January food news

Winter in Cornwall provides a wonderful combination of winter walks, empty beaches and great places to eat. Here’s our pick of the crop, covering both the Polzeath side of the Camel Estuary and the Padstow side. (Thanks to the Barefoot Cornwall Blog for these ideas.).

Chef Emily Scott creates delicious food at St Tudy Inn
Chef Emily Scott creates delicious food at St Tudy Inn

Set lunches at St Tudy Inn
The set lunch menu at St Tudy Inn is great value, and the food served is some of the prettiest around. Two courses are priced at £18, three courses £23.
Available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes.
Phone 01208 850656 or book online.

Organic pop-up dinner at Costislot near Wadebridge
Costislost in Washaway, near Wadebridge, is holding a four course pop-up dinner on Friday 22 January.
The meal will consist of local organic and foraged ingredients and dinner will be served on the handsome long kitchen table, in front of a roaring log fire.
The set four course menu costs £30 per person. Vegetarian options available. BYO drinks – no corkage charge. You can also stay overnight. To book, phone 01208 840031 or email stay@costislost.co.uk.

Stein’s charity lunches
The Seafood Restaurant is running charity lunches from 12 January until 12 February. Three courses are priced at £19, with a £2.50 cover charge donated directly to Children’s Hospice South West.
The set lunch menu at St Petroc’s Bistro is great value and always delicious. Two courses are £15, and three £20, and the menu includes dishes such as chargrilled sardines, grilled hake fillet and steamed ginger pudding.
Rick Stein Fistral‘s curry nights are held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, when you can enjoy two curries, two chapatis, two sides and two beers – £19.95 for two people.
See the Stein’s website for the individual contact details of restaurants.

Wild Cornwall lunch at Fifteen, Watergate Bay
The Wild Cornwall lunch menu will be available six days a week from Monday 4 January to Friday 12 February 2016, excluding the period from 11 to 22 January when the restaurant will be closed. Three courses are priced at £24 per person
The Italian-inspired dishes will be created using the very best Cornish ingredients, with a daily changing menu.
Book online or phone 01637 861000.

Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay
From 7 January, Lusty Glaze is be open seven days a week.
Thursdays see the popular steak and wine offer – you can enjoy rump or tuna steak with all the trimmings, plus a bottle of wine, for £30 for two people. Available from 12 noon until close each Thursday.
The next Secret Supper takes place on Thursday 21 January. The menu is a secret, but promises seven delicious courses. Tickets are priced at £45 per person which includes a drink on arrival. Book online.
You can enjoy lunch or an early dinner at the beach with a set menu priced at £13 for 2 courses and £16 for 3 courses, and available from 12 noon until 6pm, Monday to Saturday.
On Sundays there is a different set menu featuring roasts alongside other favourites. Main courses are priced at £10.95, two courses £15.95 and three courses £19.95.
Phone 01637 872444.

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