The Best Places to Eat in Cornwall - Best of England Travel Guides

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Our favourite places to eat in this diverse region.

Artist Residence

Venturing into the old quarter of Penzance, you’ll find the stylishly designed Artist Residence. Vibrant rooms filled with artistic flair triumph against the backdrop o ...

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Hubbox, Truro

After outgrowing their original location, Hubbox is currently located inside a beautiful 19th-century Grade II listed Wesleyan chapel. The interior is a stylish contrast ...

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The Cornish Barn, Penzance

Seek out the fun and lively atmosphere of the Cornish Barn, a smokehouse in Penzance’s quiet backstreets. The spacious interior, terrace and beer garden provide comfort ...

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Porthminster Cafe, St Ives

Porthminster beach is a short walk from St. Ives harbour and at this prime location is the award-winning Porthminster Café. Great for snacks, lunch or dinner, the café ...

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2 Fore Street, Mousehole

2 Fore Street is a chic Michelin-guide bistro restaurant in the little picturesque fishing village of Mousehole. This delightful find is located within the old lifeboat h ...

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The Boathouse, Newquay

With excellent views, this intimate and welcoming quayside eatery in Newquay is a firm favourite with those in the know. The Boathouse has a simple and fresh interior wit ...

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The Sharksfin, Mevagissey

The Sharksfin is an excellent place to stop for a drink and quick bite to eat before exploring this picturesque and historic harbour. A traditional yet stylish bar and re ...

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Old Custom House, Padstow

Nestled within the harbour town of Padstow is the Old Custom House, a B&B and restaurant known for its excellent quality and service. There is a stylish and intimate bar ...

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Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar, Newlyn

In the heart of the fishing village of Newlyn lives a charming little restaurant on a humpbacked bridge, passionate about the fresh fish served there. The restaurant is a ...

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Rock Pool Cafe, Mousehole

The Rock Pool Café looks out over the intoxicating ocean and is the perfect spot to enjoy moreish cakes and light lunches. On a fine day we recommend you grab a bench ou ...

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Stein’s Fisheries & Seafood Bar, Padstow

Steins Fisheries was opened in 2012 in order to showcase the local Cornish seafood. As well as the fishmongery, a seafood bar was added in order for people to get to enjo ...

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Sam’s in the City, Truro

Sam's in the City began 25 years ago and has since opened restaurants in five locations around Cornwall. Now a staple in the Southwest, the family-run Sam’s is known fo ...

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Star & Garter, Falmouth

The Star and Garter is a 19th-century pub with a distinctly contemporary menu. It can’t be beaten for its views over Falmouth harbour from where they receive most of th ...

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Pea Souk, Falmouth

Tucked down a Falmouth backstreet is Pea Souk, a vibrant vegetarian cafe that serves delicious flavour packed seasonal food. The cafe is run by well traveled and Vegetari ...

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Falmouth Bay Seafood Cafe, Truro

The award-winning Falmouth Bay Seafood Café is a chic seafood and champagne bar in Truro serving seasonal dishes. Run by Valerie and Vicky, a mother and daughter team, s ...

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Cornish Mill and Bakehouse, Newquay

The Cornish Mill and Bakehouse is a family farming enterprise that grows and mills its own flour, ready for baking. It first began as a side-product to subsidise the farm ...

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Whiskers, Newquay

Whiskers in Newquay is the place to hang after hitting the waves, with live music several nights a week, bar staff shaking their cocktails, organic wines and home roasted ...

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The Cornish Bakery, Newquay

Founded by Steve Grocutt, this award winning bakery company has over 20 locations across the UK and continues to be recognized for its excellent quality baked goods. The ...

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Rick Stein – Fistral, Newquay

The wonderfully relaxed atmosphere of Fistral Beach in Newquay is echoed in Rick Stein's restaurant. Friendly and laid-back, Fistral is a great place to enjoy a quick fis ...

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The Chintz Symposium, Falmouth

You’ll see why the name fits after your first visit to the Chintz Symposium. The eclectic and bohemian decor is paired with the rustic original wooden beams and floors. ...

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