Best Restaurants in Cornwall

best restaurants in Cornwall

A selection of the best restaurants in Cornwall are owned by some of the most acclaimed chef’s in the U.K. They include, Rick Stein, Nathan Outlaw & Paul Ainsworth.

Whether you prefer a Michelin starred fine dining restaurant experience, or just casual lunch, Cornwall has it all. It’s hard to keep up with the best restaurants in Cornwall as there are so many now popping up all over the county. We have however, after great deliberation, picked out a selection of our favourites just for you.

Paul Ainsworth at Number 6

Serving Modern British food in the vibrant fishing harbour of Padstow. Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 currently holds a prestigious Michelin Star.

Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant

Established in Padstow for over 40 years. Rick Stein’s world famous restaurant serves the very finest in locally sourced seafood.

Little Italy

On the way to the famous Fistral Beach on the Newquay headland you will find this little gem. Serving some of the finest stone baked pizza’s north of Venezia.

The Stable

If you can find pizzeria with a more spectacular view at sunset in the U.K. than this you need to let us know. The Stable overlooks the world famous Fistral Beach. It also boats a huge range of over 50 British ciders on tap all year round for you Apple lovers out there!

Prawn on the Lawn

Located in the heart of Padstow, Prawn on the Lawn offers a stunning range of seafood dishes with an international influence.


Now into their 3rd decade since opening, Maharajah in Newquay has become established one of the most acclaimed Indian restaurant’s in Cornwall.


Nestled in the historic fishing harbour at Porthleven. Kota serves dishes with an Asian and New Zealand influence, prepared with the finest local ingredients.