Top 10 Eateries in Padstow

In Padstow you are spoilt for choice with places to eat, from cafes to kiosks to fish and tapas restaurants the list is endless, but here are our suggestions of some you might not know, as well as some you do.

A great place to stay is nearby Bedruthan Steps where we have stunning eco-friendly barns Sheepfold (sleeping 8) and Sheepshed (sleeping 4).

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Cherry trees
A coffee house right by Padstow harbour —  homemade cakes, breakfast, lunches and afternoon tea are all available to eat in or take away. You can’t beat it.

Burgers and Fish
A trendy restaurant combining two very different food types making an intriguing menu.

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Green’s Cafe
Wholesome meals made only with locally sourced ingredients.

4 Harbour Restaurant
Offers outstanding views across the estuary and a full classic menu. The restaurant is part of the Metropole Hotel.

Prawn on the Lawn
Doubling up as a fish mongers and a cafe this stylish eatery has a menu full of locally caught fish.

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The Basement Cafe
Harbour view based cafe and restaurant serves fresh locally caught fish day and night.

Paul Ainsworth at No. 6
This fabulous Michelin starred restaurant is located in a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the heart of Padstow. Book well in advance.

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‘Experience the fresh, simple flavours of an authentic Italian menu from Pucelli’s restaurant Padstow in Cornwall. With far-reaching views across the working harbour, there’s no better table in Padstow.’

A popular Italian influenced family restaurant in the heart of Padstow with something for everyone

10 Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant and others
Rick Stein has had a presence is Padstow for many years and still delivers some of the best seafood anywhere. If you want the ultimate experience of course it has to be The Seafood Restaurant. But there are other options:

  • St Petrock’s Bistro
  • Rick Stein’s café
  • Stein’s Fish & Chips
  • Stein’s Patisserie

Booking well ahead is essential for most and advisable for all all except the fish and chips!

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