Whether looking for great food, speciality food and local Cornsh produce Cornwall's cafe trail has the perfect place to eat


Cornwall’s natural beauties are a major attraction to visitors, but running a close second is its incredible food and drink.

Whether you are looking for a perfect cream tea, a gourmet coffee or a light bite between shopping trips – Cornwall has it all, and thankfully has come up with their new Truly Cornish Café Trail.

We asked Ruth Huxley at Cornwall Food & Drink for her pick of foodie haunts for all

Cafés with amazing views


, PL35 0HH

This contemporary barn style cafe, with stunning sea and countryside views, champions home cooked, local produce in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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, Crantock TR8 5SE

Mouth-watering dishes with a Cornish and British influence, enjoyed in the sea view restaurant, on the sun terrace or in the garden.


, Gulval, Nr Penzance TR20 8YL

Fabulous food and fantastic local ingredients served with passion in beautiful surroundings, with views to St. Michael's Mount and the bay.

, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly TR21 0NF

Stunning views, friendly service and home grown fruit and vegetables at this award-winning venue.


Truly Cornish Cream Tea

, Sennen TR19 7AQ

A welcoming oasis near Land’s End. Open all year round for homemade breakfast, lunch, cakes and cream teas. Vegan and gluten free available. Cosy wood burner to boot.


, Pendeen TR19 7SF

A small friendly cafe, open every day, with outside seating and full wheelchair access. Serving great breakfasts, light lunches and delicious homemade cakes.

, Marazion TR17 0AP

Offers a range of quality coffees, homemade cakes, scones, soup and a selection of sandwiches and savoury light bites.


, Falmouth TR11 3DR

An independent coffee shop and deli in the heart of bustling Falmouth serving fine Cornish produce to eat-in or take-away.

Child-friendly atmosphere

, St Austell PL25 5AZ

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A welcoming unique café in the centre of St Austell, with a relaxing environment and great, locally sourced food and drink.

, Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin PL30 4AL

A beautiful woodsman’s cottage in the heart of Cardinham Woods, serving delicious homemade lunches, cakes and cream teas.

, Veryan TR2 5PX

16th Century watermill with café, arts and crafts, rustic shelters, pond walk, historical artefacts and good homemade food.

Seriously special coffee

, Porthleven TR13 9JA

A speciality coffee shop brewing and showcasing espresso and filter coffee.

, Wadebridge PL27 7LR

A creative hub and roadside cafe serving speciality coffee and  freshly cooked food with influence taken from around the globe.

Shopping trip light bites

, Truro TR1 2EL

Above Uneeka Life in the heart of Truro, offering comfortable, relaxed surroundings away from the bustle of city life.

, Truro TR1 2LL

A favourite with shoppers, this central café has a restaurant upstairs and espresso bar in the courtyard, serving morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea.

Glorious garden eats

, Pentewan PL26 6EN

Located in the magical Lost Gardens of Heligan, this tearoom offers delicious, seasonal home-cooked meals served with rustic charm all year round.

, Lostwithiel PL22 0HW

Overlooking Restormel Castle, this award winning, contemporary café offers the very best local produce in a delightful setting.

Heritage hot spots

, St Austell PL26 8XG

Uniquely set within a preserved Victorian china clay works at Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park. The café is free to enter.

, Pool TR15 3QY

Award-winning atmospheric cafe situated at Heartlands. Delivering great Cornish produce creatively and with excellent service.

Arty eats

, Morvah TR20 8YT

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between moors and sea, this unique café and craft centre serves handmade, rustic fare from local producers.

, St Ives TR26 1PL

A casual beach-side eatery with amazing vistas across St Ives Bay.  Serving simple, contemporary food at an affordable price.

Homebaked produce

, Pool TR15 3RT

Enjoy bread and pasties fresh from the bakery ovens and daily lunch specials, cakes, pastries and coffees.

Relish Food and Drink, Wadebridge PL27 7QN

Set in a secluded courtyard and famous for its coffee, Relish is a café and delicatessen regularly listed amongst the best in the UK.

Archie Brown’s, Penzance TR18 2EQ

A vibrant and friendly café serving a varied menu including vegetarian, vegan and special diets. Specials menu updated daily.