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Family run since 1999. Life’s a Beach sits pretty on the picturesque Summerleaze Beach in Bude.
Tel: 01288 355 222
16 Summerleaze Cres, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8HN

Our Menu

From small bites to mouth watering LAB Burgers, we've got something special for you.

*Please note our Menu is updated frequently, some dishes and prices may have changed or been updated in the Restaurant.

Our LAB Menu is being refreshed, check back soon for the New Menu!


Cornish Mackerel
£ 10.50

'Cornish style' grilled fresh mackerel fillets with mint, shallot & sherry vinegar on toasted electric bakery sourdough, tomato & salad leaves (DF) (GFA)

Salt & Pepper Squid
£ 8.50

Szechuan pepper & sea slat fried squid, served on Asian salad with our house roasted chilli sauce (DF) (GF)

Mussels & Cider
£ 11.50

(We source the best mussels available from all over the west country) local cider, shallots, garlic butter, cream , chervil served with local crusty bread (GFA)

Blazing Shrimp
£ 9.50

American style fried shrimp with blue cheese dip, hot sauce & celery sticks (DFA)

Fish finger Bap
£ 7.50

Simple & delicious with house tartare sauce & watercress served in a rustic bap

L.A.B Fish & Chips

£ 11.50

House Beer Battered Fish of your Choice served with Chips Watercress & tartare Sauce

Add Curry Sauce or Mushy Peas
£ 1.50
Grilled Fish Fillet of Your Choice
£ 11.50

Served with Chips, Chilli garlic butter & Watercress (GF) (DFA)(We source the best possible Fish available which can include: Cod, Bass, Ling, skate, mackerel, Red Mullet, Hake, Monkfish, Haddock, Plaice, Brill & Turbot. Please see boards for fish.)


Local Crab claws
£ 13.00

(Cornish king crab when available) Served steaming in garlic butter with local crusty bread (GFA)

Local fresh crab sandwich
£ 12.00

Local white & brown crab meat mixed with mayo & grated boiled egg, topped with cress, serve din white or brown bread with salad leaves & crisps (DF)

Enjoy Good Times and Great Taste with the whole family

For our carnivore friends


Our beef patties are custom made using our own recipe.

L.A.B Farmhouse Burger
£ 11.00

Flame grilled butchers patty seasoned to our recipe, with salad, Swiss cheese, streaky bacon, gherkin & house burger sauce served in a rustic bap with house chips (DFA)

£ 6.50

Crispy back bacon, gem lettuce & fresh tomato in house baked baguette (DFA)

Kentucky Chicken Burger
£ 11.00

Crispy southern fried chicken fillet, streaky bacon, Swiss cheese, salad, slaw & house BBQ sauce served in a Rustic bakery bap with house chips (GFA)

L.A.B Chicken in a Basket
£ 13.50

Whole slow confit half chicken, deep fried till crispy served with house gravy, slaw & house chips. (DF) (GFA)

Veggie & Vegan

Veggie & Vegan dishes which can be easily adapted from veggie to full vegan on request

'The Santa Fe'
£ 10.50

Spiced lentil & vegetable burger, Swiss cheese, guacamole, Mexican salsa & nachos served in a rustic bap. (DFA)

'The Big V'
£ 10.50

Pulled jackfruit in house BBQ sauce with vegan cheese, salad, gherkin & garlic mayo, served in a wrap with house chips. (DF)


Small 5.00 Large 7.50

Chicken Nuggets & chips
Jumbo Fish Finger & Chips
Local Sausage & Chips (GF) (DF)
Whole Tail Scampi & Fries

Small: £8 Large: £10.50 (traces of milk)

Plain Burger & Chips (DF) (GFA)
£ 7.50
Kids Fish & Chips
£ 7.50

Mini Battered or grilled Fish fillet with chips (Battered fish DF) (Grilled fish Available DF)

Daily Specials Available so please make sure to ask a member of staff about our 'catch of the day'

Cheese and Chutney baguette
£ 5.50

Local Davidstow Cheddar, caramelised red onion chutney in house baked baguette with salad leaves and crisps

Mexican Salad Bowl
£ 11.50

Five bean rice, pico de Gallo (Mexican Salsa), charred sweetcorn, pickled red cabbage & beetroot, Spiced Puy lentils, salad leaves, chilli & lime dressing served with guacamole & toasted tortilla. (DF) (GF)

*Add feta
£ 2
*Add quarter confit chicken
£ 4

Chips & sides

House Chips (GF)
£ 3.00
Cheesy Chips (GF)
£ 4.00
Cheese & Bacon chips (GF)
£ 6.00
Truffle oil & Parmesan Chips (GF)
£ 7.00
Surfer Fries (GF)
£ 8.00

Loaded with Cheese, Bacon, Red Onion, jalapeño, Tomato, Gherkins & Garlic Mayo

Onion rings (DF)
£ 3.00

As Much a possible we are encouraging people to use our app to order food and drinks this minimises the risk to both staff and customers alike. If however you cannot order from the app please see a member of staff or go to our Camper van to order food and drink. Please Be kind these are hard times for everyone and kindness can go a long way at the moment.