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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.

Starters and Nibbles

Grazing Small Bites

Mix & Match

1 for £8.50

2 for £16

3 for £23

House Olives
£ 3

House Olives - Sourced from the supplier in thier Natural form, stone in and marinated in house with chilli, garlic & parsley.

Olives Bread & Dips
Mix & Match

Ciabatta loaf baked to order, served whole with house smoked babaganoush, spiced hummus, aged balsamic & garlic oil.

Buttermilk Chicken Goujons
Mix & Match

Fried & served up with blue cheese dip.

Buffalo Wings
Mix & Match

Tabasco® Buffalo Chicken Wings with blue cheese dip & celery sticks.

Classic Potted shrimp
Mix & Match

With toast and saffron aioli.


Club Salad
£ 11.50

Chicken, Crispy Smoked Streaky bacon, Parmesan, Boiled Egg, Little Gem Lettuce, Baked Herb Croutons & Ranch Dressing.

Dressed Crab
£ 14.50

Dressed Crab & Crevette Prawns on a salad of Potato, Green Bean, Boiled Egg, Watercress, Spring Onion & Mayonaise.

£ 10.50

Hailing from Southeast Asia. This salad brings together fruit, veg, nuts & crispy tofu in malya dressing.

Salt ‘n’ Pepper Squid
Mix & Match

Our take on salt & pepper squid with Asian salad & house roasted chilli sauce.

Halloumi Fries
Mix & Match

with Herb Pesto.

Jalapeno Poppers
Mix & Match

Jalapeno & cream cheese Popper with Harrisa Mayo.

Cornish Baked Crab
Mix & Match

served with watercress & aioli.

Baguettes & Sandwiches

Ham, Egg, Tomato, Mustard & Mayo Baguette
£ 7.00
Tuna, Mayo & Sweetcorn Baguette
£ 7.50
Cheese & House Chutney Baguette
£ 6.00
Cuban Sandwich
£ 8.00

Soft roll filled with pastrami, ham, Swiss cheese, gherkin, American mustard. Brushed with butter & squashed grilled.

Enjoy Good Times and Great Taste

The Main Event

Something we’ve been good at for some time
Our Catch of the Day is displayed on the specials board which can be served.

Beer Battered Fish Fillet
£ 10.50

With Skin on fries & Tartare Sauce. Make it a 'Sea Side' - Add Curry Sauces or Mushy Peas for £2.00

Fish Fillet of the day
£ 10.50

Lightly grilled in butter & served with skin on fries. 'Posh it up' add Garlic or chilli garlic butter for £1.50

Local Mussels

We source the best available - location can vary depending on quality. All mussels served hot and steaming with crusty bread.

Classic Mariniere
£ 9.50

Shallots, white wine, parsely & garlic butter.

Mariniere A la Créme
£ 10.00

Shallots, white wine, parsely & garlic butter with double cream.

Mr Jopling’s spicy Nduja chorizo
£ 10.00

Tomato, spring onion, saffron broth & garlic butter.

Atlantic Prawns
£ 16.00

North Atlantic Gambas Prawns, roasted in garlic, chilli butter & served with whole ciabatte loaf.

Crab Bisque
£ 8

Pioneered by L.A.B’s Brian el Captain 30 years ago & perfected in the last 20 years. Served with saffron aioli & crusty bread.

L.A.B Vegan Chilli
£ 14.00

Mixed bean, Lentils & Chille served with Goacamole, Nachos & Rice.

Tiger Prawn & Spiced Fish Curry
£ 19.00

A renowned signature dish! Spiced fish & tiger prawns are served ina fragrant, medium tomato based sauce wuth coconut richness. Comes with rice pilaf & traditional accompiments.

Fish, Chorizo & White Bean Stew
£ 16.00

A perfect pairing of white fish & Mr Jopling’s chorizzo in a classicMediterranean style tomato, white bean base, served with crustybread & saffron aioli.

Enjoy Good Times and Great Taste



Working closely with our butcher to create a winning recipe, your beef patties are flamed & served as:

The House
£ 8.00

Beef steak tomato, gem lettuce, red onion, gherkins, house sauce. Add Swiss Cheese for 50p and Smoked Bacon for £1

Big Phill
£ 9.00

Pepper Cheese Rarebit (made with Evan Williams Bourbon), battered onion ring, gem lettuce, beef steak tomato, red onion

Sante Fe
£ 9.00

Beef chilli, swiss cheese, Fresh tomato, gherkins, jalapénos, red onion, nachos & Guacmole

Big ‘V’ (Vegan)
£ 8.00

Pulled jack fruit in Evann Williams BBQ sauce with cheese, gem lettuce, beef steak tomato, red onion, gherkins & garlic veganaise.

The Kentucky
£ 8.50

Spicy, chicken fillet burger, smoked streaky bacon, swiss cheese, salsa, gem lettuce, house slaw.

Add Chips to any Burger
£ 2.00
Made with Love, Born in Cornwall

Jop & Jerry's Brats

A bratwurst style sausage created by Mr Joplin & our head chef Jerry.Made just 3 miles down the road, we think our Brats are the tastiest around. Containing fresh Cornish pork & zeo nasties, served in a Preztel Roll.

£ 7.50

Fresh tomato, gherkins, jalapénos, red onion, relish.

New York
£ 7.50

Sauerkraut & American mustard & ketchup.

Kids & Classics

Chicken Nuggets & Fries

Reg: £5 or Max: £7

Jumbo Fish Finger & Fries

Reg: £6 or Max: £8

Scampi & Fries

Reg: £8 or Max: £10

Sausage & Fries

Reg: £5 or Max: £7

Ham, Egg & Fries

Reg: £8 or Max: £10

Detroit Coney Dog
£ 8.50

Beef chilli, cheese, red onion.

Halloumi Dog
£ 8.50

Halloumi Sticks with Fresh tomato, gherkins, jalapénos, red onion, relish.


Skin on Fries
£ 3.00
Fries Cheesed Up
£ 4.00
Bacon & Cheese Fries
£ 5.00
Beef Chilli & Cheese Fries
£ 6.00

Topped with spring onions

Onion Rings
£ 3.00
Mushy Peas
£ 2.00
House Slaw
£ 2.50
House Salad
£ 3.50
Dips & Sauce
£ 1.50

Curry, House Tartar, Harissa Mayo, House BBQ, Roasted Chilli, GarlicVeganaisse