Food News

Cornwall’s food scene is buzzing at the moment, with plenty of new restaurant, pub and café openings. We’ve put together a roundup of exciting foodie news that you can look forward to this month.

Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Port Isaac


Restaurant Nathan Outlaw has reopened at it’s new premises in Port Isaac. Previously in Rock, the two-Michelin-star restaurant will continue to offer guests a fine-dining menu, working with local fishermen to serve their freshest catch of the day.

With panoramic views over the bay and the opportunity to enjoy a private cooking masterclass, this is the perfect spot for anyone who enjoys exceptional fish and seafood. To reserve a table, telephone 01208 862737.

Fifteen Cornwall’s Spring Fayre, Watergate Bay


Free to attend, Fifteen Cornwall’s Spring Fayre is the perfect opportunity to stock your cupboards with artisan goodies. Taking place on Saturday 14 March, a varied selection of food and drink producers will be selling local cheeses, charcuterie, fish, bread, craft ales and more.

Those in need of a little culinary inspiration can enjoy four chef demonstrations hosted by The Kitchen Theatre. Fifteen Cornwall’s head chef, Andy Appleton, will be creating a fresh pasta dish, compèred by BBC Radio Cornwall’s Daphne Skinnard.

The event takes place from 9.30am to 3.30pm in the Extreme Academy Car Park at Watergate Bay.

St Tudy Inn, near Bodmin


St Tudy is a gorgeous Cornish village tucked away on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The village’s only pub, The St Tudy Inn, is now under the ownership of award-winning chef Emily Scott, who serves up great pub food with a bit of finesse.

Celebrating the finest seasonal produce from the local area, Emily Scott creates an ever-evolving menu backed up with a good selection of real ales and fine wines, open fires and stylish surroundings.

To reserve a table, telephone 01208 850656.

Sicilian Season at Fifteen Cornwall, Watergate Bay


Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall has launched its newest seasonal lunch offer, inspired by Sicilian cuisine. Priced at £24 for three courses, the daily changing menu features vibrant dishes including potato gnocchi with Driftwood goats cheese; buffalo mozzarella with blood orange, escarole, pomegranate and hazelnuts; and for dessert, vanilla panna cotta with rhubarb and shortbread.

Children’s lunch menus are also available, which features popular Italian classics. Sicilian Season runs from 12pm to 2.30pm, Monday to Saturday, until 27 March.

You can book online, or telephone 01637 861000 for reservations.   

Surf Side Café, on the beach at Polzeath

Surfside lobster roll

If you like deliciously different food and drink on the beach, then a visit to Surf Side is a must. Located on Polzeath beach, the café will reopen following a winter refurbishment on 27 March 2015.

This is a lovely place to soak up beach side vibes, and the food is all about surf and turf. Specialities include the “ultimate crab sanger”, Camel Estuary lobster, and best fillet steak. Generous portions and top-quality coffee are a given. For enquiries and bookings, telephone 01208 862931.

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