20 Best Restaurants in Cornwall

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Cornwall is a ceremonial country in South West England and is full of many upscale restaurants.

Tripboba gathered the best 20 eateries that you can visit while coming to Cornwall, United Kingdom.

For example, you can visit Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar, Nice Baps, The Singing Rooster, The Stepping Stones Cafe, and many more.

And also, you can enjoy yummy foods, excellent service, and friendly staff in these 20 restaurants.

So, if you go to Cornwall, make sure to visit at least one of these restaurants.



The Fish House Fistral is a fish and seafood restaurant that serves classic seafood dishes in a cozy atmosphere with views of the water.

The Fish House Fistral is located at International Surfing Center, Headland Rd, Newquay and it opens daily from around 12.00 PM until 9.00 PM, so you can visit this restaurant every day with your family and friends.

Then, you have food selections available such as Roasted Hotshell, Crispy Fried Squid, Grilled Half Shell Scallops, Indian Fish Curry, Roasted Hake Fillet, Cod Tempura, Balinese Skewered Monkfish, Grilled Sea Bass Fillet, Crab and Tiger Prawn, Seafood Risotto, Sri Lankan Prawn Curry, and Prime 10oz Sirloin Steak 28 day dry-aged Scottish Highland Beef.

The Fish House Fistral

A menu focused on classic seafood dishes & drinks in a cozy, rustic setting with views of the water.

A quality and intimate dining experience with a casual atmosphere.

Address : 5, International Surfing Centre, Headland Rd, Newquay TR7 1EW, UK


Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar is another seafood restaurant that serves tasty seafood plates, a very cool place, and great service from the staff. Open every day from 12.00 PM until 9.00 PM,

Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar offers some tasty foods such as Crispy Sole, Beer-Battered Local White Fish, Grilled Local White Fish, Scallops, Mussels, Grilled Mackerel Fillet, Salt & Pepper Squid, Shell on Prawns, Crab Nachos, Crab Mayo Sandwich, Crab Salad, and some desserts or sides like Chips, New Potatoes, Grilled Samphire, Raspberry Fool, and Citrus Posset.

Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar

Contemporary bistro with whitewash walls, serving seafood tasting plates from April to October.

It is a "Substantial tapas" Style restaurant, each dish is simple yet very tasty.

Address : New Rd, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5PZ, UK


If you are looking for a place to enjoy a tasty breakfast, Le Snack is the best place for you. Le Snack is located at 4 Foundry Street, it starts open from 9.00 AM until 3.30 PM on Monday to Saturday, and offers all the guests great food, reasonable prices, and lovely staff.

For the food selections, you can have Salmon with Basil Pesto, Tuna Mayo with Sweetcorn, Loch Fyne Smoked Salmon, Prawns with Marie Rose Sauce, Cornish Ham with Mature Davidstow Cheese & Chutney, Mature Davidstow Cheddar Cheese with Real Ale Chutney, Egg Mayo with Crispy Bacon, Chicken Breast with Tomato, Cornish Ham, Roasted Chicken, and many more.

Le Snack

A small takeaway sandwich shop found in the quaint, thriving town of Wadebridge, in North Cornwall.

Address : 4 Foundry St, Wadebridge PL27 7NW, UK


Tapenades is a simple eatery located at 14 Dean Street, open every Wednesday to Monday from around 5.30 PM until 8.30 PM, and has superb quality food, good service, a perfect place to enjoy the meal alongside a nice atmosphere.

You can enjoy some delicious food here such as Baked Cornish Crab Pot, Chicken Liver Plate with Melba Toast, Scallop & Prawn Thermidor, Asparagus wrapped in Parma Ham topped with grilled Cornish Brie, Loin of Cod, Chicken Breast, Salmon en Croute, Confit Duck with Red Wine & Cherries, Sea Bass fillets, Roasted Pork Belly, Monkfish in Sweet Thai Chilli Cream sauce with Coconut Rice, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Whole Crevettes in garlic Butter, and Beef Stroganoff.


Excellent food in a really nice informal and relaxed atmosphere.

Great range of menu options.

Address : 14 Dean St, Liskeard PL14 4AA, UK


The Wheel House is the restaurant that you have to visit while coming to Cornwall, United Kingdom. The Wheel House is located at Saint Austell and it offers all the guests a great place to enjoy meals, good service, and yummy food.

