5 places to feast in South East Cornwall
April 30, 2019
Taste the saltwater lifestyle at one of these foodie hot spots…
Cornwall’s hidden corner is a place of legend, beauty and contrast with a vast majority of fantastic eateries waiting to be explored. From local village fish and chip shops to beach side cafes with seafood galore. Here are our top 5 spots to try when holidaying in South East Cornwall.
Blue Plate Restaurant, Downderry
Using the best of local ingredients and produce all sourced within 25 miles, Blue Plate Restaurant is our go to hang out when holidaying at Far Horizon in Downderry. The Specials Board changes daily from local lobster, crab and Fowey River mussels, to our local meats & game reared on Cornish Pastures.
What to eat: Treat yourself to the heavenly seafood platter.
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The View, Whitsand Bay
With a name like The View, you can tell it is going to be something spectacular. Perched high on the cliffs at Whitsand Bay on the stunning Rame Peninsular in South East Cornwall, The View is a modern and vibrant family restaurant. It`s simple style allows full appreciation of the breathtaking Rame head, The Eddystone lighthouse and views far west along the Cornish coastline to Goonhilly on The Lizard.
What to eat: Take advantage of their lunch special £15.50 two courses / £19.25 three courses. We lover the seared scallops, chorizo & parsley cassoulet.
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Find out more about The View, Whitsand Bay.
Halfway House Restaurant, Kingsand
Perfectly located in Kingsand and a 5 minute walk from our gorgeous apartments in Cawsand, the Halfway House offers plenty of choice in delicious food and local ales over lunch and dinner. Enjoy a Sunday roast with sirloin beef or leg of lamb and for light bites choose from classic pub favourites like chilli beef nachos, steak and ale pie and Cornish beer buttered fish & hand cut chips.
What to eat: Known for their crab and mayo sandwich, this is a must try when staying in Cawsand and Kingsand.
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Waves Bar, Seaton
Just a stone’s throw from our Far Horizon beach house perched high on the cliffs, Waves Bar is a great spot opposite Seaton beach, between Looe and Whitsand Bay. Whatever tickles your taste buds, Waves Bar is sure to have something on the menu for you and your family. From Sunday Roasts and Cornish cream teas to lamb shank and a fantastic choice for vegetarians.
What to eat: We visited during lunch hour and tried the chicken breast wrapped in bacon and smothered with BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese, served with triple cooked chips and green salad.
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The Vaults Restaurant and Bar, Whitsand Bay
Located in Whitsand Bay Fort with a vaulted chamber smothered in history, it’s no surprise this award-winning restaurant is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. The menu changes seasonally and all food is locally sourced. A recent customer wrote:
“A warm welcome. Fantastic friendly staff, great location, and I kid you not, I had some of the best food I’ve ever eaten in this restaurant.”
What to eat: Sunday carvery with a great choice of meats and complimentary dishes every Sunday.
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