it did not really live up to my expectations. The sardines are a significant part of their menu but we found them to be dry and overcooked. The Seafood Feast Sharer was somewhat...More

Thank moonraker4x4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect! Location, Location, Location. A converted lifeboat station nestled on the beach at Polkeris hence the amazing views! Family friendly and fab food! Booking is a must especially in peak season. Be aware that parking is half way down the hill on the right as...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us, didn’t disappoint. Would recommend you book as it gets very busy. Great menu great food. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and the outlook is stunning especially at sunset. Very nice indeed

Thank memps5
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Sam S | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do. Call the restaurant on 01726812255. Thank you. Hopefully see you in July.
Joanne L
21 July 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Property representative |
Hi Joanne give them a call on (01726) 812255 and they do sometimes they depends are busy give them a call first thank you bye
29 May 2017|
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Response from margaretpat | Reviewed this property |
Parking is about 1/2 mile up hill and it's paid parking. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, 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: The Old Chapel 14 Lifeboat STATION | Polkerris, Par, St Austell PL24 2TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell  >  Par
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 812255
  • E-mail
25 years of Sams in Fowey has now enabled us to bring all our experience, fun, ambience, staff and fantastic locally sourced produce to create something truly unique in the old Fowey Lifeboat House here on the waters edge overlooking the bay.3 Ingredients that a successful restaurant needs are "Good Staff, Good Food, Good Ambience" and Sams on the Beach has all 3 in abundance!Enjoy!And the views not that bad too!Sam Sixton
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