Padstow restaurants

Top Choice British in Padstow

Paul Ainsworth at No 6

Rick Stein might be the household name, but Paul Ainsworth is often touted as Padstow's pretender to the throne. His food combines surprising flavours and impeccable presentation with a refreshingly unpretentious ap…
Top Choice Seafood in Padstow

Seafood Restaurant

The restaurant that started the Stein dynasty, and still one of Cornwall's top places to dine. Stein senior rarely puts in any hours these days – Rick's son Jack runs the show. As ever, fish is the raison d'être: fr…
Top Choice Bakery in Padstow

Chough Bakery

A family-run bakery right in the heart of town, renowned for its traditionally made pasties – they're among the best in the county, and several times have scooped top honours in the World Pasty Championships.
Bistro in Padstow

Prawn on the Lawn

An offshoot of a London original, this tiny seafood bar is a new addition to Padstow's dining line-up. It's a simple one-room affair, with bare brick, white tiles and blackboards, and a handful of tables lined up al…
Bistro in Padstow

Appleton's at the Vineyard

Having headed up Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen at Watergate Bay, chef Andy Appleton has now set up his own venture at Trevibban Mill Vineyard – and, suitably enough, it's an absolute corker. It's an Italian-meets-Cornish m…
Gastropub in Padstow

Cornish Arms

This country pub near the village of St Merryn is owned by chef Rick Stein's foodie empire, and offers pub classics such as scampi in a basket, rump steak and ham, egg and chips – all with a creative twist and firm …
European in Padstow

Rick Stein's Cafe

Rick Stein's backstreet bistro takes its inspiration from the celebrity chef's globetrotting travels, with dishes ranging all the way from the Far East to Mexico – so take your pick from an Indonesian seafood broth …
Italian in Padstow

Rojano's in the Square

Under the stewardship of Michelin-starred chef Paul Ainsworth, this excellent little Italian bistro turns out fantastic wood-fired pizza, spicy pasta and antipasti. It's a fun and laid-back place to dine, and prices…
Ice Cream in Padstow


Harbourside outlet for this renowned ice-cream maker, whose main farm is based on the Lizard Peninsula in South Cornwall.
Cafe in Padstow


This harbourside cafe is a good bet for a bite, with chunky sandwiches, mussels and more substantial fish and curry dishes served up on outside tables beneath a patio umbrella, or in the relaxed, diner-style interio…