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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 Tasty Menu

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

New and Updated!

From the best tasting fish, to the handmade cakes and scones, Life’s a Beach has the whole family covered with this fantastic menu!

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


L.A.B Fish & Chips

We source the best possible fish from south west suppliers, see our daily catch board or app for fish varieties.

Draught Beer Battered
£ 15.50

With house chips & Tartare sauce. (DFA)

£ 15.50

Simply cooked in chilli garlic butter with house chips and mixed leaves. (GF/DFA)

Curry Sauce or Mushy Peas
£ 2.00
L.A.B Whole Fish
£ 18.50

Whole fish served with brown shrimp & caper butter, samphire, New potatoes. (GFA)

Large Crevettes (Prawns)
£ 15.00

Pan fried in our chilli garlic butter & served with crusty bread. Don’t be scared to get your fingers messy! (GFA)

Prawn Baguette
£ 12.50

Prawns in Marie Rose sauce & gem lettuce served with salad & crisps

£ 15.00

Moules marinière 'Cornish Style' (cooked with cider) served with crusty bread

£ 9.50

Our classic but revised Salt & Pepper Squid, served on kachumber salad with Infused soy dipping sauce & toasted sesame seeds. (GF/DF)

Fish Finger Bap
£ 9.00

With house Tartare sauce & salad leaves in a rustic bap.

Cold Seafood Platter
£ 18.00

Smoked salmon, mackerel pate, prawns, crevettes & crab served with French stick, salad, antipasti, pickles & mayonnaise

Cambodian Salad
£ 15.00

Julienne carrot, cucumber, mango & papaya, tossed with beansprouts, tomato, peanuts & spicy lime dressing. Topped with crispy fried smoked Mackerel (GF/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. Beef Burger
£ 13.00

Chargrilled patty, streaky bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, gherkin, salad & burger sauce. Served in rustic bap with chips. (GFA/DFA)

£ 13.00

Crispy chicken burger, hash brown, streaky bacon, Monterey Jack cheese , shredded leaf, salsa & garlic mayo. Served in rustic bap with chips. (GFA/DFA)

New York Deli
£ 11.50

French stick filled with Local ham & cured cuts, Monterey Jack, rocket, tomato, gherkin & American mustard mayonnaise served with crisps and salad

Ham, Egg & Chips
£ 12.50

Local ham, 2 fried eggs, chips & mustard mayonnaise. (GF/DF)

Cold Meat Platter
£ 16.50

Smoked chicken breast, pork pie, local ham & charcuterie served with French stick, salad, antipasti, pickles & chutney

Ultimate Surfer Fries
£ 10.00

House chips loaded with bacon, cheese, jalapeños, gherkin, onion, tomato & garlic mayonnaise. (GFA)

Veggie & Vegan

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

Messi Vegan Burger
£ 13.00

Plant based burger, shredded leaf, tomato, gherkin & Argentinian chimichurri mayo. Served in rustic bap with chips. (VV)(GFA/DF)

£ 10.50

Vegan Dhal, Asian salad, pomegranate & flat bread (GFA/DF)(VV)


Small bites for our Little Surfers

Chicken Nuggets & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £8.50

Jumbo Fish Finger & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £8.50

Local Sausage & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £8.50

Whole Tail Scampi & Fries

Small: £9.75 Large: £13.00

Kids Fish & Chips
£ 10.00

Mini battered or grilled fish fillet with chips

Kids filled bap
£ 5.00

Cheddar cheese or local ham with crisps


£ 3.00

All made in-house by our chefs

Lemon Drizzle
Carrot Cake
Chocolate Brownie

Breakfast Baps

Served between 10am-12pm everyday!

Bacon Bap
£ 4.50
Local Sausage Bap
£ 4.50
Fried egg bap
£ 4.50
Double Up Bap
£ 6.50

Double up any of the above in a bap.

*Vegan and Veggie options available.

Cheese & Chutney
£ 9.00

French stick filled with Davidstow cheese, tomato & caramelised onion chutney served with crisps & salad

Ultimate Veggie Surfer Fries
£ 9.00

House chips loaded with cheese, jalapeños, gherkin, red onion, tomato & vegan garlic mayonnaise. (V)(GFA)

Cambodian Salad
£ 15.00

Julienne carrot, cucumber, mango & papaya, tossed with beansprouts, tomato, peanuts and spicy lime dressing. Topped with salt and pepper tofu (GF/DF/VV)

Chips & Bits

£ 4.00
Cheesy Chips
£ 5.00
Cheese & Bacon Chips
£ 6.50
Truffle oil & Parmesan Chips
£ 7.50
House salad
£ 4.00
Buttered New Potatoes
£ 4.50
Marsh samphire
£ 4.50
Chip Shop Curry Sauce
£ 2.00
Mushy Peas
£ 2.00

Cornish Cream Tea

£ 6.00

Homemade Scone, clotted cream & strawberry jam. (with tea, latte, cappuccino, hot chocolate)

L.A.B Breakfast

We source the best ingredients to give you an amazing tasting breakfast every time! Served 10am-12pm everyday.

The New Zealand
£ 10.50

2 back bacon, 2 local sausages, smashed avocado, salsa, rocket, 2 fried eggs & toasted sourdough. The Kiwi breakfast is a L.A.B classic! (GFA/DFA)

The Large
£ 10.50

2 fried eggs, 2 back bacon, 2 local sausages, hash brown, mushrooms, roasted tomato, beans & fried bread. (GFA/DFA)

The small
£ 9.00

Fried egg, back bacon, local sausage, hash brown, mushrooms, roasted tomato, beans & fried bread. (GFA/DFA)

The Vegan
£ 9.50

Vegan sausages, roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, fried bread, hash browns, smashed avocado, salsa, rocket. (GFA)

The Large Veggie
£ 10.50

2 fried eggs, 2 veggie sausages, hash browns, mushrooms, roasted tomato, beans & fried bread. (GFA/DFA)

The Small Veggie
£ 9.00

Fried egg, veggie sausage, hash brown, mushrooms, roasted tomato, beans & fried bread. (GFA/DFA)

2 Slices of toast & butter
£ 2.00

Daily Specials Available

Please make sure to ask a member of staff about our ‘catch of the day’

We are always happy to take your order and serve you here at Life’s a Beach. We have been family run since 1999 and we like to keep the family vibes going when you visit us. So come hang out with the LAB crew, make memories, and chill with the best views in North Cornwall.

Good times since ’99

Ask Member of Staff for Allergens information
“Please note” that allergens listed relate to “DIRECTLY CONTAINS” in our dishes. However, for persons with “HYPERSENSITIVITY” to a particular allergen, please consult a member of staff as some ingredients and cooking practices used result in “MAY CONTAIN TRACES” of allergens.
Allergies Key- GF=Gluten Free/GFA=Gluten Free Available/DF=Dairy Free/DFA=Dairy Free Available/V=Vegetarian/VV=Vegan/VVA=Vegan Available