Crashing surf, endless sandy shores, dramatic cliffscapes and world-class restaurants. Watergate Bay has much to admire, and entire days can be spend strolling its nearby coast path, sunbathing on the sand or learning to surf. If all this beach activity works up an appetite, luckily this north coast gem is a foodie hub, too. Here’s our top places to eat in Watergate Bay, perfect for your next holiday to Cornwall.
With our Eat, Swim, Retreat offer, you could dine at Zacry’s on the sea wall, The Beach Hut and The Living Space, and enjoy one session at Swim Club, for £99 when you book one of our Watergate Bay retreats between 26 Jan – 22 March (excluding half term). Find out more.
Tuck into crab bucatini, sustainable catch of the day and light desserts to accompany your post-dinner cocktail at this laid-back beachfront restaurant. Situated right on the beach, The Beach Hut boasts brilliant sea views and has its own covered deck where you can dine as the sun sets. It’s perfect for rocking up in flip flops after a day on the sand and still being able to tuck into some quality, nourishing food.
Bold, flavourful chargrilled dishes are paired with wine and a candlelit sunset at this modern restaurant which celebrates global food made with local produce.
Shining a light on provenance, place and perspective, Zacry’s now serves elegant horizon-view dining with imagination and flair in its new location on the Watergate Bay sea wall.
Enjoy their seasonal menu after a long day of coastal exploring and make an evening of it with three courses.
Sofa, armchair, banquette table or decked ocean-view terrace? Coffee, cream tea, beer, gin or cocktails? Seasonal salads, hearty fillers or kids’ dinner? Anything goes in The Living Space, the laid back dining space overlooking the ocean.
The Living Space is open to non-resident guests Monday to Friday for lunch, and takes bookings for lunch for 8-10 people. Any other lunch availability is on a walk-in basis.
Wax takes classic pub dining and adds a contemporary beach bar style spin, serving up fresh food and chilled drinks just moments from the seafront. Enjoy the finest fish and chips in the area, hot chocolates after wintery walks and indulgent burgers any time of day, as their bar is open until late, and dogs are welcome. Perfect for a quick bite on a long coastal hike.
Watergate Bay’s new street food space down on the beach car park celebrates casual dining, big flavours and sunny days. Choose from gourmet hot dogs and Napoletana-style pizzas to artisan ice cream, cold beers and cocktails for sunset. With food that you can just grab-and-go, you won’t have to be away from the beach for a moment.
Visit our special offers page for the best deals and discounts at properties around Watergate Bay for your next Cornwall holiday.