Buying local in Falmouth

The vibrant university town of Falmouth has a plethora of speciality food outlets, delis, bottles shops and bakeries hidden amongst its winding lanes and pretty terraced streets. There are several out of town breweries and a number of farm shops and markets in the surrounding area, like the brilliant Food Barn at Tregew in nearby Flushing, held every Saturday morning.

Farm shops, markets and food stores

Falmouth Market on the Moor

Running every Thursday and Saturday from March to December, this bi-weekly market sells fresh veg, bakes goods and lots of other local produce.


Huge supply of organic and bulk-buy wholefoods, as well as cleaning products, toiletries, some fresh produce and lifestyle products. Free delivery on orders over £20 to surrounding villages such as Mylor and Constantine.

The Natural Store

Health food shop selling wholefoods and organic produce, from cupboard essentials, vegan and vegetarian goods and artisan bread to loose organic fruit and veg, and organic fish and meat.

Baileys Country Store, Penryn

Country store and farm shop selling delicious local and artisan goods, country wear such as wellies and wax jackets, as well as gardening tools, pet supplies and fire wood. Some refill options too.

Tregew Food Barn, Flushing

(Pictured) Lots of brilliant local producers at this Saturday market, including artisan bakeries, The Dessert Shed, Cornish Chillies and the Falmouth Distilling Co. Saturdays 9-1.

Delis, fishmongers, grocers and bakeries


(Pictured) Situated in Falmouth’s terraces high above the harbour, this colourful deli sells Cornish cheeses, meats, olives, dozens of different oils and a great selection of local wine and beer.

Stones Bakery

Right on the high street, Stones started out as a market stall and has become the town’s best loved artisan bakery. All produce is made on site. Cafe too.

Falmouth Fishmongers

Fresh, locally sourced fish and shellfish as well as a large selection of frozen fish available at this friendly streetside fishmongers in the heart of town.

Baker Tom’s

In the middle of town, this bakery is brimming with freshly made bread, cakes and pastries. Handmade sandwiches, pasties and sausage rolls for takeaway.

Picnic Cornwall

An emporium of local produce, this independent coffee shop, deli and hamper service sells seasonal food from the best Cornish producers. Stop by for all your picnicking essentials!

Roots and Shoots

An independent grower producing fruit and veg using organic practices on their market garden on the outskirts of town and sold at Falmouth’s Market on the Moor.

Bakery on the Beach

Gylly Beach Café’s own bakery, used to supply the cafe with fresh artisan bread. Cakes and loaves are for sale daily on the cafe counter.

Breweries and bottle shops


(Pictured) A wine bar and shop with wine refill station based at Falmouth Moor, specialising in sustainable, ethical and local wines.

The Juniper Club

Craft gin and tasting shop selling dozens of English gins, including Cornish varieties, such as Black Rock Gin, Tarquins and Caspyn.

Dynamite Valley, Ponsanooth

Award-winning brewery producing hand-wrapped craft ale, available to buy from the beer cafe on site near Falmouth.

Verdant Brewery, Penryn

Ethical and sustainability minded brewery in Penryn. Ales are available to buy from taproom next door on Wednesdays, or free local delivery.