The belly rules the mind
Once again, we’ve asked our own colleagues and some locals where they would recommend.
Below you’ll find just a handful of suggestions based on their own experiences.
Eateries in and around Watergate Bay
Please note: this list is in order of proximity and not in any order of priority or preference; all distances are approximate.
Just click on the restaurant name for a link to the restaurant’s own website, and on the postcode/mileage for Google directions from each of the properties.
NB: For sit down restaurants, advance booking is recommended.
Emily Scott Food – Watergate Bay – Cuisine Type: Seafood, International, British
Using the finest local fish and seafood from the Cornish waters, Emily has created a *Tasting Menu* inspired by nature and her love for bringing people around a table.
*Let us cook for you, No faffing, no fussing just beautiful food*
Zacry’s – Cuisine Type: British, International, Grill, Contemporary
“Seasonal inspired, contemporary dining.”
Here you will find bold British food, contemporary and classic dishes from daily seasonal menus, all cooked on a charcoal oven. Locally sourced meat and fish are used in their dishes, along with a full plant-based menu.
Dinner 6pm to late.
The Living Space – Cuisine Type: Bar, British
“Lounge, graze and gaze at the view”
Their open kitchen serves up fresh flavours all day long, so relax and enjoy their Longboard sharing platters, piri-piri salt & pepper squid, soba noodle salad and much more.
The Beach Hut – Cuisine Type: Bar, British, Seafood
“Laid back, breezy and modern”
With it’s spectacular sea views, The Beach Hut blends carefully considered food, carefree beach dining, and a warm welcome – all supported by a sustainable purpose. The restaurant showcases local, seasonal produce – combining classic favourites with a 50% plant-based menu for a healthier take. Here you will find satisfying salads, tapas, nachos and plates from the grill.
Their delicious menu currently consists of: speciality coffee, other hot drinks, cakes, pastries, crêpes, milkshakes & smoothies.
Opening times: Sat & Sun 9am – 4pm.
Beachcomber Restaurant – Cuisine Type: Mediterranean, British
“Cornwall is home to some of the best food and drinks in the world and while we’re spoilt for choice we’ll make sure you are too, sourcing as much locally-made produce as our chefs can get their talented hands on.”
Having built up a great reputation locally for our Sunday roasts, from a delicious home-made nut roast to a really tender beef, gammon, pork belly, or lamb, the delightful offering changes every week.
We pride ourselves on making of good quality food, cooked well at an affordable price, putting flavour over frills.
Kahuna – Cuisine Type: Indonesian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Our Pan Asian inspired menu stems from years of travelling.
The menu is great for those who are looking to try something new, or for those who simply want to reawaken their travelling culinary experiences.
Fishbar Newquay – Cuisine Type: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
We’ve taken the fish out of fish – our dishes are based on top quality fresh fish served simply.
Their own family boats bring the fish straight in to your plate.
Open Tuesday – Saturday from 5.30pm
Andy’s Café – Cuisine Type: Café, British, Diner
A small independent family run establishment located in the busy Cornish seaside town of Newquay. Open all year round, with a guaranteed warm welcome.
A varied menu provides something for everyone, from all-day breakfasts, homemade American style pancakes, sandwiches, cream teas with our homemade scones, to delicious steaks, omelettes, jacket potatoes and various grill dishes.
Two Clomes – Cuisine Type: Bar, British, Pub
A traditional family-friendly pub with a great atmosphere. They have a good range of drinks and a fantastic menu full of home-cooked food served daily. For colder evenings there is a real fire and for sunny days, there is also a wonderful outside beer garden.
Sea Spray Fistral – Cuisine Type: Café, British
Situated right on the rocks of Fistral Beach. From their locally sourced coffee and cake, plus a diverse daytime menu for all your brunch needs, to their range of cocktails, locally brewed beers and evening menu to sit and enjoy whilst you watch the sun go down.
Toast Café & Wine Bar – Cuisine Type: Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Located in the heart of Newquay, they are a small independent family run business. The tapas menu is available from 6pm until 9:30pm, and cocktails, wine & much more until 11:30.
Bush Pepper – Cuisine Type: British, Australian, Contemporary, Fusion
A fresh, contemporary Australian influenced restaurant, using a mix of Australian and Cornwall’s finest ingredients to produce an array of dishes that bring a new twist to the usual dining options in Newquay.
The Fish House – Fistral – Cuisine Type: Seafood, European, British, Healthy
A small seafood restaurant, with fantastic views of Fistral beach, serving the freshest fish and shellfish, crab and lobster directly from Newquay harbour.