For the food selection, you have Brie & Branberry, Tuna Melt, Panini Cheese & Tomato, Sandwich Tuna Mayo, Sandwich with Bacon Lettuce & Tomato, Fish & Chips, 6oz Succulent Beef Burger, Crispy Chicken Burger, Chips, Cornish Cream Tea, and more.

The Wheelhouse Cornwall

Crabs, oysters & other seafood platters pair with wine & beer in this cozy, festive kitchen.

The portions are great with muscles being served by the kilo or half and you definitely won't leave feeling hungry.

Address : Upton Slip, Falmouth TR11 3DQ, UK


Nice Baps is a Hamburger restaurant which is located at Wadebridge and is very recommended to visit because it offers friendly staff, excellent service, and a great place to eat in Cornwall.

Nice Baps starts open from 8.00 AM until 3.00 PM, Nice Baps has several tasty dishes on the menu such as Cheese Burger, Cheese Burger with salad, Bacon Cheese Burger, Double Cheese Burger, Atlantic Chicken Burger, Ham Salad, Tuna Mayo, Large Bacon Bap, Coronation Chicken, and Egg Mayo.

Nice Baps

Nice baps Best place to get your baps really tasty and such a good price. Kevin had us laughing within two seconds of being there, he is great such a friendly man. We will be next year.

Absolutely banning All round amazing service and food 3000 stars from me KEVIN IN A LEGEND!!Made the experience even better!!

Charlotte Kev is the funniest and nicest guy, amazing customer service & the best food. Definitely worth a visit!

Address : Three Holes Cross Layby, Wadebridge PL27 6EL England


Fat Apples Cafe is the perfect place for breakfast and lunch in Cornwall. Fat Apples Cafe is located from 9.30 AM until 4.00 PM on Wednesday to Sunday, and this restaurant also offers excellent homemade healthy and tasty food with amazing service and a cozy atmosphere alongside.

If you come here for breakfast, you have some food options such as Full English Breakfast (egg, bacon, cornish sausage, beans, tomatoes, saute potatoes, hogs pudding, and mushrooms), Vegetarian Breakie, Beans on Toast with butter jam, and marmalade, Bacon Sandwich, Sausage Sandwich, and Fried Egg Sandwich.

Fat Apples Cafe

Sensational organic wholesome food and to leave you satisfyingly full.

All dishes are made from fresh and use local ingredients.

Address : The Old Vinayard Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston TR12 6QH England


The Singing Rooster is an Eastern European comfort fare with great service, good price, friendly staff, and of course, yummy foods. The Singing Rooster is located at Penzance and starts open from 11.00 AM until 9.30 PM every Tuesday to Saturday.

For the breakfast and lunch menu, you can have Goulash with fresh bread, Savoury Puff Pastry tart, Croque Monsieur, Gołąbki in a creamy tomato sauce, Lazanki, Rillettes, Beetroot Carpaccio, Smoked Salmon Carpaccio, Chicken Schnitzel, Roast Pork, Schabowy Pork Schnitzel, Gołąbki, Pierogi, and Vegan 'Bigos' with mashed potato.

The Singing Rooster

Eastern European comfort foods are paired with beer, wine & Polish spirits in homely environs.

This place and the food is authentic and super tasty at a good value price.

Address : 39 Causewayhead, Penzance TR18 2ST, UK


The Olive Tree is a simple eatery located at Street Merryn, Padstow, and starts open from 12.00 until 9.30 PM on weekdays, and opens from 11.00 AM until 5.00 PM on Sunday. The Olive Tree also has tasty dishes, lovely staff/owners, amazing service, and reasonable prices.

Then, you have these food selections on the menu which include, Focaccia, Terrine of Fresh Mackerel, Asparagus with herb butter and Parmesan shavings, Caprese Salad, Dressed Crab in the Shell, Poached Salmon, Cannelloni filled with seasonal vegetables and ricotta, Hake Fillet with herb & parmesan, and confit duck leg with á la Française.

The Olive Tree Cornwall

Relaxed, family-owned Mediterranean restaurant offering tapas, a full bar & a scenic garden patio.

