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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
Squid, Mussels, Chorizo
£ 12.50

Spanish style, full flavoured stew. Cooked with butterbeans served with garlic bread & seaweed mayo.

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)

Fish Cakes
£ 9.50

Classic fish cake flavoured with Pernod & tarragon. Spicy Ketchup & watercress salad.

£ 15.00

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

Cornish Crab
£ 10.50

Life's a Beach Baked Crab. Gratinated white & brown crab meat, seaweed mayo & watercress salad.

Fish Finger Bap
£ 9.00

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

L.A.B. Fish Pie
£ 15.50

Fish, prawns & leeks in a saffron butter sauce, parsley mash & watercress salad.

Enjoy Good Times and Great Taste with the whole family

For our carnivore friends


Our beef patties are custom made using our own recipe.

Beef Burger
£ 13.50

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

Chicken Burger
£ 13.50

Crispy Chicken Burger, pulled BBQ chicken, Monterey Jack Cheese, slaw. Served in a rustic bap with chips.

Grilled Chicken Sandwich
£ 11.50

Hunters BBQ Chicken, bacon & cheese, grilled in sourdough bread with salad and slaw.

Ham, Egg & Chips
£ 13.50

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

L.A.B. Curry
£ 15.50

Meat Curry of the day with traditional accompaniments.

Ultimate Surfer Fries
£ 10.50

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
£ 13.50

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

£ 12.00

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


Small bites for our Little Surfers

Chicken Nuggets & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £9.00

Jumbo Fish Finger & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £9.00

Local Sausage & Chips

Small £5.50 Large £9.00

Whole Tail Scampi & Fries

Small: £9.75 Large: £13.00

Kids Fish & Chips
£ 10.50

Mini battered or grilled fish fillet with chips

Kids filled bap
£ 5.00

Cheddar cheese or local ham with crisps


£ 3.50

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.

Grilled Mushroom Sandwich
£ 11.50

Baked Mushrooms, garlic, cheese & truffle, grilled in sourdough bread with salad & slaw.

Ultimate Veggie Surfer Fries
£ 9.50

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

Halloumi Salad
£ 12.50

Fried Halloumi salad of fennel, rocket, orange, pine nuts, baked chickpeas & pomegranate. Sicilian dressing.

Chips & Bits

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

Cornish Cream Tea

£ 6.50

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
£ 11.50

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
£ 11.50

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

The small
£ 9.50

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)

Avocado Toast
£ 9.00

Smashed Avocado on sourdough toast with mixed nuts, rocket and poached eggs.

2 Slices of toast & butter
£ 2.00
Toasted Tea Cake
£ 3.00

Add Jam for £1

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