Do you want to venture further afield from St Merryn and Padstow? These are some of the best restaurants in Cornwall:
Best Beach Cafe – Gylly Beach Cafe
With views across the water and over to Pendennis Castle, Gylly Beach Cafe is an award winning cafe with a friendly atmosphere and plenty of delicious locally sourced food.
Cliff Road, Falmouth. TR11 4PA
Visit the Gylly Beach website
Best Pub Food – Golden Lion Inn and Lakeside Restaurant
With delicious food and excellent views across Stithians Lake, the Golden Lion Inn has a friendly atmosphere and large choice of dishes.
Stithians Lake, Redruth. TR16 6NW
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Best Restaurant with a View – Driftwood Spars
Situated on Trevaunance Cove, The Driftwood Spars offers a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere.
Trevaunance Cove, Quay Roa,d St Agnes. TR5 0RT
Visit the Driftwood Spars website
Best Indian Restaurant – The Journeyman
Featuring a gorgeous patio garden, the Journeyman offers the best of Indian cooking. All of their food is uses the finest Cornish ingredients.
Mellingey Mill, St Issey, Nr Wadebridge. PL27 7QU
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Best Seafood Restaurant – The Seafood Restaurant
With fresh fish and a lively atmosphere, Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant is one not to be missed. With a seafood bar in the centre of the restaurant, you can watch the chefs as they prepare platters of oysters and sushi.
Disabled access. Open to children of ages of 3 and above.
Riverside, Padstow. PL28 8BY
Best Bistro – Amethyst Bar and Restaurant
Set in the heart of Truro, Amethyst provides a fast, efficient and friendly service. Close to the Hall for Cornwall and the Cinema, the bistro offers a special pre-theatre menu with service to ensure you get to your seats in time.
New Bridge Street, Truro. TR1 2AA
Visit the Amethyst Bar and Restaurant website
Best Dog Friendly Eatery – Bodhi’s Beach Cafe
Bodhi’s is the perfect location to relax with your wetsuits, dogs and children, with fantastic views across South Fistral Beach. Watch the surfers tackle the impressive waves whilst you enjoy fresh seafood and the daily specials menu.
South Fistral Beach, Pentire, Newquay. TR7 1QA
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Best Vegetarian Food – Miss Peapod’s Kitchen Cafe
Miss Peapod’s source their fabulous vegetarian food locally and seek out organic and fair-trade ingredients wherever possible. Set on the waterside in Penryn, you can enjoy great views and a lively atmosphere.
Disabled access, buggy accessible.
Jubilee Wharf, Commerical Road, Penryn.
Visit Miss Peapod’s website
Best Italian Restaurant – Rojano’s in the Square
With fresh Cornish produce and authentic Italian wines, pizza flour and pasta, Rojano’s is a family restaurant bringing a taste of Italy to Cornwall.
Mill Square, Padstow. PL28 8AE
Visit the Rojano’s in the Square website