Address : 11 Latimer St, Romsey SO51 8DF, UK


The Stepping Stones Cafe is located at Perranporth, open from 9.00 AM until 5.00 PM on Tuesday to Sunday, and offers great staff, nice service, and amazing costumer service. For the food options, you have Beef Burger, Chicken Breast Burger, Spicy Bean Burger, Chef's Own Steak and Ale Pie, Chilli Con Carne, Beef Lasagne, Omelette, Ham, 2 Pork Sausage, Fish N Chips, Golden Scampi, Grilled Sea Bass Fillet, and 2 Thai Style Fish Cakes.

The Stepping Stones Cafe

Peaceful location for eating breakfast and launch.

Highly recommended for the Sunday roast.

Address : 1 Liskey Hill, Perranporth TR6 0ES, UK


Couch's Great House is one of the best restaurants in Cornwall. It's located at Looe, starts open from 5.30 PM until 10.00 PM, and offers all the guests superb food, fantastic service, and a perfect place to enjoy the best dining experience.

Then, you have these tasty dishes on the menu which include, Roasted Tomato Soup, Beetroot Tatin, Warm Duck Salad, Pan-Fried Squid, Wild Mushroom Risotto, Scallops with Cauliflower Puree, Chicken Breast, Venison Fillet, Pan-Roasted Cod, Butternut Squash Risotto, Rump and Shoulder of Lamb, Trio of Desserts, and Trio of Cheese.

Couch's Great House

An extremely enjoyable lunch spot with charming atmosphere.

Address : Saxon Bridge, Big Green, Polperro, Looe PL13 2QT, UK


Chorley’s Truro is the one and only South African restaurant on this list and very recommended to visit while coming to Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Located at Truro, Chorley’s Truro starts open from 12.00 until 9.00 PM on Tuesday to Saturday and offers amazing service, great prices, and delicious dishes.

You have several tasty dishes here such as Corn Fritters, Biltong, Chorley's Ribs, Chorley's Smothered Chicken, Durban Curry Burger, Bee Sting, Bacon Cheese, Smoke House Juicy Lucy, Chicken Burger, and many more.

Chorley’s Truro

The food is absolutely amazing and packed full of flavour.

Lovely staff, creating such a great atmosphere.

Address : 5 Old Bridge St, Truro TR1 2AQ, UK


Charlie's Fish and Chips is a fish and chips takeaway restaurant that you have to visit in Cornwall because it offers you a lot of menu selection, top-quality food, and fantastic service by the staff.

Charlie's Fish and Chips is open from around 11.30 AM until 8.00 PM and has some tasty food on the menu. There are Standard Cheesy Chips, Large Cod, Wholetail Scampi, Battered Plaice, Cod Roe, Squid Rings, Butchers Sausage, Jumbo Sausage, Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Chunks, Chicken Burger, and more to go.

Charlie's Fish and Chips

One of local favorite fish n chip shops in Cornwall.

Lovely food, quick service and really polite staff.

Address : Pensilva Rd, Truro TR1 1RS, UK


Gwenna Teahouse is one of the best eateries in Newquay, and you can visit it while coming to Cornwall, United Kingdom. Gwenna Teahouse also has good service, delicious homemade cakes, lovely people, and gorgeous views surrounding it.

Then, you can order several tasty dishes here such as Cornish Granola Bowl, GT Breakfast, Smoked Salmon & Eggs, Eggs Anyway on Toas, Toast & Jam Marmalade, Salad Bowls with Egg Mayo, Smoked Salmon, Homemade Pesto with Tomato & Mozzarella, Parma Ham, and Sausage & Caramelised Red Onion Jam.

Gwenna Teahouse

Such a lovely cafe in a perfect location next to the quiet Porth Beach.

The nicest, friendliest people providing delicious food & drinks using quality ingredients.

Address : Porth Beach Rd, Porth, Newquay TR7 3DR, UK


Asquiths Restaurant is located at 19 North Street, Lostwithiel, starts open from 6.30 until 8.30 PM on Wednesday to Saturday, and offers excellent food, good service, and a top-quality menu. This restaurant has three different menus available such as starters, main courses, and desserts menu.

For the fares, you can enjoy Warm chicken and black pudding terrine, Curry cured salmon, Charred mackerel, Cornish asparagus, Pork fillet, Roast hake, Duck breast, Buttermilk fried cauliflower, Rice pudding fritters, Dark chocolate delice, Burnt cream, and a Selection of west country cheeses, quince paste, and dried sourdough.

Asquiths Restaurant

The quality of this restaurant wouldn't be out of place on a smart street in London.

