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Praa Sands | Penzance, Cornwall, Praa Sands TR20 9TQ, England
+44 1736 763516
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second time of visiting and Breakfast was just as good. Great sea views and a lovely beach to walk off breakfast ! Friendly, helpful staff and a great Breakfast !!!! Might have to pop back for lunch one day and try something else on the menu other than breakfast

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Thank daintyriches
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lunch today with the family including our dog, great see view and food was well presented. If you like dogs then this is the place to go if you are not so keen I wouldn't go as it is really dog friendly which we love.

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Thank Sarah74Jane
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 3 hour coastal walk we visited Sandbar on Sunday. Great selection of drinks at the bar, a Sunday carvery on offer and a great menu all round including pizzas? Better still our 2 dogs were made just as welcome as we were with dog biscuits on offer at the bar. A perfect spot to soak up the great... More 

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Thank J H
Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bit disappointing unfortunately. Very strong smell of fish on arriving. Nachos were good, burger not so much. Toilets really need some attention.

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Thank Wanderlust_151
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called into Sandbar today for a bottle of water prior to a long walk along the headland. I was charged £1.70 for a 50cl bottle of still water. Seems excessive to me! Very disappointing.

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Thank stephaniejanec
Management response:

Hi Stephanie - sorry that you chose to review a bar/restaurant as though it was a retail shop. There are various shops around that cater for retail purchases. We are a pub/restaurant, and our till systems are not set up for an occasional retail shopper. You could have asked us to re-fill your water bottle, and we would have happily... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

surprised it was open in the week in march. Was able to take dog inside, with comfortable sofas & lovely coffee. Didn't eat but saw food & it looked lovely. Beautiful view of sea too. Will definitely visit next time in Cornwall.

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Helston, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Perched on the edge of the beach with spectacular views of the sea and sand the setting is wonderful. No worries about sandy wellies, it's expected. Dog friendly, it's a good place to go after a bracing walk and the staff are welcoming. Live music on the Sunday we were there and it was busy, busy. Food OK - carvery... More 

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Thank david a
Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We walk our dogs at Praa Sands a great deal in the winter (unfortunately there is a dog ban in the summer) and occasionally treat ourselves to a bite to eat at The Sandbar. We tipped up on Sunday at 12.30 and were AMAZED at the very quick service of 2 luxurious hot chocolates and a very tasty burger and... More 

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Thank YanniHabasher
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Came here today with friends for a Sunday roast and found the whole experience very disappointing. We only arrived 5 minutes early and they hadn't even prepared our reserved table. The restaurant was so hot that it was uncomfortable and parents were struggling to cool their children down. The music was so loud that you couldn't hear the person next... More 

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1 Thank SophLovesFood
Helston
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

As has been previously stated the meals are great value according to the number of meats you chose to order. Although the meat is a carvery you are not able to select your vegetables, but are served by an assistant. We had a table giving good views out to sea,but we were only 2 feet away from the loudspeakers of... More 

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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, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praa Sands | Penzance, Cornwall, Praa Sands TR20 9TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Praa Sands
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 763516
Description
A relaxed beach bar/restaurant set right on Praa Sands beach with fabulous views from our bar, restaurant and large patio. Serving a variety of mainly English food with a Mediterranean twist, and a good range of beers, wines, teas and coffees. We are child and dog (on a lead please!) Friendly, serve food all day, and have a very popular Sunday Lunchtime Carvery with live music. We also cater for Wedding receptions and other private parties in our beachside lounge area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?