Whether you’re seeking an informal bite or Michelin star experience you will be spoilt for choice.
Outlaws Fish Kitchen - down at the harbour in front of The Platt. Booking essential
Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen is located within a 15th century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour at the bottom of Port Isaac. The restaurant welcomes table reservations of up to 4 guests using their online booking system. For groups of 5 or 6 you will need to call directly to book and cannot accommodate tables larger than 6.
A a small 8 table restaurant, right in the heart of Port Isaac village.
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw - Acclaimed 2 Michelin star eatery. Booking essential
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw is situated at the top of Port Isaac, boasting views of the Cornish coastline. Serving a set seafood menu highlighting the finest Cornish produce.
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw serves one set seafood menu for lunch and dinner, for £145 per person.
For reservations of up to 6 guests please use the online reservation system.
The Golden Lion - pub right on the harbour front offering brunch, lunch and dinner
Set overlooking the Cornish sea, The Golden Lion is a beautiful 18th century pub full of original character and charm. Home of the ‘Bloody Bones Bar’ which boasts a smuggling tunnel leading down onto a causeway on the beach, the pub has a rich seafaring history for guests to unravel as they while away the hours with a cask ale in front of open fires. Featured in the Fisherman's Friends movie.
The Angry Anchovy - pizza restaurant open in peak season
The produce used at The Angry Anchovy are sourced from both local and Italian companies. The flour, tomatoes, charcuterie and some of the desserts are imported from Italy. While fresh ingredients are from local, fine producers, as are some of the specialist meats, such as the fennel and anise salami which features on the Cornish Pastis pizza! Other local items are the range of Cornish ice cream and many of the spirits behind our fully licensed bar, for instance, the range of Tarquin's Gin and Moonshine Whiskey.
Chapel Cafe - a great choice for relaxed breakfast, lunch, coffee and cake
Chapel Cafe is in a beautifully restored 19th century Methodist chapel on Roscarrock hill in the heart of the picturesque village of Port Isaac on the rugged north Cornish coast. Their passion is simple local food & drink and great service! They prepare all of their food on the premises.
Their Coffee is locally roasted exclusively for Chapel Cafe, and the staff are fully trained to ensure you get a great cup of coffee every time.
Make sure you pop in and try their Birdseye Award Winning Fish Finger sandwich!.
Port Gaverne Hotel and restaurant - Gastropub together with the new addition of Pilchards, a summer restaurant overlooking the cove
The AA 5 star, 2 Rosette rated 17th-century Port Gaverne Restaurant & Hotel is nestled in a beautiful secluded cove near Port Isaac on North Cornwall’s dramatic coast. Enjoy seasonal, star-quality food inspired by the bounty on their doorstep. Relax in their traditional old bar with slate floors, wooden beams and a wide range of proper ales. Your dishes will be cooked simply and with integrity by Head Chef James Lean and his team, who have learnt their trade under some of the UK’s top Michelin-star chefs.
St Kew Inn - Gastropub with wonderful food in a pretty and traditional setting with live traditional music on Friday evenings.
The St Kew Inn nestles in the beautiful Parish of St Kew and offers everything expected of a traditional village pub. The tranquil location is the perfect setting to enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive cellars or a pint of beer drawn from casks available during the season. Large pretty beer garden. Outside barbecue in the summer. Built in the 15th century the Inn retains many of the original features including a glorious open fireplace where the logs crackle during cold winter days to add atmosphere and a warm welcome to the hardy walker.
St Enodoc Hotel Restaurant
Overlooking the Camel Estuary the Brasserie is the perfect place to enjoy great food and service in a relaxed environment. In fine weather, diners are able to enjoy their meal whilst taking in the fantastic views from their lovely terrace.
The Mariners at Rock - run by Paul Ainsworth
Paul and Emma Ainsworth run the The Mariners pub and restaurant overlooking Cornwall’s Camel Estuary with fabulous menu. Awarded best UK gastro pub 2020 by GQ. As ever, Sharp’s Brewery lead on the beer offering! The Mariners is open daily, offering cream teas and all-day menu. Food is served across both floors, with the pub’s ground floor for walk-ins only and upstairs available to book. The menus, designed by Paul and joint Head Chefs, Joe Rozier and Tom Dawes focus on British classics while championing the best of local produce.