The staff are attentive and friendly also.

Address : 19 North St, Lostwithiel PL22 0EF, UK


Box & Barber is a chill and cozy coffee shop serving espresso drinks, light fare, and some pastries plus outdoor seating. Box & Barber offers all the guests incredible tasty dishes with friendly staff and it's open daily from 7.00 AM until 3.00 PM, so you can visit this restaurant every day with your friend or family. Box & Barber has some tasty fares such as Smokey Hailoumi, Grilled Portobello Mushroom, Smoked Cornish Bacon, Fresh Banana, Whole Avocado, Acai Bowl, Granola, and more.

Box & Barber Newquay

Chill, cozy coffee shop offering espresso drinks, pastries and light fare, plus outdoor seating.

The atmosphere is calm and inviting, beyond the everyday meaning of the word.

Superb coffee and seriously good breakfast.

The staff are super friendly and efficient.

Address : 72-74 Fore St, Newquay TR7 1EY, UK


Daaku is located at Penryn and offers fantastic food, lovely staff, excellent ambiance, colorful decor, and a great atmosphere alongside great live music.

You can go to this restaurant while it's open from around 6.00 until 10.00 PM on Friday and Saturday, and from 7.00 PM until 12.00 AM on Tuesday. For the menu selections, you have Stuffed Tomato Bharwan, Kashmiri Dum Aloo, Chicken Dahlwala, Kerala Beef Fry, Tomato Sadam rice, Coconut Raita, Mango Kachumbar salad, Basmati Rice, Chappati Bread, Indian Sweets, and Walnut Halva.

Daaku, Penryn

Delicious, authentic Indian food in a gorgeous little restaurant.

Highly recommended for those who want homemade Indian food.

Address : Penryn TR10 8AT, UK


Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 is a Georgian townhouse restaurant with a modern British menu, excellent service, and outstanding foods.

Located at 6 Middle Street, Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 starts open from 12.00 until 2.30 PM and opens again at 6.00 PM until 9.30 PM every Tuesday to Saturday.

Then, you have some tasty dishes available here such as Raw Scallop, Anjou Pigeon, Cheese Apple Pie, Sanguine Beetroot, Lobster with mashed potato, and onion gravy, Campañero Baba, Birds Liver, Fillet of Beef, Cod, Chocolate, English Asparagus, and Red Onion Fondant.

Paul Ainsworth at Number 6

Georgian townhouse restaurant with a refined Modern British menu based on local ingredients.

Amazing dining experience along with super friendly professional staff.

Address : 6 Middle St, Padstow PL28 8AP, UK


The Cornish Deli is a simple eating spot with perfect food, nice service, affordable prices, and a lovely place to enjoy a meal. The Cornish Deli is situated at 3 Chapel Street, Saint Ives and it starts open from 9.30 AM until 10.30 PM on Monday to Saturday and is closed on Sunday.

You can enjoy some delicious dishes on the menu such as Smoked locally-caught mackerel pate, Honey Roast Cornish Ham Joint, Hot Buttered Cornish New Potatoes, Roasted Butternut Squash, Spicy Four Bean Salad, Atlantic Prawns with garlic and lemon aioli, Chargrilled Halloumi and Peppers Skewers, Cornish Deli Burgers, Cornish deli Hot-Dogs, Griddled Courgette, Chargrilled Cornish Ribeye Steak, and more to go.

The Cornish Deli

Simple spot showcasing local produce, open during the day and for dinner on certain evenings.

Wonderful service and good price to match.

Address : 3 Chapel St, St Ives, Saint Ives TR26 2LR, UK


If you are looking for the best restaurants that you can find in Cornwall, then Cellar Bistro is one of them. Cellar Bistro is an elegant restaurant that serves incredible service, high-quality food, and great selections of the menu.

For the menu options, you can have Marinated mixed Olives, Hummus, Fresh Baked Ciabatta, Roasted Mediterranean, Classic Crayfish cocktail, Parmesan & herb crusted Cornish hake, Seared sea bass fillets, Roasted chicken supreme, Lightly spiced vegetable & chickpea tagine, Goat's cheese, 8oz griddled sirloin steak, and some desserts like Chocolate pot, Limoncello syllabub, Tony's recipe sticky toffee pudding, and Moomaid ice cream.

Cellar Bistro

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