It’s fair to say Cornwall does good food. From fabulous fish and chips to famous-chef-run restaurants, you’re truly spoilt for choice. There are great beach cafés, just the thing after a hard morning building sandcastles and plenty of other child-friendly places to eat. Here’s just a handful of our favourite spots.
Sam’s On The Beach – Polkerris
Sit inside or on the beach where your children can play as you wait for your order.
Lanhydrock Cycle Trail Café – Lanhydrock
Great as a cycling stop-off or just for popping into. There’s a play area too.
The Duchy of Cornwall Nursery – Lostwithiel
Award-winning cafe and sumptuous shop, as well as a plant nursery.
Fitzroy – Fowey
Funky restaurant with super-friendly staff.
North Street Kitchen – Fowey
Lunch-time little sister of Fitzroy. Cool vibe and delicious fresh fish.
Rick Stein’s Fish & Chips – Padstow
Upmarket fish and chips. A great reward after doing the Camel Trail.
Just for you
Escape for an evening without any distractions. We’ve a list of trusted babysitters, so your little treasures will be in good hands. If you’re feeling more decadent, and don’t mind going a little further, you’ve some fabulous places that deserve your attention.
Asquiths – Lostwithiel
Modern British food, locally sourced and imaginatively prepared.
The Seafood Restaurant – Padstow
Rick Stein’s flagship restaurant (adults only) is a shrine to all things fishy.
Paul Ainsworth’s No. 6. – Padstow
Savour Michelin-starred dishes showcasing the best and freshest local artisan foods.
The Dining Room – Rock
Run by Farmer Jenny’s brother, Fred, The Dining Room is a Michelin recommended restaurant, so it’s definitely worth the visit.