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newquay, cornwall: my top foodie picks.


almost a month ago now, during that lovely mid july heatwave, i went for a little staycation to newquay in cornwall. we camped right by the sea in crantock and enjoyed the beautiful views of the north cornwall coast and the river gannal. as always i did quite a bit of research into bistros, bars, breakfasts, local eats and traditional treats and thought i'd share with you my favourite foodie places. 


for homemade pub fayre with a view: the bowgie inn, crantock nr. newquay.


for a cold pint of cornish rattler cider, tasty pub grub and a breathtaking view of crantock beach... this is your place. here i had a delicious bowl of  garlic mussels and a rare fillet steak with peppercorn sauce. lavely! other meals included homemade pies, scampi and chips, burgers, vegetarian lasagne, fresh salads and sunday lunches. they also have live music on certain nights, lunchtime specials and homemade british desserts.

for the best traditional cornish crab sandwich: the ferry pit, newquay.


another lovely view from the ferry pit cafe - this time of the river gannal with the sea tide out. i slurped down a cup of strong sugary tea whilst i awaited a crab sandwich. which i'm told is a must if you ever venture to cornwall.


scrumptious and springy brown bread with a fresh lightly seasoned crab filling. i could have eaten another round!


for the best breakfast: fresh, newquay.


for a pretty damn good breakfast, eggs in particular, make sure you take a trip to family run fresh on newquay high street. they had pretty much any benedict you could dream of. all served on an english muffin glazed with hollandaise sauce, there was benedict florentine with spinach, benedict princess with bacon and asparagus and what i had... benedict royale with smoked salmon and balsamic. check out the lovely gooey poached egg.


for a bistro with local sourced produce: the butcher's bistro, newquay.


i have to admit this was my first time trying lobster. though since it was caught that morning, what better time to sample it for the first time? quite risky at £19, i assumed as the seafood fiend i am that i would like it. luckily i was right. my boyfriend enjoyed his surf and turf with local seafood and a tasty rump steak.


for a trip to padstow: rick stein's st. petroc's bistro, padstow.

i loved this place so must i dedicated a post to it :)


for some sweet treats: granny wobbly's fudge pantry and ice cream parlour, tintagel, cornwall.


a little gem we came across on our way home through tintagel. this place has been open since 1996 and is the place to go for granny loving gifts and sweet treats for your sweet toothed friends. i got my mum some vanilla fudge her favourite. funnily enough my little sister had her baby a week or so later so she actually did become a granny when i gave it her :)


for a farm shop, foodie paradise and fish and chips: darts farm, exeter.


so not strictly in cornwall, but a strong recommendation for a stop off point along the m5. which surely is everyone's route home unless you're planning on swimming to the states, right? so no excuses - go and see this place it's fantastic! plus i got my fish and chip fish before we headed home - of freshly caught and battered to order monkfish and chips.

so there you have it, my top restaurants in cornwall and nearby as well as a few places for snacks, sweets and shopping :)

have you ever been to any of these places or recommend any others yourself?

21 comments:

  1. Granny Wobbly's is also in Wadebridge where we lived and it's amazing fudge. Everyone got fudge for ocassions from me!
    Also, Sarah is one of the ladies who does the actual fudge making and she's epic. Best person ever. She would sneak me bits of the sample fudge whenever she could and if she came in for a coffee at my bakery she would swap me a chunk of fudge for a loaf of bread. I think I came off well from that :P

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    1. Aww lovely! I sampled some of their maple flavour it was delicious! xx

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  2. Great post, saw this on Twitter and was very good timing as I'm off for a girly weekend in Newquay this weekend! :)

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    1. Brilliant :) Will you blog about it? Just read your review on Wahaca it's one of my fave places to eat when I visit London xx

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