Where to eat in Falmouth and Flushing

There is no shortage of great places to eat in and around Flushing and Falmouth. Here are just a few very palatable ideas:

Picnic Cornwall in Falmouth

Sandwiches-680x450Love Cornwall? Love fantastic Cornish produce? So do Picnic! Visit their central Falmouth coffee shop and delicatessen or order your tailor-made picnic online – for collection or local delivery!

From divine locally roasted coffee handcrafted by their skilled baristas, superb hand-filled sandwiches, and award winning organic pasties to heavenly cakes and incredible cream teas, their coffee shop has amazing treats to temp the whole family.

Why not pick up some scrumptious deli produce too?  They have an amazing range that they have taken great care to source – it’s all from Cornwall and we know you’ll enjoy it as much as we do!

Our friends at picnic will be delighted to share their thoughts on fantastic picnic spots in and around the town, castle and beaches – your only constraint is how far your rumbling tum will let you get! To find out more visit their website.


Cafe Mylor

Mylor-Image-01Situated on the harbourside at Mylor Yacht Harbour, Cafe Mylor is a vibrant waterside cafe concentrating on simple high quality local produce for eat in and take away. With great coffee, teas, homemade cakes and smoothies, all in a lovely relaxed atmosphere and location, they will be open from 9am to 9pm daily for breakfasts, lunches and early evening suppers. T 01326 377 743.   www.cafemylor.com

The Royal Standard

rstandardlocation: Flushing, TR11 5TP The Royal Standard is a traditional pub recently refurbished in a contemporary style with stripped floorboards, oak bar, open fire and individual wooden tables and chairs. With a decked front seating area, a beer garden to the rear and excellent water views, the Royal Standard has many great reviews from our guests – a recent guest commented that the fish & chips was better than Rick Steins! The pub offers a range of fine wines, cask conditioned ales,  plus coffee and homemade cakes.  A constantly changing menu provides a variety of fresh meals with locally sourced ingredients plus regular curry nights and Sunday roasts. Booking is essential in Summer. Well behaved dogs are welcome.


The Waterside

watersidelocation: Flushing, TR11 5TY The Waterside is a welcome new addition to the Flushing restaurant scene, situated on the quay with spectacular views across the bay towards Falmouth. Come and enjoy fresh local fish and shellfish accompanied by fine wine. Paul and John aim to support local businesses and fisheries, presenting their customers with freshly landed fish and local produce… simply prepared and presented to you with the experience of courteous staff at an affordable price. The Waterside has changing daily menu’s depending on the days catch. It welcomes dogs and has free WiFi. We have had great feedback from our previous guests – some saying that this was one of the “best meals they have ever had”.  Booking recommended, particularly for the Sunday roast which is quickly gaining an amazing reputation!


The Seven Stars

seven starslocation: Flushing, TR115TY Recently updated and with new owners, you can be sure of a friendly welcome at the Seven Stars.  Choose from the freshest fish and local produce and enjoy beers produced by Cornish breweries. The pub has wonderful views across the river, welcomes dogs and has free wifi - we love it! www.sevenstarsflushing.co.uk

Castaways at Mylor

castawayslocation: Mylor, TR11 5UF Plenty of options adorn the large chalkboard at Castaways, situated in Mylor Yacht Harbour a short (and very beautiful) walk around the headland from Flushing village. Castaways serves food all day, from early breakfast and coffee, lunch, through to tapas, and evening meals – even cream teas! This is also a perfect spot to enjoy a variety of Cornish ice creams.  Evening meals and specials have strong local sourcing, which ensures the best Cornish food is always on the menu.  Castaways is ideal for large groups, and is well behaved dogs are welcome.


Rick Stein's Falmouth

phpThumblocation: Falmouth, TR11 3XA Rick says Falmouth is his second favourite place outside of Padstow and it shows! Events Square in Falmouth is now home to a Deli with a small café area and also selling gifts and home accessories as well as the take-away Fish and Chip shop open Lunchtimes and evenings. The Seafood Bar is a lively restaurant where you can watch the food being prepared as you order. As the Good Cornwall Guide says “A highly recommended fishy feast”.


The Pandora Inn

PANDORA INNlocation: Restronguet, TR11 5ST Damaged by fire in 2011 The Pandora Inn has now re-opened. The inn has been carefully renovated to retain the flagstone floors, low-beamed ceilings and thatched roof. Situated right on Restronguet Creek, there are plenty of outdoor tables on the pontoon (also useful for those arriving by boat!) Food is served all day using the freshest, local seasonal produce and caters for all appetites from sandwiches and jacket potatoes to changing daily specials. There's an extensive wine list and traditional real ales from St Austell Brewery. Dogs are welcome in the bar area and on the pontoon.


5 Degrees West

5 Degrees Westlocation: Falmouth, TR11 4AU This spacious modern bar serves food and drinks all day and is just a few minutes walk from the centre of the Cornish town of Falmouth, opposite Events Square – home of the world famous National Maritime Museum. There are plenty of parking options nearby, so you will never have too far to walk! 5 Degrees West is a very family friendly pub that serves a wide menu suitable for all kinds of dining from the smaller ‘lite bites’ through ‘sharing platters’ right up to the more traditional main meal. Generally there is no need to book, except for the usual popular dates when it is advisable to do so. www.5degreesfalmouth.co.uk  

Jamie Oliver's Fifteen

fifteencornwall_001p-250x197location: Newquay, TR8 4AA

Fifteen Cornwall is part of a global social enterprise, founded by Jamie Oliver in 2002. It is an inspiring restaurant in a stunning location, but at the heart of it all is a chef training programme with a simple mission – to empower young people who are in need of a second chance. Fifteen Cornwall offers an innovative menu of the best seasonal and local produce, prepared by talented professional chefs and aspiring young apprentice chefs, and served in a relaxed atmosphere by friendly and knowledgeable staff. On top of this, there’s an incredible view over a beautiful two mile beach.