The Blue Tomato - a family favourite - dog friendly
When you step inside you get the vibe of a cafe, no pretence, just a relaxed, comfortable place to eat and drink, but their food pushes the boundaries of what you'd expect from a cafe. A firm favourite with our daughters.
The Pityme Inn - Gastropub
Ideally located a mile from the beach at Rock this country pub offers real ales, great wines and a superb collection of gins. Their head chef Ryan , along with his team, have a delicious seasonal locally sourced menu of your favourite pub dishes. Their aim is to deliver the perfect pub experience, with great food and a cosy welcoming atmosphere.
The Oystercatcher - family-friendly indoor and outdoor pub dining. Dog friendly
The Oystercatcher in Polzeath is based in a renowned surfing destination, close to some of the most stunning spots in the county including Rock, Daymer Bay and St Minver. Somewhere casual to eat cooked food, drink local ales and soak up the view.
The Cracking Crab is a beach cafe with the best view of the surf in Polzeath and serving everything from breakfast butties to seafood platters and all the bits in between.
Open for open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, teas, coffees and plenty of ice cream throughout the week, The Cracking Crab is a family friendly restaurant. Classic foodie favourites include our fruits de mer and popcorn shrimp in the best of Cornish surf style.
A perfect spot to pass a lazy afternoon or watch the sun go down. Surfside was built as a house in 1938, and with that in mind, the restaurant is intimate, lively, and most of all homely. With relaxed, friendly service and an emphasis on dishes that can be shared amongst your group of family and friends.
The Seafood Restaurant, Rick Stein. Booking essential
Needing no introduction, The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow is famous for establishing an international reputation for the very freshest fish and shellfish, often landed on their doorstep. Head Chef Pete Murt and their team of chefs create simple seafood dishes with classic flavours using Rick’s recipes.
They have a seafood bar right in the middle of the restaurant where you take a seat to enjoy the atmosphere of the whole restaurant. No reservations are required for the bar and you can order anything from the menu. I love the Singapore chilli crab.
Paul Ainsworth at No.6. Booking essential
This Michelin Star restaurant is located in a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the heart of Padstow where they serve modern British food with a focus on locally sourced Cornish produce.
Join for a drink in their gorgeous bespoke bar, exclusively for guests dining where they can whip up the perfect apéritif or digestif to make your experience with last that little bit longer.
Located on Middle Street in the heart Padstow, drop in for breakfast or a cake with a mid-morning cappuccino, for lunch with many dishes designed to be light and healthy, or for dinner to enjoy their main menu and a three-course set price one too. They take table bookings for breakfast, lunch and dinner or stop by and they will find you a table. They welcome dogs at their courtyard tables, but not inside the restaurant.
Rojano’s in the Square
From the family that brought you Paul Ainsworth at No.6, Caffè Rojano serves a menu of seasonal small plates, deli sandwiches, beautiful sourdough pizzas and fresh pasta dishes. Led by Chef Patron Jack Clements, Caffè Rojano is a flexible, fun and relaxed restaurant.
Farm shop and large cafe. Great play areas for young guests. Strawberry farm
A few minutes away in St.Endellion you can enjoy home made food from this family run cafe/restaurant.
Traditional Sunday roast serving a choice of meats including home produced beef. Bookings essential for Sundays. Treat yourself to one of the many tempting home made cakes, have lunch, or just have a coffee and enjoy the view. Relax while the children play in the play area and pets corner. A great place to grab some fish pie or lasagne for a night in from the farm shop.
Holiday catering and private chef service
Fee’s food - feesfood.co.uk
A family run catering business and online shop which offers good quality freshly prepared food for everyday dining at home or for special event dining. Frozen food also available.
Delivery or collection from the Rock shop.
Bella Nicholas - bellanicholas.co.uk
Small event catering and private chef service. Private dining and dinner parties for any occasion.
Angels in the kitchen - angelsinthekitchen.co.uk
Cornish kitchen catering company offering a full range of food from canapés, sit down meals, barbecues, buffets or special event catering
Trevathan Farm Shop
3 minutes drive away on the Polzeath road offering food made in the kitchens. Ready prepared frozen dishes such as fish pie, lasagne and pasties