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Having a great holiday really helps when you have the insight into local treasures and places and it’s no different with food guides and place to go. We have visited various different locations in West Cornwall, which we believe, from personal   will help give a visitor a secret insight go to some great places you may miss

Cockleshell Cottage is proud to part of the Rolling Surf Group, and is our newest location


Restaurants & Fine Dining

Local Restaurants & Fine Dining

Mount Haven Hotel

Mount Haven Restaurant, which has recently been awarded a second AA Rosette., has placed its emphasis on a menu that is simple and full of taste. It’s this straightforward approach to cooking that allows the quality of the ingredients to shine through and it has also has helped them win numerous awards over the years. One of the delights of the restaurant is the fresh local, and mainly organic ingredients that we use. Highly recommended.

Tel: 01736 710249                                                              


Bens Cornish Kitchen

A great new addition to the West Cornwall dining scene, Ben's Cornish Kitchen with it's exposed granite, whitewashed wall and solid wooden floor and quality furniture gives off a real Cornish feel and with such a tantalizing menu its sure to attract the most avid diner. Highly rated by us & Trip advisor

Tel: 01736 719200

The Bay Hotel

This restaurant has sweeping views across Penzance and Mounts Bay. They offer meals at most times during the day or delightful afternoon teas. They have been consistently awarded two AA rosettes for culinary excellence for years, and gained other multiple awards. We found this a great place for an early dinner, Best value to be seated by 19:00.

Tel: 01736 366890

Mousehole - The Cornish Range

Offering his own take on the Cornish bistro, Keith Terry knows what local people want to eat. Proper portions with approachable food that he likes to eat. A family restaurant where children are encouraged to eat well. Everything at the Range is made on site with consummate skill. A very good choice for lunch or dinner anytime. Recommended

Tel: 01736 731488      


Untitled by Robert Wright

Chef Robert Wright combines the freshest Cornish ingredients with Spanish, French and North African influences and a refreshingly rustic touch. The menu might include River Fowey Oysters with Merguez Sausage, whole Megrim Sole with Crab Butter or Penwith Lamb Loin with Anchovy and Rosemary.  At Untitled Restaurant, enjoy seriously good food and wine, delivered with a touch of playfulness and flair.

Highly Recommended, can’t be long before serious Michelin recognition

Tel: 01736 448020                                                              

Zennor - The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head is a dining gastro pub with rooms on Cornwall's Atlantic coast between St.Ives and St. Just, near the Minack Theatre, Zennor, Penzance and Newlyn. Michelin recommended  & AA 2 star rosette restaurant on the rugged north coast near Zennor, inn between St Ives & St Just.They also own the Old Coastguard in Mousehole.

Tel: 01736 796928                                                                  

St Ives - Porthminster Café

Nestled beneath the steep slopes of Porthminster Point, right on the beach with unbeatable & uninterrupted views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse. Now open all year round for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Porthminster Cafe in St Ives is a multi award winning seafood restaurant the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.  The café specialises in Mediterranean and Asian seafood cuisine and is an oasis of taste and visual beauty.

Tel: 01736 795325                                             

Sennen Cove -  The Beach Restaurant

Situated on one of the UK’s most beautiful beaches, The Beach combines breathtaking scenery with great food. The Restaurant offers a daily menu taking advantage of seasonal local produce and catches where possible.This west facing restaurant with its exceptional architectural design boasts a large terrace on which you can relax and enjoy stunning sunsets over this rugged and unspoilt bay.

Tel: 01736 871191

This is just a small selection of our personally selected restaurants in West Cornwall. Cornwall is having a gastronomic explosion and we enclose a link for recommended guides link so that you can view other areas of the county, including Padstow & the North Coast                                      ..................  Read More