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The Local Area

Falmouth, Penryn and the local area offer an exciting range of food & drink venues, together with some stunning beaches, which we encourage you to explore and enjoy. Have a look at some of our top picks below:

 

Amanzi

01326 312678Website

On the town's main street, Amanzi serves up a unique menu spiced by African flavours. Start with boerewors (South African sausage) or trinchado bunny-chow (slow-cooked beef), then follow up with espetado(barbecued rump skewers) or bobotie (spiced lamb stew). Refreshingly different.

Asha Indian Restaurant

01326 211688Website

Stylish curry house with elegant decor and an extensive menu of classic and creative Indian cuisine.

Beerwolf Books

01326 618474Website

Probably the greatest idea ever, anytime, anywhere: a prime pub and brilliant bookshop rolled into one, meaning you can browse for reading material before settling down for a pint of real ale. Beers change weekly, and you're welcome to bring in food. It feels well worn and welcoming, like a comfy pair of slippers, with old chairs and mix-and-match tables.

Brothers Pizza

01326 311811Website

Handmade wood fired pizza! Fresh dough, fresh ingrediants and outstanding flavour. Free delivery.

Chain Locker

01326 311085Website

Simple food and cask ales in a convivial Victorian pub with seafaring history and harbourside seats.

Ciuri Ciuri

07429 041930Website

Ciuri Ciuri is an Italian artisan gelato parlor, founded by three Italian friends: Mariangela, Simona and Andrea. The gelato is handmade everyday in the lab using only the finest Italian ingredients. Ciuri Ciuri offers 18 different gelato flavours, milk shakes and typical Sicilian products such as Nutella Frappè (Nutella and Tomarchio brioche milk shake) and the Sicilian brioche filled with gelato. Ciuri Ciuri staff enjoy delivering a great customer service as much as making gelato!

Cod on the Corner

01326 218585Website

A Falmouth night out legend.

Cribbs

01326 210000Website

Crafted Caribbean dishes and cocktails in relaxed and colourfully decorated, candlelit restaurant.

Espressini

01326 236582

Espressini has quickly won the hearts of our fans at our Neighbour-hub espresso bar in Falmouth’s West End. We then launched ‘KilliBrew’ on the birthday of Espressini in December 2012 next door and Espressini on Arwenack St in Sept 2014! At Espressini it is simply all about coffee, but it would be daft to not mention our local clever bakers and deli suppliers who help us create delicious breakfast and light lunches, not to mention the best cakes in town.

Fives Degrees West

01326 311288Website

Spacious family- and dog-friendly bar and grill with a beer garden and live music events.

Fuel

01326 314499Website

Fuel is eclectic, relaxing and informal, it’s your home from home. Located on Arwenack Street in the heart of Falmouth, Cornwall’s most cosmopolitan town, Fuel is open everyday from 9am to 10pm. Big comfy sofas engulf you as you take the weight off your weary feet. Order up a hearty all-day breakfast, a wholesome lunch or a crafty piece of flapjack with a fresh brew of tea or coffee. Come in a little later and try one of the daily specials or one of our homemade comfort dinners, cooked with locally sourced ingredients. Check your emails with the free wifi, count your likes, catch up on the news, grab a book or just watch the busy town folk wonder by the windows. Recharge yourself.

Gilly Beach Café

01326 312884Website

Family-run, light-filled space with peninsula views serving coffee, cake and locally sourced dishes.

Good Vibes

01326 211870

We are now brewing single estate coffee from El Salvador. Finca Los Nogales is an outstanding espresso; bright, fruity and great with or without milk. We are also excited to now be able to offer freshly ground decaf coffee from Honduras which is locally roasted in Helston. Expect top notch seasonal food to match, ever changing served by passionate people! Good Vibes, the place to visit in Falmouth!

Hand Beer Bar

01326 319888Website

Currently we sell around 80 world beers and more are planned. We have great tunes, wine and spirits plus free wi-fi. Come and join us as we have plenty of outdoor seating in a beautiful walled courtyard. We’re also dog and children friendly.

Harbour Lights

01326 316934Website

Large restaurant serving classic fish and chips plus other seafood, burgers, pies and sausages.

Kinnasia

01326 210976Website

Asian Fusion Food & Cocktails

Mangos

01326 313555Website

Mango’s is a stylish and modern bar, kitchen and coffee house by day. Lively bar and kitchen in the evening with a great choice of cocktails, wines and beers. Then it’s all about the bass as our nightclub takes you into the early hours with some of Cornwall’s finest commercial and underground dj’s.

