Going to eat out with family or friends while you are on holiday is one of life’s greatest joys. At Perfect Stays, we understand how important this is to our customers and so we have compiled a list of some of the best fine dining restaurants in Cornwall, so you can eat in style, all within a fair distance from one or more of our properties.
The Scarlet Restaurant
The Scarlet incorporates a European influence in much of its food. Its terrace is the perfect place for an aperitif before you tuck into their delicious seasonal menu that caters both for meat lovers and vegetarians alike.
Location: Mawgan Porth
The Seafood Restaurant
Founded in 1975 by famed chef Rick Stein and his wife Jill, the dishes are created using only the freshest seafood. You can also eat at the large central bar, for a more informal dining experience, perhaps whilst you sip on a delicious cocktail.
Paul Ainsworth at No. 6
This fantastic restaurant has won a Michelin Star and four AA Rosettes to date. The food itself is modern British with an emphasis on Cornish sourced produce, all created in a wonderful Georgian townhouse setting.
The Pavilion Boatshed Restaurant
Located in the popular town of Perranporth, The Pavilion Boatshed Restaurant has delicious contemporary seafood dishes on its menu, as well as a hearty Sunday lunch.
The Dining Room
Opened in 2010, this family-run restaurant is located in the beautiful village of Rock. They create their menu around the seasonal foods and often around the recommendations of their local suppliers.
St Enodoc Hotel Restaurant
The restaurant overlooks the Camel Estuary and on days of good weather, diners can eat outside on the terrace to take in the views. The food on the menu is normally based on healthy modern European recipes.
An award-winning restaurant with two AA Rosettes to its name, that aims to create simple dishes, ensuring the fresh ingredients are the star of the plate.
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen focuses on creating seasonal Italian dishes with a Cornish twist. The restaurant itself overlooks the gorgeous beach at Watergate Bay.
Location: Watergate Bay
Winner of Cornwall Life’s Best Restaurant and Best Chef 2016, Chapter 1 crafts its delicious meals with the seasons in mind, aiming to create ‘unforgettable food with an affordable price tag’.
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw
The Port Isaac restaurant prides itself on using sustainable seafood ingredients from local inshore day boats. The menu itself ‘celebrates small, original and delicious seafood.’ It also boasts two Michelin Stars and four AA Rosettes.
Location: Port Isaac
Flying Fish Restaurant
This double AA Rosette-winning restaurant boasts beautiful views and a varied menu, from all-day options to a delicious à la carte dinner menu.
Couch’s Great House
The Executive Head Chef Richard McGeown worked under notable chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White, and Raymond Blanc. Couch’s is the restaurant where this talented chef has been able to express his own ideas fully.
The Black Rock Restaurant
The Black Rock actually don’t consider themselves fine dining, but rather a focus on creating traditional dishes with a rustic style, and simply delicious seafood. They are proud of providing ‘top class ingredients at affordable prices’.
Location: St Ives
Kota in Maori means ‘shellfish’, and this multiple award-winning restaurant is the inspiration of chef/owner Jude Kereama and his wife Jane. The restaurant offers mouth-watering options with dishes often being made with Kota’s ‘signature Asian twist’ in mind.
The restaurant is part of the luxury country house hotel with beautiful grounds. The food is of classic style with delicate twists added for your eating pleasure, often taking influence from Italian cuisine.