Explore Cornwall’s finest eating and drinking establishments
Looking for some fantastic dining out opportunities in Cornwall? Our handy eating and drinking guide divulges the best bars, restaurants, pubs and cafés to visit during your stay.
You will find a wide variety of things to eat and drink in the area, whether you are looking for the renowned Newlyn Crab, caught fresh off the coast of Mount’s Bay, or for a piping-hot pasty, lovingly made in one of the many top-notch bakeries. Travel to the coast and relax after a long day enjoying the sun in one of the many beach cafes in Cornwall. Make sure to order a sumptuous cream tea, with plenty of jam and Cornish clotted cream.
The fishing industry is one of the largest in the county, so it’s not surprising that restaurants in Cornwall serve some of the tastiest and freshest seafood in the world. Take a trip to glorious fishing port Padstow and visit the flagship restaurant of celebrity chef, Rick Stein. With views over the picturesque Camel Estuary and an imaginative menu full of freshly caught fish and shellfish, a visit to The Seafood Restaurant is an ideal option for those wanting a special meal.
If you are looking for a decent pint with spectacular views, there are a wealth of pubs in Cornwall that provide just that. Unwind in establishments that have been around for centuries and were once the haunts of smugglers, rogues and pirates. Bodmin Moor’s Jamaica Inn, the legendary coach house made famous in Daphne du Maurier’s eponymous novel, would be a prime example.