Muddy Beach

01326 374424Website

Muddy Beach is a family business run by Christian Dann and his parents, Phil and Lisa. Lisa’s family, the Barnicoats, opened the very first Fish and Chip shop in Penryn, so Christian’s love of the restaurant trade is a trait passed on through several generations. Christian has worked front-of-house for some of the most successful restaurants in the area, and when the opportunity arose to take on the lease for what was the popular ‘Miss Peapods’ café on Jubilee Wharf, the whole family jumped at the chance. As a result, Muddy Beach has been born out of a passion for excellent food, quaffable wines and the sort of customer service that makes you feel part of the family!

Oliver's

01326 218138Website

Locally-sourced and foraged food served in a bright venue with large windows and funky fish mobiles.

Origin

01326 617100Website

The Warehouse, Penryn. Alongside our latest single-origin roster, this relaxing space provides a calming environment to enjoy a fresh, vibrant breakfast and lunch menu sourced fresh from local producers.

Palacio Lounge

01326 317049Website

Palacio Lounge is in a really rather grand old building overlooking the Moor, right in the heart of Falmouth. We’re stretched across two floors. Our cosier ground floor giving way to a breathtaking first floor space with incredibly high ceilings and equally dangly clouds of tassel-y lightshades. We’ve a sprinkling of outside tables, great for watching the world go by, absolutely fantastic on market days. We serve a great range of food and drinks (including kids, gluten free and vegan menus) throughout this really grand but warm, relaxed space where everyone is welcome. All this grandeur is overseen by Fredrick our stuffed fox magistrate, of course. Rrright.

Star & Garter

01326 316663Website

At the top of the old High St among antique shops and health-food stores, this ancient old boozer has been reincarnated as a gourmet gastropub focusing on nose-to-tail dining, locally sourced wherever possible. It's proved a great success, with a bevy of foodie awards and cracking views across the water to Flushing. The menu is meat-heavy, so veggies might struggle.

Stargazy

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Serving a delicious and varied breakfast /lunch menu and array of cakes .

Swanpool Beach Café

01326 314740Website

Cafe with outdoor tables serving hot ciabatta and homemade soup, plus Cornish ice cream with sweets.

The Chintz Symposium

01326 617550Website

Far down the rabbit hole in the heart of Falmouth lies The Chintz Bar, a bar like no other. Vividly patterned wallpaper, walls of mirrors, secret rooms and gaudy vintage furniture evoke the bright and abstract fantasy created by Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland. Specialising in wines, cheese and charcuterie, The Chintz Bar is the best place to relax, put your feet up and watch the mayhem unfold...

The Courtyard Deli

01326 727007Website

Small is beautiful, as this cosy deli-diner ably demonstrates. Charcuterie, tarts, salads and quiches fill the counter cabinets, and there's a super array of premium consumables for sale. It's especially good for vegetarians. If there's no space downstairs, head up to the 1st-floor dining room. It's up an easy-to-miss alley, next to Beerwolf Books.

The Front

07977 813494Website

Styling itself ‘the bar on the quay’, this intimate one-bar pub designed in cellar style with wooden floor and low, vaulted ceiling is tucked away beneath Trago Mills store facing the river over Custom House Quay.

The Kings

01326 313233Website

The Kings is Falmouth's newest late night bar. Good food in the day and evening - great tunes at night!

The Kitchen

07543 703973Website

Come and order one of three daytime brunch dishes, with your choice of vegetarian, meat of the day or fish of the day, and you’ll be treated with colourful, textural, embellished plates of food. come back in an hour and order the same and you’ll be greeted by a different medley of ingredients and flavours. The evenings offer an array of 7-9 starter-sized sharing plates, changed weekly. designed specifically for two to work their way through, you’ll end up with artfully crafted dishes and roughly 40 ingredients in your belly.

The Meat Counter

01326 312220Website

The Meat Counter is a quality burger restaurant set in the centre of hustling bustling Falmouth

The Packet Station

01326 310110Website

Modern, carpeted chain pub with a long wooden bar, terrace seating, TV screens and all-day pub grub.

The Shed

01326 318502Website

Gregarious restaurant and bar with kitsch decorative touches and classic British dishes.

The Thai Orchid

01326 211028Website

The Thai Orchid is Cornwall's first and olderst Thai restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine in a restored sixteenth century building.It is important to us that we know what is in our food,so all of our dishes are freshly made to order,using only traditional ingredients.Nothing is pre-made or bought in and you can be confident that your meal will be fresh and free from additives and importantly MSG.Our food is prepared to traditional Thai recipes and many of our dishes are not too spicy,however all dishes can be made to your taste whether you like it hot or mild.We can also cater to most allergies and diet upon request

The Working Boat

01326 314283Website

The Working Boat is a family (and dog!) friendly pub on the waterfront with panoramic views across Falmouth harbour. Moor up on our private pontoons and enjoy an ample choice of beers, ciders and delicious pub grub served daily until late. Free pub quiz every Sunday.