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 Exeter

Exploding Bakery

Excellent news: one of Exeter's hippest little bakeries has now added half-a-dozen tables, meaning there's even more room to sample superb flat whites, macchiato and inventive cakes – the lemon, polenta and pistachi…
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 Princetown

Fox Tor Cafe

Known as FTC to locals, this friendly little cafe is a favourite for hearty breakfasts, doorstep sandwiches and massive chunks of cake, but it does more filling fare, too, such as spicy chilli and mushroom stroganof…
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 Wells

Goodfellows Cafe & Seafood Restaurant

There's a choice of eating options in Goodfellows' three vibrant rooms: the continental cafe menu offers cakes, pastries and light lunches (opt to pay either £10 or £19 for two courses and a drink). Or book for an e…
Top Choice Cafe in Clovelly

Cottage

Set halfway up Clovelly's steeply sloping main street, the cluster of tables here are set right into the cliffside. That results in remarkable views to accompany very decent light lunches, tea and cakes.
Top Choice Cafe in Okehampton

Eat Toast

It's a winning combination: a quirky gift shop that shares a cavernous, brick-lined space with a laid-back cafe. The aroma of freshly ground coffee fills the air; brightly coloured trinkets fill the shelves; and the…
Top Choice Cafe in Dartmouth

Alf Resco

An eclectic crowd hangs out at Alf's – you'll be eating among hipsters, families, tourists and riverboat crews. The same menu spans breakfast through to lunch: expect piled-high fry-ups, irresistible pastries and ey…
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…