Food & Drink
Cornwall is home to some fantastic cafés and restaurants and great local food producers. Indulge your tastebuds!
Cornwall has long been famous for clotted cream teas and pasties, but the county today is equally well-known for the great restaurants and distinctive local produce on offer.
Padstow is where it all began, with the beautiful harbour town home to the restaurants of Rick Stein. If you fancy a seat at one of the many Rick Stein restaurants then booking in advance is highly recommended. The Stein effect has spawned a host of great restaurants, with Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 and Custard both offering fantastic modern Cornish cuisine.
Watergate Bay has experienced something of a renaissance in recent years and is currently home to the Jamie Oliver inspired Fifteen Cornwall restaurant. St Ives is home to the fantastic Porthminster Beach Café.
If you're looking for great ingredients to cook yourself, Kingsley Villlage, just off the A30 near Fraddon, has a food hall which is stocked with fresh local produce from independent suppliers. There are also several pick your own fruit farms nearby, with Mitchell Fruit Farm offering a wide range of seasonal soft fruits including strawberries, raspberries, rhubarb and gooseberries.
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