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Blue Beach Bar & Brasserie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Eastcliff | Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AW, England
+44 1209 890329
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10:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 23:30
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has an amazing position right on the beach facing directly into the summer sunsets. This is perhaps the only great thing about the Blue Bar. The service is at best adequate, offhand and can be exceedingly slow. Four of us ordering steaks when there were two other couples - nearly an hour before we were served with a... More 

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Thank Patrick B
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and fast service. Everyone was pleased with what they had ordered and we will probably return when we go back to Cornwall in April.

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Thank Frannieball
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Sunday night quiz, we had a lovely meal and the quiz was fun, even though we didn't win, the staff made us very welcome and thanked us personally for supporting the night, we would definitely return here again and it is perfectly situated on the beach, so great views.

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Thank Nick M
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Fabulous bar loverlooking the main beach. Dog friendly with fabulous food, reasonably priced. Busy even in winter!

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Thank Mandy W
Ashtead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is the best place to eat and drink in the village, fabulous views of the surf and cliffs (be wary though - the window seats get snapped up and there are no reservations). Food is fairly standard pub fare, with burgers, pizzas, fish & chips. It's pricey but excellent quality, although I have to admit at the time we... More 

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Thank Fiona T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in Cornwall. I make it my 'go to' place EVERY time I'm in the county. It's late December and that odd week between Christmas and New Year. Lunchtime. The place is packed. There is an hour wait on the food, but I don't mind. It just gives me more time to sit here... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The broccoli and blue cheese soup was delicious, give the white hot chocolate a miss though! Great location.

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Thank amyyy93
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It was a bleak and blustery day when we parked our car in the car park and headed of in search of the Blue Bar which had been recommended to us by a friend. It was so worth it. The atmosphere as soon as we walked in was a real buzz and we were lucky enough to get one of... More 

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Thank Wasawilson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

If you get to visit The Blue Bar in Porthtowan you are very lucky. It is, without doubt a world class destination and a fantastic venue. The view from the Windows is unrivalled and its a spectacular part of the world. It's also true however that the owners are very lucky. If they had ANY competition they would close. I... More 

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Thank Ian M
Truro, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Just as well this place is in a spectacular location because if it was anywhere else it would be closed. The place is grubby,sticky and altogether tired. The wait for two coffee's was spectacular at more than 20 minutes,a snappy explanation was given when two coffee' s where taken into the kitchen before us being served.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastcliff | Beach Road, Porthtowan TR4 8AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Porthtowan
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 890329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?