Our Best Places to Eat

Cornwall Restaurants

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.

Disabled access

Cliff Road, Falmouth.  TR11 4PA

01326 312884

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.

Disabled access

Stithians Lake, Redruth.  TR16 6NW

01209 860332

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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.

Disabled access

Trevaunance Cove, Quay Roa,d St Agnes.  TR5 0RT

01872 552428

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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.

Disabled access

Mellingey Mill, St Issey, Nr Wadebridge.  PL27 7QU

01841 540604

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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

01841 532700

Visit The Seafood Restaurant website 


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.

Disabled access

New Bridge Street, Truro. TR1 2AA

01872 279979

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.

Dog friendly

South Fistral Beach, Pentire, Newquay.  TR7 1QA

01637 850793

Visit the Bodhi’s Beach Cafe website


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.

01326 374424

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.

Disabled access

Mill Square, Padstow.  PL28 8AE

01841 532796

Visit the Rojano’s in the Square website

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