Cornwall is well known as a major holiday destination. Millions of people flock here each year to visit the beaches and explore the countryside. But some people may have missed the fact that it is also an amazing location for fantastic restaurants and eateries. Many of these are located on or very close to the beach, meaning you can maximise your time on the beach or in the sea and then feed on fantastic food without having to travel too far. These beach Café’s offer a great choice for hassle-free dining while on holiday in Cornwall.
Blue Bay Café, Hayle
Located at Sandy Acres in Hayle, Blue Bay Café cannot even begin to compete with its rivals as far as size and capacity is concerned; however the café provide views that are simply to die for. With a state of the art coffee machine, homemade cakes and a clear view of the beaches on either side of the Towans, Blue Bay, situated in a shipping container, is quirky but, none the less, quite amazing.
Little Bo Café, Sennen Cove
Located on the beach at Sennen Cove, Little Bo Café is situated at the lifeboat house end of the village. And the café is nothing if not charming and quirky. Fairly small and utilising a mismatch of tableware, the café has a shabby yet relaxed feel; the views from the exterior eating area are amazing, and the cakes are simply divine. And visitors need not worry about the fighting the chill every time they eat from outside; the café makes available a hot water bottle and a blanket. This way, clients can eat their considerable portions of cake in complete peace and comfort.
Beachcomber Café, Praa Sands
Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy their breakfast while seated on an elevated terrace; lunch and dinner are often accompanied by live good music. Along with the white tablecloths flapping in the breeze and delicious cuisine, Beachcomber is an upscale café situated between Marazion and Porthleven serving lunches, snacks and cream teas.
Burgers & Fish, Padstow
After a fun and energetic day on the beach, this harbour-side hangout offers a cool and contemporary spot to hang-out and refuel on top quality food. Renowned for its amazing gourmet burger creations, this restaurant also serves . Only a few years old, Burgers & Fish has quickly become one of the top loved restaurants in Padstow – already a well known culinary enclave on the Cornish coast.
Watering Hole, Perranporth
This Perranporth pub and café offers a full menu with several specials all year round; the café is constructed out of drift wood and bears a casual essence, which more or less compliments the atmosphere of Perranporth Beach. The tables on the outside provide clients the chance to consume their meals while enjoying breathtaking views. The café is easily accessible from the main road and the menu offers a huge range of options including fish and chips, nachos and fresh crab sandwiches.
Sandbar, at Praa Sands, this stands apart from so many other beach Cafés in Cornwall because of its team of young and highly creative chefs; visitors can expect a serving of Mediterranean inspired dishes, the bar is well stocked, and evening gatherings are complimented by live music and even quiz nights. The beautiful view also helps.
Kahuna Restaurant, Newquay
Kahuna restaurant and beach bar is nothing short of perfect; located in Newquay and providing panoramic views of Tolcarne Beach, the beautiful indoor tables are positioned in such a way as to allow visitors a clear line of site of the stunning coast. There is a beach shack atmosphere that adds charm to the place; there are various lounge sofas over which one can relax, taking the opportunity to freely enjoy the many creative dishes presented by the genius that is head Chef Ryan Mather.
Still hungry? Other recommended beach Cafés include Bodhi’s at Fistral Beach in Newquay and Indaba Fish near Falmouth, plus countless others which combines the beach with fine food for the unique dining experience. If you’re visiting the area on holiday be sure to visit at least a few of these eateries they truly are some of the best beach Cafés in Cornwall.