Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in The Roseland

Hidden Hut

Hidden indeed: this coastal-cabin cafe on Porthcurnick Beach is so tucked away, you might miss it even if you've been here before. The wooden cabin was built as a wartime lookout, but now serves delicious beach food…
Top Choice Cafe in Boscastle

Boscastle Farm Shop

Half a mile from the harbour on the B3263, this excellent farm shop sells its own produce, including ruby-red beef and possibly the best sausages on the north coast. In the cafe, tall windows look out onto fields an…
Top Choice Cafe in St Austell & Around

Duchy of Cornwall Nursery Cafe

Based at a renowned plant nursery, this super cafe overseen by chef Richard du Pille is a local secret. You can certainly get crab sandwiches and cream teas, but it's more a venue for bouillabaisse, a seafood platte…
Top Choice Cafe in Bodmin

Woods Cafe

In an old woodsman's cottage lost among the trees of Cardinham, this cracking cafe has become a dining destination in its own right – it's locally famous for its home-baked cakes, cockle-warming soups and sausage sa…
Cafe in Penryn

Muddy Beach

This riverside cafe has occupied the space that belonged to Penryn's beloved hangout, Miss Peapod's. It's a very different proposition, sleek and modern rather than homely and cosy, so it's proved a controversial ch…
Cafe in St Agnes

Coastguards Cafe

Local boy Tristan Hicks has breathed fresh life into this island cafe. With wooden tables and homespun decor inside, and outside seating making the most of the views, it's a fine place for a crab sandwich, some smok…
Cafe in St Ives

Blas Burgerworks

St Ives' boutique burger joint, with an ecofriendly manifesto and an imaginative menu. Go for a 6oz Classic Blasburger, or branch out with a guacamole and corn salsa–topped Rancheros, or a Smokey with beetroot, aged…
Cafe in St Keverne

Fat Apples Cafe

Set in a former vineyard just a couple of minutes or so away from Porthallow's small beach, this secret garden cafe is a real find. Its stock-in-trade is big chunky sandwiches, generous wholefood salads and great sl…
Cafe in Falmouth

Good Vibes Café

Look no further for lunch than this lovely, contemporary cafe on the Moor, which does a brisk trade from breakfast through to teatime. It's popular for its copious breakfasts, creative sandwiches (which range from p…
Cafe in Newquay

Box & Barber

Everyone's top spot for a flat white in town, this fine coffeehouse has a loyal following, and covers all the trendy coffee bases, from V60 drip to Aeropress. It also does great breakfasts, plus salads and toasties …