If you’re thinking of treating your loved one to a romantic meal for two, we can help you choose the perfect place to wine and dine them! Cornwall has a fantastic selection of restaurants and we’ve selected our top 10 dining experiences just for you. Don’t forget to book!
The St Tudy Inn – St Tudy
If your looking for a cosy traditional Cornish pub, then this ones for you! Situated in the heart of the beautiful village of St Tudy and led by Emily Scott who has won the Michelin Bib Gourmand for the last 3 years, the inn offers real ales, fine wines and tasty locally produced food in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. We love the open fire and rustic charm throughout and the beer battered haddock with rustic chips is highly recommended!
The Fox’s Revenge – Summercourt
Booking is a must for the Fox as it’s very popular! Located in Summercourt, this family pub serves outstanding food for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and they have a fantastic selection of beers including local ales and ciders. The Fox’s bacon and cheese burger is a delight and they can cater for Gluten free if you mention it when booking.
Visit thefoxsrevenge.com for full details
The Alverton – Truro
Thinking of popping the question? A candlelit dinner at the Alverton may be just the ticket! This beautiful Grade II listed hotel offers a range of British food and is rated with two AA rosettes. The contemporary bar and restaurant is the ideal intimate dining experience and with a 5 course Valentines menu it really does have it all. You could make a night of it and book a room too, if they have any left!
Tintagel Brewery – Tintagel
A hidden gem! Whether you are looking to dine or just have a wonder around the brewery or gift shop, its well worth a visit. There are some fantastic views towards the sea at Trebarwith Strand and you will receive a warm welcome from the staff in the stylish restaurant bar. There is lots to enjoy and the food is fabulous. Their Wagyu beef is well worth a try with a Tintagel Ale or glass of wine from the bar!
Visit tintagelbrewery.co.uk for full details
The Pickwick Inn – St Issey
Having been dedicated to top quality local cuisine for the past 36 years, the award winning Pickwick Inn is one of North Cornwall’s most finest. Set within 7 acres of beautiful countryside and with views overlooking the Camel Estuary across to Padstow and Rock, dining in the open-kitchen restaurant and sampling the wide range of beers, ciders and wines will be a pleasure!
Visit pickwickinn.co.uk for full details
The Cornish Barn – Penzance
Tucked away in the old quarter, the Cornish Barn is a cosy and rustic restaurant, bar and smokehouse with a focus on fresh Cornish produce and craft beers and wines from local independent vineyards. Their 3 course Valentines menu looks divine with everything from deep-fried oysters to indulgent salted caramel profiteroles, they have everything you need to enjoy Valentine’s day in style!
Visit thecornishbarn.co.uk for full details
The Sardine Factory – Looe
Located in the historic fishing port of Looe, the Sardine Factory offers the freshest local cuisine whilst overlooking the stunning harbour. Their philosophy is to keep food simple and fresh, and let their ingredients do all the talking which they do well! They have a fantastic 4 course Valentines menu too. A stroll along the harbour afterwards to enjoy the twinkling lights over the water will finish your evening off nicely!
Lewinnick Lodge – Newquay
Captivating sea views, watching the sunset over the ocean and sipping fine wine sounds like an ideal date destination to me! If this sounds like your ideal then Lewinnick will not disappoint. A range of fresh seafood along with classic dishes made with local ingredients are on offer and are all served in the sleek and stylish restaurant. You could stay over and wake to the sound of the waves too – but don’t forget to book!
Visit lewinnicklodge.co.uk for full details
Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen – Port Isaac
If fresh fish is your thing this could be your catch of the day! Nathan Outlaw’s fish kitchen dictates their menu by the sea and fishermen offering the freshest seafood landing from the surrounding waters. Set in a 15th century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour and taking in the atmosphere of this lively and popular village, its the ideal romantic destination.
Visit nathan-outlaw.com/restaurants/outlaws-fish-kitchen for full details
Rojano’s in the square – Padstow
Padstow is a magical place and you will receive a warm welcome at the relaxed Rojano’s in the square. The rustic Italian and Mediterranean influenced dishes will be sure to please you both! Originally home to Tonkin Bootmakers, local craftsmen who created hand-sewn sea nailed boots for Padstow’s fishermen, so it is steeped with history. The buffalo milk mozzarella sourdough pizzas are well worth a try!