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Eating and Drinking

Our tried and tested reviews of the most delicious restaurants, the yummy cafes, the amazing pop-ups, the mouth-watering takeaways, super wine bars and merchants across Cornwall.

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Cornish Pizza Company

Walking into the Cornish Pizza Company HQ kitchen in St Agnes, the first thing that hits you is the sumptuously tempting smell of baking dough wafting tantalisingly through the store. Decked out with terracotta floors, brilliant...

Beerwolf Books

My husband loves Beerwolf so much that, after our first visit shortly after it opened, I had to reassure him that he hadn’t dreamt the place up. Admittedly, this did come at the end of a day-long Christmas party which might have...

Espressini

City-dwellers might think they have a monopoly on nonchalantly stylish espresso joints brewing seriously good coffee. But in Espressini Falmouth boasts a neighbourhood coffee bar that would be the envy of any urbanite...

Fern Pit Cafe

The Fern Pit Café offers more than just your usual cuppa. With spectacular views and welcoming staff, I sat with Dawn, large and in charge for the last fourteen years, to discuss loyal customers, backpacking pooches, and being part of...

Breakfast with Ruth Huxley

Queen bee of Cornwall Food and Drink and the newly launch Choose Cornish & Cornish Café Trail Ruth Huxley is somewhat a fan of Cornish food and produce. Championing locally sourced food is what began her ‘Choose Cornish’ Challenge....

Mimi’s Vintage Diner

On a rainy Sunday in Cornwall, cruising up the Atlantic Highway for a burger and milkshake in an authentic American diner seemed like the perfect way to banish the chilly blues....

Dolly's Tea Room & Wine Bar

When you’re greeted by a friendly Labrador wearing a string of pearls you know you’re in for something a little bit special, and Dolly’s Tea Room and Wine Bar certainly lives up to its quirky but charming first impressions....

Take the Truly Cornish Cafe Trail

The crew at Cornwall Food and Drink have put together something a little bit cool; a trail of Cornwall’s most tempting independent cafés....

Breakfast with Annie of the Falmouth Pop-Up

I heard about the Falmouth Pop-ups on the proverbial grapevine (read: Facebook) and wanted to meet the founder, Annie. Choc-full of energy and enthusiasm about pop up restaurants, jams, art and building her garage; Annie is a complete...

Spreading Like Wildfire

Conjuring a magical feasting experience from foraged, wild and wonderful ingredients, three truly is proving a magic number for the wildfire Banquet crew: Andi Richardson, Stephen Knowles and Barry Horne. Their mission: to reinvent...

Boxing Clever: Hub-Box Truro

It all started with my Dad. The place: Uncle Sam’s Chuck Wagon, Sheffield. The time: hazy, but mid 90s I think – I was wearing in my new Doc Martin’s, surfing a little late the grunge wave that had landed from Seattle at the start...

Right at Home – No.4 Peterville, St Agnes

First impressions are important – they leave a mark. The impression on entering No.4 Peterville in St Agnes is of comfort and homespun bonhomie whose glow rosies your cheeks well after you’ve ambled home...

The Atlantic Fryer, Portscatho

Pop up fish ‘n’ chips? Oh yes please! Every Friday and Tuesday in Portscatho, Cornish Chef Ross McLachlan throws open the window to his Fish ‘n’ Chip...

Stars in their eyes - Number 6, Padstow

GCG would like to say a huge congratulations to Paul Ainsworth, proud owner of a Michelin Star! His restaurant Number 6, Padstow has earned the town’s first star for his culinary talents. Crack open the fizz and make sure to celebrate...

Benedict Quinn: Heads-up Eating

“My earliest food memory is of my mother making yoghurt on the Aga with milk from our own goats. It was a very normal part of our life back...

Blend 71: Truro's coolest underground lunch stop

From the cobbles of Lemon Street into an underground tube stop; Blend 71 captures the
city chic and asserts itself as the definitive place to get a good take-away breakfast &...

Top Take-Aways: from a seasoned traveller

After spending over 2 years travelling and working around South East Asia and sampling many different foods(!) I have a few tried & tested favourite dishes that everyone should try! Cornwall is full of quirky take-aways and we have...

Woods Cafe: Cardinham Woods

Wood-smoke and a warming hum rise from the valley which embraces Lara and David Spurrell’s Woods Café. Crossing the twinkling brook which plays a sweet melody above the cosy cottage’s reverberations, I felt like I was in a Hardy...

The Harbour Kitchen: Bespoke Catering

Straight out of The Harbour Restaurant in Port Isaac comes Mum-preneur Emily Scott’s latest foodie venture: The Harbour Kitchen. Not content with serving up the most special fish dishes in Port Isaac, with the most sublime service...

Coming Home to Roast

Nothing epitomises the festive season more than the ceremonial carving of a juicy bird. Napkins and paper hats at the ready, The Good Cornwall Guide has been in search of Cornwall’s top feathered festive food to grace your Christmas...